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Find out about the latest events at the University and around Manchester.

Upcoming events

Graphene Week 2018

10 - 14 September 2018

Graphene Week 2018 will be organised by the Graphene Flagship and local host partner CIC nanoGUNE in San Sebastian, Spain. An ambitious programme including invited talks and keynote speakers, as well as a growing industrial exhibition, is being designed with the objective of bringing together the most outstanding advances that scientists and c..

WEI Fourth Fairness at Work Conference

10 - 11 September 2018

The WEI Fourth Fairness at Work conference, Justice at Work: Challenges and Possibilities Building on the three previous Fairness at Work Conferences at the University of Manchester (in 2012, 2014, and 2016), the 2018 conference aims to bring together academics and practitioners to discuss strategic issues on the subject of justice and fairne..

Illicit drug user support, stigma and urban effects: debating injecting and consumption rooms in South Western Sydney

13:00 - 14:30 11 September 2018

The wide consumption of illicit drugs such as heroin and crystal methamphetamine results in ongoing division about whether these practices are criminal law or public health matters. To date, Sydney’s MSIC (Medically Supervised Injecting Centre – opened on a trial basis in 2001) has been the only operating Australian urban location that..

International Law and Universality - 2018 Conference of the European Society of International Law

12 - 15 September 2018

Join us for the 14th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law. The 2018 conference, hosted by the Manchester International Law Centre at The University of Manchester, will take a hard and unflinching look at the multitude of roles and functions played by universality in international legal discourses as well as the in it..

Science Uncovered

14:00 - 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..

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..

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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