Events

Find out more about events, seminars, and public lectures in the Faculty of Humanities.

MIOIR Seminar Series - Zooming into the earth of patents: Methodological steps to examine their potential harms

15:30 - 16:30 26 September 2022

Join us for the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research Seminar Series 22/23, webinar hosted by Professor Elisa Giuliani and Dr Gianluca Biggi from REMARC – Responsible Management Research Center, University of Pisa. Register to attend via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/manchester-institute-of-innovation-researchelisa-giulia..

PGCE Primary Virtual Information Session

18:00 - 19:00 27 September 2022

A combination of impressive academic rankings and committed school partnerships means a PGCE from The University of Manchester will set you up for a bright future in teaching with a qualification that is recognised across the globe. Join our free, virtual Information Session for an introduction to the PGCE teacher training for Primary level,..

Uncertainty, methods and research design

09:30 - 13:00 03 October 2022

This half day course explores uncertainty, anticipation, ignorance and surprise, and offer practical support in relation to design and methodologies. Uncertainty in research design and practice is having a continuing impact on researchers’ methodological considerations. NCRM’s Changing Research Practices project highlighted that uncerta..

Online workshop: Introduction to the Family Resources Survey

09:30 - 13:00 04 October 2022

Do you want to know more about using data from the Family Resources Survey for research? The Family Resources Survey (FRS) provides some of the most detailed information about the incomes and living circumstances of households and families in the UK. Researchers can access data from the survey via the UK Data Service. This free half-day onli..

Dissertation projects: Introduction to secondary analysis for qualitative and quantitative data

10:00 - 11:30 06 October 2022

Secondary analysis offers a great option for dissertation students who are looking to gain experience working with data but who have limited abilities to go out into the field or would like to study a hard-to-reach population. This free workshop will take you through the research process of a secondary analysis project, including an overview..

[Internal UoM Event] Imaging Innovation Club Monthly Meeting

14:00 - 15:00 06 October 2022

This is a monthly meeting of the Imaging Innovation Club. Innovation Spotlight: Tony Richards - Advanced Heritage Imaging: Acquisition and Delivery Tony Richards, Senior Photographer, will talk through the recent implementation of advanced imaging techniques in aid of research at the John Rylands Research Institute and Library. He will dis..

PGCE Secondary: Virtual information session

18:00 - 10 October 2022

A combination of impressive academic rankings and committed school partnerships means a PGCE from The University of Manchester will set you up for a bright future in teaching with a qualification that is recognised in numerous countries across the globe. Join our free, virtual information session for an introduction to the PGCE teacher traini..

Data in the spotlight: Large scale social surveys

10:00 - 11:30 11 October 2022

Did you know that data from major social surveys such as the British Social Attitudes survey, the Labour Force Survey and the Health Survey for England can be accessed for research and teaching? These UK surveys provide a rich source of data from representative samples on important social and economic topics including work, family life, healt..

Disasters and gender: presence and absence (HCRI Landmark Lecture)

17:30 - 19:00 11 October 2022

The HCRI 2022 Landmark Lecture will be given by UCL's Prof. Maureen Fordham, an expert on community-based disaster risk reduction and vulnerability analysis, focusing on the inclusion of a range of marginalised social groups in disaster risk reduction, especially women and girls. More on Maureen at: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/risk-disaster-reducti..

Introduction to copyright: Copyright and publishing

10:00 - 11:30 14 October 2022

This workshop is the first of two on ‘Introduction to Copyright’. The first session focuses on copyright considerations in the context of publishing while the second session focuses on copyright issues in secondary data use. Copyright is an area of scholarly communications that affects every researcher at some stage of their academic care..