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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.

Mudbloods, Muggles & the Magic of Social Integration

Harry Potter: The History of Magic - Libraries Sheffield

27 November 2017

 Carpenters Room, The Central Library, Sheffield 

In collaboration with Libraries Sheffield's series of events : Harry Potter - The History of Magic, Professor Gwilym Pryce is discussing the magic of social integration and prejudice in the context of Harry Potter in this unique and engaging talk for families.

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Creating Shareable Research Data:

Managing and Archiving Social Science Research Data

28 - 29 November 2017

ICOSS Conference Room, The University of Sheffield

Hosted by the University of Sheffield Library and the Sheffield Methods Institute in collaboration with UK Data Service, this two day workshop will  help improve your knowledge and skills on creating shareable social science research data, managing that data, and the archiving and publishing of that data at the end of your research project.

This workshop is designed for ESRC grant holders and researchers who are expected to archive their data with the UK Data Service for future reuse at the end of their project, but also other researchers interested in publishing data to make them available for reuse or as evidence for a published paper will benefit from this workshop.

The workshop is a paid for event, and the SMI and University of Sheffield Library can offer four funded places available for ESRC grant holders. Please contact Maria Mawson before 31st October for more details on the available places - m.b.mawson@sheffield.ac.uk. 

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