Category: Career development

Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) – SR&EDI seminar October 2023

Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) – SR&EDI seminar October 2023

Dr Ellen Poliakoff gave a first talk in our School of Health Sciences (SHS) seminar series, which serves as a platform to promote integration of our social responsibility, equality, diversity and inclusion in our research and teaching endeavors. During her session,...

Carer Support Grant – 2023/24 update

Carer Support Grant – 2023/24 update

We are pleased to announce that grants of up to £500 are now available to academic, research, PS and technical support staff to help support extra-carer costs associated with attendance at conferences, training events and similar career and professional development...

SHS SR Dragons’ Den 2023

SHS SR Dragons’ Den 2023

In May 2023 we launched SR&EDI Dragons’ Den. Colleagues (academic, research and/or professional services) were invited to pitch for investment (up to £5k) in a SR project which will benefit the School, the University and/or the wider community. We encouraged staff...

International Women’s Day 2023 – Embracing Equity

International Women’s Day 2023 – Embracing Equity

Seminar 1: In Conversation with… Prof Dawn Edge - Embracing Equity Dawn Edge is Professor of Mental Health and Inclusivity at the University of Manchester Academic Lead for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion on ‘race’, religion, and belief. She is the University of...

We Are All Storytellers…

We Are All Storytellers…

Writing and wellbeing workshops provide boost for staff We Are All Storytellers, a pilot wellbeing initiative for University of Manchester staff, has received outstanding feedback from participants. Run by the School of Health Sciences, a mixed cohort of 21 staff,...