April 25 to April 27, 2024
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA

2023 MMR Workshop Lecturers and Participants

This 3-day intensive workshop was created for individuals who wish to design or analyze a mixed methods research project using qualitative and quantitative methods. Participants will complete the workshop with a personalized design and implementation plan for their projects.

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2024 Workshop Agenda

Workshop Highlights:

In this 3-day interactive workshop, the Stanford- Surgery Policy Improvement Research & Education (S-SPIRE) Center has assembled an interdisciplinary team of mixed methods experts.

We will help you design and analyze a mixed methods research project or create a proposal, using qualitative and quantitative methods. Participants will complete the workshop with a personalized design and implementation plan for their projects.

Who Should Attend:

Researchers, faculty, staff, and students motivated to design a mixed methods research project using both qualitative and quantitative methods.

What to Expect:

• Work on your mixed methods proposal, research study, or manuscript

•  Refine your project with guidance from leading methodologists

•  Improve your project with rigorous methodology using a participatory format

•  Build your Mixed Methods Research presentation skills

Virtual Format:

The safety and well-being of our attendees, faculty and staff continues to be our primary concern. We will continue to monitor the status of COVID-19 nationally and will be prepared to pivot to a virtual format if necessary.

Requirements for Enrollment:

Participants who will benefit the most from this workshop will be actively designing, conducting, revising, or analyzing a mixed methods project.

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Stanford Registration Fee:

Faculty Rate: $1,200
Trainee Rate: $850*

*If you’re registering as a Trainee, please e-mail proof of status to

Withdrawal and Refund Policy: Participants who withdraw from the workshop prior to January 1, 2024, will be subject to a $100 administrative fee. Withdrawals done between January 1 and February 1, 2024, will be subject to a late withdrawal fee of $350. There will be no refunds for withdrawing on or after February 1, 2024.


Testimonials from Mixed Methods Research Workshop Participants

University of Global Health Equity, Rwanda, Africa

"The 3-day Stanford S-SPIRE Mixed Methods workshop has revolutionized my approach to mixed methods research, based on the close expert mentorship, interactive group sessions, and the hands-on nature of the course."

~ Barnabas Alayande, MBBS, PgDth, MBA, FMCS ~

University of Washington, United States of America

“I got so much more done during this 2.5 days at this workshop than I would have on my own—it was thought provoking, enjoyable, efficient, and super productive!"

~ Erin Blakeney, PhD, RN ~

Toronto Metropolitan University, Ontario, Canada

"The content of the workshop was incredibly useful, and I was impressed by the level of expertise demonstrated by the faculty. They conveyed complex concepts in a way that was easy to understand and apply. Overall, I feel much more confident in my ability to design and conduct mixed methods research studies after attending this workshop.”

~ Charlotte Lee, PhD, RN ~


The Stanford Guest House

2575 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-926-2800  Fax: 650-926-5388

The Stanford Guest House has provided a discounted rate for registrants attending the S-SPIRE Spring workshop.


  • Hotel Keen, 425 High Street (off Lytton), Palo Alto, CA 94301   Phone: (650) 327-2775  
  • The Clement Hotel Palo Alto, 711 El Camino Real, CA 94301   Phone: (650) 322-7111  
  • Westin Palo Alto, 673 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, Ca 94301   Phone: (650) 321-4422  
  • The Epiphany Hotel, 180 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301   Phone: (650) 666-3311  
  • Cardinal Hotel, 235 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301   Phone: (650) 323-5101    


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