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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.

A week in the life of ….
(13 July 2018)
30 pupils from four different schools across Greater Manchester were welcomed to the University for a week of work experience activities, exploring various fields of Biology, Medicine and Health.

Public contributors learn the art of science busking
(11 July 2018)
Engagement@manchester has trained two of our public contributors in the art of science busking.

Hablemos de Ciencia (Cervantes Institute)
(5 July 2018)
The University of Manchester has an extensive outreach programme, encouraging its scientists and engineers to step out into local communities and share the research they do.

Synthetic Biology and the public
(3 July 2018)
Every summer the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology hosts a team of undergraduate students to compete in the worldwide iGEM Synthetic Biology competition.

Successful ‘Understanding the work of a GP’ event held on 9 June
(27 June 2018)
The Division of Medical Education has hosted an event aimed at pupils in Years 9 and 10 who are less likely to progress to university and enter the medical profession.

Faculty ‘Birth and Death in my Life’ Arts Project secures funding
(22 June 2018)
Congratulations to Professor Mahesh Nirmalan, Vice-Dean for Social Responsibility (SR) and the Faculty SR team, who have secured major funding from the Ogelsby Charitable Trust to produce a new piece of public art ‘Birth and Death in My Life’ by award-winning artist, Mats Staub (pictured right), in collaboration with the SICK! Festival.

Facing the Fear of Stammering
(20 June 2018)
Intensive stammering therapy makes its debut in Manchester.

‘Humanising Dentistry’ programme reaches final of prestigious MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship
(19 June 2018)
‘Humanising Dentistry’, a project led by Dr Raj Ariyaratnam which integrates service learning throughout the curriculum in combatting dental health inequalities, has reached the final of the Talloires Network’s MacJannet prize for Global Citizenship.

Success for the second Community Festival!
(19 June 2018)
Pharmacy, psychology, midwifery and plant biology were just a few examples of the Faculty stands that exhibited at University’s second annual Community Festival.

FBMH collaborates with Crawford Healthcare to transform wound care
(8 June 2018)
The University of Manchester linked with Crawford Healthcare in 2012 to explore how unique forms of silver might be applied to problems linked to biofilms and antibiotic resistance, which can lead to amputations.