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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

Academic Presentation Skills

09:30 - 16:00 24 November 2017

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

Innovative Qualitative Methods for Researching Everyday Life (with SRA North and Midlands Evening Seminar)

18:00 - 19:30 29 November 2017

The SRA has teamed up with Methods@Manchester to co-present an evening of networking, discussion and..

Webinar: Key data: Data about countries

15:00 - 16:00 30 November 2017

This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the international time ser..

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series

15:00 - 16:30 05 December 2017

Prof. John Copas, University of Warwick Title: Meta analysis and the curse of publication bias Abs..

Webinar: Key data: Qualitative and mixed methods data

15:00 - 16:00 05 December 2017

This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the qualitative or mixed-m..

Webinar: Key data: Business data

15:00 - 16:00 11 December 2017

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

Webinar: Guided walk through ReShare

15:00 - 16:00 12 December 2017

Are you an ESRC grant holder, whose grant has ended and is required to submit your research data int..

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series

15:00 - 16:30 19 December 2017

Prof. Piet Bracke, Ghent University Abstract: Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. All welcome. No re..

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

15:00 - 16:30 23 January 2018

Dr Robin Samuel, University of Luxembourg Abstract: Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45 All welcome...