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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.

Summer edition of Social Responsibility Magazine now available
(2 August 2017)
The Summer edition of the FBMH Social Responsibility Magazine is now available and can be viewed via the social responsibility website.

PPIE event marks Social Responsibility commitment
(28 July 2017)
The Faculty’s public engagement and involvement (PPIE) work has been celebrated at an event hosted by the Centre for Engagement and Involvement attended by more than 80 collaborators from the local community.

Introducing Dr Stephanie Snow
(25 July 2017)
Dr Stephanie Snow has recently been appointed as academic lead for Community Engagement and Involvement (CEI), find out about Stephanie's guilty pleasure and more with her 60 second profile.

Interview with Dr Karen Rees-Unwin – Volunteer of the Year
(25 July 2017)
Dr Karen Rees-Unwin was recently awarded the prize for University Volunteer of the Year - plus a £1m lottery funded grant - for her work on a new community project in the Ridge Hill area of Stalybridge.

#DataSavesLives goes intergalactic at Jodrell Bank’s Bluedot Festival
(20 July 2017)
Health data was a surprise hit at Jodrell Bank’s Bluedot festival as thousands of festivalgoers visited the Connected Health Cities #datasaveslives stand.

Enthusing the scientists of tomorrow
(19 July 2017)
80 Year 2 pupils from Heald Place Primary school in Rusholme, together with their teachers, helpers and a number of parents visited the Faculty to gets hands on with biology!

Widening participation in healthcare professions
(13 July 2017)
Medical experts, staff and students from the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health joined forces with health organisations from across the city to deliver an innovative event for aspiring young learners at Whalley Range High School for Girls.

PPIE in FBMH awards: Partnerships and Perspectives
(13 July 2017)
Faculty staff are invited to attend a celebration of Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement on Wednesday 26 July, from 12 noon to 4.00pm in the Barnes Wallis Conference Centre.

Discovering Biosciences
(5 July 2017)
Making the right decision about which University and course to choose is not an easy task, although for some pupils studying Medicine or Nursing is the obvious choice, many others find themselves overwhelmed and struggling to pick up the right one. To help pupils make informed decisions, the FBMH has recently hosted two ‘Discover Biosciences’ days.

Harlequin Frog conservation in Panama
(4 July 2017)
The Panamanian jungle is lush, pristine and very humid and the waters in the rivers are crystal clear. Surrounded by the sound of the jungle you would think you were in paradise, however, many species in Central America are critically endangered including the Harlequin frog (Atelopus varius). This beautiful frog has been listed at risk of extinction and The National Plan for the Conservation of amphibians of Panama stresses the need to do conservation research and environmental education in species like the Harlequin Frog.