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  • 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.

  • Migrants in the city

    Migrants in the City : New Dynamics of Migation in Urban Settings

    Migrants in the City: New Dynamics of Migation in Urban Settings

    The SMI along with its co-organisers; Faculty of Social Sciences Migration Research Group and Applied Quantitative Methods Network (AQMeN) is hosting its first international and interdisciplinary conference on 12th  & 13th October in Culter's Hall, Sheffield.

  • Dr Grossman

    Emily Grossman talks statistics in media

    Broadcaster, Dr Emily Grossman, from Sky 1's Ducks Quacks Don't Echo, will be talking about statistics in the media in a joint seminar with The Department of Journalism Studies.

  • Gwilym Pryce

    Tale of two recoveries

    SMI Director Gwilym Pryce writes about the recovery of the housing market in Glasgow for the Glasgow Solictors Property Centre (GSPC).

  • Charles Pattie

    Could Nick Clegg really lose his seat in the general election?

    Could Nick Clegg really lose his seat in the general election?

    SMI's Professor Charles Pattie looks into the history behind Nick Clegg's Sheffield Hallam seat and what the future holds according to the data.