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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: Introduction to QGIS

26 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 will introduce at..

CMI Seminar by Dr James Laurence (UoM) "Together and Apart: the Dynamics of Ethic Diversity, Segregation and Social Cohesion among Young People and Adults"

15:00 - 16:00 27 February 2020

The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes James Laurence from The University of Manchester who will be speaking on the topic: Together and Apart: the Dynamics of Ethic Diversity, Segregation and Social Cohesion among Young People and Adults Abstract forthcoming. Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. ALL WELCOME! No registration needed.

CoDE Seminar: Diane Abbott, misogynoir and the politics of Black British feminism

12:00 - 13:00 27 February 2020

This seminar presents Dr Lisa Palmer's paper that argues that we cannot understand the acute intensification of white supremacist politics in contemporary Britain without paying close attention to how this racism is also explicitly and inherently gendered and sexualised. The paper will examine the misogynoir experienced by the British Member o..

Social Data Science Week: Machine Learning with Python

27 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 intermediate course in M..

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..

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