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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

CANCELLED: CMI Afternoon Seminar: Hate crime and hate speech around Brexit - Prof. Matthew L Williams

15:00 - 16:15 21 May 2019

Speaker: Prof. Matthew L Williams, Cardiff University Abstract: An abstract will be available closer to the date of the seminar Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. Join us for this event, which is part of the CMI Afternoon Seminar Series. All welcome. No registration necessary. The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMI) provides a..

Tableau - The Beautiful Science of Data Visualisation

13:00 - 16:00 21 May 2019

Tableau - The Beautiful Science of Data Visualisation Learn a new approach to data visualisation using Tableau at this free 3-hour workshop for students and instructors at the University of Manchester. The main aim of this workshop is to help students and instructor to become more data literate. This hands-on workshop will teach you how to..

CoDE Seminar: The Pains and Reach of Racism and Economic Adversity In Young Londoners’ Lives: Sketching The Contours

12:00 - 23 May 2019

This paper sketches an analytical framework to conceptualise the way racial power and socio-economic precarity impacts the everyday lives of young minority ethnic Londoners. Using life histories, photo-elicitation and vignettes, it aims to elucidate the pains of racism and economic marginalisation using and extending the notions of measurement..

Webinar: Key issues in reusing data

15:00 - 16:00 23 May 2019

Participants will hear about the key issues in secondary 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 context, sampling and ethics wi..

SHORT COURSES: Social Media for Data Analysis

24 May 2019

This course describes how to use free Windows software Mozdeh to gather tweets and to download comments on YouTube videos. The course will also describe simple methods to gain insights into the meaning of the downloaded texts and to identify patterns within the data. You will learn to use the free Mozdeh Windows software to: Gather tweet..

TQ2U - The Effective Successful Happy Academic: Qualitative methods and skills workshop

28 - 29 May 2019

methods@manchester is excited to announce the hosting of a 2-day sponsored workshop in qualitative methods and skills development. Featuring international workshop presenters Alex Clark (Professor and Associate Vice-President, Research) and Bailey Sousa (Director of the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology (IIQM) at the Universi..

NVivo Training Workshop

03 - 04 June 2019

The two-day workshop provides the opportunity to gain a thorough introduction to the software and practice tasks using one’s own data. The focus is on gaining confidence in the early tasks of setting up projects efficiently, exploring and coding data whilst having an eye on longer term tasks. This is an NVivo 11 for Windows course. Participa..

CMI Afternoon Seminar: Modelling international migration: State of the art, and new research frontiers - Prof Jakub Bijak

15:00 - 16:30 04 June 2019

Speaker: Prof Jakub Bijak, Professor of Social Statistics and Demography, University of Southampton Abstract: An abstract will be available closer to the date of the seminar Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. Join us for this event, which is part of the CMI Afternoon Seminar Series. All welcome. No registration necessary. The Cathie Marsh..

Webinar: Guided walk through ReShare

15:00 - 16:00 06 June 2019

Are you an ESRC grant holder, whose grant has ended and is required to submit your research data into the ReShare repository? Are you a researcher interested in depositing data into ReShare to make them available for reuse, or as evidence for a published paper? Are you just curious to explore how publishing in ReShare happens in practice? Joi..

CANCELLED: CMI Afternoon Seminar: Citizen competence in direct democracy - Dr Céline Colombo

15:00 - 16:15 11 June 2019

Speaker: Dr Céline Colombo, University of Zurich Abstract: An abstract will be available closer to the date of the seminar. Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. Join us for this event, which is part of the CMI Afternoon Seminar Series. Everyone is welcome. No registration is needed. The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMI) provi..

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