Social Responsibility


September 2017

  • Be a Manchester Science Star
    Tue 12 Sep 2017, 14:06

    FREE, drop in event for all the family

  • University Public Engagement Framework launched
    Wed 13 Sep 2017, 11:46

    Public engagement (PE) is a term that is used to describe the many ways we connect, share and involve the public with our work; whether it be research, teaching or social responsibility.

  • Work on safeguarding public parks continues
    Thu 21 Sep 2017, 09:52

    How often do you use public parks? Would it matter if they were no longer free?

  • Teaching computer science in Malawi
    Thu 21 Sep 2017, 09:57

    An outreach team from the University of Manchester's School of Computer Science returned from a project in Malawi this summer, teaching Computer Science in schools in the north of the country.

  • Lemn Sissay launches innovative scheme to boost number of black males in legal sector
    Thu 21 Sep 2017, 10:27

    Poet and broadcaster Lemn Sissay, the University's Chancellor, has launched a new university bursary designed to increase the number of black males embarking on careers in law and the criminal justice sector.

  • School Governor Initiative
    Thu 21 Sep 2017, 11:36

    With over 200 members of staff now volunteering as governors in local schools and colleges, many managers will have colleagues within their teams undertaking this important role.

  • FSE Better World Showcase 2018
    Thu 21 Sep 2017, 11:57

    To recognise and communicate the outstanding social responsibility activities across the Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE), we will once again be holding the 'Better World Showcase'.

  • The Legal Advice Centre
    Thu 21 Sep 2017, 12:06

    The University's Legal Advice Centre (LAC) is run by School of Law to give free legal advice to members of the public who are not able to access legal advice elsewhere and to provide real world experience to law students.

  • Launch of Access Manchester Website
    Thu 21 Sep 2017, 12:53

    The University offers a range of widening access schemes aimed at talented post-16 students from under represented backgrounds to help support progression to the University or another research intensive institution.

  • A warm welcome to our new Manchester Access Programme (MAP) undergraduates!
    Thu 21 Sep 2017, 12:59

    The Manchester Access Programme (MAP) is the University's flagship widening participation scheme for local post-16 pupils who are from backgrounds currently underrepresented in higher education.

  • Bluedot Festival
    Thu 21 Sep 2017, 13:06

    For one weekend in July, the observatory at Jodrell Bank, known for its huge radio telescope, transforms into Bluedot Festival.

  • Telling the whole story
    Thu 21 Sep 2017, 13:27

    Jennie Vickers and Hannah Niblett of the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre presented a paper at the Archives and Records Association (ARA) conference on 30 August.

  • Animation18 launch
    Thu 21 Sep 2017, 13:41

    Our School of Computer Science has recently launched Animation18, an animation competition aimed at school and college students aged from 7-19.

  • The Volunteering and Social Justice Fair
    Mon 25 Sep 2017, 11:10

    The University is hosting its annual Volunteering and Social Justice Fair on Tuesday 17 October in Academy 1.

  • Sustainability Challenge
    Mon 25 Sep 2017, 11:16

    On Tuesday of Welcome Week all 8,000 new first year undergraduates students were invited to take part in the Sustainability Challenge.

  • Be // Longing theatre performance on migration and inequalities
    Mon 25 Sep 2017, 11:23

    The University of Manchester's Migration Lab researchers are collaborating with the award winning Take Back Theatre collective to explore migrants' borders to belonging.

  • White Helmets documentary screening
    Mon 25 Sep 2017, 11:29

    As part of the ESRC's Festival of Social Science 2017 and one of our global inequalities research beacon public events for The University of Manchester, the University will be hosting a free film screening of the Oscar winning documentary, The White Helmets.

  • Team Uganda
    Mon 25 Sep 2017, 11:37

    Five students from the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health took part in the University's flagship overseas volunteering project 'Team Uganda' this summer - this is a partnership project between the University and S.

  • Scholarship student becomes Rwanda's youngest ever government minister
    Mon 25 Sep 2017, 11:48

    At 30, new Rwandan Minster for Transport, Jean de Dieu 'Jado' Uwihanganye is the youngest ever minister in the country and a hugely successful project manager, but none of this would have been possible without the backing of a unique scholarship from The University of Manchester.

  • 'Placeshapers' gather in Manchester to plan for local and global change
    Mon 25 Sep 2017, 12:03

    Following on from conferences in partnership with Oxford and Coventry, UMI3, The University of Manchester's Innovation Company, hosted Anchor Institutions – Home Grown – Local Roots spreading Global Shoots.

  • Tree Trail Launch
    Mon 25 Sep 2017, 13:29

    On the 12 October the University Tree Trail will go live.

  • Official Oxford Road transformation/bus priority scheme launch
    Mon 25 Sep 2017, 13:36

    Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham said the changes to Oxford Road, which include Dutch-style cycle lanes and improved pathways for pedestrians, would serve as a 'blueprint' for the rest of the city.

  • UMBUG's 10th Birthday
    Mon 25 Sep 2017, 13:40

    Come join the celebrations at the next Corridor cycle breakfast as we mark the 10th anniversary of UMBUG – University of Manchester Bike User Group!

  • A message from the Vice President for Social Responsibility
    Tue 26 Sep 2017, 10:28

    I would like to welcome all colleagues back from the summer to the new academic year.

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