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April 2016

April 2016

Feature series: SR in the curriculum

(15 April 2016)

This issue we introduce you to our ninth project to have received funding from the Social Responsibility in the Curriculum competition.

Climate Exchange at Manchester Museum – call for volunteers

(15 April 2016)

Are you passionate about climate change? Do you want to share your interest / research?

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Campus Masterplan Open Meeting

(15 April 2016)

There will be another Campus Masterplan Open Meeting on Tuesday 26 April (1pm) in Lecture Theatre A of the Roscoe Building.

Socially responsible graduates: Ibrahim’s story

(15 April 2016)

Ibrahim Olabi, a graduate of the School of Law, talks about the organisation he founded to promote legal education in Syria.

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New P&DR process

(15 April 2016)

A new P&DR process is being rolled out to all PSS staff, and academic staff in the School of Law.

Become a Dementia Friend

(15 April 2016)

Become a Dementia Friend on 18 May, and help make a more dementia-friendly society.

SoSS researchers win funding grants for research on ageing

(15 April 2016)

Dr Tine Buffel and Dr Bram Vanhoutte to investigate issues related to social exclusion and resilience respectively.

Inclusive Growth Analysis Unit (IGAU) officially launched

(15 April 2016)

The launch, attended by major players from the Greater Manchester Business Community, puts poverty reduction high on the region’s agenda.

Roll-out of new P&DR process for PSS staff

(7 April 2016)

New P&DR process for PSS staff across the University to be rolled out May to July


New University Research Information System

(4 April 2016)

New Open Access policy, and roll-out of ‘Pure’.

Inspiring Women Conference at Alliance MBS

(1 April 2016)

Conference brought together students from local girls’ schools for a day with the Manchester business community.

New novel by Ian McGuire receives extraordinary press coverage

(1 April 2016)

The North Water is available now.

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MICRA to be joined by Centre for Ageing Better in Ageing Hub

(1 April 2016)

The hub will develop and share innovative approaches to tackling social, economic and health inequalities in later life.

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Launch of new Faculty of Humanities Doctoral Studentships

(1 April 2016)

Fully-funded studentships available to students commencing doctoral research in September 2016.

Doctor of Education EdD programme open for admissions this September

(1 April 2016)

New professional doctorate may be relevant to University staff.

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