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methods@manchester seminar: Ethno Science Fiction: Projective Improvisation of Future Scenarios in Ethnographic Film

13:00 - 14:00 19 March 2018

The talk will draw on the findings from ethnographic fieldwork research and film-making in Yorkshire, to suggest how ethno science fiction can be used as an ethnographic method by combining participatory video with applied theatre. Ethno science fiction is a development of the ethnofiction of pioneering visual anthropologist Jean Rouch. While..

CoDE Seminar- Sivamohan Valluvan

13:00 - 14:00 20 March 2018

Join us for this event, which is part of the CoDE Seminar Series. Valluvan joined Warwick Sociology as an Assistant Professor in 2018, having previously worked at the University of Manchester. Title: New Nationalism, Old Ideologies and Left Problems Abstract: This talk will argue that one core feature of challenging the contemporary natio..

NVivo for Qualitative Data Analysis (CPD accredited)

22 March 2018

This course will show participants how to use statistical analysis software, in this instance SPSS. In the course, participants will be introduced to the SPSS environment as well as useful key concepts (such as cases, variables, values, and levels of measurement) to perform basic descriptive data analysis. A key component of the course involve..

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series

15:00 - 16:30 10 April 2018

Dr Nikolas Mittag, Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education – Economics Institute (CERGE-EI) Abstract: 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 focal poin..

Introduction to Longitudinal Data Analysis (CPD accredited)

12 April 2018

The course covers basic concepts in longitudinal design and analysis. The morning session focuses on the strengths and methodological difficulties of the longitudinal approach such as defining longitudinal populations and target samples; levels and dimensions of change; age, period and cohort effects. There will be one small group discussion...

Longitudinal Data Analysis (CPD accredited)

13 April 2018

The course covers two of the most useful ways of analysing longitudinal data. In the morning we cover growth curve analysis within a multilevel modelling framework. The theoretical ideas are embellished with practical work using data from the National Child Development Study. After lunch, basic concepts in survival analysis and event history a..

Webinar: Best practice in governance of data for research: Licensing and accessing

15:30 - 16:30 18 April 2018

In this webinar, we will introduce best practices surrounding licensing and governance models for providing research access to data assets. Run by experienced data practitioners, the focus in on practical and efficient ways to get data assets for research through the pipeline from data creator to user. We address a variety of data sources fro..

Webinar: Introduction to the Understanding Society/BHPS Harmonised data

15:00 - 16:00 19 April 2018

This free webinar is for anyone with an interest in understanding and using the recently released harmonised Understanding Society and BHPS data which now covers 25 years of longitudinal data. This is a joint webinar between the UK Data Service and Understanding Society/The Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) presented by Debora..

CMI Afternoon Seminar Series

15:00 - 16:30 24 April 2018

Alan Smith OBE, Data Visualisation Editor at the Financial Times Abstract: 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 (CMI) provides a focal point at The University of Manchester for the application of quan..

CoDE Seminar- Brett St Louis

13:00 - 14:00 24 April 2018

Join us for this event, which is part of the CoDE Seminar Series. Brett St Louis is Lecturer in Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London. Title: Post-millennial local whiteness: Reviving racialism and the expropriation of race Abstract: In the midst of various early 21st century events, including the ‘death of multiculturalism’,..