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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

GCRF: Humanities priorities for the next major calls

13:30 - 16:00 28 March 2017

Workshop 2, 28th March 2017 GCRF: Humanities priorities for the next major calls 2.00 pm (lunch avai..

Gender Pay Gap Elements and Locating or Avoiding Missing Elements

16:00 - 17:15 28 March 2017

Research on gender pay gaps includes reports of the factors contributing to pay gaps via a decomposi..

Using digital health technologies for ageing in community settings

14:00 - 16:00 29 March 2017

The ageing population is growing. At the same time, the NHS needs to cut back on costs to keep the h..

Webinar: Key data: Longitudinal data

15:00 - 16:00 29 March 2017

This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the wide range of longitud..

Data Carpentry Workshop

30 - 31 March 2017

Data Carpentry workshops are for any researcher who has data they want to analyze, and no prior comp..

John Rylands Research Institute Annual Lecture 2017

18:15 - 19:30 30 March 2017

The Anglo-Saxons and the making of England The Institute's Annual Lecture for 2017 is to be given b..

Short Course: Bayesian Analysis using WinBUGS / OpenBUGS (intermediate)

04 - 05 April 2017

Use of Bayesian methods is becoming increasingly widespread within quantitative social and health sc..

Webinar: Putting data on maps

15:00 - 16:00 04 April 2017

This free webinar will provide you with an introduction to using mapping libraries in R to create si..

Webinar: Key data: Business data

15:00 - 16:00 05 April 2017

This webinar is an introduction to Office for National Statistics (ONS) business data available from..

Academic Presentation Skills

09:00 - 16:00 06 April 2017

This workshop aims to provide tools to improve presentation skills in academic settings. The combina..