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.
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:
- The Mitchell Centre for Social Network Analysis
- National Centre for Research Methods
- Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity
- UK Data Service Events
Next courses and events
We all know that the Internet is awash with data not all of which is directly available on a web page. This free webinar, organised by the UK Data Service, will illustrate techniques for automating the download of files from the Internet, using APIs to download data and demonstrating how you might store the data, and finally, if the data is..
CoDE Seminar: Blackness and Brownness at the Intersection: Critical Thoughts Concerning Race, Debility and Disability
This seminar is presented by Viji Kuppan, PhD Student at Leeds Beckett University in the Centre for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. He will draw from previous writing presented in the book The Fire Now (Johnson et al, 2018), called, Crippin’ Blackness: Narratives of Disabled People of Colour from Slavery to Trump. Together with a forthcomin..
Outline The course covers basic ideas and concepts in cluster analysis including hierarchical and non-hierarchical clustering methods and their application. Throughout the day, participants will have guided practicals in R using ecological data from the UK Census of population on how to choose and transform variables for cluster analysis, how..
The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes Bram Vanhoutte from the University of Liverpool who will be speaking on the topic: TBA Abstract forthcoming. Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. ALL WELCOME! No registration needed.
CMI Seminar: Prof Paul Smith "Population size estimation with covariates having missing values and measurement error"
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.
Generating impact from research is more likely if research participants and stakeholders are engaged in the process. Data gathering can in itself be a mutual learning experience, increasing the value to participants, as well as generating rich data. A series of practical exercises will allow participants to consider core principles of stakehol..
When Excel changed to allow worksheets to have 1M rows, everyone thought ‘great’ won’t run out of space now! Then big data came along and even the 1M barrier became a potential problem again. However, for several years now many versions of Excel have included ‘Power Pivot’. Although integrated into Excel, it is a distinct processing..
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
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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