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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

Socio-Legal Research Methods

13:00 - 14:00 11 December 2019

This seminar will examine a number of ways of conducting socio-legal research, discussing the relations between methods used in socio-legal inquiry and methods used in Sociology, Political Science and History. It will discuss how case law can be constructed as an object of empirical study, how analysis of judicial rulings can be integrated int..

Proton beam - the changing radiotherapy landscape and maximising our research impact: A cross-faculty networking event

09:30 - 16:30 18 December 2019

Proton beam - the changing radiotherapy landscape and maximising our research impact: A cross-faculty networking event 9.30am-4.30pm event on Wednesday 18 December 2019 Dalton Room at Core Technology Facility, Manchester M13 9WU (Oxford Rd campus) The Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC) and the FBMH Cancer Research Domain are organising..

CMI Seminar: Bayesian Methods for Population Forecasting

15:00 - 16:15 16 January 2020

The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes Jon Forster from The University of Warwick who will be speaking on the topic: Bayesian Methods for Population Forecasting Abstract forthcoming. Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. ALL WELCOME! No registration needed.

methods@manchester workshop - Ethical Thinking and Decision-Making in Practice

09:30 - 17:00 21 January 2020

This course is designed to raise your ethical awareness and enable you to think and act more ethically as you carry out research. It includes a short introductory presentation to set research ethics in context, discussions of rights and responsibilities at each stage of the research process, plus videos and exercises to embed ethical thinking..

CMI Seminar: Populism and Digital Media: A Cross Country Study Combining Surveys and Web Tracking

15:00 - 16:15 06 February 2020

The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes Sebastian Stier from GESIS who will be speaking on the topic: Populism and Digital Media: A Cross Country Study Combining Surveys and Web Tracking Abstract forthcoming. Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. ALL WELCOME! No registration needed.

CMI Seminar: Data Privacy Concerns as a Source of Resistance to Participate in Surveys Using Smart Phone Data

15:00 - 16:15 13 February 2020

The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes Caroline Roberts from The University of Lausanne who will be speaking on the topic: Data Privacy Concerns as a Source of Resistance to Participate in Surveys Using Smart Phone Data 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 is presented by Dr Lisa Palmer, senior lecturer in sociology at Birmingham City University. Her research interests include Black Studies in Britain, the cultural politics of Lover's Rock music; community archiving and heritage; the intersections of gender, sexuality, racism and decoloniality.

CoDE Seminar: Mixed-race, white (rural) space: Black (and white) mixed-race family’s experiences of managing and negotiating racialisation and racism in a predominantly white English town

12:00 - 13:00 28 May 2020

In this ethnographic thesis Chantelle Lewis explores the retrospective accounts of racialisation and racism experienced, negotiated and managed by six Black mixed-race families who live (and have lived) in the predominantly white town, Bromsgrove (West Midlands). Whilst conducting a two-year ethnography - supported by in-depth conversations wi..

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