Social Responsibility


November 2018

  • PhD student selected for Antarctic expedition
    Wed 14 Nov 2018, 15:49

    Women are underrepresented in science, especially in leadership positions.

  • IntoUniversity Manchester North centre opens its doors
    Wed 14 Nov 2018, 15:55

    We are delighted to share the news that our brand new IntoUniversity Manchester North centre has now opened in Blackley, on the site of the Co-op Academy North school.

  • Researcher brings local youth into global discussion
    Thu 15 Nov 2018, 08:39

    The University's Global Development Institute hosted a special screening of the Ugandan film Boda Boda Thieves at the Millennium Powerhouse in Moss Side, as part of the ESRC's Festival of Social Sciences.

  • Age friendly rural areas
    Thu 15 Nov 2018, 10:58

    Age-friendly rural areas seminar: Wednesday, 19 December, 1pm - 4:40pm, The Martin Harris Centre

  • Success for ScienceX at the CIPR Awards
    Mon 19 Nov 2018, 09:23

    The Social Responsibility team from the Faculty of Science and Engineering won Silver at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations North West PRide Awards on 7 November.

  • Widening participation in collecting and managing BAME heritage
    Mon 19 Nov 2018, 09:38

    Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic heritage are currently underrepresented in museums and archives in the UK.

  • Ethiopian ambassador visits university and meets scholarship students
    Mon 19 Nov 2018, 09:43

    The Ethiopian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, H.

  • The Story Collider
    Mon 19 Nov 2018, 09:55

    6pm-9.

  • Manchester Access Programme (MAP)
    Mon 19 Nov 2018, 10:08

    Our Manchester Access Programme (MAP) aims to help Year 12 students who live or study in Greater Manchester and meet specific criteria, to secure a place at The University of Manchester, or another research-intensive university.

  • The University and its construction partners give back to the local community
    Mon 19 Nov 2018, 10:47

    Local initiatives ranging from a neighbourhood summer fete to bat box building for local children and a scheme tackling social isolation have benefitted from this year's University of Manchester Community Construction Fund.

  • Making a million via Payroll Giving
    Tue 20 Nov 2018, 10:29

    Since January 2005 until today, the total figure donated by University staff via our Payroll Giving Scheme has reached £953,993.

  • University signs the UN's Sustainable Development Goals Accord
    Tue 20 Nov 2018, 10:37

    The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the world's to-do-list for achieving social, environmental and economic sustainability by 2030.

  • Green Impact Awards 2018
    Tue 20 Nov 2018, 10:43

    On Wednesday, 7 of November, Whitworth Hall hosted The University of Manchester's 2018 Green Impact awards ceremony, where the work that Green Impact teams across the University during the last twelve months was recognised and celebrated.

  • Working together towards a better world
    Thu 22 Nov 2018, 10:17

    Launched in 2015 by the UK government, the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) supports projects that increase research capability in developing countries, at the same time addressing the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Fieldwork in Fancy Dress
    Thu 22 Nov 2018, 11:01

    The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health in partnership with The Linnean Society of London will once again be hosting the Linnean Society: Irene Manton Lecture.

  • The University of Manchester and Living Wage Foundation
    Mon 26 Nov 2018, 08:56

    The LWF is recognised as a forum for leading employers and service providers committed to fair pay and the University welcomes the chance to join this conversation alongside other major organisations.

  • Speak Up! Stand Up! Campaign
    Mon 26 Nov 2018, 09:05

    The University believes that everyone has the right to live, work and study in an environment free from the fear of harassment or violence.

  • Giving Tuesday
    Mon 26 Nov 2018, 09:14

    On Tuesday 27 November, the world is celebrating #GivingTuesday! Giving Tuesday is an international day for people to do 'good stuff', to recognise what is already being done and to encourage people to consider giving time, money or supporting a worthwhile cause.

  • Greater Manchester employers encouraged to get involved with 5 Cities Project
    Mon 26 Nov 2018, 09:29

    The Greater Manchester Combined Authority, supported by National Apprenticeship Service and the University, held a conference for employers and training providers to highlight work carried out and to share best practice.

  • Making a Difference Awards 2019
    Mon 26 Nov 2018, 09:41

    It's time to recognise and celebrate the difference our staff, student and external partners are making!

  • Our monthly round up
    Mon 26 Nov 2018, 14:15

    We are pleased to announce that The University of Manchester has recently committed to becoming accredited to the Living Wage Foundation.

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