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Social responsibility news

Read the latest social responsibility news stories from the Faculty below.

Interested in our social responsibility news and activities? We capture all the highlights in our regular Social Responsibility Magazine.

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You can see an archive of all stories on the Faculty's news blog.

Our new poem from Lemn Sissay highlights those who make a difference
(9 March 2018)
Chancellor, Lemn Sissay, has written and performed a new poem to shine a light on the people at The University of Manchester and beyond who make a difference to others.

Faculty mark International Women’s Day with award winning author
(8 March 2018)
The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health welcomed Angela Saini to give a public talk about Inferior and what its findings mean for women today as part of International Women’s Day celebrations. The event was a powerful, yet witty occasion, with the talk being followed by a question and answer session, hosted by Professor Sheena Cruickshank and a number of interactive workshops.

Could Cognitive Stimulation Therapy benefit people with Parkinson’s disease dementia?
(27 February 2018)
The University of Manchester’s Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA) is a leading research centre working to answer fundamental questions about ageing.

Raising Awareness of Diabetic Neuropathy
(27 February 2018)
The Sugar Group is a Moss Side support group for older African-Caribbean people with Type 2 diabetes, which addresses the heightened risk of diabetes for Black and Minority Ethnic Communities.

How are you raising awareness of Antibiotic Drug Resistance?
(26 February 2018)
The University Flagship Programme ‘Action on Antibiotic Drug Resistance: One student, one campus, one world’ invites you to share what you do to raise awareness of antibiotic resistance.

Delivering our SR priorities – staff and public contributors meet to explore PPI issues
(23 February 2018)
Oour Social Responsibility and Public Engagement team met with public contributors, including the Primary Care Research in Manchester Engagement Resource (PRIMER) and the Patient Safety Translational Research Centre (PSTRC) to ensure the Faculty delivers its key PPI objectives

Spring edition of Social Responsibility Magazine now available
(22 February 2018)
The Spring edition of the FBMH Social Responsibility Magazine is now available and can be viewed via the Social Responsibility website.

International Women’s Day – Monday 5 March
(22 February 2018)
Join the Faculty of Biology Medicine and Health to #PressforProgress as we mark International Women’s Day on Monday 5 March.

Public engagement mailing list – sign up now
(22 February 2018)
Are you interested in finding out more about public engagement in the University?

Reache North West & the Museum of Medicine & Health
(8 February 2018)
Reache North West (Refugee and Asylum Seekers Centre for Healthcare Professionals Education) is based in Salford Royal Foundation Trust and supports doctors and health professionals who are asylum seekers or refugees from all over the world.