Date: Friday 18th March 2011
Venue: University Place, University of Manchester
This course is for people who have prior experience of doing mixed methods research and would like some training and guidance. The course will focus particularly on doing mixed methods research with longitudinal survey data. We will examine different strategies for doing mixed methods research, the limitations of survey data, sampling from a survey for qualitative work, and ways of generating and mixing data, offering examples from our own work, and ways of generating and mixing data, offering examples from our own work with the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) and the National Child Development Study (NCDS). The course will open with a short introduction from each of the two studies on the kinds of mixed methods work we are doing, followed by three sessions, each focusing on a different issue related to mixed methods research.
- James Nazroo (University of Manchester)
- Vanessa May (University of Manchester)
- Mike Savage (University of York)
- Andrew Miles (University of Manchester)
Places are limited and you must submit an application by 10am on Monday 7th February 2011.
Fees: £60 (staff of academic or not-for-profit organisations), £30 (student/unwaged), £220 (other)
For more information, and to apply, please visit our website http://www.manchester.ac.uk/realities/events/training/mixed_methods_2/index.html