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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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.