Events

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

Webinar: Social Network Analysis: Fundamental Concepts

15:00 - 16:00 01 September 2020

Vast swathes of our social interactions and personal behaviours are now conducted online and/or captured digitally. Thus, computational methods for collecting, cleaning and analysing data are an increasingly important component of a social scientist’s toolkit. Social Network Analysis (SNA) offers a rich and insightful methodological approach..

Coding Demonstrations: Text Mining in Python

02 - 30 September 2020

Social scientists may find that working with semi-unstructured data, such as natural language text, is an essential but time consuming and difficult part of a research project. However, there are some simple computational techniques that researchers can learn that can improve how they work with text data. These techniques can help researchers..

Webinar: Social Network Analysis: Getting and Marshalling Data

15:00 - 16:00 15 September 2020

Vast swathes of our social interactions and personal behaviours are now conducted online and/or captured digitally. Thus, computational methods for collecting, cleaning and analysing data are an increasingly important component of a social scientist’s toolkit. Social Network Analysis (SNA) offers a rich and insightful methodological approach..

Webinar: Social Network Analysis: Techniques and Methods of Analysis

15:00 - 16:00 29 September 2020

Vast swathes of our social interactions and personal behaviours are now conducted online and/or captured digitally. Thus, computational methods for collecting, cleaning and analysing data are an increasingly important component of a social scientist’s toolkit. Social Network Analysis (SNA) offers a rich and insightful methodological approach..

Webinar: Key data: UK and cross-national surveys

15:00 - 16:00 08 October 2020

This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the key survey datasets available from the UK Data Service which provide snapshots of the UK or that allow comparisons to be made across countries. The UK Data Service provides access to a wide range of survey series such as the British Social Attitudes Survey, the Labou..

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