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June 2018

Methodology of Longitudinal Surveys II

June 25 @ 8:00 am - July 27 @ 5:00 pm

When: Wednesday,25 Jul 2018 09:00 - Friday,27 Jul 2018 17:00 Where: University Of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ This international conference will bring together scholars and research professionals involved in the design, implementation and analysis of longitudinal surveys, to share methodological research findings and to discuss the state of the art in carrying out longitudinal surveys. The focus is primarily on surveys that involve collecting data from subjects on multiple occasions, though issues that arise in surveys that collect…

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Visual Methodologies Workshop 2018

June 25 @ 8:00 am - June 26 @ 5:00 pm
Daysh Building, Newcastle University, Daysh Building, Newcastle University
Newcastle, NE1 7RU United Kingdom
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Dates of Event 25th June 2018 – 26th June 2018 Last Booking Date for this Event 15th June 2018 Description The main aim of this advanced training is to focus on the use of visual methods to mediate interactions and build understandings within social science research. We will focus on different types of visual prompts and the processes associated with them; how they can be used within data collection, analysis and presentation stages of the research process. We aim to…

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July 2018

ESRC Research Methods Festival 2018 – Booking now open!

July 3 - July 5

2018 will be the eighth biennial Festival, and previous events were highly successful in attracting around 800 social science researchers at various stages of their careers, from across a range of disciplines and sectors. The Festival will be held 3-5th July, 2018 at the University of Bath.   This is the provisional programme, it includes 58 methodological sessions consisting of over 200 individual presentations, activities and lively discussions.   Confirmed keynote speakers include: Professor Danny Dorling (Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography at the…

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Cognitive Interviewing for Testing Survey Questions

July 12 @ 8:00 am - July 13 @ 5:00 pm

Course Code HUB-11-17/18-P-R Organised by NCRM, University of Southampton Presenter Dr Pamela Campanelli Date 12/07/2018 - 13/07/2018 Venue Room -1.59, Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cathays Park, Cardiff Map View in Google Maps  (CF10 3WT) Contact Jacqui Thorp, Training and Capacity Building Co-ordinator, NCRM, University of Southampton Tel: 02380594069 Email: jmh6@soton.ac.uk Description This course is about understanding and learning to use Cognitive Interviewing (a powerful and efficient method of testing survey questions).  A full range of Cognitive Interviewing techniques will be…

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Methodology of Longitudinal Surveys II

July 25 @ 8:00 am - July 28 @ 5:00 pm

Date and Location When: Wednesday, 25 Jul 2018 09:00 - Friday, 27 Jul 2018 17:00 Where: University Of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ This international conference will bring together scholars and research professionals involved in the design, implementation and analysis of longitudinal surveys, to share methodological research findings and to discuss the state of the art in carrying out longitudinal surveys. The focus is primarily on surveys that involve collecting data from subjects on multiple occasions, though issues that…

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October 2018

Webinar: Key data: UK and cross-national surveys

October 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

11 October 2018 Online, 15.00 - 16.00 BST This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the key survey datasets available from the UK Data Service which provide snapshots of the UK or that allow comparisons to be made across countries. The UK Data Service provides access to a wide range of survey series such as the British Social Attitudes Survey, the Labour Force Survey and the Health Survey for England. We also provide access to…

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Introduction to Programming

October 17 @ 8:00 am - October 18 @ 5:00 pm

Course Code HUB-09-17/18-P-R Organised by NCRM, University of Southampton Presenter Dr Peter Smyth Date 17/10/2018 - 18/10/2018 Venue Bloomberg Suite, Building 58, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hants Map View in Google Maps  (SO17 1BJ) Contact Jacqui Thorp, Training and Capacity Building Co-ordinator, National Centre for Research Methods Tel: 02380594069 Email: jmh6@soton.ac.uk Description In this course, we introduce the concept of a computer program.  We start by considering what a computer program is and comparing it with how we think about accomplishing…

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Webinar: Key data: Longitudinal data

October 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

18 October 2018 Online, 15.00 - 16.00 BST This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the wide range of longitudinal datasets available via the UK Data Service. The Service provides access to various types of longitudinal data. One of these are the British Birth Cohort Studies (e.g. the National Child Development Study 1958 and The Millennium Cohort Study) which follow the same group of children born in a specific year throughout their lives, tracking changes…

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Webinar: Key data: Census

October 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

25 October 2018 Online, 15.00 - 16.00 BST Census data from 1971-2011 provides a unique source of robust population data, particularly for small areas and often-overlooked groups, such as those living in establishments. This webinar is intended as an introduction to the Census data available from the UK Data Service, for anyone who is interested in using them in research or teaching. The UK Data Service provides access to Census data in a range of formats including counts about characteristics…

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November 2018

Webinar: Key data: Qualitative and mixed methods data

November 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

8 November 2018 Online, 15.00 - 16.00 GMT This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the qualitative or mixed-methods data available from the UK Data Service. The UK Data Service provides access to a range of qualitative and mixed-methods data including Peter Townsend’s Last Refuge and Neighbourhood Boundaries, Social Disorganisation and Social Exclusion. These collections cover many topics and most of them can be downloaded after a short registration. They can be used for research…

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