This course will show participants how to use statistical analysis software, in this instance SPSS. In the course, participants will be introduced to the SPSS environment as well as useful key concepts (such as cases, variables, values, and levels of measurement) to perform basic descriptive data analysis. A key component of the course involve..
The University of Manchester's Devo Manc hub is hosting a one day conference on Inclusive Devolved Futures. The conference will bring together academics, activists, consultants, executives, lobbyists, politicians, researchers, and think tankers to discuss what an inclusive devolved future for Greater Manchester might look like and how it migh..
Geography Department Research Seminar : Dr Maria Rusca (Department of Geography, King's College London)
Geography Department Research Seminar Materialising critical water studies Dr Maria Rusca (Department of Geography, King's College London) Chaired by Ali Browne Abstract: TBC
The course covers basic concepts in longitudinal design and analysis. The morning session focuses on the strengths and methodological difficulties of the longitudinal approach such as defining longitudinal populations and target samples; levels and dimensions of change; age, period and cohort effects. There will be one small group discussion...
The course covers two of the most useful ways of analysing longitudinal data. In the morning we cover growth curve analysis within a multilevel modelling framework. The theoretical ideas are embellished with practical work using data from the National Child Development Study. After lunch, basic concepts in survival analysis and event history a..
This talk is about the different ways in which every day hygiene practices in urban China influence how long-term residents, newcomers from the rural countryside and other groups in the city get along. Dr Deljana Iossifova (University of Manchester) will present how communities practiced sanitation and how cities handled night soil in recent h..
Two speakers from Doctors Worldwide (DWW) speak to HCRI about their roles and the work of DWW. At the end of the session the speakers will offer advice to students about how they can get involved, with their individual skill sets, and share in a Q&A with the audience. This session is for both medics and non-medics. DWW aims to assist anyone w..
Alan Smith OBE, Data Visualisation Editor at the Financial Times Abstract: Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45 Join us for this event, which is part of the CMI Afternoon Seminar Series. All welcome. No registration necessary. The Cathie Marsh Institute (CMI) provides a focal point at The University of Manchester for the application of quan..
CMI Afternoon Seminar: Negotiating Digital Rights - Public Attitudes on Online Privacy and Targeting, at Home and at Work
Professor Ariadne Vromen, University of Sydney Ariadne Vromen is Professor of Political Sociology in the Department of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney There is a burgeoning discussion theorising our rights to privacy in an age when we use social media every day, but are increasingly subject to data collection and..
The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Dr Sara Dorman, The University of Edinburgh, to discuss Zimbabwe: from liberation to authoritarianism Zimbabwe’s recent history has been shaped by battles about who speaks for the nation, one fought out in struggles for control of political institutions, the media, and c..