Professor Jackie Carter

Jackie Carter is a Professor of Statistical Literacy, Co-director of the Manchester Q-Step Centre, and academic lead for Business Engagement in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Manchester. She is a Senior Fellow of AdvanceHE (formerly the Higher Education Academy) and a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. She specialises in the pedagogy of applied statistics in the Social Sciences.

She co-directs the University of Manchester’s Q-Step Centre, leading on the paid data-driven, research-led internships programme, which places social science undergraduates into the workplace to develop their research and analytical skills. Previously, Jackie was Deputy Director of the Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research and was Director of Communications and Impact at the UK Data Service. She has led many large grants on teaching with quantitative data, and held a small GCRF grant to carry out work in Latin America on the development of data skills to support the delivery of the SDGs. She formerly directed the Methods@Manchester research and training programme. She has a PhD from The University of Leeds (1996), and BSc in Mathematics with its Applications from University of Sussex (1984).