Events

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

Refugee Week Workshop- Educating Refugees Online During COVID 19

10:30 - 14:30 18 June 2021

During Covid-19 pandemic, the University of Manchester and Caritas Salford collaborated on a research project funded by the ESRC Impact Accelerator Account that explored how teachers adapted to the realities and challenges of teaching refugees online during this period. This workshop will outline the key findings and teacher tool kit develope..

Trapped in the frame problem? Organizing AI for growth of entrepreneurial ventures

15:30 - 17:00 21 June 2021

Join us for Manchester Institute of Innovation Research Seminar Series 20/21, webinar hosted by guest speaker, Prof. Dr. Hannes Rothe. Register to attend via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/manchester-institute-of-innovation-research-prof-dr-hannes-rothe-tickets-151173882151 Trapped in the frame problem? Organizing AI for growth..

Guardian Live: The importance of newsroom diversity, with Gary Younge

13:00 - 14:00 22 June 2021

The John Rylands Research Institute and Library holds the entire archive of the Manchester Guardian. In this series of events to mark the Guardian bicentenary, panels of UoM academics and special guests will each discuss an item from the archive, its relevance to today’s news and media, and how it may influence our future. For this livestre..

INFRA+ Infrastructure for Fragmented Cities: Violations

16:00 - 22 June 2021

Speakers: Prof Swati Chattopadhyay, University of California, Santa Barbara Infrastructure as violence, insurgency as infrastructure: notes on the biospatial Dr Deljana Iossifova, University of Manchester Infrastructuring the city: trajectories of violence Dr Yaffa Truelove, University of Colorado at Boulder TBC Chair: Dr Fadi Shayya,..

Too concentrated and too fragmented? An analysis of outpatient and inpatient market structure in Georgia

11:00 - 12:00 23 June 2021

Please join us at the Institute for Health Policy and Organisation (IHPO) seminar series on 23 June. Zoom details: https://zoom.us/j/93536280499 Abstract: The private sector is increasingly recognized as playing an important role in health systems in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), and in many countries private providers are expe..

MUI Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Series: Digital Infrastructure

21:00 - 22:30 24 June 2021

Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Webinar Series. Webinar five: Digital Infrastructure The COVID-19 crisis has put urban infrastructure under the spotlight. New questions on the ways we build (and build back) infrastructure in cities are now front and centre globally. Faced with a combination of economic, environmental, health a..

Online workshop: Web Scraping with Google Chrome

14:00 - 15:00 24 June 2021

Researchers often have to collect data and build datasets themselves. Web scraping allows researchers to access and collect structured web data on publicly available web pages in an automated way rather than time-consuming manual copying and pasting. This session demonstrates how to use the 'Web Scraper' Chrome browser extension to perform bas..

INFRA+ Infrastructure for Fragmented Cities: Africa

14:30 - 29 June 2021

Speakers: Dr Abubakari Ahmed, University for Development Studies Heterogeneous infrastructure and informality: filling the gap or a governance failure? Dr Mtafu Manda, Mzuzu University Formalising the informal through the formal: Kabaza taxis and other informals in Mzuzu, Malawi Dr Maria Rusca, Uppsala University Lilongwe water works? Th..

Unleashing the Entrepreneurial Potential of Doctoral Students

10:00 - 13:00 29 June 2021

The Masood Enterprise Centre have been collaborating with University College London on a two-year project which aims to demonstrate and evaluate effective practices in student engagement in knowledge exchange activities. This collaborative online workshop, also supported by Enterprise Educators UK, focuses on innovative practices in identify..

Digital Health Technologies Regulatory Event

15:00 - 15:40 01 July 2021

This event is part of the Demystifying regulations and commercialisation mini-series, hosted through the Christabel Pankhurst Institute for Health Technology Research and Innovation. These events, taking place in June and July 2021, are organised by Advanced Materials in Medicine (AMM), Translation Manchester, Digital Futures, the University o..

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