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Warwick Q-Step Centre Schools Outreach Event

Warwick Q-Step Centre is delighted to welcome onto campus lower-sixth form students from a range of schools and colleges from across the West Midlands on Thursday 10 November 2016.

Students will have the opportunity to listen to a key-note lecture and participate in a range of activities and seminars designed to show how statistics and quantitative methods can be used in the social sciences to understand real-word problems.

Throughout the day, students will work with Warwick Q-Step Centre academics to think about questions such as:

  • How many crimes are committed each year, who commits them, and why?
  • Does finance rule?
  • Election forecasting and voting behaviour: why do people vote the way they do?
  • What do the August 2011 riots tell us about social inequalities in modern-day Britain?
  • What is democracy?

The students and their teachers will also be able to discover the beautiful university campus on guided tours led by our current Q-Step students.

If you would like to find out more about our outreach programme, please visit the Schools and Colleges webpage. You can also email us directly at if you would like further information on how the Centre can work with you and your institution.