About the Author
Nigel King is Professor in Applied Psychology at the University of Huddersfield, UK. He has a long-standing interest in methods for applied qualitative research and is well known for his work on the Template Analysis style of thematic analysis. More recently, he has developed an interest in the use of participant-led diagrams in qualitative interviewing, including the Pictor technique which he developed with colleagues at Huddersfield. He is the author of Interviews in Qualitative Research (with Christine Horrocks and Jo Brooks (2nd edition, SAGE, 2018) and Template Analysis for Business and Management Students (with Jo Brooks; SAGE, 2017). Joanna Brooks is a Chartered Psychologist and Lecturer in Health Psychology at the University of Manchester. Her research interests include the long-term management of chronic and palliative illness conditions in the home environment, and networks of communication and support in health and social care. She has particular expertise in qualitative research methods and her work is informed by an interest in the development and use of novel and inclusive approaches to research. She is editor (with Nigel King) of "Applied Qualitative Research in Psychology" (Palgrave, 2017) and author (with Nigel King) of "Template Analysis for Business and Management Students" (Sage, 2017).