Social Responsibility


January 2018

  • Students across Manchester help fund life-saving research through donating unwanted items
    Tue 9 Jan 2018, 11:23

    Students from Manchester have raised £1.

  • Congratulations to Sheena Cruickshank
    Tue 9 Jan 2018, 11:49

    Congratulations go to Sheena Cruickshank, Academic Lead for Public Engagement with Research who was promoted to Professor of Public Engagement and Biomedical Sciences at the end of 2017.

  • Dr Sarah Marie Hall wins the inaugural Jo Cox Prize for Public Service and Active Citizenship
    Tue 9 Jan 2018, 11:56

    Human Geography lecturer Dr Sarah Marie Hall has won the inaugural Jo Cox Prize for Public Service and Active Citizenship, to recognise the positive impacts of her research.

  • The Works builds on success to reach 4,000 landmark
    Wed 10 Jan 2018, 09:28

    Led by The University of Manchester and delivered by the Growth Company, The Works helps support local people to find jobs, develop skills and provides access training and is now celebrating placing the 4,000th person into employment.

  • Action on antibiotic drug resistance
    Mon 15 Jan 2018, 11:04

    In acknowledgment of World Antibiotic Awareness Week (12-18 November) and European Antibiotic Awareness Day, students from across all three University Faculties, led by the School of Health Sciences, delivered a fantastic week of events on the theme of 'One student, one campus, one world'.

  • Manchester students helping people to access justice
    Mon 15 Jan 2018, 11:17

    Law students at The University of Manchester are using their skills to help people convicted of crimes who maintain their innocence and continue to appeal.

  • Stories from the Road
    Mon 15 Jan 2018, 11:30

    During 2015, Manchester writer, Sarah Butler, mapped Manchester's 'Corridor' using the stories of people who have lived, worked and travelled along Oxford Road.

  • Reviving the library of the University of Mosul
    Tue 16 Jan 2018, 09:50

    Makram Alkhaled, current Manchester PhD student is leading a campaign to transport 2,500 books to his home city of Mosul, to help rebuild the collections of the university where he studied as an undergraduate.

  • Life-changing scholarship opened up to Ethiopian students
    Tue 16 Jan 2018, 09:56

    The University's Chancellor, Lemn Sissay, attended a special event in Addis Ababa in December to officially extend a transformational student scholarship to Ethiopia.

  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe book
    Tue 16 Jan 2018, 10:06

    A book about singer/songwritter Sister Rosetta Tharpe has been made in a project involving Chorlton High School, a former PHD student of the University of Manchester and the BAME Widening Participation programme.

  • Operation Santa Claus MBA Challenge
    Tue 16 Jan 2018, 10:19

    Operation Santa Claus MBA Challenge is an annual fundraising campaign in Hong Kong which is jointly organised by South China Morning Post (SCMP) and Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK).

  • NCCPE Community University Partnership Initiative
    Tue 16 Jan 2018, 10:33

    The NCCPE are pleased to announce the launch of the Community University Partnership Initiative (CUPI).

  • Manchester Access Programme celebration evenings
    Wed 17 Jan 2018, 14:40

    The Manchester Access Programme (MAP) celebration evenings took place in the University's Whitworth Hall on the 6 & 7 December 2017.

  • Success4Life Graduation
    Wed 17 Jan 2018, 14:49

    Celebrating the success and achievements of 13 amazing young people

  • LGBT History Month
    Thu 18 Jan 2018, 09:30

    LGBT History Month has been marked in the UK since 2005 and at the University we have held events every February since 2010.

  • Commission for Racial Equality publications now online
    Mon 22 Jan 2018, 10:53

    The Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre, based in Manchester's Central Library, received a collection of publications from the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) which, following a comprehensive digitisation project, are now available to everyone online via the Library's digital image platform Luna.

  • FSE Better World Showcase
    Mon 22 Jan 2018, 11:04

    The Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) is holding its third annual Better World Showcase to recognise and communicate the outstanding social responsibility activities across the Faculty and to celebrate the efforts of staff and students who are making a difference.

  • Environmental sustainability funding call for staff
    Mon 22 Jan 2018, 15:03

    The 10,000 Actions fund is open

  • University maintains its Fairtrade status
    Wed 24 Jan 2018, 09:07

    We are delighted to confirm that The University of Manchester has successfully maintained its Fairtrade University status.

  • Call for Sustainability Champions
    Wed 24 Jan 2018, 09:25

    Sustainability Champions form a University-wide network of individuals who are leading positive change for sustainability in their own areas and in a range of ways.

  • Volunteer of the Year Award
    Wed 24 Jan 2018, 09:41

    Do you know a University of Manchester student, member of staff or alumnus who you think is worthy of a Volunteer of the Year Award? Then please make a nomination.

  • Get involved in the Great Manchester Run
    Thu 25 Jan 2018, 09:09

    This year's Great Manchester Run takes place on Sunday, 20 May and includes a 10k and ½ Marathon.

  • University Construction Community Fund
    Thu 25 Jan 2018, 09:27

    The University of Manchester and its main construction partners – Balfour Beatty, Laing O'Rourke and Sir Robert McAlpine - have established a £20,000 fund to support neighbourhood initiatives in areas closest to the University's construction sites around Oxford Road and near Owens Park, Wilmslow Road.

  • January's round-up from the Director of Social Responsibility
    Wed 31 Jan 2018, 10:16

    Over the festive season a number of achievements and milestones for social responsibility have been celebrated.

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