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MICRA annual public lecture: 'Ready for Ageing Now?'
(23 Mar 2017)
This year's speaker is Lord Geoffrey Filkin CBE, Chair of the Centre for Ageing Better

Enjoy some live music at Christie's Bistro this Friday
(23 Mar 2017)
Local duo The Notes will be in the Bistro from 3pm until 6pm

Story of Britain's first black judge told in stage show
(23 Mar 2017)
One of two spring events coming up at the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre

Join artist Megan Powell for a Thursday Late
(22 Mar 2017)
After the Bees - A Fable for Tomorrow takes place on Thursday 30 March at the Manchester Museum

Free MOOC on ancient Egypt launches
(22 Mar 2017)
This 5-week course explores the art, the archaeology, the texts and the technology of Egyptian weapons and warfare

The University of Manchester Chorus, Symphony Orchestra and The Cosmo Singers
(21 Mar 2017)
On Saturday 25 March, 7.30pm, at the Whitworth Hall

FREE concert - Storm in a Teacup: Tempestuous Music by Baroque Composers
(21 Mar 2017)
Friday 24 March, 1.10pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

Comic Relief cake sale
(21 Mar 2017)
Fundraising events taking place on Friday 24 March

CLASS Network Conference 2017
(21 Mar 2017)
Half-day networking meeting for all PSS on Wednesday, 12 April

Foodie Tuesdays are back!
(21 Mar 2017)
The popular Levenshulme street food market is on Humanities Bridgeford Street

Manchester Music talk
(21 Mar 2017)
Library staff member and local historian Peter Wadsworth will be giving a free talk on Strawberry Studios

FREE Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - The Michael Kahan Kapelye
(20 Mar 2017)
On Thursday 23 March, 1.10pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

Literature Live: Rory Gleeson, Alys Conran and Joey Connolly
(17 Mar 2017)
On Tuesday 28 March, 7pm, at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation

Manchester University Wind Orchestra and String Orchestra
(17 Mar 2017)
On Saturday 18 March, 7.30pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

Ad Solem Chamber Choir
(16 Mar 2017)
On Friday 17 March, 7.30pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

Meetings that deliver results
(16 Mar 2017)
Staff Learning and Development are hosting a pilot half day course on Friday, 12 May

Research IT grant support clinic
(15 Mar 2017)
A new series of sessions for researchers and academics

Development programme specifically for staff with disabilities
(14 Mar 2017)
This established programme is aimed at staff who consider themselves to have a disability

SMART Manchester: IoT in Healthcare, Energy and Life Sciences
(14 Mar 2017)
Join us on Thursday, 4 May 2017 at 5.30 pm in Manchester Conference Centre to re-discover Manchester as the UK's IoT capital and a global model for a smarter city

Bioenergy Comic Launch
(14 Mar 2017)
We are excited to launch a Bioenergy Comic on Tuesday, 21 March

Manchester Cancer Research Centre Open Day
(14 Mar 2017)
Join us on Saturday, 1 April to discover how research in Manchester is helping to beat cancer sooner

Tuesday street food market returns to campus!
(14 Mar 2017)
Spring is in the air (hopefully) as the popular street food market returns on 7 March

Showcase your science in Einstein’s Garden
(13 Mar 2017)
Engaging activities needed for 20,000 revellers at Green Man Festival

WATCH: The Life of Objects
(13 Mar 2017)
An exhibition of the unexpected at The John Rylands Library

Help raise funds for Comic Relief Red Nose Day
(10 Mar 2017)
Chance to win amazing prizes in aid of Comic Relief on 24 March

Manchester University Music Society Symphony Orchestra
(09 Mar 2017)
On Saturday 11 March, 7.30pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert with Sarah Leonard (soprano)
(09 Mar 2017)
On Friday 10 March, 7.30pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

Beat the Bogle – and raise charity cash
(08 Mar 2017)
Take the walk or support the strollers

Kaye Mitchell "In Conversation" with George Saunders
(08 Mar 2017)
On Friday 17 March, 6.30pm, at Waterstones

Ballroom and Latin for Beginners: Free Taster Sessions
(08 Mar 2017)
On Wednesday 8 March at the Martin Harris Centre

International Women's Day - FREE lunchtime concert
(08 Mar 2017)
On Wednesday 8 March, 1.10pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

FREE Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - Quatuor Danel
(07 Mar 2017)
On Thursday 9 March, 1.10pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

Explore the diversity of research collaborations in lunchtime session
(07 Mar 2017)
Highlighting the challenges of developing and managing such partnerships and opportunities for pathways to impact

Policy@Manchester’s Budget Hack
(07 Mar 2017)
Come to free session to watch Budget live, discuss ideas with expert speakers - and publish your own

Science Showdown!
(07 Mar 2017)
Stand up for your field and grab a slice of not-humble pie at free open mic event

Before I die…
(07 Mar 2017)
Public art project showcases our deepest wishes here on campus

Make a monster bid for our Comic Relief dinosaur
(06 Mar 2017)
Directorate of Research and Business Engagement Support Services colleagues promise fun charity fundraiser

Jeanette Winterson "In Conversation" with Neil Jordan
(06 Mar 2017)
On Monday 13 March, 7.30pm, at HOME

Tell us your running story and you could meet Olympic athlete Greg Rutherford
(03 Mar 2017)
We’re looking for runners past and present for the official Great Manchester 10k Run launch

Free event: Murder and the Making of English CSI
(03 Mar 2017)
A discussion seminar with Professor Ian Burney and visiting cultural historian of medicine Michael Sappol

Acting up in Zimbabwe
(02 Mar 2017)
Playwright and activist Silvanos Mudzvova talks about his work and home country

Acting Up in Zimbabwe: Free Talk with Arts Activist, Silvanos Mudzvova
(02 Mar 2017)
Thursday 9 March 2017, 6pm at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama

Still time to get a discounted Great Manchester 10k Run place
(01 Mar 2017)
More than 1,550 staff, students and alumni have already signed up

Unlock the potential of your intellectual property
(01 Mar 2017)
Understanding the value of intellectual property in research

Register for next Vital Topics on cyber security
(28 Feb 2017)
Cyber Security - Five dominating trends is the subject of the next Vital Topics at Alliance Manchester Business School

Take a break for Fairtrade fortnight
(28 Feb 2017)
Come along to the Atrium in University Place and enjoy some Fairtrade drinks and treats

Manchester Theatre in Sound (MANTIS) Festival
(28 Feb 2017)
On Saturday 4 - Sunday 5 March at the Martin Harris Centre

Open seminar on sexual violence on campus
(27 Feb 2017)
Perspectives from Manchester and Columbia universities

Alliance MBS mark International Women's Day
(27 Feb 2017)
Free Learning Lunch asks Closing the Gender Pay Gap: What are the issues?

Literature Live: Beth Underdown and Kate Hamer
(27 Feb 2017)
On Monday 6 March, 7.30pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

FREE Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert - Glenn Sharp and Chico Pere
(27 Feb 2017)
On Thursday 2 March, 1.10pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

English Lute Songs from the Golden Age featuring soprano Dame Emma Kirkby
(23 Feb 2017)
On Saturday 4 March, 7.30pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

bluedot 2017 announces more artists
(23 Feb 2017)
Goldfrapp, Vitalic, Hawkwind and Mr. Scruff join the bill