Find out more about events, seminars, and public lectures in the Faculty of Humanities.

Finding and accessing data from the UK Data Service

09:30 - 11:00 29 March 2023

This introductory workshop is intended for anyone who wants to hear about finding data from the UK Data Service and contains interactive elements throughout. Participants will be given a practical overview of the tools that the service provides, particularly our data catalogue to help you make the most of your data searches. We will discuss b..

Notes on Bresson

30 - 31 March 2023

Marking 80 years since the wartime release of Robert Bresson’s first feature film Les Anges du Peche in 1943, and 40 years since the release of his final feature film L’Argent in 1983, The University of Manchester is proud to host the Notes of Bresson conference at Samuel Alexander Building in the University’s School of Arts, Languages a..

MICRA Research Showcase

12:00 - 17:00 03 April 2023

We are delighted to host an in-person Research Showcase on Monday 3rd April to present the latest in ageing research. The event will begin with a complimentary lunch on the mezzanine level of the Henry Royce Institute, allowing ample time for networking opportunities. RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS The showcase will kick-off with an afternoon of sh..

The Early Career Researchers Conference – SIIB2023

11 April 2023

Are you an early career researcher in the field of Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and International Business? The Early Career Researchers Conference – SIIB2023 is the perfect opportunity for you to showcase your scientific work, receive valuable feedback from academic experts, gain insight into academic life, and develop effect..

Digital Trust & Security Seminar Series: Bernardo Magri

13:00 - 14:00 12 April 2023

Summary: The YOSO model is based around the notion of roles, which are stateless parties that can send a single message for the entire duration of the protocol. The most well-known example of a YOSO protocol is Nakamoto’s Bitcoin, where a miner broadcasts a new block in a given round only if they win the proof-of-work “lottery”. Once the..

Looking for languages: Half-term family trail at Manchester Museum (part of International Mother Language Day 2023)

13:00 - 17:00 12 April 2023

The Linguistic Diversity Collective invites you to join us for some half-term fun to celebrate International Mother Language Day at the newly re-opened Manchester Museum. Grab your activity sheet and follow the language-themed trail around the museum’s enchanting collections, thinking about your own language(s) along the way. This free, fam..

Inaugural Lectures - Professor Tanja Müller and Professor Martin Hess

16:30 - 18:30 17 April 2023

On Monday, 17 April join the School of Environment, Education and Development for our spring inaugural lectures with Professor Tanja Müller and Professor Martin Hess from 4.30 - 6.30pm. Our inaugural lectures provide an opportunity for newly appointed professors to present a fascinating insight into their research and highlight the latest de..

How to become a computational social scientist

10:00 - 11:30 18 April 2023

Scientific research and teaching are increasingly influenced by computational tools, methods and paradigms. The social sciences are no different, with many new forms of social data only available or practical through computational means (Kitchen, 2014). While social science research has always been marked by technological approaches to some d..

Enabling and celebrating excellence in academic-industry collaborations in health technology.

09:30 - 14:30 19 April 2023

This GM Connected Health Ecosystem event is about enabling and celebrating excellence in research collaborations with industry. It is a joint event organised by the ERDF Research & Innovation Accelerator, Translation Manchester, and the Christabel Pankhurst Institute Translation Theme. The goal is to bring academic researchers and industry tog..

Dissertation projects: Introduction to secondary analysis for qualitative and quantitative data

10:00 - 11:30 20 April 2023

Secondary analysis offers a great option for dissertation students who are looking to gain experience working with data but who have limited abilities to go out into the field or would like to study a hard-to-reach population. This free workshop will take you through the research process of a secondary analysis project, including an overview..