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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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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...

Data Analysis Bootcamp for Schools

Event cancelled due to low registration numbers. Any schools or colleges intersted in working with us to run similar events for their students, please email:

Upcoming Events

Wed 22 Nov '17

Recent Events


See our Events webpage for all the latest information, photos and videos from our recently-held events.



A warm welcome to the new Q-Step undergraduate and postgraduate students, who have joined us for the 2017/18 session.