Social Responsibility


September 2016

  • UMIP Social Enterprise Ignition Funding Opportunity
    Mon 19 Sep 2016, 10:34

    Social Entrepreneurs are born out of the desire to improve the world and make it a better place.

  • Open Labs: Behind the Scenes of Manchester Science
    Mon 19 Sep 2016, 12:57

    At the end of July, as part of the Science in the City Festival, the University held 'Open Labs: Behind the Scenes of Manchester Science', a unique opportunity for members of the public to experience what goes on in science labs in each of the three Faculties across the whole University.

  • Graduate gives back to fellow Parkinson's patients
    Mon 19 Sep 2016, 13:07

    A University of Manchester psychology student who graduated in July has used part of his studies to benefit other people with Parkinson's by taking part in a project to help them improve their movement.

  • Public Screening of The Divide
    Mon 19 Sep 2016, 14:46

    As part of our work to address inequalities and to align this with our research beacon of Addressing Global Inequalities, The University will be hosting a free public film screening at the John Rylands Library on Thursday 10 November.

  • Eight thousand students – one grand challenge
    Wed 21 Sep 2016, 11:17

    When the fictional University of Millchester needed to build a sustainable campus it appointed probably the largest project team in history – 8,000 University of Manchester students – with a timeframe of just one day to deliver it.

  • School-University Partnership Initiative Networking Event
    Wed 21 Sep 2016, 15:14

    The University of Manchester is hosting a networking event to promote our School-University Partnership Initiative (SUPI).

  • Memory Walk
    Wed 21 Sep 2016, 15:18

    The University's Walking for Health group, Lunchtime Strollers, has been going for over six years and been involved in numerous events over the years.

  • Manchester Climate Change Agency (MCCA) Public Consultation
    Wed 21 Sep 2016, 15:32

    Manchester Climate Change Agency (MCCA) are running a public consultation regarding climate change and the future of the city by 2050.

  • Birth Debate 2016
    Wed 21 Sep 2016, 15:42

    Staff and students from our Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health will be collaborating in a pivotal international theatre festival organised by the Royal Exchange Theatre and The Oglesby Charitable Trust this autumn as part of Manchester's year as the European City of Science 2016.

  • 10th Cohort of Manchester Access Programme
    Thu 22 Sep 2016, 13:03

    To find our more please visit our MAP is 10 website.

  • Inclusive Growth Analysis Unit
    Thu 22 Sep 2016, 13:15

    The 23 June Brexit vote brought into sharp relief the extent of the differences in the ways that economic growth, globalisation and technological change have been experienced in different parts of the country and within cities.

  • Dementia Friends at the University of Manchester
    Thu 22 Sep 2016, 13:21

    Currently, over 800,000 people live with dementia in the UK and this number is set to double in the next 30 years.

  • Climate Change Documentary
    Thu 22 Sep 2016, 13:34

    Watch the Lived Experience of Climate Change: A Story of One Piece of Land in Dhaka now.

  • Delivering Emergency Medical Team Training in China
    Thu 22 Sep 2016, 13:44

    A professor from The University is delivering emergency medical team training in China this month, in support of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Emergency Medical Teams Initiative to promote agreed international standards.

  • Leading National Drive to Transform Computing in Schools
    Thu 22 Sep 2016, 13:58

    The University of Manchester is at the forefront of a national drive to transform the teaching of computing in schools.

  • Tackling the World's Water Challenges
    Thu 22 Sep 2016, 14:14

    A researcher from The University has developed a free tool to help scientists and policymakers to manage agricultural water use and improve crop water productivity in regions where supply is scarce.

  • Patient and Public Advisory Board
    Thu 22 Sep 2016, 14:34

    The University's Manchester Pharmacy School is one of this country's leading schools of pharmacy for the training and education of the current and future pharmacy workforce, and for conducting world-leading research in both pharmaceutical science and pharmacy practice.

  • The Medicine Cabinet: Student and Public Engagement
    Thu 22 Sep 2016, 14:43

    This September, the Museum of Medicine and Health begins a new year working collaboratively with MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies students.

  • JustFest Presents
    Mon 26 Sep 2016, 15:10

    JustFest Presents: The Volunteering and Social Justice Festival, Tuesday 18 October

  • Christies Bistro Starts a Herb Garden
    Mon 26 Sep 2016, 15:31

    The Green Impact team at Christies Bistro, one of the busiest food outlets on campus, have started their own herb garden for the chefs to use in their cooking.

  • Humanity Giving Back
    Mon 26 Sep 2016, 15:33

    With such a large population at the University, food waste sometimes occurs despite our best efforts to minimise it.

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