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.
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:
- The Mitchell Centre for Social Network Analysis
- National Centre for Research Methods
- Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity
- UK Data Service Events
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
This course will show participants how to use statistical analysis software, in this instance SPSS. In the course, participants will be introduced to the SPSS environment as well as useful key concepts (such as cases, variables, values, and levels of measurement) to perform basic descriptive data analysis. A key component of the course involve..
Dr Nikolas Mittag, Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education – Economics Institute (CERGE-EI) Abstract: Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. Join us for this event, which is part of the CMI Afternoon Seminar Series. All welcome. No registration necessary. The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMI) provides a focal poin..
The course covers basic concepts in longitudinal design and analysis. The morning session focuses on the strengths and methodological difficulties of the longitudinal approach such as defining longitudinal populations and target samples; levels and dimensions of change; age, period and cohort effects. There will be one small group discussion...
The course covers two of the most useful ways of analysing longitudinal data. In the morning we cover growth curve analysis within a multilevel modelling framework. The theoretical ideas are embellished with practical work using data from the National Child Development Study. After lunch, basic concepts in survival analysis and event history a..
In this webinar, we will introduce best practices surrounding licensing and governance models for providing research access to data assets. Run by experienced data practitioners, the focus in on practical and efficient ways to get data assets for research through the pipeline from data creator to user. We address a variety of data sources fro..
This free webinar is for anyone with an interest in understanding and using the recently released harmonised Understanding Society and BHPS data which now covers 25 years of longitudinal data. This is a joint webinar between the UK Data Service and Understanding Society/The Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) presented by Debora..
Alan Smith OBE, Data Visualisation Editor at the Financial Times Abstract: Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45 Join us for this event, which is part of the CMI Afternoon Seminar Series. All welcome. No registration necessary. The Cathie Marsh Institute (CMI) provides a focal point at The University of Manchester for the application of quan..
Join us for this event, which is part of the CoDE Seminar Series. Brett St Louis is Lecturer in Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London. Title: Post-millennial local whiteness: Reviving racialism and the expropriation of race Abstract: In the midst of various early 21st century events, including the ‘death of multiculturalism’,..
methods@manchester seminar: Object Interviews and Elicitations: getting people to talk about things.
This talk explores the possibilities of object interviews as a method for carrying out research into material culture, as well as a method adopted more widely as part of the repertoire of creative methods in the social sciences. The talk will use examples of how it has been adopted to explore: different ways in which objects interviews have be..
The UK Data Service holds the UK’s largest collection of research data. This introductory webinar is for anyone with an interest in social research who wants to hear about the vast array of resources we offer. Participants will learn about the different types of quantitative and qualitative data we hold, how to find those data collections us..