Category Archives: Education

MetroPolis presents: The Challenge of… Drugs

18:00 – 20:00, Thursday 15 November 2018 Manchester Metropolitan University The Challenge of Drugs is a MetroPolis event, designed to look in detail at the difficulties of formulating a coherent policy on drugs. Is it a public health issue, a … Continue reading

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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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Prison Learning Alliance Conference 2018

Prisoner Learning Alliance (PLA) Conference and Awards 2018: Challenges and Opportunities in Prison Education Thursday 13 September 2018 – 10.00am – 4.30pm Business School, Manchester Metropolitan University All Saints Building, All Saints Campus, Manchester M15 6BH Join us on 13 … 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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Generating policy impact (GENIMP) Session 2

**This programme is open to staff and post-grads at Manchester Metropolitan University only. Sessions for external individuals and ECRs will be held in the future.** This short course consists of 2 four hour sessions that are designed to help academics … Continue reading

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Generating policy impact (GENIMP) Session 1

**This programme is open to staff and post-grads at Manchester Metropolitan University only. Sessions for external individuals and ECRs will be held in the future.** This short course consists of 2 four hour sessions that are designed to help academics … Continue reading

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Introduction to Evidence-Based Policy-Making (INTROEBP) Session 2

**These sessions are open to staff and post-grads at Manchester Metropolitan University only. Sessions for external individuals will be held in the future.** This 3 hour introductory session is designed to provide a brief introduction to policy-making and the role … 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 Launch: ‘A New Health and Care System: Escaping the Invisible Asylum’

Tuesday 20th March 2018 4pm – 6pm Benzie 4.03, Manchester Metropolitan University, Higher Ormond St, Manchester, M15 6BG In his new book, Alex Fox OBE, Chief Executive of Shared Lives Plus, asks how we can find sustainable and human ways … Continue reading

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Loneliness Connects Us: Project Celebration

This meeting will share the findings from the ‘Loneliness Connects Us’ project, a youth co-research project exploring youth loneliness from the perspective of young people. Funded by the Co-op Foundation, the aim of the research was to provide young people … Continue reading

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