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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

Webinar: Investigating obesity in the UK - what data can I use?

15:00 - 16:00 27 March 2019

This webinar is jointly organised by CLOSER and the UK Data Service as part of the ESRC-funded data resources' collaborative webinar series, ESRC data resources: discovering data and how to use it. The webinar is for those who would like to know more about sources of data available for investigating obesity. It will focus particularly on long..

CoDE Seminar: Encounters with the Neighbour in 1970s’ British Multicultural Comedy

12:00 - 13:00 28 March 2019

“If you don’t shut up, I’ll come and move in next door to you!” Such was the frequent response to audience heckles made by Britain’s first well-known black comedian, Charlie Williams. His retort appropriated racist rhetoric of the time, in which the black neighbour was frequently mobilised as an object of fear, threatening the imagin..

CoDE Seminar: Encounters with the Neighbour in 1970s’ British Multicultural Comedy

12:00 - 13:00 28 March 2019

“If you don’t shut up, I’ll come and move in next door to you!” Such was the frequent response to audience heckles made by Britain’s first well-known black comedian, Charlie Williams. His retort appropriated racist rhetoric of the time, in which the black neighbour was frequently mobilised as an object of fear, threatening the imagin..

SHORT COURSES: Multiple Linear Regression

28 March 2019

This course provides a thorough grounding in the theory and methods of multiple linear regression including model selection, nonlinear relationships and transformations, dummy variables, interaction terms and assumption testing. The course comprises taught and practical components in about equal proportions. The course is designed for users o..

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 STATA

02 May 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: Survival analysis with STATA

03 May 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: 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..