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.
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:
- The Mitchell Centre for Social Network Analysis
- National Centre for Research Methods
- Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity
- UK Data Service Events
Next courses and events
Census data from 1971-2011 provides a unique source of robust population data, particularly for small areas and often-overlooked groups, such as those living in establishments. This webinar is intended as an introduction to the Census data available from the UK Data Service, for anyone who is interested in using them in research or teaching...
This four-day bootcamp is aimed at academics and postgraduate researchers across the social sciences wishing to build skills with computer programming as a research method. The event will provide participants with not only programming skills (i.e. the “how” of programming) but also explore Python as a tool that can be creatively applied to..
This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the qualitative or mixed-methods data available from the UK Data Service. The UK Data Service provides access to a range of qualitative and mixed-methods data including Peter Townsend’s Last Refuge and Neighbourhood Boundaries, Social Disorganisation and Social Exclusi..
This webinar is an introduction to Office for National Statistics (ONS) business data available from the UK Data Service, such as the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings. The webinar includes an overview of the business survey areas covered (e.g. earnings and skills) and the data available. Examples of research that have used business microdat..
This course will: Introduce participants to creative qualitative research, both as an overall approach and as a means of generating social science research data; Introduce participants to a range of creative methods; Give participants practical experience in the use of creative methods; Introduce participants to creative analytical strategies..
This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the international time series data available from the UK Data Service. Your host Richard Wiseman will give an overview of the diverse topics that are contained within these datasets, which include the open data produced by the World Bank and the Organisation for Economi..
Dr Azeezat Johnson, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at Queen Mary University of London presents a CoDE seminar on Black Muslim women at work: negotiating visibility from under the hatches How do Black Muslim women in Britain negotiate visibility as “Space Invaders”? This question is explored through the clothing practices Black Muslim wome..
This seminar is presented by Dr Lisa Palmer, senior lecturer in sociology at Birmingham City University. Her research interests include Black Studies in Britain, the cultural politics of Lover's Rock music; community archiving and heritage; the intersections of gender, sexuality, racism and decoloniality.
CoDE Seminar: Mixed-race, white (rural) space: Black (and white) mixed-race family’s experiences of managing and negotiating racialisation and racism in a predominantly white English town
In this ethnographic thesis Chantelle Lewis explores the retrospective accounts of racialisation and racism experienced, negotiated and managed by six Black mixed-race families who live (and have lived) in the predominantly white town, Bromsgrove (West Midlands). Whilst conducting a two-year ethnography - supported by in-depth conversations wi..
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