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  • ESRC Festival of Social Science

    Caring responsibilities in middle and early older age

    3rd November 2014 12:00 to 14:00

    Effects of caring responsibilities on health, lifestyle and employment. Hosted by CLS and Age UK.

  • 6th Annual European DDI User Conference

    2nd December 2014 to 3rd December 2014

    EDDI14 is organised jointly by the IOE - Institute of Education, University of London, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, and IDSC of IZA - International Data Service Center of the Institute for the Study of Labour.

  • Statistical analysis 2

    12th November 2014 to 13th November 2014

    This course introduces students to the principles and assumptions of regression-based analysis methods such as linear, logistic and multinomial logistic regression. Students will learn the theory in a classroom setting before using SPSS to analyse real data with practical examples.

  • Impact evaluation methods: Part 1

    14th January 2015 to 15th January 2015

    This two-day course explains the use of experimental and quasi-experimental methods in evaluating economic and social policy. It addresses how these methods can be used most effectively and how best to understand and appraise other researchers’ uses of them.

  • Impact evaluation methods: Part 2

    4th February 2015 to 5th February 2015

    This two-day course follows on from Impact evaluation methods: Part 1; drawing on the evaluation framework this covered, with practical examples and an optional computer session.

  • Longitudinal analysis

    11th February 2015 to 12th February 2015

    This two-day introductory course is for students who want to know more about longitudinal data and research design, and how longitudinal data and research can be used to answer key policy questions. It forms the first two days of the four day MSc module on ‘Longitudinal Research and Analysis’, but can be taken as a stand-alone course.

  • Longitudinal modelling

    4th March 2015 to 5th March 2015

    This two day advanced course aims to provide the methodological and technical skills required to understand the role that longitudinal data can play in the analysis and evaluation of government and other policy interventions. It is intended as a follow on from the Longitudinal analysis course. A basic level of statistical awareness is required.

  • International comparisons of educational attainment

    23rd April 2015 to 24th April 2015

    This two-day course aims to develop a systematic understanding, and a critical awareness, of current issues surrounding international comparisons.

  • Data reduction and latent variable models

    17th June 2015 to 18th June 2015

    This course provides students with an understanding of, and gives them practice in, the use of data reduction techniques and non-regression based analysis methods such as principal component analysis and factor analysis.

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