Social Responsibility


February 2020

  • The social value portal
    Mon 3 Feb 2020, 14:19

    The University of Manchester has become the first higher education institution in the UK to adopt the Social Value Portal.

  • Better World Awards
    Wed 19 Feb 2020, 14:23

    The Better World Awards, the Faculty of Science and Engineering's social responsibility awards, took place on Thursday 6 February in the University's Great Hall.

  • Climate Justice Fortnight
    Wed 19 Feb 2020, 14:32

    Between 10 and 23 February, the Environmental Sustainability Team supported the Students' Union's Climate Justice Fortnight.

  • The Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre - 21 Years of Activism
    Wed 19 Feb 2020, 14:38

    The Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre is an open access library and archive specialising in race, ethnicity and migration.

  • Big Volunteer Day achieves record-breaking numbers
    Wed 19 Feb 2020, 14:50

    On Wednesday 12 February, 145 students took part in The University's Big Volunteer Day - a one-off volunteering project which forms part of annual Student Volunteering Week, delivered in partnership between the University and Students' Union Volunteering Teams.

  • WHO re-designation for Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institut
    Wed 19 Feb 2020, 14:55

    The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) has been re-designated as a World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre.

  • Researchers wanted for Nuffield Research Placement scheme
    Wed 19 Feb 2020, 15:47

    The Nuffield Research Placements (NRP) scheme is a national scheme which provides interested sixth formers with the opportunity to work alongside STEM professionals or quantitative social scientists.

  • The Brilliant Club – inspiring the next generation of researchers
    Wed 19 Feb 2020, 15:53

    The University is continuing its successful partnership with The Brilliant Club, after almost 5 years of working together.

  • Reduce Week
    Mon 24 Feb 2020, 11:03

    The University of Manchester is committed to eliminating avoidable single-use plastics by 2022.

  • Could you change someone's life this summer?
    Mon 24 Feb 2020, 11:15

    The Nuffield Research Placements (NRP) scheme is a national scheme which provides interested sixth formers with the opportunity to work alongside STEM professionals or quantitative social scientists.

  • Building Hope
    Mon 24 Feb 2020, 11:28

    Veronique Rizzuto, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Assistant is the Founder and Trustee of a small UK charity which helps to improve the lives of communities in Ethiopia by providing housing and sanitation, educational opportunities and support income generating projects.

  • Equality Information Report 2020
    Mon 24 Feb 2020, 11:52

    The Equality Information Report is a comprehensive analysis of diversity and progress of staff and students across protected characteristics including age, ethnicity, gender, disability and nationality at the University of Manchester.

  • Citizen science
    Mon 24 Feb 2020, 11:56

    UK citizens are set to contribute to world-leading research on air quality, plastic pollution, period poverty, farming methods and many other issues that directly affect their lives.

  • Manchester Institute of Biotechnology collects prestigious award
    Mon 24 Feb 2020, 12:07

    The Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB) collected a prestigious award at a special ceremony held at Buckingham Palace last week.

  • Celebrating International Women's Day
    Mon 24 Feb 2020, 13:59

    Please join us to celebrate International Women's Day 2020

  • Our monthly round-up
    Wed 26 Feb 2020, 08:51

    An extensive array of activities have been delivered across the University and beyond this month, engaging, involving and inspiring our communities with key societal challenges.

  • Women in construction event
    Wed 26 Feb 2020, 15:50

    On the 12 March, The Works and The Growth Company Employment are supporting International Women's Day with an event aimed at women who are interested in working in the construction industry.

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