Events

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Events

Teenage Kicks: Andrea's story

Friday 7th June 2024 - Saturday 31st August 2024

Teenage Kicks is an exhibition about what life was like for teenage girls in Britain in the s It is based on research from the Girlhood and Later Life project led by Professor Penny Tinkler We are showing one of the eight stories in the gallery at the National Graphene Institute at the University of Manchester this summer Come along and see Andrea's story as she moves from her small village where her family life revolves around church…

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Time is Running Out

Thursday 16th May 2024 - Sunday 7th July 2024

An inspiring new exhibition from the Institute of Civil Engineers Time is Running Out is a groundbreaking and inspiring new exhibition at Jodrell Bank Centre for Engagement free with admission Time is Running Out explores the future of infrastructure and the role of civil engineers in helping society respond to the challenges of climate change and meet net zero targets by This exhibition asks six of the biggest questions currently concerning engineers and climate specialists such as where…

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AMBS event - Gaining the Edge: Executive Education for the Third Sector

Tuesday 25th June 2024 10:00AM - 3:30PM

This event is part of Alliance Manchester Business School s Festival of Business A free one-day taster programme on ESG Environmental Social and Governance leadership strategic productivity and digital marketing delivered by our leading academics and Executive Education team You will gain insights into both theory and practical solutions to these topics A must-attend event for third sector and not-for-profit managers leaders and teams on how to meet future challenges for your organisation

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AMBS event - Business 2050

Thursday 27th June 2024 9:30AM - 1:30PM

This event is part of Alliance Manchester Business School s Festival of Business The world is changing at an ever-faster pace Businesses and society are facing challenges never encountered before such as climate change technology and changing attitudes to work As the Original Modern City Manchester pioneered new ways of working and employment rights and led innovation Fast-forward to and what will Manchester and the world look like How will businesses navigate these new challenges and those yet…

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Let's Talk About Planning Strategically for Gender Equity

Friday 28th June 2024 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Let's Talk About Planning Strategically for Gender Equity Join us for our collaborative research seminar organised between the Cancer Research UK CRUK Manchester City of London and Cambridge Centres to promote inclusive research activities Hosted every two months this series aims to shine a spotlight on various equity diversity and inclusivity topics in cancer research Our next seminar focuses on gender inequity and how research institutions are planning to address these issues About the Talk Prof Rachel Cowen…

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Virtual workshop: A ‘broken system’? Critical perspectives on housing and construction in the UK - The Building Safety Network

Tuesday 9th July 2024 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Addressing a complex issue like building safety requires a multiple perspective approach Hearing from diverse viewpoints across residents voices industry and policy makers this interactive workshop from the Thomas Ashton Institute's Building Safety Network aims to identify key issues to gain a more comprehensive understanding of the barriers to change within the sector Drawing from the insights of attendees and building on the recent webinar from the network the issues identified in this workshop will inform participatory events…

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Pankhurst Seminar Series: Digital Health Inequities Edition - Trust in health research and technologies among Muslim minorities

Wednesday 10th July 2024 1:00PM - 2:00PM

Our next seminar is on th of July - pm via Zoom https zoom us j Saiyed Mohammad Mahin an active Imam a religious scholar who leads prayers from a mosque in London and Mustafa Ali from the University of Manchester will talk about Trust in health research and technologies among Muslim minorities In this talk Mahin and Mustafa will talk about their work with Imams and Muslim community members to understand the determinants of community s trust…

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FBMH Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement (PPIE) Celebration Event

Thursday 11th July 2024 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Celebrate with us the positive impact public contributors staff and students make in Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement PPIE in the Faculty of Biology Medicine and Health FBMH Hosted by Professor Stephanie Snow Faculty lead for Community Engagement and Involvement and Kay Gallacher public contributor and FBMH PPIE Forum Co-chairs this year s event 'Back to the Future Reflecting on our past shaping our tomorrow will explore how we have been creating communities since marking the University…

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I Was There: Alan Edwards in conversation with Andy Spinoza

Thursday 11th July 2024 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Join the godfather of modern music PR Alan Edwards in conversation with award-winning music author Jon Savage for an evening discussing Alan Edwards memoir detailing his work with everyone from Bowie to Blondie the Rolling Stones to the Spice Girls Prince to Amy Winehouse Published by Simon Schuster on June I Was There traces Edwards career from the thriving punk scene of s London which inspired him to set up his own PR company through his work with…

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