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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:

Advances in Data Science Conference 2018

Monday 21-Tuesday 22 May 2018, Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

Registration is open for Advances in Data Science 2018, an international two-day conference which will explore recent developments in data science and discuss data science's potential to support societal well being. Jointly organised by The University of Manchester's Data Science Institute and the Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research, Advances in Data Science 2018 is set to build upon the success of the 2017 conference which took place last May.

With our expert speakers confirmed, the exciting line up includes leading data scientists from industry and academia from across the world.

Next courses and events

Webinar: Research using youth and young adult data in Understanding Society

15:00 - 16:00 18 July 2018

This is a free webinar for anyone with an interest in learning more and using the youth and young adult data from Understanding Society. This is a joint webinar between the UK Data Service and the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) presented by Deborah Wiltshire and Cara Booker. This webinar will introduce the youth questionnai..

Creative Approaches to Qualitative Researching

08 - 09 November 2018

This intermediate level course offers a hands-on introduction to creative approaches to doing qualitative research. The various stages of research will be covered, from research design and data collection through to analysis and dissemination. We begin by introducing what we mean by doing qualitative research creatively, both as a broad approa..

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