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
In affiliation with The Carpentries, the Software Sustainability Institute are organising the first European CarpentryConnect event in Manchester from 25th - 27th June 2019 in collaboration with the Cathie Marsh Institute and with support from Manchester’s Data Science Institute. It will be hosted at The Studio Manchester on 25th and 26th of..
Webinar: Designing user-centred engagement strategies for online-first surveys – part of the ONS Social Survey Transformation Project
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is transforming the way its surveys collect data. It is introducing an online mode and designing for a web-first approach to mixed-mode collection, which brings challenges and opportunities. This free webinar, organised by the UK Data Service, will be presented by Natalia Stutter, a Senior Research Off..
Webinar: Developing a user-centred, web-first approach to collecting socio-demographic and household data - Part of the ONS Labour Force Survey Transformation Project
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is transforming the way its surveys collect data. It is introducing an online mode, and designing for a web-first approach to mixed-mode collection, which brings challenges and opportunities. This free webinar, organised by the UK Data Service, will be presented by Emma Dickinson, a Senior Research Off..
The UK Data Service and methods@manchester are running an Open Data Dive on plastic use reduction on Saturday 6 July at The Federation, Manchester. The data dive will bring together coders, data enthusiasts, graphic designers, project managers and pizza lovers to analyse and visualise open social and economic data about plastic use reduction...
The FBMH Fellowship Academy and Wellcome 4ward North Clinical PhD Academy are pleased to welcome Professor Chris Holmes from The Alan Turing Institute, and Professor Peter Diggle, HDRUK, to The University of Manchester. Professor Chris Holmes: Programme Director for Health and Medical Sciences Talk: The use of AI in Health Research Chris Ho..
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..
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 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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