Webinar series

Participate live on the dates below, or watch the recordings of previous webinars.


Webinar 1 | Dealing with data: Defining 'Big data' and research opportunities in studying civil society with secondary and administrative data   

Short talks within the webinar include:

The webinar includes a mix of presentation sessions and opportunities for online discussions, questions, clarifications, and information provision.


Webinar 2  | Popular tools of data analysis: MS Excel and online data analysis resources   

Short talks within the webinar include:

The webinar includes a mix of presentation sessions and opportunities for online discussions, questions, clarifications, and information provision.


Webinar 3  |  Dealing with data: Using standard measures and variables and linking together datasets    

Short talks within the webinar include:

The webinar includes a mix of presentation sessions and opportunities for online discussions, questions, clarifications, and information provision.


Webinar 4  |  Academic tools of data analysis: Comparing SPSS, Stata and R and engaging with HE institutions   

Short talks within the webinar include:

  • "Academic research and statistical software" by Paul Lambert  |  Slides_AcademicTools  |
  • "Examples in using SPSS for research" by Paul Lambert  |  scsdp_webinar4.sps  |
  • "Examples in using Stata for research" by Paul Lambert  |  scsdp_webinar4.doscsdp_webinar4.R  |
  • "Examples in using R for research" by Paul Lambert  |  scsdp_webinar4.R  |
  • "HE institutional access and the University of Stirling Affiliate Membership for Third Sector Researchers scheme" by Paul Lambert

The webinar includes a mix of presentation sessions and opportunities for online discussions, questions, clarifications, and information provision.


Webinar 5  |  Dealing with data: Taking advantage of data resources about regions and areas   

Short talks within the webinar include:

  • "Sources of data about regions and areas" by Orian Brook  |  Slides5_DataResources  |
  • "Linking organisational data resources with regional data" by Orian Brook  |  Slides5_DataResources  |
  • "Summarising and visualising geographical inequalities" by Alasdair Rutherford  |  Slides5_SummarisingGeogData  |
  • "SIMD and the flaws of area-based socio-economic profiles" by Paul Lambert  |  Slides5_SIMD  |

The webinar includes a mix of presentation sessions and opportunities for online discussions, questions, clarifications, and information provision.


Webinar 6  |  Methods of data analysis: Approaches to Visualisation

Short talks within the webinar include:

The webinar includes a mix of presentation sessions and opportunities for online discussions, questions, clarifications, and information provision.


Webinar 7  |  Dealing with data: Treating your own databases as research resources   

Short talks within the webinar include:

  • "The research value of organisations' databases on civil society" by Alasdair Rutherford
  • "'An organised approach to working with datasets" Group Discussion
  • "Coding data about third sector activties" by Orian Brook
  • "Comparing with standards from secondary survey and administrative datasets" by Paul Lambert

The webinar includes a mix of presentation sessions and opportunities for online discussions, questions, clarifications, and information provision.

 


Webinar 8  |  Methods of data analysis: Advanced and emerging methods of statistical analysis   

Short talks within the webinar include:

  • “Using more and more variables in statistical analysis” by Paul Lambert
  • “Data Analysis Skills" by Alasdair Rutherford
  • “The idea of multilevel modelling” by Paul Lambert
  • “Estimating and communicating uncertainty” by Alasdair Rutherford

The webinar includes a mix of presentation sessions and opportunities for online discussions, questions, clarifications, and information provision.

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Webinar 9  |  Dealing with data: Qualitative and textual data within databases   

Short talks within the webinar include:

  • “Principles and common practices when linking qualitative data with electronic databases” speaker (Univ. Stirling) tbc
  • “Using software in working with qualitative data” speaker (Univ. Stirling) tbc
  • “Generating Insights from Data in Pursuit of Charitable Mission: Qualitative Data” by Eleanor Burt
  • “Numeric coding frames for textual data” by Paul Lambert

The webinar includes a mix of presentation sessions and opportunities for online discussions, questions, clarifications, and information provision.


Webinar 10|  Supporting your colleagues through the data analysis process   

 Tuesday 4th October  |  3pm to 4:30pm

 Short talks within the webinar include:

  • “Good and bad habits in supporting your colleagues in data analysis” by Paul Lambert
  • “Common challenges in analysing databases about the third sector” by Orian Brook
  • “Online sources for support and advice on data analysis” by Paul Lambert
  • “What do academic research collaborations have to offer” by Alasdair Rutherford

The webinar includes a mix of presentation sessions and opportunities for online discussions, questions, clarifications, and information provision.