January 2019

  • Widening participation conference for medical students
    Mon 7 Jan 2019, 11:24
  • Ugandan graduate hopes to use his skills to prevent flooding in his home country
    Mon 7 Jan 2019, 11:41

    A student from Uganda who did his Master's degree at The University of Manchester thanks to an Equity and Merit scholarship has just graduated, and hopes to use his skills to prevent flooding in his home country.

  • Action on Antibiotic Drug Resistance goes to sub-Saharan Africa
    Mon 21 Jan 2019, 15:16

    The University of Manchester continues to lead an expansive programme across the campus to help engage with local people on the topic of antibiotic drug resistance.

  • Putting our best feet forward for action on diabetes
    Mon 21 Jan 2019, 15:23

    When visiting Manchester Central Library you expect to see thousands upon thousands of books, not thousands upon thousands of socks hanging from the ceiling.

  • Fieldwork in Fancy Dress – Linnean Society Annual Lecture
    Mon 21 Jan 2019, 15:30

    John Rylands Library was the backdrop for the Linnean Society's Fourth Annual Irene Manton Lecture, which was hosted by the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health (FBMH) on Tuesday 4 December.

  • Malham Tarn trip to encourage local pupils into university and science
    Mon 21 Jan 2019, 15:36

    "What is that massive insect thingy in the water?!" The words from a pupil, iPhone in hand, stood precariously in the middle of the stream where an invertebrate river-sampling activity was taking place.

  • Enhanced Humans? Manchester Museum of Medicine and Health pop-up exhibition
    Mon 21 Jan 2019, 15:40

    With the rise of 'wearables' such as Fitbits, 'smart' devices for automatic diabetes control and drug administration and bionic arms amongst other futuristic health technologies, questions about what the future of human enhancement are becoming commonplace.

  • Christmas present swap shop
    Tue 22 Jan 2019, 09:19

    The University's Atrium Green Impact Team held their fourth annual swap shop for unwanted Christmas presents on 8 January.

  • Manchester the most LGBT-inclusive university in England
    Tue 22 Jan 2019, 09:28

    The University has maintained its Top 20 position for the second year in the latest Stonewall Workplace Equality Index – an annual audit of workplace culture for lesbian, gay, bi and trans staff.

  • The Middle East Centre - beyond teaching and research
    Tue 22 Jan 2019, 09:46

    The University's Middle East Centre in Dubai Knowledge Park, United Arab Emirates, opened in October 2006, as a permanent physical presence - initially representing the University's Business School and projecting the school's capabilities and mission in teaching, research and social responsibility.

  • Manchester Museum After Hours
    Wed 23 Jan 2019, 10:10

    New year, new you? Kickstart 2019 with a visit to Manchester Museum and find out how to live well with less.

  • New film launched by Multilingual Manchester
    Thu 24 Jan 2019, 09:14

    A short film highlighting the outreach and public engagement work of the Multilingual Manchester (MLM) research unit at The University of Manchester has been launched.

  • Teach-In week
    Thu 24 Jan 2019, 09:24

    Between the 18 and 22 February, academics and students across the University of Manchester will work together and collaborate on projects as part of Teach-In week.

  • Student Volunteering Week
    Thu 24 Jan 2019, 09:40

    The 11-19 February sees the return of the University's Student Volunteering Week – a national celebration of all things volunteering.

  • Volunteer of the Year
    Thu 24 Jan 2019, 09:48

    Do you know a University of Manchester student, member of staff or alumnus who you think is worthy of a Volunteer of the Year Award? Then please make a nomination.

  • Purple Wave fundraising opportunities
    Thu 24 Jan 2019, 11:59

    Registrations are now open for the Purple Wave in the Great Manchester Run 2019

  • Social responsibility in Hong Kong
    Mon 28 Jan 2019, 11:15

    In some parts of the academic world, there is a feeling that students who choose to pursue their degree by various kinds of distance or blended learning are missing out on some of the more socially and personally rewarding aspects of higher degree study when compared to full-time, on-campus student groups.

  • Our monthly round-up
    Thu 31 Jan 2019, 09:01

    The year ended and began with two pieces of fabulous news for social responsibility.