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Our Aims

The Warwick Q-Step Centre has been established to host the Q-Step programme at the University of Warwick. Its aim is to deliver a step-change in quantitative skills within one of the strongest UK and global Social Science Faculties.


  • Contributing to the step-change required to address the UK’s national ‘deficit’ in quantitative methods;
  • Delivering new degrees at the forefront of international research and teaching in cutting-edge quantitative methods;
  • Preparing students to work in ways that help them to understand, participate and intervene in today’s data-driven digital society;
  • Positioning Warwick globally as one of the leading universities of the digital age.

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Swedish Research Council Grant Success for Q-Step Team Member

Dr Vincenzo Bove to be Co-Investigator on 3-year project, funded by the Swedich Research Council. Read more...

European Comission Project on the Evaluation of EU Migration Policies

Dr Vincenzo Bove, a member of the Warwick Q-Step team, recently spent three months (May to July 2017) at the European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) in Ispra, Italy , working on a project aimed at evaluating current EU migration policies and making recommendations for improvement. Read more...

Q-Step Research Seminar Series 2017/18

The first of our research seminars for this sessions is scheduled on take place this week (Thursday 18 October, 3.00 - 5.00pm in room R3.41). The seminar is on Compensating or compounding effects: Can school attended alleviate the effects of family background on academic achievement? Dr Jenny Chesters (Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne) will be leading the seminar.

A great opportunity to hear about / discuss a real piece of quantitative social research. There is no need to sign up, just turn up if you are able.

Warwick Q-Step Centre Hosts Nuffield Research Placement

The Q-Step Centre was delighted to host a Nuffield Research Placement student in summer 2017. Read more...

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The Q-Step Centre was delighted to welcome Dr Nicole Rae Baerg to the University in October, to deliver a workshop on quantitative text analysis. Postgraduate students from Q-Step degrees/modules attended the workshop, togther with PG students from the wider social sciences Faculty and the University. Find out more about our new masterclass programme for 2017/18.