We engage with students, researchers, government, policy makers and the public through our talks, seminars, workshops and conferences. Our events are open to students, staff and the general public.

Upcoming events

Sustainable Futures September Seminar Series

14:00 - 15:00 28 September 2023

Our September edition of the monthly Sustainable Futures Seminar Series will be held on Thursday 28th September 2-3pm. This event will be a One Bin to Rule Them All Project Special with the following speakers: - Dr Torik Holmes, Research Associate at The University of Manchester's Sustainable Consumption Institute. - Dr Kristoffer Kortsen, Re..

Pankhurst Seminar Series: Digital Health Inequities Edition - Developing digital tools to support a culturally-adapted family intervention with African & Caribbean people with psychosis

13:00 - 14:00 11 October 2023

Our next seminar in the Digital Health Inequities seminar series is on 11th October, 1-2pm via Zoom ( Prof Dawn Edge & Dr Pauline Whelan from the University of Manchester will talk about ‘“CaFI Digital: Developing digital tools to support a Culturally-adapted Family Intervention (CaFI) with African and Caribb..

The Politics and Everyday Practice of International Humanitarianism - HCRI book launch

16:00 - 17:30 12 October 2023

Book launch and Q&A with HCRI's Dr Miriam Bradley, Senior Lecturer in Humanitarian Studies ABOUT THE EVENT This is the first of HCRI public events programme for 2023/24. Dr Bradley will discuss her 2023 book 'The Politics and Everyday Practice of International Humanitarianism', followed by questions and discussion. This is a hybrid event -..

Engaging Stakeholders in Building Climate Resilience

15:30 - 17:00 25 October 2023

The Sustainable Futures Challenge Area, Resilient Futures, and Creative Manchester present this special event exploring how the arts and sciences can collaborate in addressing the challenge of climate resilience. A short theatre performance will be followed by a Q&A discussion with an inter-disciplinary panel of respondents. The Boxer’s Gui..

Sustainable Futures October Seminar Series

14:00 - 15:00 26 October 2023

Our October 2023 edition of the Sustainable Futures Seminar Series will feature the following presentations from some of the leading academics working on the new national energy research centres. This seminar will feature the following presentations... - Professor Aoife Foley, Chair in Net Zero at The University of Manchester, will present o..

Plastics Question Time - One Bin to Rule Them All

10:00 - 16:00 27 October 2023

Have you ever wondered why plastic recycling in the UK is so confusing and chaotic? Join our interactive session to discuss and discover why this is the case and explore solutions. Explore the world of plastic recycling with our interdisciplinary research team involved in the innovative ‘One Bin to Rule Them All’ project. They will be on..

Can’t see the wood for the trees? Creating sustainable forests for people and planet

18:00 - 20:00 15 November 2023

If we’re serious about tacking the climate crisis, while also reducing poverty, restoring forests around the world is an urgent task. Forests host most of the biodiversity on land, are the world’s largest carbon stores, and contribute directly to the lives of billions of people, especially in tropical countries. But with the effectiveness..

HCRI Landmark Lecture - Dr Silvia Salvatici

17:00 - 07 December 2023

A?BOUT THE TALK Talk with the title 'From recipients to donors? Southern European countries and international aid (1945-1990)', followed by Q&A and discussion. In recent years, international humanitarianism has increasingly attracted the interest of historians. A great deal of research has mainly examined the experience of donor countries in..

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