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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

Webinar: An introduction to data on Politics

15:00 - 16:00 03 October 2016

The UK Data Service is running a webinar on the topic of politics. The webinar will showcase data a..

Britain after Brexit: political and economic challenges

17:00 - 18:30 04 October 2016

A special Pankhurst Lecture by the Politics DA and the JMCE ***The event is free and open to all, b..

Multispectral Imaging of John Dalton’s fire damaged papers

12:00 - 12:30 04 October 2016

The John Dalton Papers held at The John Rylands Library are of fundamental importance for studies of..

Policy evaluation methods

04 - 06 October 2016

This course is run in association with the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice How can one ev..

Studying human colour vision and colour vision deficiency through hyperspectral imaging - Lessons from John Dalton’s colour vision

12:30 - 13:00 04 October 2016

Colour perception starts with the way sensors in the eye respond to light of different wavelengths...

Burn the Bills: Irish Responses to Austerity in Social Context

14:00 - 15:00 05 October 2016

Speaker: Dr. Silke Trommer (University of Manchester) Title: Burn the Bills: Irish Responses to Aus..

Short Course: Introduction to R (introductory)

07 October 2016

This one day course aims to provide a basic introduction to R and RStudio for those with no previous..

Using the Relational Event Model (REM)

10 October 2016

The course will explain how the Relational Event Model (REM) may be used to investigate patterns in..

CMIST afternoon seminar: Work-life balance and class: in search of working-class work-lives

16:00 - 17:30 11 October 2016

Abstract: The common conclusion from work-life studies is that work-life imbalance is largely a mid..

Multilevel Analysis of Social Network Data

11 October 2016

This course is aimed at researchers who are interested in the potential for Multilevel Analysis with..