Category Archives: Health & Social Care

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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Complex commissioning for complex needs using partnerships, individuals assets and lived experience

The third instalment of this year’s Social Justice Commissioning seminar series will take place on the 6th of November at Manchester Metropolitan University. According to research by the Lankelly Chase Foundation (2015), around 60,000 people in England experience multiple and … 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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Drug and alcohol users deserve a ‘good death’

We’re using our knowledge and connections to focus agencies, healthcare providers and policy makers on better end of life care for this neglected, stigmatised group. By Sarah Galvani As academics, we’re familiar with the latest research and we are well-connected … 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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Re-imagining contested communities: the power of collaborative research

Wed, 9 May 2018 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM BST Manchester Metropolitan University Business School All Saints Campus Oxford Road Manchester M15 6BH Register your space here! A one day conference that will bring together policy makers, academics, community partners, … 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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Understanding impact from a social science perspective: critical reflections on impact and ESRC

Wednesday March 21 2018 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM GMT Geoffrey Manton Building Lecture Theatre 2 Manchester M15 6LL Since as far back as the 1990s social scientists seeking funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) have been … 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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