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Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMI)

An event in University Place Manchester

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

Social Data Science Week: Social Media Data Analysis

28 February 2020

Part of Social Data Science Week, a collaboration between the Cathie Marsh Institute and methods@manchester. These courses have been designed for postgraduate researchers, giving you the tools to make use of free and open-source software, and techniques from the cutting-edge new discipline of social data science. This course describes how to..

Structural Equation Modelling Using Mplus

04 - 06 March 2020

Structural Equation Models (SEM) amalgamate regression analysis, path/mediation analysis and factor analysis, allowing for more richly detailed statistical models to be specified and compared to data than by using these techniques individually. Historically, SEM models were confined to the analysis of continuous observed data, limiting their..

2021 Census: What is planned and how will you use it? A UK Data Service users update

11:00 - 12:00 06 March 2020

The UK Census agencies will be conducting new Censuses of population in each of the countries of the UK on 21 March 2021. With this in mind we would like to invite you to a short UK Data Service user update webinar. The UK Data Service already provide access to, and support for, users of the 1971-2011 Censuses of Population and related resour..

CMI Seminar: Prof Paul Smith "Population size estimation with covariates having missing values and measurement error"

15:00 - 16:00 12 March 2020

The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes Paul Smith from The University of Southampton who will be speaking on the topic: Population size estimation with covariates having missing values and measurement error Abstract forthcoming. Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. ALL WELCOME! No registration needed.

NVivo for Qualitative Data Analysis

18 March 2020

This course introduces NVivo as a data management tool. The structure of the training session will be a combination of formal presentation alongside the practical application. Those attending the training session will have access to data sets for practical sessions and can also bring their own data to use in the practical parts of the session..

Webinar: Investigating religion in the UK - what data can I use?

15:00 - 16:00 18 March 2020

This free webinar, jointly organised by Understanding Society, CeLSIUS, the SLS-DSU is designed for anyone who would like to know more about sources of survey data available for investigating religion in the UK. Dr Yassine Khoudja, Goethe University Frankfurt, will talk about the data on religion that is available via Understanding Society a..

CMI Seminar: Neil Sheldon "We need to talk about statistics"

15:00 - 16:00 19 March 2020

The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes Neil Sheldon who will be speaking on the topic: We need to talk about statistics Abstract forthcoming. Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. ALL WELCOME! No registration needed.

Multilevel Modelling

20 March 2020

This one-day course begins with a description of some examples where multilevel models are useful in statistical analysis and some examples of multilevel populations. We then cover the basic theory of multilevel linear regression models (for continuous dependent variables) including random intercept and random slope specifications, the use of..

Webinar: Investigating language spoken in the UK - what data can I use?

15:00 - 16:00 25 March 2020

his free webinar, jointly organised by Understanding Society, the UK Data Service Census team and CeLSIUS, is designed for anyone who would like to know more about sources of survey data available for investigating language spoken in the UK. In the first part of the presentation, Dr Alita Nandi, University of Essex, will talk about language..

CoDE Seminar: Apocalypse forever?: racial capitalism and the social causes and consequences of the climate crisis

12:00 - 13:00 26 March 2020

This seminar is presented by Dr Leon Sealey-Huggins, Global Sustainable Development, University of Warwick. His work centres on the social and political relations of climate change, with a particular focus on the Caribbean region. In his research he considers the sociology and politics of climate change in the Caribbean, investigating what cli..

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