Search type

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

Introduction to STATA (introductory)

23 January 2017

The course provides an introductory training in Stata, a statistical package increasingly used for s..

Short Course: Measurement with the Rasch Model (intermediate)

25 - 26 January 2017

This two-day course aims to introduce participants to measurement theory and the Rasch model for con..

Getting money out of the ESRC’s secondary data analysis fund

14:00 - 15:00 26 January 2017

Tina Haux, from the University Kent, is a member of the ESRC Secondary Data Analysis Initiative Pane..

Webinar: Finding and accessing data in the UK Data Service

15:00 - 16:00 26 January 2017

This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to hear about finding data from the UK Da..

CMIST afternoon seminar: “A Tale of Two Parasites”

16:00 - 17:30 31 January 2017

In this talk, I will first make some general comments about the role of statistical modelling in sci..

Webinar: Key issues in reusing data

15:00 - 16:00 01 February 2017

Participants will hear about the key issues in secondary analysis as a method. The introductory sess..

Short Course: Fuzzy Set and QCA Analysis (intermediate)

02 February 2017

Qualitative Comparative Analysis is a systematic method of studying data on multiple comparable case..

Jeff Nuttall (1933 - 2004): Prankster in the Underground

12:00 - 13:00 07 February 2017

The archive of Lancashire born Jeff Nuttall is the source of John Rylands Library’s current, major..

Migration and Families in Europe: National and Local Perspectives Conference

07 - 08 February 2017

Registration details available soon. We are pleased to announce our two-day international conferenc..

Short Course: Introduction to Statistics (introductory)

08 February 2017

The aims of the course are to familiarise participants with some of the most commonly utilised stati..