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Staff v Students Charity Football Match for University Mental Health Day
(16 Feb 2018)
As part of University Mental Health Day on 1 March 2018, two charity football matches will take place that evening

Three Minute Thesis
(15 Feb 2018)
Could you can reduce your 80,000 word thesis to 180 seconds and win £500?

Standing up for Science
(15 Feb 2018)
Media workshop for researchers

Lunchtime Talk: China’s One-Child Policy from wider East Asian perspective
(15 Feb 2018)
This lunchtime talk will take place on Monday, 19 February from 1pm until 2pm in the Kanaris Theatre, Manchester Museum

Borderland - part of LGBT History Month
(15 Feb 2018)
On Friday 23 February, 7.30pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

Public invited to take part in national loneliness survey
(14 Feb 2018)
A new survey led by Manchester academics about people’s experiences of loneliness launches on BBC Radio 4’s All in the Mind, in collaboration with the Wellcome Collection

Literature Live: Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi and Ellah Wakatama Allfrey
(14 Feb 2018)
On Wednesday 21 February, 7.30pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

Manchester University Music Society - Chamber Concert
(14 Feb 2018)
On Saturday 17 February, 7.30pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

What works: Public Engagement in Practice
(13 Feb 2018)
National Centre for Coordinating Engagement announce social media event

World leading Volcanologist to visit the University
(13 Feb 2018)
Professor Terry A. Plank will be leading a discussion in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences this month

The Future in Your Hands photography exhibition
(13 Feb 2018)
The Future In Your Hands is a touring exhibition by local photographers Luke Brooker and Amanda McGovern, celebrating people from across Greater Manchester who live with a musculoskeletal condition such as arthritis or lupus.

FREE Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - Piano Recital by Adam Swayne
(12 Feb 2018)
On Thursday 15 February, 1.10pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

Book a bone density test at the Sugden Sports Centre
(12 Feb 2018)
The Sugden Sports Centre will be hosting a day of bone density screening on Tuesday, 6 March

Advanced Materials Characterisation Workshop
(08 Feb 2018)
The Royce Institute and Bruker Nano Surfaces collaborate to develop an Advanced Materials workshop

"New to You" event at Chemistry
(08 Feb 2018)
Donate your unwanted gifts to support University Mental Health Awareness Day

Would you like to be involved in I’m a Scientist?
(08 Feb 2018)
Moderators required for I’m a scientist…Get me out of here

Ballroom for Beginners: Free Taster Session
(08 Feb 2018)
On Wednesday 7 March, 1.05pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

Could you play a positive role in the life of a young person in care?
(07 Feb 2018)
Coram Voice are recruiting Independent Visitors (IVs) to befriend looked after children and young people in Manchester and the surrounding areas

Do Something Amazing - Give Blood
(07 Feb 2018)
Become part of an amazing group of people who save lives!

University of Manchester Drama Society - Yellow Icing
(07 Feb 2018)
On Wednesday 15 - Friday 16 February, 7pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

Ctrl+Alt+Educate: teaching in the digital age
(06 Feb 2018)
CHERIL conference highlights how technology can transform teaching

Literature Live: Sophie Collins and Carol Mavor
(06 Feb 2018)
On Monday 12 February, 7.30pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

An introduction to the Research Lifecycle Programme
(06 Feb 2018)
Our 5-year Research Lifecycle Programme (RLP) will benefit all researchers at the University. Find out more at our event

Wellbeing: A little more conversation
(05 Feb 2018)
Time to Talk Day seeks to reduce the stigma of mental health by talking about it – find out more on our staff Wellbeing website

MakeFest is back!
(05 Feb 2018)
Get involved in Museum of Science and Industry family festival of making, building, coding, crafting and tinkering

Professor Matthew Cobb guests on BBC’s The Infinite Monkey Cage
(05 Feb 2018)
Zoology professor discusses the science of the teenage brain

Thursday Lates at The Whitworth: Vonnegut Collective and Animikii Theatre
(05 Feb 2018)
Music and Drama collaboration on Thursday 8 February, 7pm, at The Whitworth

Purple Wave rises once again
(01 Feb 2018)
Sign up to get fit, have fun – and improve your Wellbeing

Manchester Central Food Bank needs you!
(31 Jan 2018)
Manchester Central Food Bank Volunteering day

Alliance Business School leads the way for fast growing businesses
(30 Jan 2018)
Alliance Manchester Business School has launched a new initiative targeted at ambitious growth businesses

Take five minutes to talk about mental health
(29 Jan 2018)
Time to Talk on Thursday 1 February

Street Drugs in the Northern Powerhouse
(26 Jan 2018)
The School of Health Sciences invites you to rethink street drugs and explore their use in the medical setting

Take part in health survey for the Oxford Road Corridor
(26 Jan 2018)
Manchester’s Oxford Road Corridor is holding a wellness survey to inform its Healthy Corridor initiative

FSE Better World Showcase - Still time to vote
(26 Jan 2018)
The showcase has moved to South Campus! Come and visit us in University place

FREE Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - Ignacio Lara Romero and Richard Whalley
(26 Jan 2018)
Thursday 1 February, at 1.10pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

CLASS Network Conference 2018
(24 Jan 2018)
Save the date: Wednesday 28 March

Bookings now open for LGBT History Month events!
(23 Jan 2018)
LGBT History Month has been marked in the UK since 2005 and at the University we have held events every February since 2010

Pop up event to raise awareness of cervical cancer
(23 Jan 2018)
Workshops, information and cakes mark National Cervical Cancer Prevention Week at Manchester Science Park

Martin Harris Centre Spring 2018 season now on sale
(22 Jan 2018)
Welcome to the spring 2018 season at the Martin Harris Centre.

Learn Chinese calligraphy or brush painting with the Confucius Institute
(19 Jan 2018)
The eight week course begins on Tuesday, 30 January

Community University Partnership Initiative
(18 Jan 2018)
Are you interested in building partnerships?

Book a bone density test at the Sugden Sports Centre
(18 Jan 2018)
The Sugden Sports Centre will be hosting a day of bone density screening on Tuesday, 6 March