Category Archives: Current affairs

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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Interact MCR General Election Special

18:00, Thu 8 Jun, 2017 Texture 67 Lever Street Manchester M1 1FL   A general election has been called – for a 3rd time in as many years the British public have been called out to the polling booths to … Continue reading

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SUAB Presents: Testing Times

09:15 – 15:30, Tues 6th June, 2017 No. 70 (Formerly ‘The Corner House’) Oxford Street Manchester M1 5NM Under global prohibition, users of illegal drugs cannot be assured of the content of the drugs they take. Services that provide forensic … Continue reading

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Populism – Friend or Foe?

18:45 – 21:45, Wed 24 May, 2017 Texture 67 Lever Street Manchester M1 1FL   Recently much has been made of the rise in so called populist movements across the globe. From Donald Trump’s improbable rise to power in the … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about money

  Tuesday, 23rd May 2017, 10:30 to 15:00 Lecture Theatre 3 Geoffrey Manton Building, All Saints Campus Manchester Metropolitan University M15 6BG   Money & Equality – are people with learning disabilities getting the money they need to lead good … Continue reading

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Creating the skilled, stable workforce needed to deliver high quality social care

By Professor Carol Atkinson We read, seemingly daily, of the demands placed by an ageing population on the domiciliary care services that support older people in sustaining effective lives in their own homes and, sadly, of the widespread failures in … Continue reading

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What the social care crisis means for disabled people – discussion with Dr Frances Ryan

Wed 17th May 2017, 18:00 – 19:30 Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, M15 6LL In an era of deepening austerity, this timely event will discuss what the current social care crisis and cuts to social security mean for disabled … Continue reading

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Growing the Cheshire and Warrington Economy (almost) a Year after the Referendum

Tue 16 May 2017, 18:30 – 20:30 Lance Dobson Hall, Martin Building University of Chester (Warrington Campus) Crab Lane Warrington WA2 0DB Philip joined Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership in July 2014. His role is to lead the LEP towards … Continue reading

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