Category Archives: Health & Social Care

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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Alex Fox’s guest blog on the ‘Invisible Asylum’ and the challenges facing public services.

Alex Fox OBE FRSA is CEO Shared Lives Plus the UK network for Shared Lives and Homeshare as well as the Chair of Joint VCSE Review.  Alex will be launching his brand new book ‘A New Health & Care System: Escaping … 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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Mapping Abortion Trails: From Ireland to England

2:00 PM – 4:00 Tue, November 7 2017 Manchester Metropolitan University All Saints Manchester M15 6BH Each year approximately 5000 women travel from the island of Ireland to England to access abortion services. Little is known about these journeys and … Continue reading

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Disability and migration – living on the periphery of society?

14:00 – 17:00, Mon 6 November 2017 Manchester Metropolitan University John Dalton Building, JD E145 Chester Street Manchester M15 6BH In the context of a rise in neopopulism, from Brexit to Trump, people on the move and those labelled disabled … Continue reading

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Expert briefing: sex and intimacy in later life

Expert briefing: sex and intimacy in later life From MetroPolis, MICRA at the University of Manchester, and the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub Thursday 21 September Speakers: Josie Tetley – Professor of Nursing (Ageing and Long Term Conditions), Manchester Metropolitan University … Continue reading

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