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  • Big data lecture

    Public Lecture - Data, Decisions & Society

    Data, Decisions and Society: How Streaming Data and Real-Time Analytics Are Changing the Way We Live

    The University is delighted to welcome Ted Dunning and Ellen Friedman to give a public lecture about data in today’s digital society.

  • HK data viz

    Helen Kennedy Data Visualization seminar

    Leading scholar in data visualizations, Helen Kennedy will present findings from her 'Seeing Data' research project, which explored the factors that affect engagement with data visualizations. 

  • DWP Data Science Hub networking event

    The SMI is pleased to welcome to The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to showcase it's Data Science Hub to The University of Sheffield's data analysts interested in improving policy.

  • Data in  the media

    Making Sense of Data in the Media

    In collaboration with FutureLearn our leading experts have created an online course to learn how to make sense of social statistics and economic data.

    The course is a great introduction to quantitative social science it's free!

  • myQuiz

    Improving students' statistical learning

    Developed Adam Whitworth from the Department of Geography with support from the Faculty of Social Sciences and the SMI, this new web-based learning tool will help student across the Faculty to refine their statistical skills.

  • Quantitative Research

    Quantitative Research in Education Conference

    Following successful joint conferences with Journalism and Town and Regional Planning, we are now pleased to annouce our latest collaboration with the School of Education.

    We're hosting Quantitative Research in Education Conference with the School of Education and Applied Quantitative Methods Network (AQMeN) on 7th October.

  • SMI one year on

    The SMI one year on - anniversary celebration

    In celebration of our first year since our launch we're hosting a drinks reception mark how far we've come and look to the future to where we're going.

  • New Frontiers

    New Frontiers in Teaching Quantitative Social Sciences Conference

    In celebration of the SMI's first anniversary we are hosting a half day conference bringing together the leading experts in teaching Quantitative methods to the next generation of social scientists.

    The conference will be followed by a drinks reception in celebration of the SMI's first year of achievements.

  • MASH

    Summer workshops with MASH

    The Sheffield Methods Institute is offering a series of summer statistics workshops with Maths and Statistics Help (MASH).

  • Quants crime poster

    Quantitative Analysis of Crime Conference

    The SMI is bringing together cutting edge research in quantitative crime analysis in a one-day conference in collaboration with the Centre of Criminological Research (CCR) and the Department of Town and Regional Planning (TRP).

  • Mark Taylor

    Arts funding in #GE2015

    Sociologist and data expert, Mark Taylor looks at the arts funding in the manifestos in #GE2015

  • Charles Pattie

    Personality versus policy

    SMI's electoral geogrpahy expert, Charles Pattie looks at data to determine whether it's leaders personality or party policy that influences voters.

  • Charles Pattie

    The great undecided

    Charles Pattie takes a look at the data behind the undecided voters and predicts how they'll be thinking coming 7th May.

  • Todd Hartman

    Data reveals the real marginal seats

    Political psychologist and polling expert, Todd Hartman looks at how data has revealed the marginal seats in this year's election.

  • Charles Pattie

    SNP support bucks the political trend

    Political parties can no longer rely on steady partisanship to guarantee voters as people's loyalty to political parties dwindles. With the exception of the SNP - who are bucking this trend with ever growing popularity.

    SMI's Charles Pattie explains why the party is only just starting for the SNP.