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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

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series: The Effects of Skills Underutilization and Unemployment on Hiring Decisions

15:00 - 16:30 23 January 2018

Dr Robin Samuel, University of Luxembourg Abstract: Research suggests negative effects of unemploym..

The Visual Field

22 - 23 January 2018

All workshop attendees will be invited to co-author/produce of outputs, which is why we are inviting..

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series: Balancing the Local and the Universal in Maintaining Ethical Access to a Genomics Biobank

15:00 - 16:30 30 January 2018

Dr Catherine Heeney, University of Edinburgh Abstract: The presentation will draw upon work complet..

CoDE Seminar- Asma Khan

13:00 - 14:00 30 January 2018

Join us for this event, which is part of the CoDE Seminar Series. We will be joined by Asma Khan wh..

Introduction to Sequence Analysis (CPD accredited)

01 February 2018

Sequence analysis has recently experienced increasing interest in life course research and summarize..

Introduction to Cluster Analysis (CPD accredited)

09 February 2018

The course covers cluster analysis concepts and methods in SPSS. It is aimed at those with an intere..

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series

15:00 - 16:30 13 February 2018

Dr Anne McMunn, University College, London Abstract: Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. All welcome...

Webinar: Love Data Management

10:00 - 11:00 16 February 2018

Part of Love Data Week Let European data experts take you on a tour around the research data lifecy..

CoDE Seminar- Emma Jackson

13:00 - 14:00 20 February 2018

Join us for this event, which is part of the CoDE Seminar Series. Emma Jackson is an urban sociolog..

Multilevel Modelling

22 February 2018

This one-day course begins with a description of some examples where multilevel models are useful in..