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News archive – March 2010

Celebrating International Women's Day
(01 Mar 2010)
Events on 8 March

Acclaimed world music choir at Martin Harris Centre
(01 Mar 2010)
Free lunchtime concert by Northern Harmony on Thursday 4 March

Will-writing service: Discounted rate available to staff
(01 Mar 2010)
Amended version of article published in Staff Update: February 2010

Star Voices: A one-day symposium on film star voices
(01 Mar 2010)
On Tuesday 30 March in the Martin Harris Centre

Wood Street Mission Lottery draw
(03 Mar 2010)
Announcing the winner for March

Computational Science Open Meeting
(03 Mar 2010)
On 25 March in Kilburn Building

Suffragettes, Science and Seaweed lunchtime tour at The Manchester Museum
(03 Mar 2010)
... and Faith and Fact evening discussion on Monday 8 March

Student Feedback Policy
(03 Mar 2010)
Students can expect feedback within a defined timescale

University Challenge Update
(03 Mar 2010)
Manchester team qualifies for semi-finals

Pensions Update
(04 Mar 2010)
Message from the Registrar and Secretary

The Community Service and Volunteer Awards 2010
(08 Mar 2010)
Nominations invited by 19 March

Invitation to attend 'Writing in the Disciplines' workshop
(08 Mar 2010)
Presentation by Dr Alex Baratta, School of Education, on 22 March

Make a child eggstra happy this Easter
(09 Mar 2010)
Support the Wood Street Easter Project 2010

Free overt cycle marking in March and April
(09 Mar 2010)
Register your bike on University database and on National Property database Immobilise

Procurement Office: Latest News Bulletin now online
(09 Mar 2010)
Academic Diaries 2010/11 available to purchase

FREE Beginners Bike Maintenance session for staff
(09 Mar 2010)
On Thursday 25 March as part of Wellbeing Week

Spoil your mum this weekend ...
(10 Mar 2010)
... with afternoon tea at Cafe at the Rylands

How Manchester changed our understanding of evolution
(10 Mar 2010)
Lunchtime talk at The Manchester Museum on Thursday 18 March

Feed your curiosity with the Bitesize Programme
(10 Mar 2010)
New lunchtime courses at STDU: April to July

The Martin Harris Centre plays host to BBC Radio 3
(11 Mar 2010)
Special recording of 'Discovering Music' on 12 March

Laser Processing Workshop for North West SMEs
(12 Mar 2010)
Free support for business on 28 and 29 April

UMSA announces: The BADministration! 2 event at Jabez Clegg
(13 Mar 2010)
Go online for full 2010 events programme and new offers to members

Free Public Talk on China: Chinese Food & Health
(15 Mar 2010)
On Tuesday 23 March in University Place

Literature Live event - Jenn Ashworth and Jen Hadfield
(16 Mar 2010)
Readings by prize-winning novelist and poet on Monday 22 March

Wellbeing Week: 22-26 March 
(16 Mar 2010)
Take time out to reflect, relax and find balance in your life

10% discount on Graduation Catering Packages
(16 Mar 2010)
Available on all bookings made before 26 March

Teaching Enhancement and Student Success
(16 Mar 2010)
Staff development workshops for academic staff

Players wanted for staff cricket team
(16 Mar 2010)
Take part in the intramural league in April/May

Conference facilities at Sackville Street Campus
(16 Mar 2010)
Your invitation to an Open Day on 7 April

Reduced rate bone density screening
(16 Mar 2010)
Book now for appointments on 30 March

Annual Student Team Working Awards - closing date approaches
(16 Mar 2010)
Applications invited from teams of students by 24 March

Tutor vacancy at Dalton Ellis Hall
(16 Mar 2010)
Applications invited by 30 March

Mandarin Chinese language classes: April 2010
(16 Mar 2010)
Enrol now for evening classes beginning w/c 19 April

Have your say about SPORT and win FREE gym membership!
(17 Mar 2010)
Submit your response by 26 March to qualify for prize draw

Chocolate tasting, Smarties experiments, live tarantulas and museum avatars
(17 Mar 2010)
It's all happening at The Manchester Museum: 20-24 March

Staff Calendar Service maintenance
(17 Mar 2010)
Notice of service unavailability: 26-27 March

Rivers of Babylon: Jewish-Arab musical encounters in Iraq
(18 Mar 2010)
Free lunchtime concert on Thursday 18 March

MOSAIC programme now available at STDU
(18 Mar 2010)
Taster session for personal and career development programme on 1 July

Dragon Boats 2010: Biggest event in the sporting calendar
(19 Mar 2010)
Be part of it and help raise money for a great cause!

Two Tutor vacancies at Richmond Park Hall
(20 Mar 2010)
Applications invited by 5 April

Student Support Forum event
(22 Mar 2010)
Hear about the 'back on course' scheme on 24 March

Policy on Feedback to Students
(22 Mar 2010)
Comments invited by 20 April

Enjoy a candlelit Chamber Choir concert during Wellbeing Week
(23 Mar 2010)
On 26 March at Martin Harris Centre

University Responds to Funding Challenge
(24 Mar 2010)

Get fit for less!
(24 Mar 2010)
The Armitage announces a summer fitness bargain

Easter family activities at The Manchester Museum
(24 Mar 2010)
Make stuffed sock animals, take part in a giant board game and meet a conservation expert

Courses available at STDU: 6-15 April 2010
(24 Mar 2010)
Apply online at

Events at John Rylands Library, Deansgate, in March/April
(24 Mar 2010)
Living Positive, Mapping Manchester, and Storytelling Workshops

FoodOnCampus: Easter opening times
(24 Mar 2010)
Where to eat and drink from 26 March to 19 April

Nowgen Health Professional Training Courses
(25 Mar 2010)
Details of courses: April-June 2010

MATLAB and Simulink Seminar
(26 Mar 2010)
Open to all staff and postgraduate students on 13 April

Gas mains replacement in central Manchester
(26 Mar 2010)
One-way system on Deansgate from 4 April for nine weeks

Public Lecture by Professor Paul Ekins, UCL Energy Institute
(26 Mar 2010)
As part of the Ken Green Memorial Symposium on Innovation and Sustainable Consumption

Conference on Network Dynamics and Synchronization
(26 Mar 2010)
On 17-19 May 2010 at The University of Manchester

PensionChoice renewal on 1 April
(29 Mar 2010)
Opt-in and opt-out forms must reach Pensions Office by 7 April

Second St Anselm Interfaith Lecture
(29 Mar 2010)
On 27 April at St Anselm Hall

Places available on free Mimas training course
(30 Mar 2010)
Book now for courses from 20 April to 7 May

Here be Dragons! - A tour for children at John Rylands Library, Deansgate
(31 Mar 2010)
On Friday 9 April, 12 noon to 12.45pm

Summer fitness, volunteer opportunities and all-new walks from SPORT
(31 Mar 2010)
Get active after Easter!

New "Fit Notes" introduced from 6 April
(31 Mar 2010)
Guidance notes available online

Beyond the Body? Perspectives on Enhancement
(31 Mar 2010)
Interdisciplinary conference at Chancellors: 9-11 April

MS44: Reviewing Organisational Services
(31 Mar 2010)
Course available at STDU on 8 April 2010

DY4: Supporting Disabled Staff
(31 Mar 2010)
Course available at STDU on 13 April 2010