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Training and events

There are a number of activities you can get involved in as a public contributor.


We offer training for all public contributors in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health.

Public contributor induction session

We run induction sessions for both new and existing public contributors up to three times a year.

Public contributor social media training session (Twitter)

A social media training session focused on Twitter.  Learn how to tweet, what a hashtag is and best practice when using Twitter. 

If you would like to be contacted when dates for either of these sessions become available please contact

University events

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health public contributor celebration event

This event sees staff, students and public contributors celebrate the patient and public involvement and engagement activities that have taken place within the Faculty.

The event takes place annually in July.

Manchester Community Festival

This free community festival is a family-friendly event with a wide range of interactive activities across The University of Manchester.  

For information about the 2018 event, visit the website for details. This is also where you will find details for the next Community Festival in June 2019.

Other events