Author Archives: MetroPolis

Innovative Social Investment: Strengthening communities in Europe (InnOSI) Final Conference

Today some of the PERU team are in Brussels leading the closing conference for the InnOSI project. A short video describing the project and its main aims is available to watch. Speakers at today’s conference include PERU’s Prof. Sue Baines, INNOSI Deputy … Continue reading

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Meeting the challenge of reforming public services

By Prof Chris Fox   New challenges The challenges that the post-war public sector was built to respond to have changed: life expectancy has risen, employment rates are as high as they have ever been, , crime has fallen and … Continue reading

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Innovative Social Investment: Finding New Routes to Make Social Rights Real

Innovative Social Investment: Finding New Routes to Make Social Rights Real 08:30-14.30, Fri 13 October 2017 This free event marks the close of the Innovative Social Investment: Strengthening Communities in Europe (INNOSI) project that has been led by PERU. The Horizon2020 funded … Continue reading

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Policy Impact for Early Career Researchers at Manchester Met

13:00 – 15:00, Wed 11 October 2017 E0.05, John Dalton Building, Chester Street, Manchester, M1 5GD Join us for an introduction to Policy Impact for Early Career Researchers! The session will provide a brief introduction to the world of policy-making, … Continue reading

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Policy Impact for Early Career Researchers at Manchester Met

Join us for an introduction to Policy Impact for Early Career Researchers! The session will provide a brief introduction to the world of policy-making, and highlight legitimate routes to engage these policy makers with your research. An introduction to MetroPolis … Continue reading

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Contemporary Issues in Economics and Policy

17:00 – 19:30, Thurs 5th October 2017  Room G35 Manchester Metropolitan University Business School All Saints Campus Oxford Road Manchester, M15 6BH United Kingdom A New Seminar Series hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs In … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of “Social Justice”

By Dr Kevin Albertson   In a recent BBC Point of View the philosopher and writer Sir Roger Scruton asked “What does the Tory Party really stand for?”. Scruton argued the most fundamental belief underpinning Conservative policies historically is the idea … Continue reading

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Modern life has changed – so services must too

By Professor Chris Fox Life expectancy has risen, employment rates are as high as they have ever been, participation in higher education has increased, crime has fallen and technological innovations have provided new opportunities. In short, how we live has … Continue reading

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Conservative Party conference: Delivering public services that citizens deserve: the role of innovation

Reform is delighted to convene a panel event at the Conservative Party conference on the theme ‘Delivering public services that citizens deserve: the role of innovation’ with Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury. The event is in … Continue reading

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Expert briefing: sex and intimacy in later life

Expert briefing: sex and intimacy in later life From MetroPolis, MICRA at the University of Manchester, and the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub Thursday 21 September Speakers: Josie Tetley – Professor of Nursing (Ageing and Long Term Conditions), Manchester Metropolitan University … Continue reading

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