Events - Archive Events

  • 5th February 2013 to 6th February 2013

    Longitudinal analysis

    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.

  • Conference 25th February 2013 to 26th February 2013

    Web surveys for the general population: How, why and when?

     

    How – and to what extent – can the web be used to survey the general population? The first conference from the NCRM Network for Methodological Innovation in Web Surveys will bring together the leading thinkers in this emerging area of research.

  • 27th February 2013 to 28th February 2013

    Longitudinal modelling

    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.

  • Short Courses 19th March 2013 to 20th March 2013

    Systematic reviews for policy and practice

    This course allows students to develop a critical understanding of the principles and practice of research synthesis. It will provide students with a critical understanding of the purpose of systematic research synthesis and its relevance to evidence informed policy and practice.

  • Conference 27th March 2013

    MCS age 14 consultative conference

    The age 14 survey of the Millennium Cohort Study will take place in 2015. CLS is currently consulting stakeholders on the content and questions to be covered by the survey. This conference will present the draft proposals for debate to academic, policy and third sector audiences.

  • Workshop 9th April 2013 9:30 to 16:30

    Introductory workshop: 1958 and 1970 birth cohort studies

    This workshop introduces the 1958 National Child Development Study (NCDS) and the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70), focusing on the data from the surveys carried out when the study members were aged 50 and 38 years respectively.

  • 24th April 2013 to 25th April 2013

    Research for policy

    This two-day course is for people who want to understand the relationship between research and policy. The course aims to familiarise students with theory and practical issues with getting research into the policy arena both from a research point of view and from a policy maker’s point of view.

  • 2nd May 2013 to 3rd May 2013

    Evaluation methods and economic appraisal: Part 1

    This two-day course explains the role that economic analysis can play in policy evaluation. It focuses on a selection of quasi-experimental approaches to evaluation of policy.

  • 16th May 2013 to 17th May 2013

    Evaluation methods and economic appraisal: Part 2

    This two-day course explains the role that economic analysis can play in policy evaluation. It focuses on a selection of quasi-experimental approaches to evaluation of policy.