Policy@Manchester New Researchers Lunch: Calling all research students and post-docs with an interest in policy

We are pleased to invite you to attend the first ever Policy@Manchester New Researchers Lunch. The main aim of this event is to enable research students and post-docs with an interest in policy from across the University of Manchester to meet in an informal environment.

The essentials:
Date: Monday 29 October 2012
Time: 1.00 – 2.30 pm
Place: Whitworth Council Chamber
What: Elevator pitches, discussion and free lunch
Who: Research students and post-docs from the University of Manchester researching policy or doing research relevant to policy making

The elevator pitches:
To get to know each other’s work we want to provide as many attendees as possible with the opportunity to give an elevator pitch about their research. These mini-presentations will last up to three minutes.

Places are limited. Please register for the Policy@Manchester New Researchers Lunch by sending us an email with the following information before Tuesday 23 October 2012 noon:

  • Name
  • Position (e.g., MPhil/ PhD/ Post-doc)
  • Department and faculty
  • Research topic
  • Title of your elevator pitch
  • Email
  • Contact telephone number
  • If applicable: dietary requests

For further information about the Policy@Manchester initiative, see here.

For registration and any questions, email NewRes.PolMcr@gmail.com


  • Artan Karini (Institute for Development Policy and Management – Faculty of Humanities)
  • Ellen van Reuler (Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine – Faculty of Life Sciences)