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

Social Statistics Seminars 2021/22

01 October 2021 - 30 June 2022

We are pleased to announce this year's Social Statistics Seminars. Our speakers: 12/10: Iris Gomez-Lopez (University of Michigan) 02/11: David Haziza (University of Ottawa) 07/12: Brady West (University of Michigan) 18/01: Neil Sheldon (Teaching Statistics Trust) 08/02: Christian Steglich (University of Groningen) 01/03: Emilio Zagheni..

Webinar: Introduction to agent-based modelling for social scientists

13:00 - 14:00 19 January 2022

Social science seeks to understand and predict patterns involving human behaviour, many of which are large-scale and complex. However, social science explanations or predictions can be difficult to test and refine because of the serious ethical and practical barriers to running experiments on the real world! For example, there are many possibl..

Meet the ultimate entrepreneurs

17:30 - 18:30 25 January 2022

Get inspired for your next career move. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to meet leading entrepreneurs in the fields of innovation, fashion and real estate. The University of Manchester will be talking to founders of BrandLab 360, Jennifer Drury and Dan O'Connell, who are entrepreneurs with a passion for applying technology to existin..

UoM – Wellcome/ISSF Sandpits – Causal Inference in Biomedical Research

10:00 - 15:30 25 January 2022

This event is one of two University of Manchester Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund ‘Sandpit’ events taking place in 2022. This is an online event. The event aims to stimulate new Biomedical/AI collaborative activity, focused on causal inference. Following a tutorial on causal inference and talks by external speakers, parti..

Online workshop: Introduction to the Labour Force Survey and Annual Population Survey

09:45 - 14:30 26 January 2022

This free online workshop, organised by the UK Data Service, will give background information needed to work with LFS and APS data confidently. The workshop will be led by experts from the Office for National Statistics and the UK Data Service. It will include presentations and practical sessions along with opportunities to ask questions and m..

09:30 - 16:30 27 January 2022

The user conference brings data producers and data users together to share updates on the development of the surveys and to showcase research that is being carried out using the data. The programme contains a mixture of presentations from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and researchers who use data from the UK Labour Force Survey (LFS..

Sustainable Futures Seminar Series | Green space: How off-world construction technologies could promote sustainable development on Earth & Microbial engineering for a healthy planet

14:00 - 15:15 27 January 2022

This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Dr Neil Dixon and Dr Aled Roberts Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event chair (TBC) 14:05: Dr Aled Roberts, Research Fellow, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology at The University of Manchester Green space: How off-wor..

MIOIR Seminar Series - Workforce age diversity and innovation performance: Evidence from a panel of U.K. universities

15:30 - 16:30 31 January 2022

Join us for the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research Seminar Series 21/22, webinar hosted by Dr Shukhrat Nasirov, Lecturer in Innovation at the Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester, UK. Register to attend via Eventbrite:

In Search of Climate Politics - Book Launch

15:30 - 17:30 08 February 2022

Come join us to discuss the new book by Matthew Paterson, Professor of International Politics and interim director of the Sustainable Consumption Institute. The book asks an oddly neglected question – In what ways is climate change political? Drawing on analyses of diverse initiatives and conflicts around climate change in Ottawa, Canada, re..

Bogdanow Online Holocaust Materclass 2022

15:00 - 16:30 09 February 2022

'Refugees and gender studies: new perspectives in Holocaust studies'. Prof. Marion Kaplan (New York University). Prof. Kaplan is a three-time winner of the National Jewish Book Award for her books: The Making of the Jewish Middle Class: Women, Family and Identity in Imperial Germany (New York, Oxford University Press, 1991); Between Dignity an..