Category Archives: Devolution Manchester

Creating the world’s first age-friendly city – in Manchester

Our School of Architecture’s research into better neighbourhoods for older citizens has an enthusiastic partner in DevoManc’s vision to transform the region’s health.   By Stefan White Our cities are typically not great places in which to grow older. Yet we … Continue reading

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The power and the potential – our Metro Mayors event at Labour conference

There was no shortage of frustration, but also plenty of energy and drive in evidence in Liverpool at a MetroPolis-sponsored ‘in-conversation’ event with the Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Region Mayors. Hosted by the IPPR North think-tank, and ably chaired … 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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The challenge of diversity

Public sector leaders from across the country got together in Manchester in January to try and unlock some tricky challenges. I’d been asked to work with iNetwork, the event organisers, on an opening discussion about public service innovation that could … Continue reading

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Valuing Urban Nature

12:00 – 16:00, Tue 7 November 2017 HOME, Manchester CINEMA 2 Tony Wilson Place Manchester M15 4FN Communities, artists, activists, researchers, ecological organisations and policy makers are invited to join us for an afternoon exploring the values of urban nature, … 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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Addressing Homelessness: Reducing-Preventing-Ending

08:30-16:15, Tues 19 September, 2017 The Hive, 51 Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1FN Open Forum Events is hosting the Addressing Homelessness: Reducing-Preventing-Ending conference which will look to analyse the current trends in the prevalence of homelessness and the causes perpetuating … 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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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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