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Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMI)

An event in University Place Manchester

Events

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:

Next courses and events

SHORT COURSES: Structural Equation Modelling Using Mplus

20 - 22 March 2019

Structural Equation Models (SEM) amalgamate regression analysis, path/mediation analysis and factor analysis, allowing for more richly detailed statistical models to be specified and compared to data than by using these techniques individually. Historically, SEM models were confined to the analysis of continuous observed data, limiting their..

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to STATA

04 April 2019

The course provides an introductory training in Stata, a statistical package increasingly used for social research data analysis which has powerful data manipulation procedures and extensive and powerful statistical capabilities. The aim of the course is to familiarise participants with the basic features of Stata 14. On completing the course..

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to Event History Analysis with STATA

05 April 2019

This course is designed for people who are familiar with the Stata software and want to use it for analysing survival/event history data. Introduction to the theory of the event-history method (survival analysis) Finding appropriate research questions Preparation of datasets for event-history analysis Analysis and interpretati..

SHORT COURSES: NVivo for Qualitative Data Analysis

11 April 2019

This course introduces NVivo as a data management tool. The structure of the training session will be a combination of formal presentation alongside the practical application. Those attending the training session will have access to data sets for practical sessions and can also bring their own data to use in the practical parts of the session..

CMI Afternoon Seminar: Combining Self-reports with Passive Data Collection on Smartphones - Prof Florian Keusch

15:00 - 16:15 30 April 2019

Speaker: Prof. Florian Keusch, University of Mannheim Abstract: An abstract will be available closer to the date of the seminar 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..

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to ArcGIS

09 May 2019

The course will explore the fundamentals of GIS through the analysis of real, recent crime data, straight from the Greater Manchester Police. Attendees will gain a good overview of the fundamentals of Geographical Information Science, gain experience in the analysis and representation of both vector and raster datasets, and learn how to turn t..

CMI Afternoon Seminar: How do business elites think about distributive justice? - Dr Daniela Lup

15:00 - 16:15 14 May 2019

Speaker: Dr Daniela Lup, Middlesex University, London Abstract: An abstract will be available closer to the date of the seminar 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..

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to Data Analysis 1

15 May 2019

This course provides an introduction to the theory and methods of quantitative data analysis, focusing on the social survey. It has an emphasis on hands-on learning, with a series of practical sessions using the statistical software package SPSS to explore data from the British Social Attitudes survey. The course will: introduce particip..

SHORT COURSES: Introduction to Data Analysis 2

16 May 2019

This course provides an introduction to the theory and methods of quantitative data analysis. The focus is on methods for analysing relationships between variables, including Chi-square tests, correlation and linear regression. The course will examine relationships between variables covering: The concept of statistical significance..

CMI Afternoon Seminar: Hate crime and hate speech around Brexit - Prof. Matthew L Williams

15:00 - 16:15 21 May 2019

Speaker: Prof. Matthew L Williams, Cardiff University Abstract: An abstract will be available closer to the date of the seminar 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..