Author Archives: MetroPolis

We’re helping countries turn love affairs with foreign investment into lasting marriages

MMU research and expertise is informing UN work on how to make the most of multinationals. By Heinz Tüselmann The secret to making the most of foreign investment is more important than ever for Britain’s  highly internationalised and open economy. … Continue reading

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Homelessness from the private rented sector

Dr Chris O’Leary is a specialist in public policy and is a senior lecturer in the Policy Evaluation and Research Unit.  Much of his work before joining PERU was around modelling need and demand in terms of multiple needs, prevention and integration of services. Chris also … Continue reading

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Chancellor’s Fellowship Roundtable Workshop – Gender Capital, Leadership and Startups

Evidence shows that the rate on entrepreneurship is rising faster among women than men globally. Overall, men are still nearly twice as likely to be entrepreneurs, and in general entrepreneurship remains to be a man’s world as men get funded, … Continue reading

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Book Launch of Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Tuesday 12th June 2018 4.30pm – 6pm Manchester Metropolitan University Business School All Saints Campus Manchester M15 6BH Register Here! A new book, Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds, jointly authored by experts from Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Southern California and … Continue reading

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ATCM, IPM and The BID Foundation team up to present important evidence to Parliamentary High Street Inquiry

Consultation to take place in London on the 12th June 2018 10am – 1pm A consortium of the leading membership and professional bodies representing the people responsible for managing UK High Streets are joining forces to respond to the High … Continue reading

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Honour-Based Violence (HBV) National Roadshow 2018: Launch Event

Wed 30th May 2018 12:00 – 16:00 BST Location: Manchester Metropolitan University Business School Lecture Theatre G.34 All Saints Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, England M15 6BH This event is led by researchers from the Sylvia Pankhurst Research Gender and Diversity Research … Continue reading

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Re-imagining contested communities: the power of collaborative research

Wed, 9 May 2018 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM BST Manchester Metropolitan University Business School All Saints Campus Oxford Road Manchester M15 6BH Register your space here! A one day conference that will bring together policy makers, academics, community partners, … Continue reading

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Urban and Rural Economic Development in the Post-Brexit Landscape: A community governance approach

Contemporary Issues in Economics and Policy: A New Seminar Series hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Led by Manchester Metropolitan University Centre for Future Economies Urban and Rural Economic Development in the Post-Brexit Landscape: … Continue reading

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Professor Hannah Smithson Inaugural Lecture

Wednesday 25th April 2018 5:30 pm – 7:30pm Geoffrey Manton Building LT2 Manchester M15 6LL “If you’ve not looked through their eyes, you’ve not seen that side”: The Importance of Youth Participation in Research and Practice. Professor Hannah Smithson Inaugural … Continue reading

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Book release of Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds in the UK and US

New Book Documents What We Know About Innovative Financing Models Governments on both sides of the Atlantic are attracted to financing models that encourage social innovation, but challenges persist around when and how to apply these outcomes-based models, and how … Continue reading

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