Social Responsibility


February 2016

  • Stonewall's top 100
    Thu 18 Feb 2016, 10:20

    The annual announcement of Stonewall's Top 100 is always met with great anticipation by those who have applied to be considered as one of the UK's top Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) employers.

  • Alzheimer's Research UK
    Thu 18 Feb 2016, 10:37

    A public meeting, hosted by Alzheimer's Research UK in collaboration with The University of Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA), will take place from 3-5pm on Monday 7 March at Manchester Town Hall.

  • Antibiotic Resistance
    Thu 18 Feb 2016, 10:52

    Pharmacy undergraduate students have been leading on a campaign to halt the rise in antibiotic resistance by holding resistance awareness workshops in local high schools, with priority being given to widening participation schools in and around Greater Manchester.

  • Better Worlds Awards
    Thu 18 Feb 2016, 11:01

    The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences celebrated its first ever Better Worlds Awards on Monday 8 February.

  • Policy Week
    Thu 18 Feb 2016, 11:11

    policy@manchester would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who got involved in our fourth Policy Week in November, whether that was organising events, speaking, or as part of a very engaged audience.

  • Holocaust Memorial Day
    Thu 18 Feb 2016, 11:24

    27 January is the day for everyone to remember the millions of people murdered in the Holocaust, under Nazi Persecution and in the subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.

  • Give and Gain day
    Thu 18 Feb 2016, 11:40

    In support of our social responsibility agenda, the University is once again taking part in Give and Gain Day.

  • Corridor Manchester Cycling Event
    Thu 18 Feb 2016, 13:41

    At the beginning of February, the University, alongside other Corridor Manchester partners, hosted another successful cycle event.

  • Walking Event
    Thu 18 Feb 2016, 13:52

    For more information about the health benefits of walking please visit the Walking for Health website.

  • Highlights from Earth Week
    Thu 18 Feb 2016, 14:01

    The week was inspiring and thought provoking, opening up the minds of many students and staff to new ideas and concepts for a more sustainable future.

  • Nuffield Research Placements
    Thu 18 Feb 2016, 14:13

    The Nuffield Research Placement scheme is a national scheme which provides over 1,000 sixth form students each year with the opportunity to work alongside professional scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians.

  • Signed storytelling documents deaf Ugandans' heritage
    Thu 18 Feb 2016, 14:26

    Among African deaf communities, Uganda's stands out as a political pioneer, having achieved recognition of its sign language over 20 years ago.

  • Friends of the Earth CEO
    Thu 18 Feb 2016, 14:37

    On 11 February Craig Bennett, Friends of the Earth CEO gave a thought-provoking talk at Alliance Manchester Business School.

  • Book buddies project
    Thu 18 Feb 2016, 14:46

    The Faculty of Humanities runs a funding competition for course leaders to include a specific socially responsible element into their teaching.

  • The University of Manchester leader board for school governor recruitment
    Mon 22 Feb 2016, 13:43

    The University of Manchester once again tops SGOSS'* leader board for school governor recruitment and placement, continuing to be the number 1 organisation, ahead of Lloyds Banking Group, the NHS, the Department for Education, PWC and KPMG.

  • Clothes swap
    Thu 25 Feb 2016, 09:16

    Out with the old in with the new; give away your clothes in return for new ones.

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