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 Statistics Seminar - 4pm, 13 April: Methodological Challenges and Theoretical Opportunities for Collecting Large Personal Networks in Large Samples

03 November 2020 - 01 June 2021

Social Statistics Seminars 2020/21 – April Session Methodological Challenges and Theoretical Opportunities for Collecting Large Personal Networks in Large Samples Gert Stulp (University of Groningen) Join us at 4pm (BST) on 13 April 2021! Registration link: http://bit.ly/socstat0421 Please register using your full name and your email addre..

Social Statistics Seminars 2020/21

03 November 2020 - 01 June 2021

The Department of Social Statistics is pleased to invite everyone interested in quantitative social research to a series of online seminars. The events will be held once a month throughout the academic year, always at 4pm (UK time) on Tuesdays. We are glad to announce an international line-up of excellent presenters working on a variety of ex..

Webinar: Finding and Accessing Data in the UK Data Service

11:00 - 12:00 15 April 2021

This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to hear about finding data from the UK Data Service. Participants will be given a practical overview of the tools that the service provides, particularly our data catalogue to help you to make the most of your data searches. We will discuss best approaches to searching data and how to..

CoDE Webinar: Hegemonic Mainstream Populism and State Racism in Britain and France

22 April 2021

The rise of right populist nationalist parties, described as a ‘silent counter-revolution’ (Ignazi, 1992) has indeed succeeded in shifting mainstream agendas, particularly on particular topics (immigration, ‘security’, and in Europe, the EU as an ‘elite project). We have observed authoritarian logics and practices implemented with lo..

Online workshop: Getting Started with Secondary Analysis

11:00 - 12:30 22 April 2021

Participants will learn about the key issues to consider when using secondary data analysis as a method. The introductory session 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 conte..

Webinar: Data Management Basics 1: Introduction to data management and sharing

11:00 - 12:00 29 April 2021

This introductory session is intended for researchers and anyone who wants to learn about research data management. Data management is essential to make sure that well organised, well documented, high quality and shareable research data result from our research projects. This webinar provides an overview of how to manage, document, store and s..

Webinar: Data Management Basics 2: Ethical and legal issues in data sharing

10:00 - 11:00 30 April 2021

Data management is essential to make sure that well organised, well documented, high quality and shareable research data result from our research projects. The introductory webinars on Data Management Basics are intended for researchers and anyone who wants to learn about research data management. The first session ‘Introduction to data mana..

CoDE Seminar: Brexit and the Boomerang of Empire

14:00 - 15:30 13 May 2021

In the midst of Britain’s ongoing political crisis, this paper reframes the Brexit question by beginning at edges of Britain’s relationship to its colonial outposts over the twentieth century. Whilst figures imperial romantics like Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg offer a vision of an independent ‘Global Britain’ returning to its past..

Online workshop: How to become a Computational Social Scientist

11:00 - 12:30 13 May 2021

Scientific research and teaching is 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 to some degree social science research has always been marked by technological approac..

Online workshop: Dissertation projects: Introduction to secondary analysis for qualitative and quantitative data

11:00 - 12:30 18 May 2021

Secondary analysis is a great way to get experience working with data without having to go into the field. This free workshop, organised by the UK Data Service, will take you through the research process of a secondary analysis project, which includes an overview of the methodological, ethical, and procedural issues. If you are a postgraduate..

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