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October 2016

October 2016

Service Effectiveness Survey to launch on 2 November

(28 October 2016)

2,000 colleagues will be invited to participate in benchmarking programme. 

Research Review Exercise launches 9 January 2017

(28 October 2016)

Eligible academics will need to select outputs for review.

John Rylands Research Institute Visiting Professorships

(28 October 2016)

Please could academic staff share this call with their academic contacts outside the University? 

Equity and Merit Scholarships videos launched

(28 October 2016)

Videos featuring two Humanities international master’s students available.

Researchers awarded Professorial Enhanced Research Leave (PERL)

(28 October 2016)

Five researchers awarded research leave.

SALC and the University of Melbourne joint research projects

(27 October 2016)

Successful applicants announced.

Kevin Malone’s 9/11 composition recognised

(27 October 2016)

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures colleague has composition recommended by world’s largest CD label.

SoSS colleagues win the Cultural Sociology SAGE Prize 2016

(26 October 2016)

The British Sociological Association prize is awarded for innovation and excellence.

Call for entries opens for Venture Out, a student competition

(26 October 2016)

Please share the information on Venture Out with your students.

Post-Brexit advice sessions for international staff

(21 October 2016)

Support sessions will available for international staff during November. 

Supporters of the Faculty receive honorary degree on Foundation Day

(20 October 2016)

Winnie Byanyima and Lord David Alliance recognised.  

Social Science festival returns to Manchester for a second year

(20 October 2016)

Join the week-long celebration of the social sciences and social science research takes place from 5 - 12 November.

Temporary closure of Oxford Road, 22-31 October

(20 October 2016)

Closure between Hathersage Road and Booth Street.

Hilary Pilkington contributes to EU review

(20 October 2016)

Review looks at how social science can further our understanding of violent extremism.

Interim Director of Faculty Operations

(19 October 2016)

Interim appointment made. 

£3.9 million modern languages research project launched

(13 October 2016)

Four-year project on the need for modern languages research and teaching.

Researchers from all disciplines can apply for MICRA seedcorn funding

(13 October 2016)

Up to £6,000 is available for each successful project. 

New Manchester Politics Lecturer wins thesis prize

(13 October 2016)

Paul Tobin recognised for his thesis on the politics of climate change.

Please can student-facing staff promote the Volunteering Festival

(12 October 2016)

Students are encouraged to attend the festival on 18 October 2016.

Information for researchers about HM Treasury announcement on H2020

(12 October 2016)

Details of Brexit impact on Horizon 2020.

ESID receives major funding boost

(10 October 2016)

Additional funding of £3.1m for the Centre.

Researchers, curators and archivists: JRRI call for papers open

(10 October 2016)

The John Rylands Research Institute Conference takes place in June 2017.

Changes within the Faculty Senior Management Team

(7 October 2016)

Changes to a number of roles within the Senior Management Team

Welcome to your new look Humanities eNews!

(7 October 2016)

How you can keep up to date on with all the news.

Oxford Road bus gate fully operational next week

(7 October 2016)

From Monday, 10 October, every motorist driving through the bus gate will receive a penalty charge notice.

Colleagues from SoSS edit special edition of Discover Society

(7 October 2016)

Special edition of publication features articles on the social science of food.

Academic staff can apply for Exchange Fellowship

(7 October 2016)

Applications are open for the Newberry/Rylands Joint Fellowship 2017/18.

Alliance MBS publish joint report on home care of the elderly

(6 October 2016)

Report argues that a social innovation approach to home care could benefit carers and cared. 

Academic staff can encourage students on equality and diversity training

(6 October 2016)

You can now offer your students access to online equality and diversity training.

School of Social Sciences launches teaching resources

(6 October 2016)

Resources for teachers and students on the theme of ‘our migration story’ are available.

University desk calendars available

(6 October 2016)

Popular planning tool returns for the new academic year.

Official opening of the Confucius Institute

(5 October 2016)

Institute moves to its new location at 180 Waterloo Place.

Academic colleagues invited to participate in research study

(5 October 2016)

Share your experiences and perceived role in working with students with mental health problems.

Do you know someone who always goes the extra mile?

(4 October 2016)

The University is looking to recognise those who always go ‘above and beyond’.

Research funding available for academic and library staff

(4 October 2016)

Apply for the latest Seedcorn funding awards.

Online Ethical Review Manager (ERM) is now live

(3 October 2016)

The system for processing research ethics applications launched on 19 September.

eNews is changing!

(3 October 2016)

Updated eNews launches on Friday 7 October 2016.