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The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMIST) is an internationally recognised interdisciplinary research centre in the School of Social Sciences at The University of Manchester. CMIST staff are leading experts in their field and offer a range of consultancy services. Particular areas of expertise include:

  • The Census
  • Social Statistics
  • Secondary Data Analysis
  • Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • Survey and Sampling Design
  • Knowledge and Data Engineering
  • Confidentiality and Privacy
  • Elections and Voter Engagement
  • Labour Market Activity
  • Ethnicity
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Population Change
  • Housing
  • Demographic Mapping

Previous clients and partners

Our staff have successfully conducted research for a wide range of organisations including: the Office for National Statistics, the National Assembly for Wales, the Electoral Commission, the US Census Bureau and a number of national charities & local authorities.

For more information and to see if we can help, please contact Kingsley Purdam:

Tel: +44 (0)161 275 4719
Mob: +44 (0)7790343185