Events - Archive Events

  • Other 17th May 2012 17:30 to 19:30

    Neville Butler Memorial Lecture 2012: Why Birth Cohort Studies Matter - Contributions to Science and Policy

    Institute of Education | University of London


    Speaker: John Hobcraft, ESRC Strategic Adviser for Data Resources and Professor of Demography and Social Policy, University of York

  • 20th June 2012 to 21st June 2012

    Sampling design

    This two day course is for social researchers and analysts who want to learn the principles of survey sampling and acquire an in-depth understanding of the practical considerations regarding different sampling and weighting methods.

  • Conference 2nd July 2012 to 5th July 2012

    5th ESRC Research Methods Festival

    Hear CLS and IOE researchers talk about the British birth cohort studies at the upcoming ESRC Research methods festival.

  • 9th October 2012 to 10th October 2012

    Statistics 1: Methods of data analysis

    This two-day course is for people who want to develop their skills in data analysis. The course aims to familiarise students with: basic descriptive statistics; hypothesis testing and statistical significance; correlation and regression analyses.

  • Conference 29th October 2012 to 31st October 2012

    EUCCONET and SLLS International Conference


    The joint International Conference of The Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies and the European Child Cohort Network. Registration closes 15 September, or August 20 for bursary holders.

  • 8th November 2012 to 9th November 2012

    Statistics 2: Multivariate analysis

    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.

  • 20th November 2012 to 21st November 2012

    Experimental and quasi-experimental design

    This two-day course aims to develop a better understanding of experimental and quasi-experimental methods amongst students.

  • Conference 20th November 2012

    The value and use of cohort studies for social investigation and policy making


    A conference on use, value and impact of cohort studies, links between research and policy, and other issues.

  • Workshop 28th November 2012 9:30 to 16:30

    Introductory workshop: Millennium Cohort Study

    This workshop introduces the Millennium Cohort Study to first-time data users. It includes a practical session where participants can experiment with analysing the data under the guidance of experienced users.

  • 11th December 2012 to 12th December 2012

    Data reduction and latent variable models

    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.