Events

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

Data for dissertations

10:00 - 11:30 11 October 2021

Join this online session to learn about data available for dissertations with case studies, tips and details of the UK Data Service Dissertation Award. Through the UK Data Service, you can access the UK’s largest collection of social and economic data including data large nationally representative social surveys, the UK Census, internationa..

UK Data Service Dissertation week

11 - 15 October 2021

Join the UK Data Service for our dissertation week. Designed for undergraduates students and their supervisors, the week will: - highlight data available for dissertations, - give ideas for projects, - and share tips and tools for managing your data and work. There'll be webinars, online workshops, a data drop-in session as well as links to..

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

10:00 - 11:30 12 October 2021

Are you thinking of using existing data in your dissertation? Join this workshop for a practical run through of the research process of a secondary analysis project. We'll be discussing methodological, ethical, and procedural issues.

HCRI Landmark Lecture: Bio-Power, Governmentality of Killing and Indigenous People

17:00 - 19:30 12 October 2021

For over 63 years since 1958, unknown to the world , the Indian government imposed a martial law called the Armed Forces (Special Power) Act on 45 million indigenous peoples who live in the region of Manipur and Northeast India, a geo-strategic region that borders 5 countries. Over 50,000 have killed in the region besides numerous incidences o..

Why and how to document your steps?

10:30 - 12:00 13 October 2021

When analysing data it can be easy to forget what you've done and why you did it. For example, you may remember that you removed the outliers, but do you remember how many were removed, what effect removing them had, or why you chose the cut-off point that you used? This can be a real problem for several reasons. What if you want to go back a..

Data in the spotlight: Large scale social surveys

10:00 - 11:30 14 October 2021

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..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr Laura Quick (University of Oxford) ‘Monstrous Bodies in the Book of Job’

14:00 - 16:00 14 October 2021

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. All sessions will take place in a hybrid format - attendance is possible in person or online via Zoom. To register to attend online, please email siobhan.jolley@manchester.ac.uk. For more on the Centre for Biblical Studies, please see our website at https://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religio..

How to anonymise qualitative and quantitative data

11:00 - 12:30 18 October 2021

The past two years has seen a huge change in expectations for researchers in how they manage and share participants’ information. There are new legal obligations, such as the GDPR, as well as a greater emphasis in sharing data after the completion of a research project. The process of anonymisation is an essential part to protect the identit..

Data management basics: Introduction to data management and sharing

11:00 - 12:30 21 October 2021

Data management is essential to make sure that well-organised, well-documented, high quality and shareable research data result from our research projects. The introductory workshops on Data Management Basics are intended for researchers and anyone who wants to learn about research data management. This workshop is part of a series of two work..

Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr Sarah Parkhouse (University of Manchester) ‘Selling the Mysteries in Roman Egypt: Christian Entrepreneurship and the Pistis Sophia’

14:00 - 16:00 21 October 2021

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. All sessions will take place in a hybrid format - attendance is possible in person or online via Zoom. To register to attend online, please email siobhan.jolley@manchester.ac.uk. For more on the Centre for Biblical Studies, please see our website at https://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religi..