methods@manchester Summer School 2016
Dates: 4-8 July and 11-15 July 2016
Venue: University of Manchester
methods@manchester is delighted to be holding its annual Summer School from 4-8 July and 11-15 July.
The school offers a range of specialised courses covering a variety of topics that are particularly relevant to postgraduates and researchers in humanities and social sciences. The selection includes software training as well as qualitative and quantitative analysis. The course content is based on approaches from across the various schools in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Manchester.
Each Summer School course will run for one week, delivering four days of content to a five-day timetable (Monday afternoon to Friday lunch-time), building on successful methods@manchester and CMIST short-courses given throughout the year.
Courses being held at the methods@manchester Summer School 2016 include:
• A system for statistical analysis using R and the R-commander (Dr Graeme Hutcheson) - 4 - 8 July 2016
• Creative Approaches to Qualitative Researching (Prof Brian Heaphy, Prof Sue Heath, Dr Helen Holmes, Prof Jennifer Mason, Dr Sophie Woodward) - 4 - 8 July 2016
• Introduction to SNA using UCINET and Netdraw (Prof Martin Everett, Prof Nick Crossley, Dr Elisa Bellotti) - 4 - 8 July 2016
• Researching Public and Voluntary Organisations (Nick Clifford and Nigel de Norohna) - 4 - 8 July 2016
• Structural Equation Modelling using Mplus (Dr Nick Shyrane and Dr Bram Vanhoutte) - 4 - 8 July 2016
• Basic quantitative methods in R for the language of sciences (James Brookes) - 4 - 8 July 2016
• Data collection, content analysis and trend detection for the social web (Prof Mike Thelwall and Rosalynd Southern) - 4 - 8 July 2016
• Statistical analysis of social networks (Dr Johan Koskinen) - 11 - 15 July 2016
Full details of the methods@manchester Summer School 2016 including booking may be found at http://www.methods.manchester.ac.uk/events/summer-school-2016/
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