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May 2015

May 2015

Get ready for Give Your Car a Rest Day

(11 May 2015)

As interest in Give Your Car a Rest Day gathers momentum, the University has organised an event to help you with your travel choices in the lead-up to the day itself - 19 June Open Day.

British Born Chinese documentary

(27 April 2015)

The documentary is the result of collaborative work across SoSS.

Academic study turned into new play

(27 April 2015)

The AHRC project will be touring the UK and Ireland this year.

Digitised company reports available for first time

(27 April 2015)

The reports, dating back to 1960, provide a look at cultural, political and design development.

New film sheds light on food insecurity in the UK

(27 April 2015)

Staff in SoSS produced the film alongside work they are doing with charities to combat the problem.

Calling all urbanists!

(27 April 2015)

Join the cities@manchester directory.

Election of the Chancellor

(27 April 2015)

The nominees for the new Chancellor of the University have been revealed.

Venture Further 2015 Competition finalists announced

(28 April 2015)

The finalists for Manchester Enterprise Centre’s annual Venture Further competition have been announced with students from the Faculty featured in each category.

PRES closes 14 May

(5 May 2015)

The Postgraduate Researcher Experience Survey (PRES), will close on Thursday, 14 May 2015. Staff are reminded to encourage Postgraduate Research students to fill in the survey before the deadline.

Calling all CPD Leads

(7 May 2015)

Are you leading on or involved with Continuous Professional Development (CPD) initiatives?


Nominate your Original Thinker

(20 May 2015)

Which Original Thinkers from Manchester and the North West of England do you most admire?

Manchester Enterprise Centre student essay competition

(14 May 2015)

Student from SoSS wins £750 prize.

Dementia Research Day

(14 May 2015)

The second University-wide Dementia Research Day will take place on Thursday, 4 June.

Humanities PSS Line Manager Programme

(14 May 2015)

The first cohort of the programme completed in April and two further cohorts are planned. 

Making a Difference Awards for social responsibility

(14 May 2015)

A number of staff from Humanities were awarded winners and highly commended prizes in the University’s first Making a Difference Awards for Social Responsibility, in Whitworth Hall.

Distinguished Achievement Awards winners

(14 May 2015)

This year’s award winners have been announced, with four awards dedicated to the Faculty of Humanities.

Faculty success during election coverage

(14 May 2015)

Academics from Humanities appeared across the media talking about the election.

Watch the trailer for the new MICRA film

(14 May 2015)

The film draws on two-years of research into Age-Friendly Cities.

Praise for SoSS’ student support

(14 May 2015)

The School of Social Sciences won the University's Peer Mentoring Scheme of the Year 2015, while Philippa Wilson took home Outstanding Contribution to Peer Support.

Four businesses win £10,000 in Venture Further competition

(14 May 2015)

Humanities students and graduands showcased their talents during the competition, organised by the Manchester Enterprise Centre.

English Language tutor publishes her first novel

(14 May 2015)

Sheena Kalayil used her experience of travelling and working around the world to write the book.