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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

Royal Statistical Society Course - Basic Statistics: Understanding & Analysing Data

09 - 10 September 2019

A two-day foundation course delivered by the Royal Statistical Society in partnership with methods@manchester Course Outline The purpose of this course is to help participants understand some basic statistical concepts and develop a strategy for approaching simple data analysis. The course will introduce basic concepts such as hypothesis and..

Integrating and analysing multiple datasets

12 - 13 September 2019

This workshop will enable participants to: • Produce data descriptions and summaries to understand the data. • Use statistical tools to clean and manipulate data • Integrate relational data • Identify and handle missing data • Visualise data and explore patterns • Improve their interdisciplinary team working skills Course Des..

Royal Statistical Society Course - Introduction to R & Statistical Modelling in R

25 - 26 September 2019

A two-day foundation course delivered by the Royal Statistical Society in partnership with methods@manchester Course Outline The purpose of this course is to introduce participants to the R environment for statistical computing. Day 1 of the course focuses on entering, working with and visualising data in R. Day 2 focuses on regression model..

Royal Statistical Society Course - Basic Statistics: Understanding & Analysing Data

27 September 2019

A one-day foundation course delivered by the Royal Statistical Society in partnership with methods@manchester Course Outline As spatial datasets get larger and more sophisticated software needs to be harnessed for their analysis. R is now a widely used open source software platform for working with spatial data thanks to its powerful analysi..

Programming with Python for Social Science Bootcamp

29 October - 01 November 2019

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..

Creative Approaches to Qualitative Researching

11 - 12 November 2019

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..

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