Methods Masterclasses

The Methods@Manchester Masterclasses are a series of workshops which offer in-depth training in particular research methods, or discussion around cutting-edge issues related to research methods.

Upcoming Methods Masterclasses

Co-producing urban research: sharing methods and experiences

A collaboration between Manchester Urban Institute and the Global Development Institute

Panel discussion:

  • Diana Mitlin (Chair), Global Development Institute, University of Manchester
  • Victoria Beard, Cornell Mui Ho Center for Cities
  • Tine Buffel, Manchester Urban Ageing Research Group, University of Manchester
  • James Evans, Manchester Urban Institute, University of Manchester
  • Shuaib Lwasa, International Institute for Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Learn more about this even and register your attendance here


Oral Histories and Futures

With Dr Liz Ackerley, Dr Santiago Levya del Rio & Dr Laura Fenton

This Masterclass is being run in collaboration with The Morgan Centre

Tuesday 12th December 2023 2-4pm

Learn more about this masterclass and register your attendance here


Empowering Change: Harnessing Qualitative Data for Impactful Project Evaluation for Impactful Charitable Work

With Dr Amir Raki, Dr Ilma Chowdhury and Prof Judy Zolkiewski

This Masterclass is being run in collaboration with the Greater Manchester Third Sector Research Network

Friday 2nd February 2024 2-4pm

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A single scene: using smartphone cameras in ethnographic research

With Dr Angela Torresan

Wednesday 14th February 2024 2-5pm

This Masterclass is being run in collaboration with the Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology and EASA Visual Anthropology Network and features

Learn more about this masterclass here and register your attendance!