Social Responsibility

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

  • Science X success for the third year running
    Mon 23 Apr 2018, 09:25

    On the weekend of the 14 & 15 April, ScienceX returned to intu Trafford Centre.

  • A Rubbish Night at the Museum
    Tue 17 Apr 2018, 14:53

    Do residents in Manchester have to live surrounded by rubbish? Or can we change it? This is the big question being raised at A Rubbish Night at the Museum, an event taking place from 6-9pm on 19 April in The Study at Manchester Museum.

  • Monthly round-up
    Wed 11 Apr 2018, 08:53

    Welcome to our latest social responsibility newsletter.

  • Making a Difference Awards – cast your vote
    Tue 10 Apr 2018, 08:58

    For the first time the winner for the 'Outstanding Contribution to Environmental Sustainability' category of the Making a Difference Awards will be decided by a public vote as well as a judges votes.

  • Raising awareness of diabetic neuropathy
    Mon 9 Apr 2018, 16:30

    The Sugar Group is a Moss Side support group for older African-Caribbean people with Type 2 diabetes, which addresses the heightened risk of diabetes for black and minority ethnic communities.

  • Could Cognitive Stimulation Therapy benefit people with Parkinson's disease dementia?
    Mon 9 Apr 2018, 16:26

    The University's Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA) is a leading research centre working to answer fundamental questions about ageing.

  • Marking International Women's Day with award winning author
    Mon 9 Apr 2018, 16:16

    The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health welcomed science journalist, broadcaster and author, Angela Saini, to talk about the themes discussed in her latest book 'Inferior – How Science Got Women Wrong – and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story' and their impact on women today.

  • 10,000 Actions shortlisted for The Guardian University Awards
    Mon 9 Apr 2018, 16:07

    Our 10,000 Actions programme, the UK's largest environmental sustainability initiative for staff in higher education, has been shortlisted in the Sustainability Project category of the Guardian University Awards.

  • Campus tree planting project gets underway
    Mon 9 Apr 2018, 15:42

    Phase one of planting started at the end of March at a variety of locations across our campus, including to the west of Oxford Road, Dover Street and the Armitage Centre.

  • Resilience training for Sustainability Champions
    Mon 9 Apr 2018, 15:35

    The University's Environmental Sustainability Team has held its first resilience training programme for the University's Sustainability Champions.

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