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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.

Social Responsibility in the Curriculum Funding Call 2018/19
(19 September 2018)
Apply for up to £2000 to enable socially responsible graduates through innovative curriculum enhancement. Application deadline: Thursday, 1 November 2018, 5.00pm The FBMH Vice Dean for Social Responsibility, Prof Mahesh Nirmalan invites staff to apply for funding to support ‘Social Responsibility in the Curriculum’ initiatives. This has been successful in funding a range of initiatives in […]

Engaging our Communities support fund 2018/19
(19 September 2018)
Apply for up to £2K to support Faculty community engagement initiatives, creating new partnerships or enhancing existing ones. Application deadline: Thursday, 1 November 2018 at 5.00pm The FBMH Social Responsibility Team invites applications for funding of up to £2000 to support activities relating to our institutional[1],[2] and faculty[3] key priority of engaging our communities. We particularly […]

Faculty achieves Athena SWAN silver award
(13 September 2018)
Advance HE has announced that FBMH’s three Schools have won the Athena SWAN silver award, which recognises our ongoing commitment to the advancement of equality by addressing unequal gender representation and removing the obstacles faced by women

Instruments of Change exhibition launches in Stopford
(13 September 2018)
The Faculty’s new ‘Instruments of Change’ display in the Stopford Building foyer launched earlier this week with a series of short talks and a drinks reception.

Small fly, huge impact
(13 September 2018)
Professor Andreas Prokop and his team have working with local schools to host biology classes covering the nervous system, genetics, neurodegeneration and enzymes.

PPIE Data Saves Lives campaign
(13 September 2018)
The Faculty recently celebrated the success of Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement (PPIE) at its annual awards ceremony.

The Big Brain Summer School
(6 September 2018)
The Big Brain Summer School welcomed pupils from years 9 and 10 into the University to learn all about the brain, hosted by the Division of Neuroscience and Experimental Psychology.

Introducing Biko Bikes – a new bike rental initiative
(29 August 2018)
Biko Bikes is a student-led project, which contributes to a more sustainable Manchester by promoting cycling, offering affordable bicycle rental and teaching bicycle maintenance to students and staff.

Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement (PPIE) Celebration 2018: Be Inspired, Be Involved
(1 August 2018)
The Faculty celebrated the positive impact made by staff, students and members of the public have made in PPIE at it's annual Celebration event attended by more than 80 people including collaborators from the local community, staff and students.

Breathtaking Lungs project marks Clean Air Day with public event
(31 July 2018)
The Biomedical Research Centre Respiratory and the Public Programmes Team at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust have hosted a public event on Clean Air Day as part of the ‘Breathtaking Lungs’ project.