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October 2015

October 2015

Scheduled Bb9 maintenance and downtime

(1 October 2015)

Please be aware of the downtime when scheduling work.

Policy Week 2015

(2 October 2015)

Watch the launch video and sign up to attend the week.

New sketcher in residence for the Morgan Centre

(2 October 2015)

Lynne Chapman will join the Centre this month.

Alliance Manchester Business School

(2 October 2015)

The new name for the School is now in use.

Dr Peter Backus named 'Best New Lecturer'

(2 October 2015)

Dr Peter Backus has been awarded 'Best New Lecturer' by The Economics Network.

New urban project wins funding

(2 October 2015)

The project will run until 2019.

New bike lanes in action

(2 October 2015)

The new "Dutch-style" cycle lane is now in use.

Nominate a distinguished colleague

(2 October 2015)

If you know someone in the Faculty who goes above and beyond, nominate them now.

International conference on humanitarian sector

(2 October 2015)

The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute hosted the conference.

Global Development Institute video

(2 October 2015)

The video discusses the Millennium Development Goals

Social Responsibility in the Curriculum

(2 October 2015)

Learn more about this year’s projects.

Cary Cooper is named HR’s most influential thinker

(2 October 2015)

The magazine praised the professor of organisational psychology at Alliance Manchester Business School.

Peter Pormann writes for Nature

(2 October 2015)

His article detailed new research meshing technology and humanities.

Simon and Hallsworth Fellowships showcase

(2 October 2015)

Find out how the fellowships could help you progress you career.

Public History Professor Michael Wood wins prestigious award

(5 October 2015)

Michael Wood has been awarded the 2015 British Academy Presidents Medal Award for his service to humanities and social sciences.

New Head of School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

(26 October 2015)

Following a rigorous selection process, a new Head of School has been appointed to the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures.

Trench excavations outside Alliance MBS

(16 October 2015)

Access along Booth Street West will be restricted.

 

Sir Peter Fahy appointed Honorary Chair

(23 October 2015)

He will also give a lecture at the University on 11 November.

North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership conference

(15 October 2015)

The conference was attended by 120 students and included over forty papers.

Funding available to engage with our communities

(15 October 2015)

Members of the Faulty of Humanities are invited to apply for funding for activities in 2015-16.

Law and Social Justice public lecture with Sir Peter Fahy

(15 October 2015)

Thinking about police and public in a more divided world: reflections on 34 years of policing.

Rethinking UK Research Funding

(15 October 2015)

The Policy Week event discusses how academic research is funded.

New director of Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing

(15 October 2015)

Debora Price will also become Professor of Social Gerontology.

Feature series: SR in the Curriculum

(15 October 2015)

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

Updated Safeguarding Children policy

(15 October 2015)

Do you know the procedures for dealing with young visitors?

Updated Safeguarding Children policy

(15 October 2015)

Do you know the procedures for dealing with young visitors?

Seedcorn funding now open

(15 October 2015)

The John Rylands Research Institute is accepting applications from University staff.

Appointments to the Academia Europaea

(15 October 2015)

Four Humanities academics have been elected.

Academic colleague to produce new Mark Twain opera

(15 October 2015)

Dr Kevin Malone will debut Mysterious 44 next year.