Category Archives: Current affairs

Interact MCR General Election 2017 Review

18:30 – 22:00, Thu 10 August, 2017 Texture 67 Lever Street Manchester M1 1FL What can we say…. another election upset catches the pollsters and pundits off guard! June wasn’t quite the end of May but the election has dealt … Continue reading

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MetroPolis associate Dr Chris O’Leary to speak at Homelessness event

Acting Director and MetroPolis associate Dr Chris O’Leary will present his research into homelessness within the private rented sector at ‘Addressing Homelessness: Reducing-Preventing-Ending’ on the 17th of September.  His session is titled “Understanding the underlying causes of homelessness in the private … Continue reading

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Radicals: Outsiders Changing the World launch with author, Jamie Bartlett

17:30 – 19:30, Thu 20 July, 2017 Fourth Floor, Benzie Building Manchester Metropolitan University Boundry Street West Chester Street Manchester M15 6BR MetroPolis are proud to host the launch of ‘Radicals: Outsiders Changing the World’ with author, Jamie Bartlett. The … Continue reading

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Jamie Bartlett on his book tour so far…

By Jamie Bartlett While finishing off my new book ‘Radicals…’ I decided to try something different. I want a book tour, I grandly told my editor Tom, at the time. Tom, who is a very agreeable man, agreed this would be … Continue reading

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Responding to ‘Spice’: Developing an integrated response

09:15 to 16:30, Friday, 14 July 2017 The aim of the event is to develop an integrated strategy to reduce use and a range of harms and impact that the use of synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists (more commonly referred to … Continue reading

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The Mayor of Greater Manchester: Promise and Challenge of his office

7pm, Thurs 6th July 2017 Room 3.14, Business School, All Saints, Manchester Metropolitan University (3rd Floor) One of the most important recent developments in the civic life of Manchester and the North West has been the election of the Mayor … Continue reading

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Have your say: SMEs in a changing Europe

Tue, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM, June 29th, 2017 Manchester Metropolitan University Business School Oxford Road Manchester M15 6BH   SMEs are vital to the UK economy, yet a year on from the EU referendum small business owners continue to … Continue reading

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PHASE-R1: research roadmapping for healthier places

14:00, Thu 22 Jun 2017 No.70 Oxford Street (former Cornerhouse) Manchester M1 5NH   Join a variety of stakeholders to create a roadmap for Health in Place research for the next 5-10 years. Health in Place: What works? Health systems … Continue reading

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Social Innovation Innovative Social Investment: Reforming public services

Thu 22nd June – Friday 23rd June, 2017 Manchester Metropolitan University M15 6BH Manchester Metropolitan University is leading a Horizon2020 project Innovative Social Investment: Strengthening Communities in Europe. This project comes to an end in October 2017. The Manchester team … Continue reading

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Brexit, Regulation and Society

09:00 – 17:00, Tue 13 June, 2017 Staff House Sackville Street Manchester M1 3AL   ManReg: The Manchester Centre for Regulation, Governance and Public Law is hosting a free one-day seminar examining the regulatory implications of Brexit for individual citizens … Continue reading

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