Social Responsibility


Social responsibility awards

2017

Green Gown Award

Learing and Skills Award - 10,000 Actions and the Sustainability Challenge

Chartered Institute of Waste Management
Best Reuse and Waste Prevention Project - Give It Don't Bin It.

Leading Culture Destination Award

Climate Control exhibition - Manchester Museum

Integration Awards

2017 Community Integration Awards Research category - Claire Alexander for Our Migration Story

Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) Awards

Impact Initiative of the Year for 10,000 Actions and Ethical Grand Challenges, Sustainability Challenge

Blackboard Catalyst Award, Global award for Community Engagement

The University of Manchester Library’s My Learning Essentials programme

Health Education England Widening Participation Award for Research and Evaluation into WP

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, for research into the performance and experience of Widening Participation students compared to non widening participation students.

The University Catering Organisation’s (TUCO)

Food In Residence, Most sustainable university caterers 2017

Sustainable Restaurant Association

Food In Residence, rating of 3 out of 3 stars across all catered halls of residence

2016

National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) Engage Awards

Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA) (winner)

Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (finalist)

The lived experience of climate change: A story of one piece of land in Dhaka (finalist)

Carbon Literate Organisation Awards

University of Manchester (bronze award)

Manchester Museum (gold award)

Sustainable Restaurant Association’s Food Made Good Award (winner)

FoodInResidence catering team for halls of residence

The Guardian University Awards, Social and Community Impact category (runner-up) for The Works initiative

The Guardian Sustainable Business Awards, Social Impact (winner) for The Works initiative

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for the School Governor Initiative

Educate North Awards

Policy@Manchester (winner)

2015

HEIST Award, Best Corporate Campaign or Initiative (Gold Award) for The ‘We Get It’ campaign

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, Giving Voice Award (winner) for the Speech and Language Therapy Undergraduate Peer Mentor Student Coordinators

Lever Prize (Shortlisted) for ‘In Place of War’ project

Cost Sector Catering Corporate Responsibility Award (Winner) for Hospitality and Events

University Business Young Leaders Awards (Sustainability Champion) for Alexander Clark

The Guardian Sustainable Business Awards (Runner-up) for ‘Give It…Don’t Bin It’ initiative

Footprint Awards for Organic Milk (Finalist) for Hospitality and Events

Footprint Sustainable Supplier Award (Shortlisted) for Hospitality and Events

Soil Association Food For Life Award (Bronze) for Hospitality and Events

Prime Minster’s Point of Light Award (recognising outstanding individual volunteers, people who are making a change in their community) for Dr Amy Hughes for her work humanitarian work.

Prime Minster’s Point of Light Award (recognising outstanding individual volunteers, people who are making a change in their community) for Emma Ridings for her work with Street Doctors

Equality Challenge Unit Race Equality Charter Mark Bronze Award

Excellence in Diversity Awards (shortlisted), Diverse Company Award for Education

Stonewall Workplace Equality Index top 100 Employers for Inclusive Approach to LGBT population (placed 43th)

Stonewall Workplace Equality Index North West Network of the Year (winner)

Equality Challenge Unit Athena SWAN awards - 10 Bronze and 5 Silver Academic School Level Awards.

National Educational Opportunities Award (Shortlisted) for Student Ambassador contribution to Widening Participation

Guardian University Awards, Social and Community Impact Award (Runner-up) for Humanitarian Conflict Resolution Institute

Stroke Association Special Recognition Award 2015 to Pippa yrrell

UnLtd SEEChange Recognition Award for HEI of the Year

UnLtd SEEChange Recognition Award for Outstanding Innovation of the Year (Winner, Clintouch)

UnLtd SEEChange Recognition Award for Outstanding Achievement Award (Winner, Adam Garrow for Jolly Wheezers)

UnLtd SEEChange Recognition Award for Outstanding Achievement Award (Finalist, Edwin Broni-Mensah for Give Me Tap)

UnLtd SEEChange Recognition Award for Social Entrepreneur of the Year (Winner, Ruth Daniel)

UnLtd SEEChange Recognition Award for Social Entrepreneur of the Year (Finalist, Amy Win)

UnLtd SEEChange Recognition Award for Social Entrepreneurship Champion of the Year (Finalist, Laura Etchells)

UnLtd SEEChange Recognition Award for Social Entrepreneurship Champion of the Year (Finalist, Martin Henery)

New Energy and Cleantech Awards for University Spin-out of the year (Finalist, Magda Sibley for HiSolar)

Cardiac Smart Gold Award for a range of initiatives including the Heartstart volunteering project

UK Heart Safe Educational Establishment of the Year (shortlist) for a arrange of initiatives including the Heartstart volunteering project

Enactus Competition (UK Semi Final Team)

2014

Times Higher Education Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community (Winner) for School Governor Initiative

Guardian Sustainable Business Awards (shortlisted) for the School Governors Initiative

Green Gown Award for Social Responsibility (Highly Commended) for The Works

Green Gown Award (finalist) for Manchester Veg People

Guardian University Award for International Projects (runner-up) for In Place of War

Royal Geographical Society Awards, Busk Medal for fieldwork to support an understanding of global development (winner) Uma Kothari

Manchester Evening News Environmental Services Waste Prevention Award (winner) for the End of Year Reuse Scheme, Give It…Don’t Bin It

Manchester Evening News Environmental Champion Award (shortlisted) Michael Bane for The University of Manchester bike user group (UMBUG)

Business in the Community Responsible Business Awards (Big Tick) for the School Governors Initiative (re-accredited in 2015)

Green Gown Award for Manchester Veg People (Finalist) for Hospitality and Events

National Educational Opportunities Award (Winner) for WP Initiative and Individual Contribution

Footprint Award (finalist) for Manchester Veg People

Footprint Community Vote (winner) for Café Muse (Winner)

OBE (For Services to the Community) for Lenox Green, School of Mathematics

Tony Redmond appointed Honorary Colonel 207 Manchester Field Hospital RAMC

The Royal Society of Biology Book Award for Dan Davis for his book ‘The Compatibility Gene’

National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement Engage Health Competition (Finalist), Sheena Cruickshank

Business in the Community (BITC) Award for Inclusive Approach to our BME population (Winner)

Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (ENEI) Award for Inclusive Communications for Diversity Calendar (Winner)

Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion ENEI Award for Employee Engagement (shortlisted)

S-labs award for Laboratory Environmental A Green Geochemistry Laboratory (shortlisted)

S-labs award for Laboratory Equipment and Services, Core Support Services for Life Sciences (shortlisted individuals)

Political Studies Association Award, Politics/Political Studies Communicator (Winner) Dr Robert Ford (with Matthew Goodwin, non University of Manchester)

The Artist and Manager Awards, Pioneer Award (Winner) Ruth Daniel

Manchester International Women’s Day Award, Women in Legal and Business (Winner) Professor Margot Brazier

Council of the European Economic Association Award, Birgit Grodal Award (Winner) Professor Rachel Griffith (winner) for a European based female economist who has made a significant contribution to the Economics profession.

Praxis Unico Awards, Business Impact Aspiring Category (Finlaist) Dr Joanne Tippett

Enactus Competition (UK Semi Final Team)

2013

Times Higher Education Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community (Winner) for The Works

Green Gown Award for Social Responsibility for Best International and National Social Responsibility Programme (Winner) for the School Governor Initiative.

Green Gowns Award for Facilities and Services (Shortlisted) for Manchester Veg People

Times Higher Award (Shortlisted) for Best Widening Participation Initiative

Cost Sector Catering Corporate Responsibility Award (Winner) for Hospitality and Events

Footprint Award for Manchester Veg People (Finalist) for Hospitality and Events

RSB Communicator New Researcher Award for Rebecca Williams

RSB Communicator Established Researcher Award for Dr Sheena Cruickshank

Manchester’s International Women’s Day Women & Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Award for Sheena Cruickshank, Kathryn Else and Joanne Pennock

Manchester Pride Award (Winner) for Best Public Service Parade Entry and Best Themed Entry

UnLtd HE Support Recognition Award for Outstanding HEI Supporting Social Entrepreneurship (Winner)

Halsbury Legal Award for Academic Contribution 2013 – Professor Margot Brazier (Winner)

Royal Town Planning Institute (NW) Planning Award, Contribution to Positive Community Engagement (Commended) Dr Joanne Tippett

Enactus Competition (UK Semi Final Team)

Enactus UK Enactus CRE, Corporate Relations Executive of the Year (Winner) Gareth Davies

S-labs award, IT at the Heart of a Truly Integrated and Efficient Drug Discovery Laboratory for Paterson Institute for Cancer Research

S-labs award, Eliminating Ethidium Bromide and UV Radiation Hazards from Molecular Biology Experimentation for Peter Reid, Senior Technician, Faculty of Life Sciences

Enactus Competition (UK Semi Final Team)

2012

Green Gown Award for Academic Courses (Winner) Sustainable Consumption Institute Centre for Doctoral Training

Green Gowns Award for Social Responsibility for Manchester Museum Living Worlds

Green Gowns Award for Student Initiative (Shortlisted) for Your Halls are Green

RSB Communicator New Researcher Award for Elizabeth Granger

Manchester Pride Award (Winner) for Best Public Service Parade Entry and Best Themed Entry

National Green Impact Award, Best Energy Saving Initiative for Estates and Facilities Everest Challenge

Greater Manchester Green Business Award (Shortlisted)Large Business

Enactus Competition, (UK Semi Final Team - Runner Up)

2011

National Vegetarian Society Local Hero Award (Winner) for Hospitality and Events

Compassion in World Farming Good Chicken Award (Winner) for Hospitality and Events

Compassion in World Farming Good Eggs Award (Winner) for Hospitality and Events

Tony Redmond Hon. DSc, University of Glamorgan, in recognition of contribution to disaster medicine.

World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine Excellence in Disaster Management Award for Tony Redmond

RSB Communicator New Researcher Award for Emily Robinson

2010

Times Higher Education Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Arts (Winner) for In Place of War

Green Gowns Award for Carbon (Shortlisted) Carbon Reduction Technicians

Green Gowns Award for Courses (Highly Commended) for CEEBL Green Award – Venture Out Competition

International Federation for Emergency Medicine Humanitarian Award for Tony Redmond

Triangle Media Group, UK (Top 50 Global South Asian Achiever Award in the category of Education) Dr Rajinder Dudrah for academic, knowledge transfer and outreach work on South Asian popular culture and popular Hindi cinema

Times Higher Education Award Excellence and Innovation in the Arts (Winner) for In Place of War

Excellence in Teaching Prize of the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) (joint winner) Dr Joanne Tippett for teaching students skills in community engagement in a problem based learning context

Enactus UK Award for Community Engagement Award, in conjunction with Volunteering England (Winner)

Enactus Competition (UK Semi Final Team)

Enactus UK Student Team Leader Award (Winner) Ben Scheerbarth

2009

Green Gowns Award for Sustainable Construction (Shortlisted) for Manchester Academy Refurbishment

Green Gowns Award for Courses (Highly Commended) for Fostering Skills for Sustainability, Employability and Empowering Change

RSB Communicator New Researcher Award for Ceri Harrop

National Green Impact Award, Environmental Hero for Michael Bane

2008

Green Gowns Award (Winner) for Residences

Equality Challenge Unit Athena SWAN Awards, Bronze Athena SWAN University Holder since 2008.

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