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October 2014

October 2014

Faculty of Humanities Strategic Plan published

(1 September 2014)

The plan will inform everything the Faculty does until 2020 and will thus form the cornerstone of much of your work.

MBS to become ‘Alliance Manchester Business School’ following £15m donation

(16 October 2014)

The University has received the landmark donation for the future development of Manchester Business School (MBS) from Lord Alliance of Manchester and his fellow Trustees of the Alliance Family Foundation.

Lord Alliance of Manchester

John Rylands Research Institute launch

(14 October 2014)

The John Rylands Research Institute (JRRI) was officially launched this week, bringing together world class expertise from the Faculty and The University of Manchester Library.

The John Rylands Library

Policy prowess showcased over packed five-day event

(17 October 2014)

Leading thinkers from the world of politics and policy will be on campus in November for this year’s Policy Week – a showcase of our research-based knowledge and expertise. Staff in Humanities are encouraged to come along to these free events as well as spreading the word.

Policy @Manchester

Academic CPD masterclasses: last remaining dates

(2 November 2014)

Academics wanting to take advantage of the latest series of Continuing Professional Development sessions should book now, as places are limited.

Staff from across the University to speak at the Labour Party Conference

(27 August 2014)

Various staff, including Maria Balshaw and Professor David Hulme, will be speaking at this year’s Labour Party Conference. Events will be running from the 20– 24th September; inside the conference centre and around Manchester.

Ed Miliband

Preparing your Blackboard for the new academic year

(27 August 2014)

All Blackboard courses are visible to students on Monday 8 September 2014 so it is important to make sure yours is ready for the new year. Read the guide to making changes, getting training and the new course structure.

Welcome week

University Harassment Advisors

(28 August 2014)

The University is expanding the number of voluntary harassment advisors – this being one of the actions of the behaviours group of the Staff Survey.

The University of Manchester

The People's History Museum can help with your research

(2 September 2014)

The People’s History Museum is keen to develop their links with academic colleagues and is running a Museums and Research Network Meeting offering an opportunity for people to learn more about how their collections can be used within teaching and research.

Peoples History Museum