Events

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

Online workshop: How to become a Computational Social Scientist

11:00 - 12:30 13 May 2021

Scientific research and teaching is increasingly influenced by computational tools, methods and paradigms. The social sciences are no different, with many new forms of social data only available or practical through computational means (Kitchen, 2014). While to some degree social science research has always been marked by technological approac..

UK manufacturing must digitise in order to grow

15:30 - 17:00 17 May 2021

Join us for Manchester Institute of Innovation Research Seminar Series 20/21, webinar hosted by guest speaker, Donna Edwards, Managing Director Business Support and Business Finance, Growth Company and Programme Director Made Smarter North West Pilot. Register to attend via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/manchester-institute-of-i..

INFRA+ Infrastructure for Fragmented Cities: Southeast Asia

14:30 - 18 May 2021

Speakers: Prof Amita Bhide, Tata Institute of Social Sciences Shubhagato Dasgupta, Centre for Policy Research Arif Hasan Dr Kavita Wankhade, Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) Sasanka Velindadla, WASH institute Chair: Ms Purva Dewoolkar, University of Manchester Find out more about the webinar series here: https://padlet..

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

11:00 - 12:30 18 May 2021

Secondary analysis is a great way to get experience working with data without having to go into the field. This free workshop, organised by the UK Data Service, will take you through the research process of a secondary analysis project, which includes an overview of the methodological, ethical, and procedural issues. If you are a postgraduate..

Webinar: What is Synthetic Data?

13:00 - 14:00 18 May 2021

In this free webinar series, we cover the advantages and disadvantages of synthetic data. We explore the variety of methods available to generate synthetic data. Finally, we discuss the nuanced definitions comprising synthetic data itself. In this first webinar we introduce synthetic data and explore some reasons why we want to use it. We in..

Webinar: Synthetic Data - Masking and Redaction

13:00 - 14:00 25 May 2021

In this free webinar series, we cover the advantages and disadvantages of synthetic data. We explore the variety of methods available to generate synthetic data. Finally, we discuss the nuanced definitions comprising synthetic data itself. In this second webinar, we explore two categories of data synthesis methods: Masking - The process of r..

Digital Futures - Digital Trust and Security Seminar with Guest Speaker Neil Jones, Head of Cybersecurity and Innovation, Greater Manchester Police

12:45 - 26 May 2021

We are delighted to announce Neil Jones, Head of Cybersecurity and Innovation, Greater Manchester Police as a guest speaker for the upcoming Digital Trust & Security Seminar Series, taking place on Wednesday 12th May. The Digital Trust & Security Seminar Series are designed to highlight key insights into developments, challenges and identify..

How, why, and when do inter-organisational collaborations in healthcare work? A realist review of evidence

12:30 - 13:30 26 May 2021

Join us at the Institute for Health Policy and Organisation (IHPO) seminar series on 26 May. Register your interest on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ihpo-seminar-series-tickets-151607224289 Zoom details: https://zoom.us/j/99740423843 Meeting ID: 997 4042 3843 Abstract: Health systems are facing unprecedented socioeconomic pr..

MUI Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Series: Green Infrastructure

21:00 - 22:30 27 May 2021

Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Webinar Series. Webinar four: Green Infrastructure The COVID-19 crisis has put urban infrastructure under the spotlight. New questions on the ways we build (and build back) infrastructure in cities are now front and centre globally. Faced with a combination of economic, environmental, health and..

Webinar: Consent issues in data sharing

10:00 - 11:00 27 May 2021

Does your research involve human participants? This means your research will require ethical approval. Do you know the difference between types of consent, for example consent for research participation and consent for data protection? How much do you know about the role of informed consent in data sharing and reuse, ethically and legally? Do..