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April 2016

Climate Exchange at Manchester Museum – call for volunteers

(15 April 2016)

Be part of the Climate Exchange public programme

We are looking for academics, students, designers, architects, growers, campaigners, sustainability enthusiasts and thinkers who would like to take part in Climate Exchange.   We’re looking at Climate Change in the broadest possible sense - from historical change, weather, impact around the future, future buildings, transport – anything linked with the local and global issues of our future world.

Climate Exchange is a key part of the Climate Control public programme offering a daily opportunity for visitors to the Museum to have structured conversations about Climate Change.  Climate Exchange will take place in a dedicated space, within either the Climate Control exhibition or in the Living Worlds Gallery.

Is it for you?

  • Are you passionate about climate change and our future world?
  • Do you want to share your interest/research?
  • Do you want to have conversations with the people of Manchester to explore what kind of future they hope for, and what it would take to help make that a reality?
  • Are you interested in public engagement?
  • Are you free for  a minimum of one two-hour slot between May and September 2016?

How to express an interest

  • Attend one of our briefing sessions if you would like to find out more. Please email anna.bunney@manchester.ac.uk for venue details.
    • Tuesday 19 April 1-1.30pm
    • Wednesday 27 April 1-1.30pm
    • Wednesday 27 April – 5-6.30pm The Study Researchers Twilight evening
    • Thursday 5 May – 9.30-10am
  • If you are part of a research group, organisation or interest group, please let Anna know if would you be happy to co-ordinate people’s responses.
  • Pick a timeslot 

Other engagement opportunities

As part of Climate Control there are other opportunities to participate in activities for families and adults – please email  anna.bunney@manchester.ac.uk if you’d like more information about these or volunteering opportunities in the exhibition.

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