MFSAS Essential Social Analysis Skills Course - October 2021

27 October 2021 9:00am29 October 2021 9:00am
Develop essential quantitative analysis and interpretation skills
This course is designed to provide participants with the essential skills to analyse and interpret quantitative (numeric) social data. Participants will develop an understanding of the appropriate statistical techniques to use for different types of research questions and different types of data and importantly how to make inferences and interpret results.

MFSAS Gathering Qualitative Data Course - November 2021

3 November 2021 9:00am4 November 2021 9:00am
This course will enable participants to understand the results from administrative or survey data by investigating these findings in more depth through qualitative methods. It will cover skills to gather data from stakeholders through interviews, focus groups or visual methods in order to make evidence-informed decisions and ensure that surveys provide valid and reliable data.​

MFSAS Program Evaluation Course - November 2021

11 November 2021 9:00am5:00pm
This one-day introduction to Program Evaluation introduces key evaluation concepts and techniques. It provides participants with the foundational skills to plan or commission an evaluation.

MFSAS Social Cost-Benefit Analysis Course - November 2021

24 November 2021 9:00am26 November 2021 9:00am
This course equips participants with an understanding and working knowledge of the skills required to apply Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) to the appraisal and evaluation of projects, policies, programs and regulations with mainly social costs and benefits.

MFSAS Longitudinal Data Analysis Course

6 December 2021 9:00am10 December 2021 9:00am
This five-day intensive course has been specifically designed to deepen the specialist knowledge of your research teams and enhance the quality and meaning of the data you use when making crucial business decisions.

MFSAS Essential Social Analysis Skills Course - June 2021

23 June 2021 9:00am25 June 2021 9:00am
Develop essential quantitative analysis and interpretation skills
This course is designed to provide participants with the essential skills to analyse and interpret quantitative (numeric) social data. Participants will develop an understanding of the appropriate statistical techniques to use for different types of research questions and different types of data and importantly how to make inferences and interpret results.

MFSAS Social Cost-Benefit Analysis Course - June 2021

9 June 2021 9:00am11 June 2021 9:00am
This course equips participants with an understanding and working knowledge of the skills required to apply Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) to the appraisal and evaluation of projects, policies, programs and regulations with mainly social costs and benefits.

MFSAS Modelling change and event occurrence

2 June 2021 9:00am4 June 2021 9:00am
This course introduces participants to methods for analysing individual change over time and event occurrence. Theoretical material is combined with examples of applied research using these methods as well as hands-on sessions using Stata software and data from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC).  

MFSAS Introduction to Longitudinal Data Analysis and Panel Regression Models

19 May 2021 9:00am20 May 2021 9:00am
This two-day course provides participants with a thorough understanding of the structure, properties and uses of quantitative longitudinal survey datasets, as well the skills to confidently manage and analyse these. It combines comprehensive explanations with hands-on practical sessions using Stata software and data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey.

MFSAS Gathering Qualitative Data Course - May 2021

12 May 2021 9:00am13 May 2021 9:00am
This course will enable participants to understand the results from administrative or survey data by investigating these findings in more depth through qualitative methods. It will cover skills to gather data from stakeholders through interviews, focus groups or visual methods in order to make evidence-informed decisions and ensure that surveys provide valid and reliable data.​

MFSAS Program Evaluation Course - May 2021

5 May 2021 9:00am5:00pm
This one-day introduction to Program Evaluation introduces key evaluation concepts and techniques. It provides participants with the foundational skills to plan or commission an evaluation.

MFSAS Longitudinal Data Analysis Course

Cancelled
7 December 2020 9:00am11 December 2020 9:00am
This five-day intensive course has been specifically designed to deepen the specialist knowledge of your research teams and enhance the quality and meaning of the data you use when making crucial business decisions.

MFSAS Social Cost-Benefit Analysis Course - November 2020

Cancelled
25 November 2020 9:00am27 November 2020 9:00am
This course equips participants with an understanding and working knowledge of the skills required to apply Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) to the appraisal and evaluation of projects, policies, programs and regulations with mainly social costs and benefits.

MFSAS Program Evaluation Course - November 2020

12 November 2020 9:00am
This one-day introduction to Program Evaluation introduces key evaluation concepts and techniques. It provides participants with the foundational skills to plan or commission an evaluation.

MFSAS Gathering Qualitative Data Course - November 2020

4 November 2020 9:00am5 November 2020 9:00am
This course will enable participants to understand the results from administrative or survey data by investigating these findings in more depth through qualitative methods. It will cover skills to gather data from stakeholders through interviews, focus groups or visual methods in order to make evidence-informed decisions and ensure that surveys provide valid and reliable data.​

MFSAS Essential Social Analysis Skills Course - October 2020

28 October 2020 9:00am30 October 2020 9:00am
Develop essential quantitative analysis and interpretation skills
This course is designed to provide participants with the essential skills to analyse and interpret quantitative (numeric) social data. Participants will develop an understanding of the appropriate statistical techniques to use for different types of research questions and different types of data and importantly how to make inferences and interpret results.

Webinar: Ethical Data Science for Social Impact

11 September 2020 9:00am10:30am
How can researchers use data and machine learning to address some of the world’s most pressing social issues, while actively engaging with end users and impacted communities?
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Webinar: Triaging Child Abuse Material Cybertips for Investigative Prioritisation

10 September 2020 2:00pm3:00pm
The social sciences play an important role in addressing cybercrime. In this webinar, Dr David Mount will present the results of a collaborative research project undertaken in 2019-20 that focused on the development of a new tool to support the investigation and triage of cyber tips related to online production and transmission of Child Abuse Materials for use by the AFP’s Child Protection Triage Unit.
Professor Janeen Baxter

Webinar: The Life Course Centre - Looking Back, Looking Forward

8 September 2020 11:15am12:15pm
What type of Australia are we content to be? This is the question at the heart of the Life Course Centre, a national ARC Centre of Excellence, administered by the Institute for Social Science Research. This webinar will provide an overview of the Life Course Centre focusing on some key recent findings from current work and outlining the directions and research agenda for the new Life Course Centre commencing in 2021.

MFSAS Social Cost-Benefit Analysis Course - June 2020

Cancelled
10 June 2020 9:00am12 June 2020 5:00pm
This course equips participants with an understanding and working knowledge of the skills required to apply Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) to the appraisal and evaluation of projects, policies, programs and regulations with mainly social costs and benefits.

MFSAS Modelling change and event occurrence

Cancelled
3 June 2020 9:00am4 June 2020 5:00pm
This course introduces participants to methods for analysing individual change over time and event occurrence. Theoretical material is combined with examples of applied research using these methods as well as hands-on sessions using Stata software and data from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC).  

MFSAS Introduction to Longitudinal Data Analysis and Panel Regression Models

Cancelled
20 May 2020 9:00am21 May 2020 5:00pm
This two-day course provides participants with a thorough understanding of the structure, properties and uses of quantitative longitudinal survey datasets, as well the skills to confidently manage and analyse these. It combines comprehensive explanations with hands-on practical sessions using Stata software and data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey.

MFSAS Gathering Qualitative Data Course - May 2020

Cancelled
12 May 2020 9:00am13 May 2020 5:00pm
This course will enable participants to understand the results from administrative or survey data by investigating these findings in more depth through qualitative methods. It will cover skills to gather data from stakeholders through interviews, focus groups or visual methods in order to make evidence-informed decisions and ensure that surveys provide valid and reliable data.​

MFSAS Program Evaluation Course - April 2020

2 April 2020 9:00am5:00pm
This one-day introduction to Program Evaluation introduces key evaluation concepts and techniques. It provides participants with the foundational skills to plan or commission an evaluation.

Advanced Indigenous Development Approaches

17 March 2020 9:00am5:00pm
This three-day intensive short course will support staff working in Indigenous Affairs and Social Services to build their proficiency to work developmentally. Participants will develop skills in place-based approaches, locally-led decision making, frontline leadership, institutional brokering, and adapting to complexity.

Seminar & Book Launch: "Too Close to Ignore: Australia’s Borderland with Papua New Guinea and Indonesia”

16 March 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Professor Mark Moran from the Institute for Social Science Research will present the results of three years of research into the unique social and political geography of the borderland.
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Data Science Training for Public Managers - Canberra

12 March 2020 9:00am5:00pm
At this one-day seminar hosted by the Institute for Social Science Research, University of Queensland  international experts will equip participants with the knowledge to identify public problems that can be addressed using data science and formulate a project proposal.
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Data Science Training for Public Managers - Brisbane

9 March 2020 9:00am5:00pm
At this one-day seminar hosted by the Institute for Social Science Research, University of Queensland  international experts will equip participants with the knowledge to identify public problems that can be addressed using data science and formulate a project proposal.

Social Cost Benefit Analysis course

26 November 2019 9:00am28 November 2019 5:00pm
This course will equip participants with a basic understanding and working knowledge of the skills required to apply Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) to the appraisal and evaluation of projects with mainly social costs and benefits. The workshop will cover the potential uses and limitations of cost-benefit analysis (CBA), introduce Social Return on Investment (SROI) analysis, examine the principles and methods underlying CBA and non-market valuation, and provide hands-on exercises to practice the basic skills required to perform CBAs.
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Gathering Qualitative Data

19 November 2019 9:00am20 November 2019 5:00pm
This course will enable participants to understand the results from administrative or survey data by investigating these findings in more depth through qualitative methods. It will cover skills to gather data from stakeholders through interviews, focus groups or visual methods in order to make evidence-informed decisions and ensure that surveys provide valid and reliable data.

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