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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

Tableau - The Beautiful Science of Data Visualisation

13:00 - 16:00 21 May 2019

Tableau - The Beautiful Science of Data Visualisation Learn a new approach to data visualisation using Tableau at this free 3-hour workshop for students and instructors at the University of Manchester. The main aim of this workshop is to help students and instructor to become more data literate. This hands-on workshop will teach you how to..

TQ2U - The Effective Successful Happy Academic: Qualitative methods and skills workshop

28 - 29 May 2019

methods@manchester is excited to announce the hosting of a 2-day sponsored workshop in qualitative methods and skills development. Featuring international workshop presenters Alex Clark (Professor and Associate Vice-President, Research) and Bailey Sousa (Director of the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology (IIQM) at the Universi..

Seminar: Creating Meaning through Online Communities

13:00 - 14:00 30 May 2019

methods@manchester are pleased to welcome Irina Dimitriade for our latest Lunchtime Seminar: Creating Meaning through Online Communities Seminar outline: Online communities are already an established method used in market research. Irina Dimitriade, Research Manager at Mustard Research, will hold a lunchtime seminar introducing you to this..

NVivo Training Workshop

03 - 04 June 2019

The two-day workshop provides the opportunity to gain a thorough introduction to the software and practice tasks using one’s own data. The focus is on gaining confidence in the early tasks of setting up projects efficiently, exploring and coding data whilst having an eye on longer term tasks. This is an NVivo 11 for Windows course. Participa..

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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.