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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

CMIST Seminar: Socioeconomic inequalities in obesity over the first decade of life – findings from the Millennium Cohort Study

16:00 - 17:30 10 May 2016

Overweight and obesity are a major public health concern with about one quarter of children leaving..

Indian Human Development Survey: Panel data analysis using STATA

10:00 - 16:30 10 May 2016

Presented by Professor Amaresh Dubey and Professor Wendy Olsen. In the morning session, Professor D..

2016 MICRA annual public lecture - Ageing and frailty: Game changers for our health and care services

18:30 - 20:00 11 May 2016

Rapid population ageing is changing the nature of modern health and care systems for good. Many peop..

CLES: Introduction to Local Multiplier 3 (LM3)

13:00 - 14:00 11 May 2016

Local multiplier 3 or LM3 for short, is a tool originally developed by the New Economics Foundation..

Introduction to R / Advanced Graphics

12 - 13 May 2016

Day 1: Introduction to R Day 2: Advanced Graphics Attendees may elect to attend Day 1 or Day 1 & Da..

Webinar: Data management basics

15:00 - 16:00 12 May 2016

This webinar is intended for anyone who want to learn about data management. Data management is esse..

The Class Pay Gap in Higher Professional and Managerial Occupations

13:00 - 14:00 18 May 2016

The hidden barriers, or ‘gender pay gap’, preventing women from earning equivalent incomes to me..

Tableau - The Beautiful Science of Data Visualisation

10:00 - 13:00 19 May 2016

Seeing and understanding data is richer than creating a collection of queries, dashboards, and workb..

Qualitative Software Planning Seminar

10:30 - 15:00 01 June 2016

Overview Choosing the appropriate software to facilitate qualitative or mixed methods analysis is a..

Yangon Echoes: Inside Heritage Homes

13:00 - 14:00 01 June 2016

Yangon Echoes welcomes readers behind the facades of Yangon’s heritage buildings to offer intimate..