As the University’s policy engagement institute, Policy@Manchester provides thought leadership pieces by academics and organises events to share expertise.
Research from The University of Manchester is addressing key policy issues globally, nationally and locally. Below, we highlight research that is particularly relevant to Greater Manchester policy agendas, including publications on urban planning and on gender, a selection of recent blogs, and recordings of events that discuss issues affecting the North.
Thought leadership and expert analysis on urban developments
Analysis and ideas on taking a gendered lens to policy in devolved regions
We have a collection of blogs focusing on policy issues in Greater Manchester. Recent blogs include:
- Local employment charters: re-defining productivity with employers?
- Race equality in Greater Manchester: opportunities and challenges of collaboration
- Disadvantage and disease: finding solutions to inequalities in cancer
- The case for a guaranteed basic income pilot in Greater Manchester
- LGBT+ inequalities in adolescent wellbeing
We regularly host events across a range of topic areas. Below, we have provided links to recordings of previous events that have a place-based focus. You can find our full listings of upcoming and previous events in the events section of the website.
If you missed out on these events, you can find more information and links to the recordings below.
- Tackling loneliness: how can we improve access and quality of mental health care? (Tuesday 27 September 2022)
- Impact of COVID-19 on the Northern Powerhouse: One year on (5 October 2021)
- Happy and healthy communities: how can we build health and wellbeing into new home developments that work for everyone? (4 October 2021)
- Child of the North, COVID-19 update (Conservative Party Conference, 4 October 2021)
- Can place based partnerships drive innovation and growth across a city region and provide the key to levelling up? (4 October 2021)
- Child of the North: COVID-19 update (Labour Party Conference, 28 September 2021)
- How can we make the digital world accessible to older people? (17 September 2021)