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  • G Galster

    George Galster comes to the SMI

    Professor George Galster talks crime in the neighbourhood

    Professor George Galster returns to The University of Sheffield to present a seminar jointly hosted between the SMI and the Department of Town and Regional Planning.

    As part of the Social and Business Statistic Network (SBSN) series of events George will be presenting his research : Neighborhood Context and Criminal Behaviors of the Disadvantaged: Evidence from a Copenhagen Natural Experiment on Thursday 25 June 10.30am - 12.00pm at the SMI Teaching Room (TBC)

  • Charles Pattie

    Leadership Q&A

    Forget Cameron Vs Miliband, the debates could be more important for smaller parties

    SMI Director of BA in Quantitative Social Sciences, Professor Charles Pattie writes in The Conversation his take on last week's televised leadership Q&A. By examining the data from the 2010 TV debates Charles determines that it's the smaller parties that will gain from the TV exposure.

  • Todd Hartman

    British voters don’t care and Americans hate each other

    British voters don’t care and Americans hate each other

    SMI Director of Learning and Teaching, Dr Todd Hartman writes in The Conversation about the comparisons between the US and UK's attitudes towards elections, and how data has delivered key insights.

  • Gwilym Pryce

    Poverty in Suburbia

    SMI in the news - Poverty is moving to the suburbs

    SMI Director Gwilym Pryce writes in The Conversation about the growing trend of surban poverty, based on research from the AQMeN research centre.

    The research from a recently released briefing paper will inform policy makers about the shift in suburban poverty, to influence where budgets are divided geographically.

  • Social & Business Statistics

    Social & Business Statistics Network

    The Sheffield Methods Institute launches Social & Business Statistics Network

    The Sheffield Methods Institute launches the Social & Business Statistics (SBS) Network to promote innovation, interdisciplinary working and professional development for those interested or working with quantitative data.

  • ESRC FEstival

    ESRC Festival

    SMI leads with interactive workshop in real time polling for ESRC Festival of Social Sciences

    The Sheffield Methods Institute, along with the Faculty of Social Sciences Outreach team took part in the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences holding an interactive workshop for college students using surveys and interpreting data, introducing quantitative methods to them in an engaging and entertaining way.

  • SMI Launch

    Launching The Sheffield Methods Instiute

    Sheffield Methods Institute launched to improve numeracy skills in Social Sciences

    The University of Sheffield has launched a world-class institute to tackle a major shortage of social science graduates with the numerical skills the UK job market is demanding. The Sheffield Methods Institute (SMI) is a specialist centre for research methods training, particularly quantitative methods.