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We organise regular talks, workshops and other methods-related events throughout the academic year.

If you have any ideas about training sessions or seminars you would like to see in future, please let us know at

Upcoming events

Introduction to Python

18 - 19 September 2018

This course is intended to be an introduction to the Python programming language. Through the use of taught material and practical examples, participants will build up the skills needed to perform data analysis using Python. The course will be ran by the Royal Statistical Society and is hosted by methods@manchester.

Introduction to R & Regression Modelling in R

20 - 21 September 2018

This two day course focuses on entering, working with and visualising data (Day 1), as well as regression modelling in R, including linear, general logistic and survival models (Day 2). The course will be ran by the Royal Statistical Society and is hosted by methods@manchester.

Interactive Visualisation in R

25 - 26 September 2018

This course will introduce two technologies that will fundamentally change your use of R for data presentation on the web: html widgets and Shiny. This course will show you how easy it can be to build interactive charts, maps, datatables with html widgets and how to quickly and easily build sophisticated interactive applications with Shiny. T..

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Important booking information


Bookings for our events will now be done through Eventbrite. All reminders and updates about your booking will be sent via Eventbrite so please ensure that you read these messages. It is recommended that you use the ‘Add to calendar’ function as a reminder of your booking. If you need to cancel or amend your booking, do this via ‘My Tickets’ on the site.

Waiting list

If you are on the waiting list for a place and one becomes available you will receive an email from Eventbrite. You will be given 1 day to respond and complete your registration on Eventbrite, if you have not responded within that time you will be taken off the list and the invitation will pass to the next person. Preference will be given to NorthWest DTC PhD students and this will be determined by email address, so please use your official address.


We have had an increasing problem with non-attendance. As a result anyone who does not attend and has not cancelled their place before the course starts will not be permitted to attend any further methods@manchester events for that academic year.