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Thu 4 May

MetroPolis presents Generating policy impact (GENIMP)

Thursday 4 May 2017

Thu 4 May 2017 to Thu 18 May 2017, 10:00 – 13:00 334 Geoffrey Manton Building Manchester Metropolitan University Rosamond Street West Off Oxford Road Manchester M15 6LL This short course consists of 3 two hour sessions that are designed to … Continue reading

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Fri 5 May

High Stakes: Prison Drug Policy Symposium

Friday 5 May 2017

Implementing Effective Drug Policies within Custodial Institutions – Closing the Gap between Rhetoric and Reality This symposium will bring together a diverse range of stakeholders, policymakers and experts to propose pragmatic policy changes to reduce drug-related harms and improve prison … Continue reading

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Wed 10 May

Manchester as Cosmopolis: Global Migration in a Changing UK

Wednesday 10 May 2017

  Wed 10th May, 2017, 09:00 – 15:30 70 Oxford St, Manchester, M1 5NH Manchester has a long history of migration both local and global, transforming its culture, economy and the city. This event will be a One Day Symposium … Continue reading

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Tue 16 May

Growing the Cheshire and Warrington Economy (almost) a Year after the Referendum

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Tue 16 May 2017, 18:30 – 20:30 Lance Dobson Hall, Martin Building University of Chester (Warrington Campus) Crab Lane Warrington WA2 0DB Philip joined Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership in July 2014. His role is to lead the LEP towards … Continue reading

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Wed 17 May

What the social care crisis means for disabled people – discussion with Dr Frances Ryan

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Wed 17th May 2017, 18:00 – 19:30 Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, M15 6LL In an era of deepening austerity, this timely event will discuss what the current social care crisis and cuts to social security mean for disabled … Continue reading

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Tue 23 May

Let’s talk about money

Tuesday 23 May 2017

  Tuesday, 23rd May 2017, 10:30 to 15:00 Lecture Theatre 3 Geoffrey Manton Building, All Saints Campus Manchester Metropolitan University M15 6BG   Money & Equality – are people with learning disabilities getting the money they need to lead good … Continue reading

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Thu 22 Jun

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

Thursday 22 June 2017

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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Wed 19 Jul

Supporting Vulnerable Children and Young People in an Uncertain World – ISPA 2017 Conference

Wednesday 19 July 2017

  Wed 19th July, 2017 – Sat 22nd July, 2017 International School of Psychology Association 39th Annual Conference, Manchester, UK Tickets: Early bird rates available until 31st March 2017 and available at The 39th annual conference of the International … Continue reading

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Wed 13 Sep

RIBA North West (Manchester) – A planning update: planning policy issues…

Wednesday 13 September 2017

Wed 13 September 2017, 13:30 – 16:00 DWF LLP 2 Hardman Street Manchester M3 3AA The planning system in England can be a complex, ever-changing and frustrating process. Knowing some tricks of the trade is crucial in navigating this minefield and … Continue reading

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