Category: Festival of Social Science

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Dr Kate Cook writes about: Discussing Coercive Control

Around 60 people met to discuss coercive control in relationships and to hear testimonies of women’s experience of this damaging abuse.  Two events were held at the University of Salford, on 9th November 2016,...

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DECENT WORK AND DECENT SOCIAL CARE

  ESRC Festival of Social Science Decent Work and Decent Social CAre Location: Manchester Date: 8 November 2016 Time: 13:00 – 16:00   This event will present key findings from a recent research project...

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Entrepreneurship, Wellbeing and Innovation Seminar

  Dr Robert Lee hosted this half-day interactive seminar which attracted both academics and owner-managers.  Dr Lee and Professor Heinz Tuselmann presented new findings from a recently completed British Academy funded project Entrepreneurship, Wellbeing...

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Manchester Met Uni Design App to Help ‘Hundreds at Risk’ from Abuse, Crisis and Suicide

  Manchester Metropolitan University has designed an app to help those at risk of suicide. The software, Rescue Station, allows users to pre-arrange face-to-face support based on a traffic light system with red signifying...

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Celebrating University-Wide ESRC Success

Staff from across the University are celebrating after almost 1,500 people attended events run by researchers as part of the first Manchester strand of the ESRC Festival of Social Science. Sam Gray, Impact and...

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Scrutinising the Law on Female Genital Mutilation

  New Laws on Female Genital Mutilation mark a step-change in British legal responses to the abusive procedure, according to a legal expert from Manchester Law School. Lecturer Dr Kate Cook will be presenting...