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Events in the School of Law

Find out more about events, seminars and public lectures in the School of Law.

Introduction to ArcGIS

25 May 2018

The course will explore the fundamentals of GIS through the analysis of real, recent crime data, straight from the Greater Manchester Police. Attendees will gain a good overview of the fundamentals of Geographical Information Science, gain experience in the analysis and representation of both vector and raster datasets, and learn how to turn t..

Social Media for Data Analysis (CPD accredited)

28 May 2018

This course describes how to use free Windows software Mozdeh to gather tweets and to download comments on YouTube videos. The course will also describe simple methods to gain insights into the meaning of the downloaded texts and to identify patterns within the data. You will learn to use the free Mozdeh Windows software to: Gather tweets fro..

Introduction to Data Analysis 1 (CPD accredited)

14 June 2018

This course provides an introduction to the theory and methods of quantitative data analysis, focusing on the social survey. It has an emphasis on hands-on learning, with a series of practical sessions using the statistical software package SPSS to explore data from the British Social Attitudes survey. The course will: Introduce participants..

Introduction to Data Analysis 2 (CPD accredited)

15 June 2018

This course provides an introduction to the theory and methods of quantitative data analysis of relationships between variables, focussing on the techniques of Chi-square tests, correlation and linear regression. The course will examine relationships between variables covering: the concept of statistical significance the theory and execution..

Design of experiments and analysing experimental data

22 June 2018

This course is designed for those interested in the design, conduct, and analysis of experiments in the social sciences. The course will examine how to design experiments, carry them out, and analyse the experimental data. Positioned in the context of online market research, the course will also cover the use of experiments in market research...

Illicit drug user support, stigma and urban effects: debating injecting and consumption rooms in South Western Sydney

13:00 - 14:30 11 September 2018

The wide consumption of illicit drugs such as heroin and crystal methamphetamine results in ongoing division about whether these practices are criminal law or public health matters. To date, Sydney’s MSIC (Medically Supervised Injecting Centre – opened on a trial basis in 2001) has been the only operating Australian urban location that..

International Law and Universality - 2018 Conference of the European Society of International Law

12 - 15 September 2018

Join us for the 14th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law. The 2018 conference, hosted by the Manchester International Law Centre at The University of Manchester, will take a hard and unflinching look at the multitude of roles and functions played by universality in international legal discourses as well as the in it..

Annual Harry Street Lecture

17:00 - 19:00 15 November 2018

This year's Harry Street lecture will be delivered by Lucy Powell, MP for Manchester Central. She is an extremely active member of Parliament and served as a Shadow Education Secretary from 2015 to 2016. Since her election Lucy has campaigned hard against the Government’s cuts to Manchester’s public services, the privatisation of the am..

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