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Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research

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

Webinar: Key data: UK and cross-national surveys

15:00 - 16:00 Thursday 18 February 2016

This webinar is intended for anyone who wants to know more about the UK...

CMIST Afternoon Seminar: Sex by numbers: what statistics can, and can't, tell us about sexual behaviour.

16:00 - 17:30 Tuesday 23 February 2016

Abstract: How often, with whom, and doing what? The statistics of sexual...

Webinar: What is Hadoop?

15:00 Tuesday 23 February 2016

Have you heard of Hadoop but don’t know what it is or what it does?

Introduction to Structural Equation Modelling short course

Wednesday 24 - Friday 26 February 2016

Structural Equation Models (SEM) amalgamate regression analysis, path analysis...

Webinar: Key data: Census

15:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 24 February 2016

This webinar is intended for anyone who wants to know more about the Census...

Webinar: Key data: Longitudinal data

15:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 02 March 2016

This webinar is intended for anyone who wants to know more about the...

Introduction to Data Analysis 1 short course

Tuesday 08 March 2016

This course provides an introduction to the theory and methods of quantitative...

Introduction to Data Analysis 2 short course

Wednesday 09 March 2016

This course provides an introduction to the theory and methods of quantitative...

Webinar: Finding and accessing data in the UK Data Service

15:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 09 March 2016

This webinar is intended for anyone who wants to know more about finding data...

Webinar: Key data: Qualitative and mixed methods data

15:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 16 March 2016

This webinar is intended for anyone who wants to know more about the...

Social Media Data Analysis short course

Friday 18 March 2016

Participants should have a basic familiarity with YouTube and Twitter, and be...

Webinar: What is Hive?

15:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 22 March 2016

Hive is a package that works with Hadoop that allows users to manipulate very...

Webinar: Key data: Business data

15:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 23 March 2016

This webinar is intended for anyone who wants to know more about the Office for...

Introduction to Linking Data short course

Monday 04 April 2016

The one day course will introduce basic concepts of data linkage, provide...

An Introduction to the Design, Execution and Analysis of Longitudinal Studies

Monday 18 - Tuesday 19 April 2016

The course covers the basic concepts in longitudinal design and analysis. The...

Webinar: What is Spark?

15:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 19 April 2016

Spark might be considered as a one-stop tool for big data processing, providing...

Assessing and adjusting for missing data in longitudinal studies

10:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 20 April 2016

It is intended that students attending the course will be able to assess the...

Causal analysis with longitudinal data using fixed and random effects models

10:00 - 16:00 Thursday 21 April 2016

It is intended that students attending the course will be able to specify and...

Event history analysis

10:00 - 16:00 Friday 22 April 2016

It is intended that students attending the course will be able to specify and...

Introduction to STATA short course

Monday 25 April 2016

The course provides an introductory training in STATA, a statistical package...

Applied GIS: social science applications

Tuesday 26 - Wednesday 27 April 2016

This course is aimed at researchers who have some familiarity with spatial data...

Introduction to Data Analysis 1 short course

Monday 06 June 2016

This course provides an introduction to the theory and methods of quantitative...

Introduction to Data Analysis 2 short course

Tuesday 07 June 2016

This course provides an introduction to the theory and methods of quantitative...

Demographic Concepts and Methods short course

Monday 13 - Tuesday 14 June 2016

This course is delivered over two consecutive days and is aimed at those with...

Population Estimating and Forecasting short course

Wednesday 15 June 2016

This course is aimed at those with a working knowledge of demography but who...

Forecasting Population with POPGROUP short course

Thursday 16 June 2016

The course reviews and implements the standard methods of forecasting...

Household and Labour Force Forecasts with POPGROUP

Friday 17 June 2016

The course reviews and implements the standard methods of forecasting...

PopFest: 24th Annual Postgraduate Population Studies Conference

Monday 04 - Wednesday 06 July 2016

PopFest is an annual Population Studies conference for postgraduate students...