Social Responsibility


October 2017

  • New exhibition on nuclear physics
    Mon 9 Oct 2017, 12:47

    In 1917, the Nobel Prize winner Ernest Rutherford became the first person to create an artificial nuclear reaction, here in laboratories at the University.

  • Competition for local school students that inspires celebration of National Poetry Day
    Mon 9 Oct 2017, 12:55

    Competition for local school students that inspires celebration of National Poetry Day

  • The octogenarian cooks share their knowledge at Festival
    Mon 9 Oct 2017, 13:03

    Dr Kingsley Purdam from the School of Social Sciences, recently led a session as part of the Manchester Food and Drink Festival which brought together older people to demonstrate their favourite recipes including those they remember from childhood, which they still cook now.

  • Pioneering new project launches to restore industrial landscapes
    Mon 9 Oct 2017, 13:10

    A multi-million pound project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund has been launched to restore areas in the North West transformed by heavy industries like coal mining, peat extraction and iron & steel production.

  • Manchester Institute of Biotechnology at New Scientist Live
    Mon 16 Oct 2017, 13:38

    20 Researchers from four schools across two faculties attend an event with more than 20,000 visitors

  • Lemn Sissay's Christmas dinners for care leavers – we need your help.
    Mon 16 Oct 2017, 13:46

    October is a little early to be talking about Christmas, but planning something spectacular takes time.

  • Help us mark World Antibiotics Awareness Week
    Mon 16 Oct 2017, 14:03

    The University Flagship Programme 'One Student, One Campus, One Life – Action on Antibiotic Drug Resistance' are holding a number of events to mark World Antibiotics Awareness Week and European Antibiotic Awareness Day.

  • Annual Report and video on Widening Participation
    Mon 16 Oct 2017, 14:13

    One of our key ambitions for teaching, learning and the student experience here at the University is for there to be no barriers to studying and no boundaries to learning, with widening participation firmly embedded into how we run our institution.

  • #GivingTuesday – Making a Difference Fair
    Tue 17 Oct 2017, 13:41

    Do your bit on #GivingTuesday through our Making a Difference Fair, Swap Shop and HeartStart CPR Training on North Campus

  • Prometheus 2017
    Tue 17 Oct 2017, 14:10

    This year Alliance Manchester Business School welcomed 70 participants from across the 3rd sector for our annual leadership development conference, Prometheus.

  • Foundation Day
    Tue 17 Oct 2017, 14:40

    The University marked its Foundation Day 2017 by celebrating its commitment to social responsibility.

  • Migration month
    Tue 17 Oct 2017, 15:05

    Throughout October the University hosted its first-ever #UoMmigration Month – a series of events, activities and features exploring migration's relationship with inequalities, social justice, belonging and Brexit.

  • Access Manchester
    Tue 17 Oct 2017, 15:19

    The University of Manchester is committed to identifying and attracting the most talented students to The University regardless of their educational background.

  • Socially responsible alumni share their career advice
    Wed 18 Oct 2017, 10:24

    Over 100 University of Manchester alumni working in social responsibility roles are inspiring the next generation to follow their career paths by sharing advice with current students and fellow graduates.

  • Be inspired through mentoring
    Wed 18 Oct 2017, 10:30

    On 11 October the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health hosted a lunchtime session to celebrate the work the University is doing for equality and diversity as part of Black History Month 2017.

  • Before you were born
    Wed 18 Oct 2017, 10:36

    The University of Manchester's Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre (MFHRC) is one of the largest pregnancy research groups in Europe, with the aim of 'finding solutions to pregnancy problems'.

  • The Little Things
    Wed 18 Oct 2017, 10:42

    Medic and founder of life-changing medical charity The Little Things, Rathaven Gunaratnarajah, has been honoured by the Prime Minster for setting up a charity which delivers life-saving medical equipment, by presenting him with a Point of Light Award for his outstanding volunteering work.

  • Volunteering and Social Justice Fair
    Thu 19 Oct 2017, 10:10

    On Tuesday 17 October, almost 1,500 students attended our annual Volunteering and Social Justice Fair.

  • Environmental Sustainability Celebration and Supplier Awards
    Thu 19 Oct 2017, 11:06

    On 8 November we are hosting our annual flagship environmental sustainability event.

  • Environmental sustainability funding call for staff
    Thu 19 Oct 2017, 11:17

    The 10,000 Actions fund is open

  • New interactive tree trail launches with photo competition
    Thu 19 Oct 2017, 11:25

    Budding photographers are invited to take part in a competition celebrating the University's new interactive tree trail which went live on the 12 October following a fun and engaging launch event at the Manchester Museum.

  • Marking 30 years of Black History Month
    Mon 30 Oct 2017, 11:51

    On 26 October staff and students from across the University joined a whole host of guest speakers at an event organised by the Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) to mark 30 years of Black History Month.

  • Seventh Science Spectacular success
    Mon 30 Oct 2017, 15:04

    Science Spectacular took Manchester by storm as visitors mastered clouds and tornadoes at our 7th annual family-friendly science event.

  • October's monthly summary from the Director of Social Responsibility
    Tue 31 Oct 2017, 09:38

    Each October we mark the University's foundation with a prestigious Foundation Lecture and Honorary Degree Ceremony.

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