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Advanced research methods workshops for research students

Aston Summer School 2016Aston Business School, part of Aston University, are running a summer school for researchers in Birmingham and have opened their doors to PGR students by offering reduced rates.

The advanced research methods workshops are running from 20th June to 13th September and include Modelling Markets; Panel Data Models for Accounting and Finance; Experimental Designs in June, Data Mining and Big Data; Text Mining and Social Network Analysis; Multilevel Regression Analysis in July and Mapping Decision Making in September.

The workshops are open to all research students from any university. Reduced fees for students are from £75 for a 1-day course to £225 for a 3-day course.

The workshops are also open to research staff and industry researchers at a higher fee. See the Summer School website for more details and to book.

CoHaB summer school open lectures on diaspora studies

Submitted by Dr. Larissa Allwork.

The University of Northampton is one of six members of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network called Diasporic Constructions of Home and Belonging (CoHaB). Other partners are the Universities of Munster, Mumbai, Oxford, SOAS and Stockholm.

This March the 12 international postgraduate students affiliated to CoHaB will be coming to The University of Northampton School of the Arts to engage in CoHaB’s core module on Diaspora Studies. There will also be two postdoctoral students from COMPAS and the English Faculty at Oxford University, who have arranged the programme and will oversee the teaching of the core module of the Summer School on Diaspora studies.

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