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Read up on our latest news around Social Responsibility and how you can Make a Difference.

  • Steve Biko Sustainability Fund
    Thu 17 Jun 2021, 10:10

    Making our planet sustainable is a goal that our students are passionate about.

  • #BeeWell
    Thu 17 Jun 2021, 09:27

    Experts from the University and the Anna Freud Centre are working with leaders from Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and the city-region's secondary schools on a major new project that will survey children about their wellbeing and preparedness for life beyond school, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Food support provision through the COVID19 crisis – Voices from the third sector
    Mon 14 Jun 2021, 16:01

    Join our British Sociological Association Early Career Event on the 9 & 10 September – “Towards Greater Food? Taking Stock of Food Support in the COVID-19 crisis”

  • Our impact film on cultural engagement
    Mon 14 Jun 2021, 13:56

    Cultural engagement encompasses our creative programmes as well as partnerships with our cultural institutions – all of which contribute to our role as a key driver of social development and cultural exchange.

  • Research links Lynch syndrome to womb and bowel cancer
    Mon 14 Jun 2021, 13:49

    Emma Crosbie wins Making a Difference Award for outstanding research linking Lynch syndrome to womb and bowel cancer

  • Feeling our impact
    Mon 14 Jun 2021, 13:35

    Cancers are continuing to burden our healthcare systems and exert their toll; solving this global problem needs a global solution - something that our University experts are working on.

  • Our monthly round-up
    Wed 26 May 2021, 10:17

    April and May have been a time of celebration for all things social responsibility.

  • Break a world record – join the Worldwide Manchester Run
    Tue 25 May 2021, 09:29

    Join us on Saturday, 29 May, 12noon (BST)

  • Professor Jackie Carter recognised as one of UK's leading female data science professionals
    Fri 21 May 2021, 16:51

    She is also on the board of the Urban Big Data Centre, providing advice on the role of social science in understanding how big data can be used to improve lives, and advising on how future data scientists can be trained to develop the necessary skills to equip them in these emerging careers.

  • The Virtual Gateways programme leads by example
    Fri 21 May 2021, 16:43

    The Gateways programme supports approximately 1,700 widening participation pupils across 48 Greater Manchester schools, by providing essential information, advice and guidance (IAG) about higher education.