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On this page we list any forthcoming events relevant to the College of Social Sciences and International Studies. 

Any SSIS staff or postgrads may always attend, although registration may be required (the event will specify if so). Anyone else should contact the department or the centre in question.

We also have a listing of past events.

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22 - 23 April 2024

Introduction to Python and Python for Data Analysis

This practical-based face to face session will be delivered over two days and will provide you with both the technical programming skills and understanding of data science techniques that you will need to research pre-existing and novel social-political and economic issues and the kind of transferable skills that are currently in demand in the job market.. Full details
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30 April 202413:00

Practicing listening and responding through the body w/choreographer Jane Mason

The aim is to gently expand physical and spatial awareness in order to stimulate increased embodied thinking, to support more physically present story telling in the future. What (NOT) to expect at the workshop: It will not be lecture/presentation based so active participation is expected and supported. This is not a workshop on creative research methods or about developing presentation skills. There is no charge for the workshop, but spaces are limited, please ensure you can attend the whole of the workshop. Please register for the workshop by completing and submitting the form.. Full details
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8 May 20249:30

The Elections Centre: Spotlight on the local elections 2024

The local elections in May are the last set of widespread voting before the next general election. Citizens across the country will elect their local councillors, police and crime commissioners, and in some areas their mayors. Join us for a one-day conference to explore the results of these elections and the significance of local government in the British political system.. Full details
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3 - 4 June 2024

Introduction to R-Studio

In this in-person introductory course, you will acquire the foundations to understand, execute and communicate data analysis in a widely recognised software platform that was built for statistics. R is used in a number of professions, from academia to government departments and from data journalists to pollsters.. Full details
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