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February 2015

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Could you be an expert on television?

(29 January 2015)

The Humanities Media Relations Team are looking for experts for media commentary in a variety of subjects.

Research beacons: Addressing Global Inequalities

(29 January 2015)

A new section of the University website has been created to promote our five research beacons.

Changes to Humanities eNews and HumNet

(29 January 2015)

In response to analytics and your feedback, we have made a number of changes over the last couple of months to make your experience better.

IT Transformation and staff changes

(29 January 2015)

The IT Transformation has begun and the IT staff who were in the Humanities ICT Office have now moved to their new roles within IT Services.

ESRC Impact Acceleration Account

(29 January 2015)

The second call is now open with a deadline for proposals of noon on 20 March 2015.

Celebrating 50 years of Manchester Business School

(29 January 2015)

Manchester Business School has launched a new campaign to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

David Hulme appointed President of the Development Studies Association

(29 January 2015)

David Hulme, Executive Director, Brooks World Poverty Institute, has been elected to the position of President of the Development Studies Association of the UK and Ireland.

Humanities Strategic Investment Fund

(29 January 2015)

The Humanities Strategic Investment Fund (HSIF) open competition has been used to support a portfolio of activities across Humanities, focusing on investments in Research, PGR, and Social Responsibility.

Changes in Business Engagement

(29 January 2015)

The New Year has seen various changes in Business Engagement in the Faculty, including the appointments of a new Assistant Associate Dean and Business Engagement Officer. 

CPD Masterclasses for 2015

(29 January 2015)

The lunchtime masterclasses, for academics, will continue throughout the spring.

Changing your IT support for the better

(28 January 2015)

A sneak peek at the new IT Services support model.

Policy Week 2014

(6 January 2015)

A new infographic shows that over 2,500 people attended Manchester Policy Week in 2014 – an increase of more than 350% on the previous year.

Edward Bonham Carter talks to students

(6 February 2015)

Edward gave insight as to what makes a good fund manager and the pitfalls of trying to predict the market.

Two alumni nominated for Oscars

(29 January 2015)

Orlando Von Einsiedel’s documentary and Benedict Cumberbatch’s role in The Imitation Game have both been nominated for Academy Awards.

Heritage Heroes

(29 January 2015)

Staff from Humanities name their University heroes.

NSS and PTES: open 2 February

(23 January 2015)

Help to promote the National Student Survey and the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey to students.

Humanities students featured in HOME launch

(13 February 2015)

Two Humanities students have been photographed as part of the launch campaign for Manchester’s new international centre for contemporary visual arts.

The University of Manchester Research Institute – Pump Priming Award

(13 February 2015)

A number of interdisciplinary research projects across the Faculty have received support from the UMRI Pump Priming awards.

Opportunity for funding for Social Responsibility in the Curriculum

(13 February 2015)

The Faculty of Humanities has recently awarded funding to applicants to the Social Responsibility in the Curriculum competition to enable them to include a specific social responsibility module to their course for 2015-16.

WakeIT up and save energy

(13 February 2015)

The University has launched a new service which can put your computer into sleep mode until you need it, saving on energy costs.

Democracy and Elections website launched

(13 February 2015)

A new website which brings together political scientists and sociologists who study democracy, citizen participation and elections was launched last week.

LGBT History Month

(13 February 2015)

The University is hosting a wide array of events throughout February to celebrate LGBT History Month.

Making a Difference Awards

(13 February 2015)

Now is your last chance to highlight your contribution to society and apply for the University's 12 social responsibility awards.

The Sustainable Consumption Institute (SCI) Photography Competition 2015

(13 February 2015)

Win up to £100 and have your image displayed on the SCI website.

Humanities academics take part in green technologies project

(13 February 2015)

Three of our researchers will play a leading role in a new €25 million European Union funded project to demonstrate and roll out cutting-edge green technologies across the world.

Volunteer of the Year awards

(13 February 2015)

Do you or a colleague run a community project or support a vulnerable person?  If so why not celebrate it?

Cities@manchester video series

(17 February 2015)

To celebrate the urban-themed day of Manchester Policy Week 2014, cities@manchester collaborated with the Brooks World Poverty Institute and the School of Environment, Education & Development to produce the Picture a Poverty Free City series.

Revolt on Right is Political Book of the Year

(10 February 2015)

A book co-written by a School of Social Sciences academic has won the Political Book of the Year award at the Paddy Power Political Book Awards.