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Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research

An event in University Place Manchester


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:

Postgraduate conference July 2016

The Institute is pleased to be hosting the PopFest 2016: The 24th Annual Population Postgraduate Conference. 

Migration and Families in Europe: National and Local Perspectives Conference

The Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity is pleased to announce its two-day international conference which will bring together researchers, practitioners in government and voluntary sectors and postgraduate students to discuss migration and families in Europe. 

Next courses and events

Short Course: Longitudinal Structural Equation Modelling (advanced)

05 December 2016

Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) has been growing in popularity due to its ability to estimate co..

The Syriac Galen Palimpsest: Uncovering the Hidden Text by Means of Technology, Codicology and Philology

12:00 - 13:00 06 December 2016

This talk will present the progress and interim results of the Syriac Galen Palimpsest (SGP) Project..

Webinar: Key data: Qualitative and mixed methods data

15:00 - 16:00 06 December 2016

This webinar is intended for anyone who wants to know more about the qualitative or mixed-methods da..

Webinar: Key data: International time series

15:00 - 16:00 07 December 2016

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

Short Course: Multilevel Modelling

08 December 2016

This one-day course begins with a description of some examples where multilevel models are useful in..

Computational Science using Big Data in R

12 December 2016

This course will introduce a workflow for working efficiently with large amounts of data in R, using..

Webinar: Key data: Business data

15:00 - 16:00 12 December 2016

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

Europe as Empire

14:00 - 15:00 14 December 2016

Speaker: Dr. Julian Patrick Panke (University of Birmingham) Title: Europe as Empire

Ageing and frailty: supporting dialogue between GPs and older people

14:00 - 16:00 20 December 2016

Public seminar 2-4pm, free networking lunch from 1pm As a population we are living longer but with..

Gathering and analysing social media data from Twitter and YouTube

11 January 2017

This course introduces free Windows-based software for collecting tweets and for downloading the set..