Location: Committee Rooms, Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University, CF10 3WT Dates:
This conference is the final event in our RDI on “Training Quantitative Social Sciences Teachers”, where we will present shared ideas and materials developed throughout the course of the workshop series (see here for details of our workshops) on the following themes:
Key Note: 'UK: No Country for Old Quants?" Professor Donald Treiman (Emeritus Professor of Sociology, UCLA)
A panel discussion chaired by Professor John MacInnes with our international speakers:
Sample materials of masters classes are available on the day from our resource packs, video and poster displays.
A full programme for the conference is available here.
This conference is free to attend. To register please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Places are limited so early registration is advisable.
For further information on the conference please contact the WISERD hub team using the following details:
Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 79338
For further information about ESRC QM Teaching please vsist: www.quantitativemethods.ac.uk/
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