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Mind-mapping: a tool for eliciting and representing knowledge held by diverse informants

Meier, P.S. (2007) Mind-mapping: a tool for eliciting and representing knowledge held by diverse informants. Social Research Update, 52. pp. 1-4.


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Practical investigation of the use of mind-mapping at different stages of the research process: eliciting, representing and integrating knowledge.

EPSRC-funded MAGNET project (developing theoretical models of gun crime to inform stakeholder decision-making about interventions).

Mind-maps were particularly useful for communication within our transdisciplinary team and brainstorming, interviews and focus groups with a diverse range of stakeholders.

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: Autumn 2007 © University of Surrey. This is an author produced version of a paper published in Social Research Update. Uploaded in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy.
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health (Sheffield) > School of Health and Related Research (Sheffield) > Section of Public Health (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Repository Officer
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2009 09:54
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 16:58
Published Version: http://sru.soc.surrey.ac.uk/SRU52.pdf
Status: Published
Publisher: University of Surrey
Refereed: Yes
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/8725

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