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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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SR Forum highlights the importance of effective patient and public engagement
(12 January 2018)
With representation from public contributors, Schools, Divisions and key external stakeholders, the Faculty’s Social Responsibility Public Engagement forum ensures that FBMH develops, delivers and monitors an action plan for successful and meaningful Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement (PPIE).

Engaging students with animal research
(12 January 2018)
The Faculty has once again opened its doors to welcome A-level students from Manchester and nearby boroughs to see what animal research really is and how it is conducted.

Community Festival 2018 – Call for volunteers
(12 January 2018)
The University are looking for volunteers to take part in the next festival on Saturday, 16 June 2018, from 11am- 4pm.

Wellcome Trust Public Engagement Fund
(11 January 2018)
Researchers in the Division of Psychology and Mental Health have received a Wellcome Trust Public Engagement grant (£50,000) titled: Resilience, recovery and happiness within deprived communities.

Nutrition research project awarded £200,000
(20 December 2017)
A nutrition research project ‘Manchester Global ‘Omics (ManGO)’ developed by staff in our faculty has been awarded a £200,000 grant in the interest of combatting under-nutrition in low and middle income countries (LMICs).

Inspiring Futures
(19 December 2017)
The third annual Charlotte Beswick: Inspiring Futures event gave 42 pupils from schools across Greater Manchester the opportunity to be inspired by medicines multidisciplinary nature, held in honour of Charlotte Beswick, the first curator of the University’s Museum of Medicine and Health.

National recognition for medical student Clarissa
(15 December 2017)
Congratulations to Clarissa Hemmingsen, a second year medical student, who has been presented with the National Antibiotic Guardian Student Champion Award

New research to support nutritional sciences in LMICs
(15 December 2017)
A grant from the MRC's Global Challenges Research Fund will be used to improve the understanding and development of nutritional and clinical sciences in India and South Africa

Annual Linnean Society Lecture 2017
(14 December 2017)
The Faculty has hosted the 2017 Irene Manton lecture in collaboration with The Linnean Society and Manchester Museum.

DentMan Autumn Conference
(12 December 2017)
Established in 2012, DentMan was created to bridge the gap between Global Oral Health Practitioners and current and prospective dental students to give them a platform to share volunteering experiences and to inspire new volunteers.