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April 2015

April 2015

Unwanted clothes required for performance piece

(26 March 2015)

SEED’s Peter Jacobs is asking for staff to donate men’s and women’s clothes by Friday 10 April.

Making a Difference Awards shortlist announced

(7 April 2015)

Projects and people from across the Faculty have been shortlisted.

Staff Survey 2015: one week left

(7 April 2015)

If you have not already submitted your Staff Survey 2015, you now have only one week left to do so.

Manchester experts provide commentary on the Leaders' debate

(2 April 2015)

British Election Study (BES) experts will be on hand in Manchester this evening to provide expert commentary on the only head-to-head TV debate of the General Election campaign, presented by Julie Etchingham.

MBS looks ahead to the General Election

(2 April 2015)

In the lead up to the General Election, Manchester Business School (MBS) will be hosting two debates looking at the impact of government cuts and why politics is struggling in the modern world.

Staff Survey charity donations soar

(1 April 2015)

Over £5,000 has been raised so far for three local charities as a result of our staff completing the Staff Survey

PRES: Open Now

(24 February 2015)

Can you help to support the University’s push to increase the number of students responding to the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES)?

Making a Difference Awards shortlist announced

(31 March 2015)

Projects and people from across the Faculty have been shortlisted.

The Language Forum launched

(31 March 2015)

The forum, supported by Multilingual Manchester, will ensure all communities in Manchester get equal access to services.

Teaching and Learning News on HumNet

(31 March 2015)

The newsletter will be moving to an online format over the next couple of months to be more accessible and reduce emails.

Alumnus Jamie Phillips joins the Hallé

(31 March 2015)

The School of Arts, Languages and Cultures (SALC) alumnus becomes Associate Conductor at 23

Moai Hava arrives at the Manchester Museum

(31 March 2015)

The exhibition, spearheaded by Professor Colin Richards, is currently showing at the Museum.

Two MBS academics receive prestigious awards

(31 March 2015)

Chris Humphrey and Norman Strong are honoured by the British Accounting and Finance Association.

MBS partners with local schools

(31 March 2015)

Business experts are working with Whalley Range and Levenshulme High Schools to boost student employability.

Does your computer equipment need updating?

(31 March 2015)

You are asked to fill out the Faculty census of IT equipment by Monday 20 April, to ensure your computer is kept up-to-date.

SALC students collaborate with Museum of Medicine and Health

(31 March 2015)

In a cross-Faculty collaboration, MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies students have been working on the collection management of objects from the Museum.

Humanities senior academics discuss the value of social science

(31 March 2015)

The debate will be part of The Business of People campaign ahead of the General Election.

N8 Policing Research Partnership receives £3million funding

(31 March 2015)

Funding has been confirmed for a five-year project designed to foster research between University academics and the police.

JustFest: Volunteering opportunities

(31 March 2015)

PSS staff in Humanities are invited to help out at JustFest on 23 April.

John Rylands Research Institute – Annual lecture

(27 April 2015)

The importance of the University Library’s Special Collections will be highlighted once again this Thursday, 30 April at the John Rylands Research Institute Annual Lecture.

Symposium on theatre, poverty and inequality

(17 April 2015)

Academics, theatre and production companies to discuss theatre in the midst of austerity

Sociology academic marks 50 years at the University

(17 April 2015)

Professor Wes Sharrock joined the Faculty in 1965 as a postgraduate student.

SoSS staff member to publish her first book

(17 April 2015)

Jackie O’Callaghan has been working on the short stories collection for the last 20 years.

Manchester Methods Summer School 2015

(17 April 2015)

An opportunity for postgraduate students and Early Career Researchers to gain a greater insight into specialist areas.

Family fun day at the University

(17 April 2015)

See robots in action, paint with maggots and check out slime mould on Saturday, 9 May.

Watch out for macro viruses

(17 April 2015)

Scammers are using Microsoft Office documents to infect computers.

Faculty Archaeologists defy Isis militants by finding new antiquities

(17 April 2015)

The team have just returned from three months in Iraq.

Humanities students visit Downing Street

(17 April 2015)

The students were the winners of the ‘Behind the Black Door Competition’

Have you received ESRC funding?

(17 April 2015)

If your funded work is due to be published then the Media Relations team want to hear from you.

Revised Humanities Strategic Plan

(17 April 2015)

Your opportunity to put forward your suggestions on the Faculty’s priorities for the next five years.

Do you conduct research in neurodegenerative diseases?

(16 April 2015)

An integrated cross-Faculty network is being developed to coordinate, focus and optimise dementia and neurodegenerative disease research.

NSS and PTES: Last Push

(20 April 2015)

The two surveys close on Thursday, 30 April