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Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMI)


The Cathie Marsh Institute hosts a regular series of afternoon research seminars in which experts are invited to share their knowledge and their latest work in the field of social research.

All are welcome and no booking is necessary. Please get in touch if you would like to know more at

Forthcoming seminars

Seminar: How to do Topic Modelling using R

12:00 - 13:00 Monday 27 January 2020

methods@manchester are pleased to welcome Oskar Enghoff for our latest...

CODE Seminar: Race, Class and Gender and the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Does School Prepare Men for Prison?

12:00 - 13:00 Thursday 30 January 2020

The potential link between educational ‘failure’ and offending is perennially...

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

15:00 - 16:15 Thursday 06 February 2020

The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes Sebastian Stier from GESIS who will be...

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

15:00 - 16:15 Thursday 13 February 2020

The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes Caroline Roberts from The University of...

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 Thursday 27 February 2020

The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes James Laurence from The University of...

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

12:00 - 13:00 Thursday 27 February 2020

This seminar is presented by Dr Lisa Palmer, senior lecturer in sociology at...

CMI Seminar: Prof Paul Smith "Population size estimation with covariates having missing values and measurement error"

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 12 March 2020

The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes Paul Smith from The University of...

CMI Seminar: Neil Sheldon "We need to talk about statistics"

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 19 March 2020

The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes Neil Sheldon who will be speaking on the...

CMI Seminar: Dr Bram Vanhoutte

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 07 May 2020

The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes Brma Vanhoutte from teh University of...

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 Thursday 28 May 2020

In this ethnographic thesis Chantelle Lewis explores the retrospective accounts...