Category: Work life balance

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,...

Seminar Series 2023-24 with focus on Social Responsibility, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Seminar Series 2023-24 with focus on Social Responsibility, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Join us for online SHS SR & EDI Seminar Series every last day of the month 1-2pm. Zoom link https://zoom.us/j/6771886797   31st October 2023 Ellen Poliakoff Parkinson’s from inside out: emerging and unexpected benefits of a long-term partnership 30th November 2023...

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,...

The Contribution of Women across the Lifespan in the Covid-19 Crisis

The Contribution of Women across the Lifespan in the Covid-19 Crisis

During March 2022 we have been hosting a series of inspirational weekly lunchtime speakers. The theme of the talks is The Contribution of Women across the Lifespan in the Covid-19 Crisis.  The series started with Dr Elaine Dewhurst (University of Manchester) and Dr...

Celebrating Women #BreakTheBias

Celebrating Women #BreakTheBias

To celebrate International Women’s Day the School of Health Sciences Athena Swan committee have organised a month of celebrations to highlight the contributions of women during the Covid-19 pandemic. We started off with our excellent speaker on 9th March - Dr Pragya...