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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

NCRM and ICLS Autumn School 2016 for Post-doctoral Researchers

31 August - 02 September 2016

The National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) will be holding its eleventh residential training ev..

Evaluating the quality of survey and administrative data with generalized multitrait-multimethod models

13:00 - 14:00 21 September 2016

Administrative register data are increasingly important in statistics, but, like other types of data..

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..

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..

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..

Short Course: Multiple Linear Regression (introductory)

19 October 2016

This course provides a thorough grounding in the theory and methods of multiple linear regression in..

Short Course: Logistic Regression (introductory)

20 October 2016

This course examines the fitting of models to predict a binary response variable from a mixture of b..

Creative Approaches to Qualitative Researching

03 - 04 November 2016

As this course is expected to be very popular we are operating an application process. Details are b..

Discrete choice demand estimation

07 - 08 November 2016

This course is run in association with the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice This two day c..