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Events

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 methods@manchester.ac.uk.

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..

Practices of sensory attention in multi-species ethnography: how can we become more sensitive empirical researchers of the nonhuman?

13:00 - 14:00 04 October 2018

Lunchtime Seminar Series: Practices of sensory attention in multi-species ethnography: how can we become more sensitive empirical researchers of the nonhuman? There has been an increasing interest in how engaging a fuller range of the senses in qualitative social research methods might provide interesting variations on data and extend our cr..

Introduction to Quantitative Evaluation & Introduction to Survey Design for Evaluation Workshop

09:00 - 17:00 12 October 2018

methods@manchester are delighted to announce two exciting Quantitative Evaluation workshops at the University of Manchester. Both workshops are suitable for a variety of levels and can be taken individually or together as a package. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity! The aim of this package of training is to improve capacity for..

Methods Fair 2018: Social Science Research in the Digital Age

10:30 - 16:30 29 October 2018

methods@manchester is delighted to announce their annual Methods Fair will be held on 29th October 2018 at The University of Manchester. Our theme is Social Science Research in the Digital Age. The digital revolution has changed the way we live; our lives are as likely to be lived online as they are offline. New technology and digital infrastr..

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Important booking information

Bookings

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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.

Non-attendance

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.