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News archive – March 2007

Cake Sale on Red Nose Day
(01 Mar 2007)
Bring and buy cakes to raise money for a great cause

Pink Coffin Trek to Everest Base Camp
(01 Mar 2007)
Raising money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association

Irritable bowel syndrome research
(01 Mar 2007)
Volunteers with IBS symptoms, aged 18 to 50, required for study

Courses in online learning
(01 Mar 2007)
Summer workshop programme begins 16 April

Women and Ethical Trade - 8 March
(02 Mar 2007)
Event at MMU marking International Women's Day

BBC invites you to the Mastermind heats
(02 Mar 2007)
Free tickets for filming in March

What's on at The Manchester Museum for adults
(02 Mar 2007)
March edition of the Museum's monthly newsletter

National Knowledge Week for Hearing event
(02 Mar 2007)
Manchester hosts Focus Day for professionals on 21 March

A new training course for staff â Communicate with PowerPoint
(02 Mar 2007)
Get more from Powerpoint in this hands-on workshop

Making Pregnancy Safer
(02 Mar 2007)
First-time mums having babies at St Mary's wanted for new research study

Advanced Certificate in Management Studies
(07 Mar 2007)
Applications now being taken for course beginning 17 April

Agenda Setting Workshop: Building Ontologies for Humanities and Social Sciences
(07 Mar 2007)
One-day event organised by the University's NCeSS Hub on 23 March

'Epic Adventure' in Southern Africa
(07 Mar 2007)
Cris and Tyrrell take on the magical and untamed Africa MTB race

Free Our Data?
(07 Mar 2007)
ESRC Festival of Social Science event on 15 March

HEI seminar for staff in the Administration
(07 Mar 2007)
Karen Heaton, Director of HR, talks about 'HR Issues and Plans' on 19 March

International debate on new media and civil society in Russia
(07 Mar 2007)
Discussion by journalists and academics at Birmingham on 16 March

Plantastic! At The Manchester Museum
(07 Mar 2007)
Free Easter activities for all ages

NCeSS Showcase - New Research Tools for Social Scientists
(07 Mar 2007)
See how you can harness the power of Grid computing

Wood Street Lottery
(07 Mar 2007)
Announcing the winner for March

Student Support Forum on 14 March
(08 Mar 2007)
Talk about services provided by Students' Union Advice Centre

3rd Manchester Reconfigurable Supercomputing Conference
(08 Mar 2007)
See the very latest in research and development on 28-29 March

A talk by the Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Home Civil Service
(09 Mar 2007)
Sir Gus O'Donnell will visit the University on 23 March 2007

University Language Audit
(09 Mar 2007)
How linguistically diverse is The University of Manchester?

What's on at The Manchester Museum for families
(09 Mar 2007)
March edition of the Museum's monthly newsletter

The University Wine Tasting Club
(09 Mar 2007)
Next tasting: Wines of Southern and Central Italy on 22 March

Decreasing the carbon footprint in halls
(12 Mar 2007)
Environment Champions tackle residential energy consumption

Gender Equality Scheme consultation
(14 Mar 2007)
Review the Scheme online and give your comments

Public Realm Works - Temporary revisions to pedestrian routes
(14 Mar 2007)
Alternative route from Oxford Rd to new multi-storey car park from 19 March

UK e-Science Programme awareness event on 1 May
(15 Mar 2007)
How to utilise e-Science methods in research proposals and collaborations

NESTA FameLab 2007
(15 Mar 2007)
Are you ready to talk science?

20th Open Grid Forum (OGF20) and the 2nd EGEE User Forum
(15 Mar 2007)
Two prestigious Grid and e-Science events at Manchester 7-11 May

Test for osteoporosis - available to staff for £20
(15 Mar 2007)
Get your bone density checked on 17 April

Special membership rate for staff at Sugden Sports Centre
(15 Mar 2007)
£225 for 12 months or £18.75 per month

Dragon Boat teams wanted ...
(16 Mar 2007)
... for Two Cities Boat Race on 12 May

Directorate of Estates website
(19 Mar 2007)
Information and customer interactive services have now migrated to new website

MIMAS courses in spring 2007
(19 Mar 2007)
ESDS International Databanks, MIMAS Bibliographic Services and CrossFire

Psychology Support Group (PSG) (formerly RAS Group)
(19 Mar 2007)
Meetings in March and April for students/academics interested in Psychology

Wood Street Mission
(19 Mar 2007)
A big thank you to all who supported the charity in 2006

Raffle in aid of Joe Geeling Trust Fund
(20 Mar 2007)
Raising funds for cystic fibrosis research and Booth Hall Children's Hospital

Staff mentoring programme - application deadline 5 April
(20 Mar 2007)
Manchester Gold (May to November 2007) is open to all University staff

Introduction to the News Media for scientists
(20 Mar 2007)
A beginner's guide to the way the media works

Sperm donation campaign
(20 Mar 2007)
Males (18-45) without genetic or health problems needed to overcome donor shortage

Are you female? Aged 18-45? Do you have astigmatism?
(21 Mar 2007)
Volunteers wanted for research study

Rate your Library!
(21 Mar 2007)
University Library conducts survey of users

Mentoring training on 17 April
(21 Mar 2007)
Briefing for senior staff and masterclass for current/would-be mentors

UMSA Quiz Night on 27 April 2007
(21 Mar 2007)
Raising money for cystic fibrosis research and Booth Hall Children's Hospital

Bridal research questionnaire
(22 Mar 2007)
Masters student seeks views on wedding dresses and bridal services

New Head of Faculty Administration for Life Sciences
(22 Mar 2007)
Rachel Brealey takes up post on 1 April

Your chance to ask about Human Resources
(22 Mar 2007)
Open Meeting on 11 April hosted by the Director of Human Resources

The Latest News from IT Services
(23 Mar 2007)
March 2007 issue now online

Debate: The Media and the War on Terror
(26 Mar 2007)
One of the three international debates on Russia and the West: Media, Democracy and Conflict

What's on at The Manchester Museum for Adults
(26 Mar 2007)
Monthly newsletter for April 2007

Showcase: The Manchester Museum Research Seminar
(26 Mar 2007)
'Old things - new ideas: re-thinking classical antiquity in the museum'

Plantastic! At The Manchester Museum
(26 Mar 2007)
Activities with a botanical theme for the Easter holidays

Tutor Vacancy - Linton House
(26 Mar 2007)
Applications invited by 4 April from academic/academic related/research staff or postgraduate students

VizNET - Visualization Workshop: "Intersections in Visualization Practices
(26 Mar 2007)
Cross-disciplinary discussion between the arts/humanities and the sciences

Beijing Summer Language Programme
(27 Mar 2007)
Combine language learning with cultural experience in China

e-Portfolio Interest Group
(28 Mar 2007)
First meeting on 24 April for members of staff using, developing or interested in e-Portfolios

Molecular Visualization Day
(28 Mar 2007)
Talks and demonstrations on 20 April

Transplants in Mind: raising awareness about organ donation
(28 Mar 2007)
Sponsorship sought for the British 10k London Run

Actively Managing Your Mood
(30 Mar 2007)
An eight-week course for staff at The University of Manchester