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Upcoming events

Science Uncovered

17:00 - 21:00 28 September 2018

Friday 28 September is European Researcher’s night, and for the fourth time Manchester Museum will be hosting Science Uncovered Manchester - a special late opening showcasing Manchester’s finest researchers and their work for an adult audience. There’ll be research on show, music, drinks and a lively atmosphere. Our participation in Scie..

Let's Talk about the 'S' Word! Supporting the Sexuality and Intimacy Needs of Care Home Residents

13:00 - 16:00 04 October 2018

Basic human needs relating to sexuality, intimacy, and relationships are important for adults of all ages. However, for older people living in care homes, even the simple, intimate behaviours that many of us take for granted, such as sharing a cuddle with a partner, can become impossible. This can be particularly problematic for residents with..

HSRC Seminar - From national systems leadership to local leadership programmes: what are we learning about impact?

12:00 - 13:30 08 October 2018

Research teams from Alliance Manchester Business School completed impact evaluations of two evaluations of national leadership programmes commissioned by the NHS Leadership Academy. One evaluation used fairly traditional methods (interviews, surveys); the other brought together consultancy/facilitation with methods such as appreciative inquiry..

Unlocking Social Mobility – What Universities Can and Can’t Do

17:30 - 19:00 11 October 2018

Please join us at the University of Manchester on Thursday 11 October at 17.30 for an evening lecture by Dr Lee Elliot Major, Chief Executive of the Sutton Trust. "Social Mobility - What Universities Can and Can't Do" will examine the limitation of education (including Higher Education) as a driver of social mobility, as well as what universi..

Annual Harry Street Lecture

17:00 - 19:00 15 November 2018

This year's Harry Street lecture will be delivered by Lucy Powell, MP for Manchester Central. She is an extremely active member of Parliament and served as a Shadow Education Secretary from 2015 to 2016. Since her election Lucy has campaigned hard against the Government’s cuts to Manchester’s public services, the privatisation of the am..

Healthcare Disparities: disruptive healthcare technologies and the patient

13 - 15 June 2019

The question of health inequalities has become increasingly significant as certain population groups expand. With the overall global population ageing, this marks one of the most significant social and economic challenges facing the world. These demographic trends will impact on many policy areas in the health and social care field. While unde..

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