The Cathie Marsh Institute organises various events throughout the year. From seminars and conferences to workshops and short courses, our events reflect our research themes.

Short courses

We run introductory, intermediate to advanced courses on all aspects of the research process, including research design, data collection and data analysis. 

Courses from our centres

As well as those events listed here, we also run seminars, courses and workshops at:

Next courses and events

Introduction to Longitudinal Data Analysis

12 November - 10 December 2021

Longitudinal data is essential in a number of research fields as it enables analysts to concurrently understand aggregate and individual level change in time, the occurrence of events and improves our understanding of causality in the social sciences. In this course you will learn both how to clean longitudinal data as well as the main stati..

Social Statistics Seminars 2021/22

01 October 2021 - 30 June 2022

We are pleased to announce this year's Social Statistics Seminars. Our speakers: 12/10: Iris Gomez-Lopez (University of Michigan) 02/11: David Haziza (University of Ottawa) 07/12: Brady West (University of Michigan) 18/01: Neil Sheldon (Teaching Statistics Trust) 08/02: Christian Steglich (University of Groningen) 01/03: Emilio Zagheni..

Social Statistics Seminar - 7 December 2021

16:00 - 17:00 07 December 2021

Social Statistics Seminars 2021/22 – December Session New measures for assessing non-ignorable selection bias in non-probability samples and low response rate probability samples Brady West (University of Michigan) Join us at 4pm (GMT) on 7 December 2021! Registration link: Please register using your full..

Data in the spotlight: International time series databanks

10:00 - 11:30 08 December 2021

Have an interest in climate science, economy, trade, demographics, health or international development? Want to know about and how to access data from the IMF, World Bank, IEA, UN or OECD? This free 90-minute online workshop will introduce you to the international time series data held by the UK Data Service, we’ll look at the range of soci..

What can AI do for Arts, Culture & Creativity Research at UoM?

15:00 - 16:30 15 December 2021

New technologies in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are providing unprecedented access to cultural heritage, creating new cultural experiences, offering new ways to respond to key research questions in arts, languages, and cultures, and redefining the media and cultural and creative industries landscape. This highly interdiscipli..

Gargi Bhattacharyya (UEL)

13:00 - 14:15 20 January 2022

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Online workshop: Introduction to the Labour Force Survey and Annual Population Survey

09:45 - 14:30 26 January 2022

This free online workshop, organised by the UK Data Service, will give background information needed to work with LFS and APS data confidently. The workshop will be led by experts from the Office for National Statistics and the UK Data Service. It will include presentations and practical sessions along with opportunities to ask questions and m..

Brendan McGeever (Birkbeck)

13:00 - 17 February 2022

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Seminar: Zethu Matebeni (Fort Hare)

17 March 2022

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Seminar: Joshua Takano Chambers-Letson (Northwestern)

15:00 - 16:15 21 April 2022

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