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Conferences and Events

The Sheffield Methods Institute works with other departments across the university and with our external parters to host conferences and events for researchers, students and the wider academic and professional community, both across the UK and internationally.

Introduction to Multi-Level-Modelling with Dr Andrew Bell

22nd June 2017

The Sheffield Methods Institute, The University of Sheffield

Multi-Level-Modelling (MLMs) allow researchers to use data that has a multilevel structure, such as pupils within schools, individuals within neighbourhoods, or longitudinal panel data where observations are nested within individuals. Lead by our one of our team of experts in quantitative methods, Dr Andrew Bell will take you through this intensive introductory training course using MLwiN.

There are 15 spaces available on the course by application and is free to doctoral students registered on a social science degree programme at an ESRC-funded Doctoral Training Centre. Fees apply to other applicants and applications close on 8th June.

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Urban Segregation and Inequality in Europe and China Conference

31st July 2017

The Sheffield Methods Institute, The University of Sheffield 

In collaboration with The School of East Asian Studies and funded by the ESRC, this three-quarter day conference focuses on the residential segregation and inequality in European and Chinese cities.

Open to academics, researchers and practitioners alike, this conference is free to attend. 

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ESRC Summer School: Analysing Segregation

Applied Statistical Methods for Analysing Segregation & Inequality

1-4 August 2017

The University of Sheffield

Following the Urban Segregation and Inequality in Europe and China Conference and in collaboration with the School of East Asian studies, this four day intensive summer school will provide training in quantitative methods that measure segregation like R and Spatial Analysis. 

This summer school is aimed at researchers interested in the quantitative analysis of segregation using the latest methods. The course is open to academics, postgraduate students and researchers outside of academia interested in improving their skills in this area. 

Applications to attend close on 9th June and fees apply, bursaries are available. 

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