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June 2020

Jun 25

This session will be a live interview and Q&A with Margaret Laurie, who recently completed her online viva, and her examiner Dr Katie Cebula. Find…

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Jun 26
26 June 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learning Lunch: Postdoctoral Fellowships

Attendance: 41 / 40

This session will be of interest to any doctoral researchers considering applying for Postdoctoral Fellowships. It will offer an informal introduction to different kinds of…

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August 2020

Aug 19
19 August 2020 @ 10:00 am - 20 August 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Multilevel Modelling for Repeated and Correlated Data: Application Using STATA Software

Online
Attendance: 21 / 25

Multilevel models are composed of fixed and random effects components and are used extensively in social sciences to analyse either hierarchical structured data that involve…

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September 2020

Sep 3
3 September 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Project Planning in Uncertain Times

Attendance: 85 / ∞

Aimed at those entering 2nd and 3rd year, this session will provide a space to think through the challenges of project planning in uncertain times.…

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Sep 10
10 September 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11 September 2020 @ 12:30 pm

Affective Reimagining: The University for Us

Online
Attendance: 17 / 20

Feeling emotional? Us too. This two-day workshop wants to harness the power of emotions to rethink the University to work for us, and put people…

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Sep 15
15 September 2020 @ 10:00 am - 18 September 2020 @ 3:30 pm

Co-designing Research: Widening Impact through Critical Materialist and Posthumanist approaches

Online
Attendance: 25 / 25

The training programme will combine a mix of synchronous and asynchronous activities with inputs from academics across social sciences and arts and humanities active in…

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Sep 15
15 September 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Engaging Creatively with Research Participants Online

Online
Attendance: 30 / 30

When fieldwork is unexpectedly cancelled or postponed, how can researchers build trust and engage with research participants in a positive, meaningful, and ethical manner? The…

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The proliferation of smartphone technologies has considerably expanded social scientists’ methodological repertoire. Although widely recognised as flexible and powerful research tools, smartphone technologies in social…

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Sep 18
18 September 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Introduction to Institutional Ethnography and Its Application in Health-Related Research

Online
Attendance: 15 / 15

IE approach is considered as an alternative sociology, a sociology from the standpoint of participants. The workshop will provide an overview of institutional ethnography, an…

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Sep 22

Join Michelle Jamieson and Tawnya Renelle for an exciting session on integrating creativity into your research. This workshop will cover some theory of reflexivity, the…

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October 2020

Oct 22
22 October 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Using Gaelic in Social Sciences Research – Ag rannsachadh le Gàidhlig anns na Saidheansan Sòisealta

Online via Zoom
Attendance: 11 / 14

This interactive online workshop on the 22nd of October is for PhD researchers across Scotland interested in using Scottish Gaelic in social sciences research. We will…

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Oct 28
28 October 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 25 November 2020 @ 4:00 pm

STATA for Business and Management Students

Online via Zoom
Attendance: 15 / 15

This training event aims to provide an introduction to STATA for Business and Management students. The course assumes no prior knowledge of STATA and covers…

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November 2020

Nov 4
4 November 2020 @ 10:00 am - 18 November 2020 @ 12:00 pm

Quantitative Approaches to Linguistic and Textual Analysis and Data Visualisation Using R

Online via Zoom
Attendance: 22 / 20

Quantitative data are central to social and political research. As online forums proliferate, the amount of sources of quantitative data available has exploded over the…

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Nov 12
12 November 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Conducting Research with LGBTQ+ People Using Online Resources

Online via Zoom
Attendance: 24 / 30

This student-led training will provide advanced methods training in engaging with marginalized groups and understanding secondary data on said groups with a specific focus on…

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Nov 23
23 November 2020 @ 10:00 am - 25 November 2020 @ 3:00 pm

Conducting PGR Research in a Time of COVID-19: Conceptual and Methodological Reframings

Online
Attendance: 40 / 40

Under the remit of ‘Reframing Research’, peer-to-peer training sessions will focus on a variety of topics including Archival Research; Fieldwork; Case studies; Methods of Analysis;…

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Nov 26
26 November 2020 @ 9:00 am - 27 November 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Hub Festivals 2020 – Economies, Mind, and Technologies

Attendance: 17 / 20

Register here for the Economies, Mind, and Technologies Hub. This Hub includes the following Pathways: Accounting, Finance, Business and Management (AFBM) Economics Linguistics Psychology Science,…

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Nov 26
26 November 2020 @ 9:00 am - 27 November 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Hub Festivals 2020 – People and Place

Attendance: 19 / 20

Register here for the People and Place Hub. This Hub includes the following Pathways: Economic and Social History Human Geography, Environment and Urban Planning Language-based…

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Nov 26
26 November 2020 @ 9:00 am - 27 November 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Hub Festivals 2020 – Society and Welfare

Attendance: 18 / 20

Register here for the Society and Welfare Hub. This Hub includes the following Pathways: Accounting, Finance, Business and Management (AFBM) Economics Linguistics Psychology Science, Technology…

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December 2020

Dec 8
8 December 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Questionnaire Design for Surveys and Interviews in the Social Sciences

Online
Attendance: 30 / 30

This training course delivered by Dr Sergiu Gherghina (Department of Politics, University of Glasgow) will use a hands-on approach to designing and implementing questionnaires for…

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Dec 8
8 December 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5 March 2021 @ 4:00 pm

Show and Tell: Enhancing your Methods Section with Audio-Visual Walk-Throughs

Online
Attendance: 12 / 12

In social science, quantitative and qualitative research uses complex instrumental, digital and humanistic methods to collect, process and analyse data. We describe such methods in…

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January 2021

Jan 14
January 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Online Teaching: Rethinking the Old Challenges or Creating the New Ones?

Online via Zoom
Attendance: 29 / 30

The introduction of COVID-19 restrictions in March has resulted in a pivot from in person, face-to-face teaching, to learning and teaching happening online. This change…

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Jan 15
January 15 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

PHOTO and OBJECT Elicitation Methods

Online via Zoom
Attendance: 30 / 30

Visual methods have long been mobilised in the social sciences, but they are still under-represented compared to more traditional methods. This is regrettable as visual-elicitation…

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Jan 18
January 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Questionnaire Design for Surveys and Interviews in the Social Sciences

Online
Attendance: 30 / 30

This training course delivered by Dr Sergiu Gherghina (Department of Politics, University of Glasgow) will use a hands-on approach to designing and implementing questionnaires for…

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February 2021

Feb 10
February 10 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Changing Research Plans: How to Move Forward in Times of Uncertainty

Online,
Attendance: 28 / 30

It is anticipated that the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to impact research planning throughout the first half of 2021, and possibly beyond. How can students…

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March 2021

Mar 4
March 4 @ 10:00 am - March 5 @ 1:00 pm

Participatory Approaches to Health and Social Research in the UK and Globally

Online,
Attendance: 40 / 40

This online interactive workshop will provide training in participatory research methods to doctoral students from across Scotland who are considering/already using input from key stakeholders…

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