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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

Royal Statistical Society Course - Introduction to R & Statistical Modelling in R

25 - 26 September 2019

A two-day foundation course delivered by the Royal Statistical Society in partnership with methods@manchester Course Outline The purpose of this course is to introduce participants to the R environment for statistical computing. Day 1 of the course focuses on entering, working with and visualising data in R. Day 2 focuses on regression model..

Royal Statistical Society Course - Spatial Data Analysis in R

27 September 2019

A one-day foundation course delivered by the Royal Statistical Society in partnership with methods@manchester Course Outline As spatial datasets get larger and more sophisticated software needs to be harnessed for their analysis. R is now a widely used open source software platform for working with spatial data thanks to its powerful analysi..

methods@manchester workshop - Dedoose Overview

17:00 - 18:00 30 September 2019

Researchers are increasingly adopting the use of research and evaluation data apps (REDA) for both qualitative and mixed methods studies. This one hour seminar will give an overview of Dedoose, a cloud-based data analysis application. Participants are invited to bring a laptop to follow along during the seminar, and may find it helpful to re..

Using Dedoose as a Methodological Tool

13:00 - 16:00 01 October 2019

Researchers are increasingly adopting the use of data analysis applications for mixed methods and qualitative studies. This workshop will discuss the impact of new developments in technology and the use of Dedoose, a cloud-based data application, to identify, manage and analyse qualitative and mixed methods data. An overview of analysis strate..

methods@manchester Methods Fair 2019: Creativity in Social Science Research

10:30 - 16:45 28 October 2019

methods@manchester is delighted to announce their annual Methods Fair Creativity in Social Science Research will be held on 28th October 2019 at The University of Manchester from 10.30am to 4.45pm. Building on the success of the 2017 Methods Fair, which focused on creative ways of presenting research findings and engaging audiences, this yea..

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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.