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June 2017

The challenges and opportunities for collaborating with substance testing services

June 6, 2017 @ 9:15 am - 3:30 pm
70 Oxford Street, 70 Oxford Street, formerly The Corner House
Manchester, M1 5NM United Kingdom
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A free event for local authorities, public health teams, police, event organizers, promoters, media, clubbers, drug users and interested others. Under global prohibition, users of illegal drugs cannot be assured of the content of the drugs they take.  Services that provide forensic testing of substances submitted by users are leading the way in allowing drug users to make more informed choices.  But what are the legal, moral and practical challenges of providing this kind of service?  We find out from…

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November 2017

Methods Fair 2017

November 1, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Roscoe Building, University of Manchester, Roscoe Building
Manchester, M13 9PL United Kingdom
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This year’s Methods Fair will be held on 1 November at The University of Manchester. The theme is creative data presentation and visualisation.  The event will be held in the Roscoe Building on the University of Manchester Oxford Road Campus. Researchers use a range of methodologies, some which automatically lend themselves to presenting data in creative ways and others, less so. At the annual Methods Fair methods@manchester are celebrating the inventive ways research findings are presented and communicated. Researchers use…

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September 2018

Conference Clarity from the PhD complexity? – Methods North West Annual Methods X Conference

September 19, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Lancaster University Lancaster, LA1 4YW United Kingdom + Google Map
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The ESRC’s North West Doctoral Training Programme and its MethodsNW teams are joining forces to provide the region’s students with an opportunity to explore their research and underpinning methodology in a supportive and interdisciplinary environment. The conference aims to stimulate the sharing of ideas and to help students build up methods-related networks with researchers working in complimentary areas. If you are interested in getting involved, or simply submitting a paper (abstract up to 500 words by 5pm, 3 September 2018), please email…

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May 2019

Methods X 2019

May 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
University of Liverpool

The Third Annual ESRC North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership and Methods North West Methods X Conference 17th May 2019, University of Liverpool Overview The Third Annual Methods X Conference is being held in the University of Liverpool on Friday the 17th May 2019. It represents an opportunity for postgraduate researchers from across the region to come together to showcase and discuss the methods and methodologies at the centre of their research and exchange ideas, experiences and insights. It…

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June 2019

Methodological innovations to meet 21st Century societal challenges

June 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Roscoe Building, University of Manchester, Roscoe Building
Manchester, M13 9PL United Kingdom
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£5 – £10

Registration is now open for this joint conference organised by the Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research and methods@manchester. Date: 10 June 2019 Time: 9am-5pm Fee: full day fee of £5 postgrad students or £10 non-postgrad students/other Registration closes: 31 May 2019 Location: Roscoe Building, The University of Manchester, UK, M13 9PL Conference outline The conference is multi-disciplinary and focuses on methodological innovation in a wide range of fields including sociology, economics, criminology, health and geography. The methods showcased are diverse…

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