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Mon 26 Nov

RLA report Launch event: Homelessness from the private rented sector

Monday 26 November 2018

Monday, 26 November 2018 from 17:30 to 19:30 Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University What is driving homelessness from the private rented sector, and what are the policy and practice implications of this? Find out at the launch of … Continue reading

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Thu 15 Nov

MetroPolis presents: The Challenge of… Drugs

Thursday 15 November 2018

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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Tue 13 Nov

‘Professional Action and Practice for Refugees and Displaced People’

Tuesday 13 November 2018

Following the International Day for Tolerance, Manchester Metropolitan University and PAPYRUS Team are glad to invite you to the event ‘Professional Action and Practice for Refugees and Displaced People’ that will be held on Saturday 17th of November in Manchester. … Continue reading

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Tue 6 Nov

Crime & Criminal Justice Youth Transitions Social Innovation Complex commissioning for complex needs using partnerships, individuals assets and lived experience

Tuesday 6 November 2018

17:00 – 19:00, Tuesday 6th November, 2018 Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University An Academy for Social Justice Evening Seminar featuring: Laura Furness │ Head of Funding│ Big Lottery Fund Paul Pandolfo │ Programme Manager │ Shelter Plus special guests … Continue reading

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Tue 30 Oct

Brexit Wounds: A One-Day Symposium on Cultural Responses to Leaving the EU

Tuesday 30 October 2018

10am – 6pm, Tuesday 30th October 2018 Geoffrey Manton, Manchester Metropolitan University As academics in the humanities and social sciences, artists and writers, how do we engage with the challenges, threats and potential disasters of Brexit? How do we deal … Continue reading

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Wed 24 Oct

Randomised controlled trials: past, present and prospects for the future – a personal perspective

Wednesday 24 October 2018

17:30 – 20:00, Wednesday 24th October, 2018 Hilton Deansgate, 303 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4LQ Stephen Morris, Professor of Evaluation at PERU will discuss the past present and future prospects for Randomised Controlled Trials at the Social Research Association 40th Anniversary … Continue reading

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Tue 23 Oct

Combining state and non-state partnerships for effective place leadership

Tuesday 23 October 2018

09:00, October 23, 2018 – 17:00, October 24, 2018 MMU Business School, All Saints Campus, Oxford Road, Manchester To register, please visit: Conference details Place leadership research is at a critical juncture. After having reached a wide and new recognition … Continue reading

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Tue 16 Oct

Fulfilling the legacy of the Stephen Lawrence inquiry report – twenty years on

Tuesday 16 October 2018

17:00 – 19:00, Tuesday 16th October, 2018 Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University An Academy for Social Justice Evening Seminar (5pm-7pm) featuring: Kris Christmann │ Research Fellow | Applied Criminology & Policing Centre | Huddersfield University Michelle Rogerson │ Senior … Continue reading

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Sat 6 Oct

Global Justice and Crisis Conference (Call for papers)

Saturday 6 October 2018

How may conflict be a positive force for change? Saturday 6th October 2018 9am-5pm Manchester Metropolitan University Business School All Saints Campus Oxford Road M15 6BH United Kingdom This conference will bring together academics, non-governmental organizations and activists to present, … Continue reading

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Wed 3 Oct

The power and the potential – our Metro Mayors event at Labour conference

Wednesday 3 October 2018

There was no shortage of frustration, but also plenty of energy and drive in evidence in Liverpool at a MetroPolis-sponsored ‘in-conversation’ event with the Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Region Mayors. Hosted by the IPPR North think-tank, and ably chaired … Continue reading

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