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Do schools outreach from your desk
(19 Sep 2017)
I'm a Scientist and I’m an Engineer are online STEM outreach competitions that get scientists and engineers talking about their work with school students across the UK

Let’s celebrate Bi Visibility Day
(19 Sep 2017)
University to fly the flag - and more - on Saturday, 23 September

Health and fitness classes this semester
(19 Sep 2017)
All the news on keeping fit and active this autumn

Explore China during free taster week
(19 Sep 2017)
Try out a range of language tasters, arts and craft activities and seminars at the Confucius Institute

The University of Manchester Distinguished Lecture 2017
(18 Sep 2017)
Join Professor Tim O’Brien on a journey and see how we came to understand our place in the universe

Researchers into Management programme
(15 Sep 2017)
Our highly successful Researchers into Management programme is an Institute of Leadership and Management accredited course designed exclusively for research staff

Workshop for researchers interested in outreach activities
(15 Sep 2017)
A free public engagement training opportunity on engaging with secondary schools

A Chinese theme this Saturday at the Museum
(15 Sep 2017)
Big Saturday at Manchester Museum will have Chinese art, origami, and poetry

Actively Managing Your Mood
(14 Sep 2017)
A 5-week course for staff starting Monday, 25 September

Levenshulme Market returns to campus for tasty treats
(14 Sep 2017)
Levenshulme Market is kicking off the brand new academic year with a special night market on Saturday, 16 September from 4pm until 8pm on Bridgeford Street

University Public Engagement Framework launched
(14 Sep 2017)
The University has a long legacy of outstanding public engagement work and we want to build on this to support our staff and students

Literature Live: Sinéad Morrissey and Douglas Dunn
(14 Sep 2017)
On Monday 9 October, 7.30pm, at the Martin Harris Centre. Part of Manchester Literature Festival.

New exhibition on The Reformation opens at John Rylands Library
(12 Sep 2017)
Explore our exhibition and see a rare copy of Luther’s 95 theses, as well as a letter handwritten by Luther himself

The Sustainability Seminar Series restarts this month
(12 Sep 2017)
The Sustainability Series is returning, starting with a seminar hosted by Tyndall Manchester

Clear out or update your wardrobe with the Rutherford SWISH!
(12 Sep 2017)
Put these dates in your diaries for the popular clothes swap events

Step 9 of 12 - written by Rob Hayes and directed by Nick Clarke
(11 Sep 2017)
On Friday 22 September, 7pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

Submissions now open for Cheltenham Science Festival 2018
(08 Sep 2017)
Cheltenham Science Festival is a 6-day programme of shows, talks, workshops, interactive exhibits and more, held during June 2018

Celebrate Cycle to Work Day with Dr Bike and prizes
(08 Sep 2017)
Join in the nationwide celebration of cycling on Wednesday, 13 September

Ballroom and Latin for Beginners
(08 Sep 2017)
Lunchtime dance class for beginners starts Wednesday 27 September, 1.10pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

Feedback workshops for technical staff
(06 Sep 2017)
TEaM (Technical Excellence at Manchester) is the staff network dedicated to raising the profile of technical staff

Festival of new cinema, digital culture and art in Peak District National Park
(06 Sep 2017)
In 100 million years, what will the geology on the site of an abandoned server farm be like?

Vital Topics: In Conversation with Richard Solomons
(05 Sep 2017)
The event is on Thursday, 28 September at Alliance Manchester Business School East from 5:45pm until 8pm with the outgoing chief executive of International Hotels Group (IHG)

Make a date for the Students' Union reopening
(05 Sep 2017)
Biko Street opens on 13 September at the Students' Union - join us for a £2 lunch!

Bone density screening available at Sugden Sports Centre
(05 Sep 2017)
The Sugden Sports Centre will be hosting a day of bone density screening on Monday, 23 October

Martin Harris Centre Autumn 2017 Season Announced
(04 Sep 2017)
The Centre is a performance space at the heart of the campus with a varied programme of arts events, many of which are free

Centre for New Writing students publish anthology of new writing
(01 Sep 2017)
The Manchester Anthology 2017 will be launched on Thursday 7 September at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation

'Before You Were Born' free, family-friendly event this Saturday
(31 Aug 2017)
Find out through fun activities for all the family about groundbreaking research helping babies across the world lead healthy lives

Staff Quiz returns in September
(25 Aug 2017)
Before the students return, we're taking over one of their venues

Mayor of Greater Manchester to speak at International Festival of Public Health
(21 Aug 2017)
Andy Burnham will speak at the International Festival of Public Health on Tuesday 5 September.

Quatuor Danel commences thirteenth season at the Martin Harris Centre
(20 Aug 2017)
This autumn the quartet celebrates its thirteenth season with the University by embarking on an ambitious complete performance of all of Beethoven’s string quartets.