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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.

Public Engagement with Research: Manchester Institute of Biotechnology at New Scientist Live
(17 October 2017)
20 Researchers from 4 schools across 2 faculties at an event with more than 20,000 visitors!

Hospital Saturday Fund grants awarded to eight medical students
(17 October 2017)
Eight FBMH medical students have recently been awarded Hospital Saturday Fund Elective bursaries, enabling them to take elective placements in countries across Sub-Saharan Africa or South East Asia.

Join the ‘Together Science Can’ campaign
(12 October 2017)
As one of the world's leading collaborative research centres, the University is encouraging its staff to suport this international campaign to promote science across borders

FBMH presents ‘Be Inspired through Mentoring’
(12 October 2017)
On 11 October the Faculty hosted a lunchtime session to celebrate the work the University is doing for equality and diversity as part of Black History Month 2017.

Before You Were Born
(11 October 2017)
The University of Manchester’s Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre (MFHRC) is one of the largest pregnancy research groups in Europe, with the aim of ‘finding solutions to pregnancy problems’.

Dentistry students volunteer for the Dental Playbox
(29 September 2017)
On 2 August Siobhan Barry, Clinical Lead for Paediatric Dentistry, and eight of our undergraduate dental students attended the Dental Playbox, a charity community event and play day held at Torkington Park, Stockport.

Holly helps unravel the mystery of the Greenland shark
(26 September 2017)
Dr Holly Shiels, a Reader in the Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, flew to the Arctic Circle this summer to join an international team aboard research ship RV Sanna to study the enigmatic Greenland shark, which can live for literally hundreds of years.

SMS students volunteer for Team Uganda
(26 September 2017)
Over the summer, five students from SMS took part in Team Uganda, the University’s flagship overseas volunteering project that works with children on the streets of Jinja, a town in southern Uganda

Great attendance at FGM awareness event
(26 September 2017)
The Community Based Medical Education team held a very successful conference on 13 July to raise awareness of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) amongst health and social care students and professionals, educators, police, and safeguarding experts from across the North of England.

Andy Burnham to speak at Annual Doubleday Lecture
(26 September 2017)
The Doubleday Centre for the Patient Experience has confirmed that the Mayor of Manchester, Andy Burnham, will deliver this year’s Doubleday Lecture on Wednesday 18 October. Reserve you place now as numbers are limited.