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Michelle Suzanne Salmona Institute for Mixed Methods Research

Dr. Michelle Salmona is President of the Institute for Mixed Methods Research (IMMR) and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Canberra. With a background as a project management professional and a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK, she is a specialist in research design, methods and analysis.  Michelle is a co-founder of IMMR, building global collaborations for grant development, and customized training and consultancy services for individuals and groups engaged in mixed-methods and qualitative analysis.

Michelle works as an international consultant in program evaluation; research design; and mixed-methods and qualitative data analysis using data applications.  Her research focus is to better understand how to support doctoral success and strengthen the research process; and build data-driven decision making capacity in the corporate world.  Michelle's particular interests relate to the relationship between digital tools and doctoral success.  Recent research includes exploring the changing practices of qualitative research during the dissertation phase of doctoral studies, and investigates how we bring learning into the use of technology during the research process.  Michelle is currently working on projects with researchers from education, information systems, business communication, leadership, and finance.