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

Manchester Urban Institute Research Showcase

12:00 - 13:00 18 May 2022

Join us for a series of forward-looking conversations about urban research at the University of Manchester. In each session, two leading academics from the Manchester Urban Institute's research themes will present important issues and research priorities over the coming years, as well as opportunities for colleagues to collaborate on research..

Reproducibility Bootcamp - online

26 April - 24 May 2022

Ideally, research is collaborative, well-documented, sharable, and can be reproduced by others (or by the original researchers at a later point in time). Not only does this make a researcher’s job MUCH easier, it makes their work more valuable, citable and extensible. This is increasingly important in light of the ‘crisis of reproducibilit..

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..

'Hopeful or Hopeless?: Teacher Education in Turbulent Times' Vini Lander (Leeds Beckett)

13:00 - 14:15 19 May 2022

How can teacher education be a place for hope and change in turbulent times? This presentation will examine how whiteness in teacher education can be disrupted to advance student teachers’ understanding of race and racism, and how they can become catalysts for hope and change. The result of the Referendum in 2016 to leave the EU and the sub..

How to become a computational social scientist

10:00 - 11:30 19 May 2022

Scientific research and teaching are increasingly influenced by computational tools, methods and paradigms. The social sciences are no different, with many new forms of social data only available or practical through computational means (Kitchen, 2014). While social science research has always been marked by technological approaches to some d..

Introduction to copyright: Copyright and publishing

10:00 - 11:30 20 May 2022

This workshop is the first of two on ‘Introduction to Copyright’. The first session focuses on copyright considerations in the context of publishing while the second session focusses on copyright issues in secondary data use. Copyright is an area of scholarly communications that affects every researcher at some stage of their academic car..

A Practical Introduction to Facet Methodology

23 May 2022

Facet Methodology is an approach developed by a team of colleagues at the Morgan Centre for Research into Everyday Lives, University of Manchester. It is a creative approach to mixing methods and ‘playing with epistemologies’, with the aim of creating insights into our social world. The morning sessions in this face to face workshop will..

Getting started with secondary analysis

10:00 - 11:30 24 May 2022

Participants will learn about the key issues to consider when using secondary data analysis as a method. This introductory workshop will briefly cover the pros and cons of reusing data and the importance of learning about the origins of your data. Quantitative and qualitative secondary analysis will be discussed with examples and issues of con..

Introduction to copyright: Copyright issues in secondary data use

10:00 - 11:30 27 May 2022

This second session on copyright focuses on copyright considerations in the context of secondary data use. The first session, “Introduction to copyright: Copyright and publishing” provides an overview on copyright considerations in both publishing and teaching. This free 90-minute online workshop will cover the following issues: Secondar..

Manchester Urban Institute Research Showcase

12:00 - 13:00 01 June 2022

Join us for a series of forward-looking conversations about urban research at the University of Manchester. In each session, two leading academics from the Manchester Urban Institute's research themes will present important issues and research priorities over the coming years, as well as opportunities for colleagues to collaborate on research..

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