Monday, 16 July 2012

CASS Short Course Programme 2012/13 announced

Full updated details of the new CASS Short Course Programme for 2012/13 are now available from the CASS website at

*** Please note that courses filled up very quickly and early booking is recommended ***

The 2012/13 Programme includes courses on:

• How to Analyse Survey Data: Methods, Software and Applications (by Prof Danny Pfeffermann, Prof Patrick Sturgis, Dr Moshe Feder and Dr Dave Holmes) • Questionnaire Design (by Dr Pamela Campanelli) • Survey Data Analysis I: Introducing Descriptive and Inferential Statistics (by Dr Olga Maslovskaya and Dr Amos Channon)• Survey Data Analysis II: Introduction to Linear Regression Modelling (by Dr Nikos Tzavidis) • Applied Multilevel Modelling (by Dr Ian Brunton-Smith and Dr Gabriele Durrant) • Regression Methods (by Dr James J Brown) • Essentials of Survey Design and Implementation (by Dr Pamela Campanelli) • Data Linkage: From Theory to Practice (by Dr Nathalie Shlomo) • Structural Equation Modelling for Cross-Sectional and Panel Data (by Prof Patrick Sturgis and Dr Katy Sindall) •Event History Analysis (by Dr Hill Kulu) (tbc) • Longitudinal Data Analysis (by Prof Peter Smith, Dr Ann Berrington and Dr Marcel Vieira)

Courses will be held in Southampton, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London.

For a course summary and details of dates and venues, please visit

CASS (Courses in Applied Social Surveys) is a programme of short courses covering topics in survey design, data collection and data analysis methods. Courses are aimed at academic social scientists and applied researchers in government, market research and the independent and voluntary sectors.

CASS is part of the ESRC National Centre for Research Methods.

Teaching is interactive and responsive to course participants' needs. All courses include practical sessions or computer workshops to enable participants to put the learned methods into practice.

For most courses fees are £30 per day for UK-registered students. £60 per day for staff from UK academic institutions (including research centres), ESRC funded researchers and UK registered charitable organisations. £220 per day for all other participants. However please check the individual course you are interested in for exact fees. The course fee includes course materials, lunches and morning and afternoon refreshments. Travel and accommodation are to be arranged and paid for by the participant.

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