March 2017

  • University's Public Engagement Lead awarded prestigious fellowship
    Thu 23 Mar 2017, 09:54

    Dr Sheena Cruickshank is one of 15 Fellows chosen by the world's largest general scientific organization.

  • Success for the Legal Advice Centre at the Manchester Legal Awards
    Thu 23 Mar 2017, 10:04

    Earlier this month the School of Law were delighted to hear that the Legal Advice Centre had won the Best Pro Bono/Community Initiative at the Manchester Legal Awards 2017 for their Dementia Law Clinic run in partnership with national mental health charity Making Space.

  • International Women's Day
    Thu 23 Mar 2017, 11:08

    A whole host of diverse and interactive events and activities for staff, students and the public took place across the University's campus to celebrate International Women's Day on 8 March.

  • RAG Week success raises hundreds for Equity and Merit Scholarships
    Thu 23 Mar 2017, 11:23

    Earlier this month members of staff and students from all over the University took part in activities for RAG Week, raising money for International Equity and Merit Scholarships at the University.

  • Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Heath quarterly newsletter
    Thu 23 Mar 2017, 11:34

    The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health Social Responsibility Team is pleased to announce the launch of the FBMH Social Responsibility Update, a quarterly newsletter dedicated to increasing awareness of how the Faculty is engaging with communities, how we are making a difference and how you can get involved.

  • How can we safeguard public parks?
    Thu 23 Mar 2017, 11:41

    Work has begun on the co-production of a guide to good practice to inform community engagement and sustainable management models for public parks.

  • Funding secured for brand new Diversity and Inclusion student ambassador scheme
    Thu 23 Mar 2017, 13:51

    Under the Catalyst Fund established by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), the University has been successful in a proposal designed to improve outcomes for students from low socio-economic groups and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) students and students that experience mental ill health.

  • Budget 'Hack' Day
    Thu 23 Mar 2017, 13:59

    Policy@Manchester's first ever Budget “Hack” Day took place on 8 March.

  • How we've been making a difference since 1824
    Thu 23 Mar 2017, 14:05

    The University of Manchester has its roots in 19th century workers' education, the city's medical schools, and a university college that would become England's first civic university.

  • The School Governor Initiative hits new highs
    Thu 23 Mar 2017, 14:11

    The school governor initiative, now in its 6th year, continues to hit new highs with an increased number of staff becoming school governors in recent months.

  • Celebrating 10 Years of Equity and Merit
    Thu 23 Mar 2017, 14:24

    This week the University celebrated ten years of a scholarship which has seen more than 200 students studying here before returning to their home countries in Africa and Asia to transform communities.

  • 2017 MICRA annual public lecture
    Thu 23 Mar 2017, 14:39

    Ready for Ageing Now?

  • British Science Week
    Tue 28 Mar 2017, 14:21

    During British Science Week (14-17 March) over 1,000 pupils from 50 schools visited the University to take part in the Science Extravaganza organised by the Widening Participation Team.

  • FoodInResidence helps to protect marine life
    Tue 28 Mar 2017, 14:41

    By 2050 it is predicted that the world's fisheries will have collapsed.

  • University awarded the gold standard for sustainable travel
    Tue 28 Mar 2017, 14:49

    The University has been awarded the gold standard of Transport for Greater Manchester's new Travel Choices accreditation scheme.

  • Taking Science and Engineering to intu Trafford Centre
    Tue 28 Mar 2017, 14:57

    The Faculty of Science and Engineering are again taking a range of fun-filled activities to intu Trafford Centre on the weekend of 22 and 23 April.

  • Making a Difference Awards shortlist
    Tue 28 Mar 2017, 15:06

    We would like to say a huge thank you to everybody who entered the Making a Difference Awards 2017 and we are now delighted to reveal the individuals and teams who have made it to the Awards shortlist.

  • Access All Areas conference
    Tue 28 Mar 2017, 16:13

    Access All Areas is a volunteering area of the Students' Union.

  • Great Manchester 10K
    Tue 28 Mar 2017, 16:42

    In 2016, the University of Manchester raised over £75,000 for charity through the Great Manchester 10K.