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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

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 - CANCELLED

13:00 - 14:00 01 June 2016

Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience.

NVivo training workshop - Fully booked

02 - 03 June 2016

NVivo, developed by QSR, is a CAQDAS package which integrates the handling of textual data with quan..

Introduction to Data Analysis 1 short course

06 June 2016

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

Introduction to Data Analysis 2 short course

07 June 2016

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

Demographic Concepts and Methods short course

13 - 14 June 2016

This course is delivered over two consecutive days and is aimed at those with no demographic trainin..

"Why are you doing that for?" Modelling causal interrogative variation in Multicultural London English

13:00 - 14:00 15 June 2016

In this talk we present preliminary results from a case study of morphosyntactic variation in Multic..

Population Estimating and Forecasting short course

15 June 2016

This course is aimed at those with a working knowledge of demography but who have a need to expand t..

Exploring Long-term Trends in Social Attitudes and Crime

10:00 - 16:00 16 June 2016

Exploring why change takes place and the implications of both changes and stability is of growing im..

Forecasting Population with POPGROUP short course

16 June 2016

The course reviews and implements the standard methods of forecasting population with age and sex de..