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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

Social divisions, social exclusion and labour markets symposium: an international perspective

12:00 - 17:30 30 May 2017

Aims: The research group on Social Mobility and Labour Markets aims to encourage innovation at the c..

Learning to harness NVivo for qualitative and mixed methods research - fully booked

01 - 02 June 2017

Please note that this course is now fully subscribed. The two-day workshop provides the opportunity..

Introduction to Data Analysis 1 (introductory)

05 June 2017

This course provides an introduction to the theory and methods of quantitative data analysis, focuss..

Introduction to Data Analysis 2 (introductory)

06 June 2017

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

Excel for Data Analysis (intermediate)

07 - 08 June 2017

This course is designed to provide a range of skills and techniques in the use of Excel for social a..

The role of community assets in improving health + well-being In later life

14:00 - 16:00 09 June 2017

Policymakers across the world are becoming increasingly interested in improving health and well-bein..

Introduction to Experimental Design (introductory)

12 June 2017

This course is designed for those interested in the design, conduct, and analysis of experiments in..

Webinar: Guided walk through ReShare

15:00 - 16:00 13 June 2017

Are you an ESRC grant holder, whose grant has ended and is required to submit your research data int..

Gathering and analysing social media data from Twitter and YouTube

14 June 2017

Due to very high demand this is a repeat of the same course that was held in Manchester on 11th Janu..

Webinar: Introduction to Biomarker data

15:00 - 16:00 15 June 2017

This free webinar is for anyone with an interest in health and bio-social research. This webinar wil..