Category Archives: Policy

Man Met scientists join politicians for a week in Westminister

Dr Marloes Peeters and Dr James Pritchett are part of a unique pairing scheme run by the Royal Society. The scheme pairs scientists with politicians and civil servants so that they can learn about each other’s worlds, and explore how … Continue reading

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Behavioural Bias and rules of thumb in financial decision making

Date Thu 30 November 2017 Location Lecture Theatre G34 Manchester Metropolitan University Business School All Saints Manchester M15 6BH Using the example of pension saving, Dr Richard Whittle of Manchester Metropolitan University will explain relevant behavioural drivers of financial decision … Continue reading

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Has the Chancellor addressed the housing crisis?

Dr. Chris O’Leary of the Policy Evaluation and Research Unit and an expert on housing asks whether proposals in the Chancellor’s budget really address the challenges in the housing market. ‘The housing market is broken’ (DCLG, 2017) is the bold … Continue reading

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Policy Forum on Small Businesses in a Changing Europe

Date Tuesday 21st November 2017 Location Jubilee Room, Westminster London SW1A Nearly a year and a half after the referendum, the processes and consequences of leaving the European Union are still uncertain. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are resilient and … Continue reading

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Contemporary Issues in Economics and Policy

17:00 – 19:30, Tue 7 November 2017 Lecture Theatre G.35, Manchester Metropolitan University All Saints Campus Oxford Road Manchester M15 6BH A Seminar Series hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs Making Sense of Brexit: The … Continue reading

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GMYJUP annual conference 2017: Participatory Youth Practice

09:30 to 15:00, Thursday, 26 October 2017 Benzie building (4th floor) Manchester Metropolitan University All Saints Campus, Oxford Road M15 6BR Manchester United Kingdom Join the Greater Manchester Youth Justice University Partnership (GMYJUP) on the 26th October for the our … Continue reading

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Meeting the challenge of reforming public services

By Prof Chris Fox   New challenges The challenges that the post-war public sector was built to respond to have changed: life expectancy has risen, employment rates are as high as they have ever been, , crime has fallen and … Continue reading

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Innovative Social Investment: Finding New Routes to Make Social Rights Real

Innovative Social Investment: Finding New Routes to Make Social Rights Real 08:30-14.30, Fri 13 October 2017 This free event marks the close of the Innovative Social Investment: Strengthening Communities in Europe (INNOSI) project that has been led by PERU. The Horizon2020 funded … Continue reading

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Policy Impact for Early Career Researchers at Manchester Met

13:00 – 15:00, Wed 11 October 2017 E0.05, John Dalton Building, Chester Street, Manchester, M1 5GD Join us for an introduction to Policy Impact for Early Career Researchers! The session will provide a brief introduction to the world of policy-making, … Continue reading

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Policy Impact for Early Career Researchers at Manchester Met

Join us for an introduction to Policy Impact for Early Career Researchers! The session will provide a brief introduction to the world of policy-making, and highlight legitimate routes to engage these policy makers with your research. An introduction to MetroPolis … Continue reading

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