Social Responsibility


May 2017

  • Making a Difference Awards winners and highly commended awards
    Thu 11 May 2017, 21:03

    The annual Making a Difference Awards took place on Thursday 11 May in the University's Whitworth Hall.

  • Science X
    Tue 23 May 2017, 13:56

    Faculty of Science and Engineering filled the Trafford Centre with Science

  • School Governor Conference
    Tue 23 May 2017, 13:59

    The School Governor Initiative, one of the University's Key Signature Programmes, held the 5th Annual School Governor Conference at Chancellors Conference Centre on Thursday 27 April 2017.

  • SEED work with the Council for Assistance for Refugee Academics
    Tue 23 May 2017, 14:10

    Over the next two months the Manchester Institute of Education will be hosting two academics as part of an initiative in association with the Council for Assistance for At-Risk Academics (CARA).

  • Citizen scientists to track allergies with new smartphone app
    Tue 23 May 2017, 14:35

    Members of the public are invited to download a free app to track their seasonal allergy symptoms and to help researchers understand more about why the frequency of allergies is increasing.

  • Celebrate at the University of Manchester
    Tue 23 May 2017, 14:53

    Throughout May a number of inspiring events took place on campus which celebrated our outstanding students and staff.

  • Dr Sarah Heath wins prestigious award
    Tue 23 May 2017, 15:02

    On Friday 12 May, Dr Sarah Heath, Director of Education and Assistant Vice Dean for Equality, Diversity and Social Responsibility, won the Sue Ryder Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards 2017, in the Science and Technology Category.

  • Launch of the Human Development Report for Greater Manchester
    Thu 25 May 2017, 15:30

    Human Development Report for Greater Manchester: Human development across the life course

  • We Get It campaign wins award
    Thu 25 May 2017, 15:49

    We Get It campaign honoured for its impact and success on campus – and helping other universities set up their own

  • Supporting our Suppliers to Make a Difference
    Thu 25 May 2017, 16:01

    The University's Central Procurement Office have been working with our suppliers to demonstrate how they support our Social Responsibility ambitions.

  • Dialogue for Action for Climate Empowerment
    Thu 25 May 2017, 16:11

    Manchester Museum and Manchester Climate Change Agency present at the United Nations

  • Bring your daughters to work
    Thu 25 May 2017, 16:21

    The labs in the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering (MACE) were buzzing with excitement back in April, as girls aged nine to 15 turned their hand to landing an Airbus, flying drones, programming robots and building a skyscraper.

  • The Change Exchange
    Thu 25 May 2017, 16:32

    Jo Hart and Lucie Byrne-Davis from the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health at the University are leading a project to strengthen Health Partnerships in low and middle income countries using behavioural science.

  • Michael Smith Quad living campus event
    Thu 25 May 2017, 16:43

    On 25 April the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health and the Environmental Sustainability Team held an event in the Michael Smith Building Quad for staff and postgraduate students.

  • OnBrexit
    Thu 25 May 2017, 16:50

    OnBrexit is the latest publication in Policy@Manchester's series on key issues and follows OnDevo and OnHealth produced last year.

  • Celebrating our community champions
    Thu 25 May 2017, 16:59

    The 8th Annual University Volunteer of the Year Awards took place in the Whitworth Hall on 11 May, to celebrate the volunteering of staff, students and alumni.

  • Purple wave
    Tue 30 May 2017, 13:18

    Staff, students and alumni get fit and raise thousands for charity

  • Living Campus Plan goes live
    Tue 30 May 2017, 13:27

    The University is a major land owner and is committed to protect and enhance local biodiversity.

  • Oxford Road has changed – The evolution is now complete
    Tue 30 May 2017, 13:32

    The transformation of Oxford Road means one of Manchester's most recognisable roads, and one of Europe's busiest bus routes, is now a more pleasant and greener environment for everyone.

  • Smith quad living campus event
    Tue 30 May 2017, 13:38

    On 25 April the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health and the Environmental Sustainability Team held an event in the Michael Smith quad for staff and postgraduate students.

  • Projects supported by the 10,000 Actions fund
    Tue 30 May 2017, 13:45

    In February the 10,000 Actions fund was launched to support staff with projects that may have been inspired by taking part in 10,000 Actions.

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