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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

CarpentryConnect Manchester 2019

25 - 27 June 2019

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

15:00 - 16:00 27 June 2019

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

15:00 - 16:00 01 July 2019

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..

Open data dive: Plastic use reduction

10:00 - 17:00 06 July 2019

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 Alan Turing Instute / HDR UK Seminar

10:30 - 11:45 19 July 2019

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..

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..

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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