Category Archives: Policy

Interact MCR General Election 2017 Review

18:30 – 22:00, Thu 10 August, 2017 Texture 67 Lever Street Manchester M1 1FL What can we say…. another election upset catches the pollsters and pundits off guard! June wasn’t quite the end of May but the election has dealt … 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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Have your say: SMEs in a changing Europe

Tue, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM, June 29th, 2017 Manchester Metropolitan University Business School Oxford Road Manchester M15 6BH   SMEs are vital to the UK economy, yet a year on from the EU referendum small business owners continue to … Continue reading

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PHASE-R1: research roadmapping for healthier places

14:00, Thu 22 Jun 2017 No.70 Oxford Street (former Cornerhouse) Manchester M1 5NH   Join a variety of stakeholders to create a roadmap for Health in Place research for the next 5-10 years. Health in Place: What works? Health systems … Continue reading

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Social Innovation Innovative Social Investment: Reforming public services

Thu 22nd June – Friday 23rd June, 2017 Manchester Metropolitan University M15 6BH Manchester Metropolitan University is leading a Horizon2020 project Innovative Social Investment: Strengthening Communities in Europe. This project comes to an end in October 2017. The Manchester team … Continue reading

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MetroPolis presents Introduction to Evidence-Based Policy-Making (INTROEBP) #2

Thu 22 June 2017, 10:00 – 13:00 334 Geoffrey Manton Building Manchester Metropolitan University Rosamond Street West Off Oxford Road Manchester M15 6LL *These sessions are for internal MMU staff and researchers only* This 3 hour introductory session is designed to … Continue reading

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Dr Steve Millington to present research at the Landscape Institute Conference 2017

    Dr Steve Millington, Director of the Institute of Place Management and MetroPolis Associate, is to present his research at the Landscape Institute Conference 2017.  The session, titled ‘Landscape as social infrastructure: transforming urban spaces‘, will deal with social infrastructure; … Continue reading

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Brexit, Regulation and Society

09:00 – 17:00, Tue 13 June, 2017 Staff House Sackville Street Manchester M1 3AL   ManReg: The Manchester Centre for Regulation, Governance and Public Law is hosting a free one-day seminar examining the regulatory implications of Brexit for individual citizens … Continue reading

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Interact MCR General Election Special

18:00, Thu 8 Jun, 2017 Texture 67 Lever Street Manchester M1 1FL   A general election has been called – for a 3rd time in as many years the British public have been called out to the polling booths to … Continue reading

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SUAB Presents: Testing Times

09:15 – 15:30, Tues 6th June, 2017 No. 70 (Formerly ‘The Corner House’) Oxford Street Manchester M1 5NM Under global prohibition, users of illegal drugs cannot be assured of the content of the drugs they take. Services that provide forensic … Continue reading

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