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News archive – March 2009

The Manchester Review: New issue.
(02 Mar 2009)
Featuring the best in creative writing.

Guidance on handling sensitive data.
(02 Mar 2009)
Important advice on keeping sensitive information secure.

Student to face marathon desert challenge.
(02 Mar 2009)
Sponsor Andrew's money-raising runs for St Ann's Hospice.

Will writing service for University staff.
(02 Mar 2009)
Special offer from Irwin Mitchell Solicitors.

Literature Live with A L Kennedy.
(02 Mar 2009)
On 16 March at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama.

View the March issues of Staff Update and UniLife online.
(03 Mar 2009)
Opt out of printed copies.

Cycle to Work on 4 March.
(03 Mar 2009)
Meet fellow pedallers and enjoy free refreshments.

Wood Street Mission Lottery Draw.
(03 Mar 2009)
Announcing the winner for March.

Discounted physiotherapy at Armitage Sports Centre.
(03 Mar 2009)
Treatment for work- and sports-related problems.

Graduation celebrations: Early Bird Offer!!
(03 Mar 2009)
Book your graduation event now to avoid disappointment.

Calling all grandparents!
(03 Mar 2009)
How do you view the grandparenting challenge?

Challenging Violence Against Women (VAW) in Honduras.
(03 Mar 2009)
Talk and nine-minute DVD documentary on 10 March.

New Insurance web pages on StaffNet.
(03 Mar 2009)
New arrangements for goods-in-transit insurance.

What's on this week at the Martin Harris Centre.
(04 Mar 2009)
Music and literature: 5-17 March.

Courses available at the Staff Training and Development Unit.
(04 Mar 2009)
Book online for courses in March.

Simon Open Lecture on 10 March.
(04 Mar 2009)
'The Dawn of Green: Manchester, Thirlmere and Modern Environmentalism'.

Information session for ILM Level 5 Award.
(04 Mar 2009)
On 17 April with buffet lunch.

Do something amazing: give blood!
(05 Mar 2009)
Donor session on North Campus on 9 March.

The University of Manchester wins University Challenge.
(05 Mar 2009)
Team accepts judges' decision that Corpus Christi broke eligibility rule.

Fish and chips by chip and PIN.
(05 Mar 2009)
Card payment now accepted at many FoodOnCampus outlets.

Volunteer with UNICEF on Campus and LIFE.
(05 Mar 2009)
Could you provide friendship and support to children in need?

National Science and Engineering Week: 6-15 March.
(05 Mar 2009)
Celebrate it at The Manchester Museum.

Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Resource Centre: Open Day.
(05 Mar 2009)
Discover our social sciences and cultural studies resources on 18 March.

Pimp My Browser: A guide to using Web 2.0 tools.
(06 Mar 2009)
Workshop for academic and academic-related staff on 27 March.

Professional Development Conference for Teachers in HE.
(09 Mar 2009)
On 8 May at Staffordshire University.

Mandarin Chinese courses starting April 2009.
(09 Mar 2009)
Register for new Confidence Chinese and Step Series classes.

Bag a bargain at GiftShop.
(10 Mar 2009)
10% discount for staff on selected items.

Guidance on handling sensitive data at work.
(10 Mar 2009)
Reminder for staff responsible for students handling sensitive data.

Manchester Academic Health Science Centre achieves official national status
(10 Mar 2009)
University joins with six local NHS Trusts to form the MAHSC

Save up to 40% on Sharp electronic goods.
(10 Mar 2009)
Special offer for University staff making personal purchases.

Academic diaries now available.
(10 Mar 2009)
Place your orders as soon as possible.

Residential Tutor vacancy at Whitwork Park.
(11 Mar 2009)
Applications invited by 23 March.

Widening Participation Open Meeting on 1 April.
(11 Mar 2009)
New HEFCE call for WP Strategic Assessments.

What’s on this week at the Martin Harris Centre.
(11 Mar 2009)
Events include free lunchtime concerts!

University of Manchester Forums: Important log-in information.
(12 Mar 2009)
Access with University username and password from 16 March.

NEW health and fitness classes online now!
(12 Mar 2009)
Over 70 activities across campus every week.

Next meeting of Student Support Forum.
(12 Mar 2009)
Find out about skills training for PGR students on 18 March.

Come and try Capoeira at special one-day workshop!
(13 Mar 2009)
Brazilian martial art session at Zion Centre on 28 March.

Courses for the Public.
(13 Mar 2009)
Summer brochure now available.

Lecture on "Sonnets Past and Present".
(13 Mar 2009)
To be given by Professor Stephen Burt on 26 March.

Chinese Calligraphy classes starting in April.
(13 Mar 2009)
Learn the traditional art of writing Chinese characters.

NHS Foundation Trust's Community Engagement Week.
(16 Mar 2009)
Learn more about the Trust and its services: 30 March to 3 April.

Make a child 'eggstra' happy this Easter.
(17 Mar 2009)
Support the Wood Street Easter Egg Project 2009.

Nowgen’s Our Kid exhibition comes to University Place.
(17 Mar 2009)
Interactive multimedia sculpture on display until 25 March.

Bone density testing at reduced rate.
(17 Mar 2009)
Available in the Well-Being Room on 23 March.

Staff House Conference Centre Open Day.
(17 Mar 2009)
View our meeting rooms and sample our catering on 25 March.

RW Bespoke Events: Christie’s Bistro.
(17 Mar 2009)
Important changes to the way in which we do business.

Teaching and Learning Conference 2009.
(17 Mar 2009)
On 11 May at Chancellors Hotel and Conference Centre.

Manchester University String Orchestra in concert.
(17 Mar 2009)
Music by Janacek, Shostakovich and MacMillan on 27 March.

Open Meeting on the Rutherford Building Review.
(18 Mar 2009)
Professor David Coggon will provide an update on 24 March.

Mothering Sunday at Chancellors Hotel.
(18 Mar 2009)
Traditional afternoon tea for two from £14.95.

This week at the Martin Harris Centre.
(18 Mar 2009)
Welcoming Spring with music.

Places available on STDU courses.
(18 Mar 2009)
Book now for courses from 24 March to 6 April.

Bike Security Marking and FREE bike locks
(18 Mar 2009)
Special event for University staff

NESTA FameLab competition for talented communicators.
(19 Mar 2009)
Share your scientific passion with the world and win £10,000.

University-branded items and academic diaries.
(19 Mar 2009)
Buy them at the GiftShop and Wholesale websites.

MBS brings inspirational leaders to the North West
(20 Mar 2009)
This year's Vital Topics lecture series kicks off in April

Switch off your lights for WWF’s Earth Hour.
(23 Mar 2009)
Join the largest mass participation event ever on 28 March.

What’s new in eLearning?
(23 Mar 2009)
Information about activities on campus.

Free Software and Beyond: The World of Peer Production.
(24 Mar 2009)
4th Oekonux Conference from 27 to 29 March.

P drive outage.
(25 Mar 2009)
Network storage service not available 6am-9am on 31 March.

Courses at the Staff Training and Development Unit.
(25 Mar 2009)
Places available during April.

Regional update for ISI Web of Knowledge Service for UK Education.
(25 Mar 2009)
Book now for free Mimas training courses on 6 and 17 April.

DSO provision extended to support University staff.
(26 Mar 2009)
New service begins on 20 April.

University consortium is Recommended Bidder to run National Nuclear Laboratory
(26 Mar 2009)

Cycle to Work Day on Wednesday 1 April.
(26 Mar 2009)
All cyclists welcome at FREE breakfast.

Confucius Institute: A talk by Chinese author Yu Dan.
(26 Mar 2009)
Reserve your place for talk and book signing on 22 April.

New hotel booking system launched
(31 Mar 2009)
No need to use your own credit/debit card for reservations

Places left on 'Mind Mapping' course.
(31 Mar 2009)
Increase your creativity and gain insights.

Celebrate opening of The Manchester Museum’s new gallery
(31 Mar 2009)
Elephant skeleton takes pride of place in new 'Manchester Gallery'