October 2018

  • Join us at Science Spectacular 2018
    Thu 4 Oct 2018, 15:39

    11am – 4pm on Saturday 20 October 2018,

  • School Governors Initiative wins Spirit of Manchester Award
    Thu 4 Oct 2018, 15:50

    University School Governors Initiative which has helped 99,000 pupils wins Spirit of Manchester Award

  • Food business course for local people
    Mon 8 Oct 2018, 10:56

    Making a Difference Award Winner launches a new Food Business Course for local people

  • Recycling E-Waste safely and responsibly
    Wed 10 Oct 2018, 11:24

    The University's Sustainable Consumption Institute has just launched a pilot initiative targeting electrical waste and we'd like people to get involved.

  • Brilliant and BAME
    Wed 17 Oct 2018, 09:50

    For more than 30 years, Black History Month has been a fixture in Britain's cultural calendar, celebrated every October in schools, universities and at a vast array of events across the country.

  • Student Inspire Network
    Wed 17 Oct 2018, 09:56

    The Student Inspire Network (SIN) is a new and exciting project developed by students at The University of Manchester.

  • Tackling the taboos around stillbirth
    Wed 17 Oct 2018, 10:06

    In the UK, around 1 in 225 pregnancies end in stillbirth, causing an unimaginable amount of pain and suffering and yet, there is little understanding as to why stillbirth occurs or how to prevent it, as research remains chronically underfunded.

  • Royal Society of Biology Award for PhD Student
    Wed 17 Oct 2018, 10:14

    Kirsty McIntyre, PhD student from the Faculty of Biology Medicine and Health has been awarded the New Researcher Outreach and Engagement award 2018 from the Royal Society of Biology.

  • Better World Showcase
    Wed 17 Oct 2018, 16:03

    To recognise and communicate the outstanding social responsibility activities across the Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE), we have again launched the annual 'Better World Showcase'.

  • Manchester stands up for Human Rights
    Thu 18 Oct 2018, 10:07

    A celebration of 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and how we stand up for them in Greater Manchester

  • Annual report on widening participation
    Thu 18 Oct 2018, 10:31

    Widening participation is important to us and is firmly embedded in how we run our University.

  • Manchester Recycle Week 2018
    Thu 18 Oct 2018, 15:15

    Following successful reduce and reuse campaigns earlier in the year, the first ever Manchester-wide recycle week took place earlier in October.

  • Energy Champions launch and induction
    Thu 18 Oct 2018, 15:24

    The University's Environmental Sustainability Team has hosted the first induction for our Energy Champions.

  • Volunteering and Social Justice Fair 2018
    Thu 18 Oct 2018, 16:40

    On Tuesday 16 October, over 1,300 students attended our annual Volunteering and Social Justice Fair.

  • Greater Manchester Care Leaver Awards
    Mon 29 Oct 2018, 12:13

    The sixth annual Greater Manchester Care Leaver Awards took place on 18 October, at the Royal Northern College of Music.

  • Share how you make a difference
    Mon 29 Oct 2018, 13:37

    The Social Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability teams are gathering information on how our staff are playing an active role in achieving sustainable development,' and for every response £2 will be donated to the Big Change Fund to tackle homelessness in Manchester.

  • Our monthly round-up
    Mon 29 Oct 2018, 16:12

    Congratulations to our School Governor Initiative – one of our signature programmes for social responsibility – for winning a Spirit of Manchester award for community initiatives across our city.

  • Science Spectacular 2018
    Tue 30 Oct 2018, 11:55

    “We had the most marvellous time learning all sorts of interesting and thought provoking stuff.