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Autumn School 2018

Autumn School 2018

Our 2018 Autumn School on 'Visualisation and the Visual Field' is being held at the University of Manchester from the 5th - 7th November.

Aimed at post-doctoral researchers, we have fully-funded places available on this course, which features teaching from Data Visualisation expert Andy Kirk.

Find out more and apply for a place

Understanding Society - survey methods fellowships

Understanding Society are offering funding for short-term Survey Methods Fellowships aimed at improving understanding of response rates in mixed-mode data collection. Fellows will undertake projects that further understanding of participation, drop-out and non-response bias in Understanding Society's UK household longitudinal study.


The fellowships are open to researchers based in higher education institutions or the public / third sector, and applications should be submitted by the end of August.

Find more information here

New podcast: using satellites to slash survey costs


In the latest episode of our podcast, Marco Haenssgen and Ern Charoenboon explain how they have used satellite images to identify and sample households in Thailand and Laos, helping to save money whilst gathering data that could help the global health crisis of antibiotic resistance. Listen to the podcast here