Manchester Urban Institute runs a wide variety of different events and activities, and collaborates with a range of local, national and global partners.

Upcoming events

China Water Network Symposium

09:00 - 10:00 29 November 2022

This online symposium and networking workshop, brought to you by the University of Manchester (School of Environment, Education and Development) and the University of Melbourne (Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies, Asia Institute), aims to promote interdisciplinary knowledge-sharing on water and facilitate knowledge exchange in human and e..

Sustainable Futures Celebration Showcase

28 - 29 November 2022

This event celebrates one year since Sustainable Futures at The University of Manchester externally launched, and will bring together researchers from across the University and key external stakeholders to discuss current innovative and impactful sustainability activity. First, we’ll hear from Professor Mike Shaver, Director of Sustainable..

Power, poverty and place: why the local matters

13:00 - 14:30 01 December 2022

‘What we believe about low-income students - how we relate to them - in fact, it plays a considerable role in determining how we teach them’ (Robinson, 2007) Evidence shows that what we are doing to eradicate the disadvantage gap isn’t working. At the current rate of reduction, it will take over 500 years for ‘disadvantaged’ childr..

SCI Annual Lecture 2022: In Conversation with Kate Raworth

15:00 - 18:00 06 December 2022

The Sustainable Consumption Institute is delighted to welcome Kate Raworth (author of Doughnut Economics) at the Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, for the Annual Lecture 2022. This event is held in collaboration with the Sustainable Futures platform and the Manchester Urban Institute. Further details and schedule..

China Water Network Pre-Xmas Networking

09:00 - 10:00 09 December 2022

Keyword presentations + drop-in online coffee/drinks: We welcome the participation of scholars and practitioners working on topics related to water research in China and Asia. This networking event will invite you to reflect on and share your own research. Submit an abstract: If you are interested in presenting at this symposium, please regi..

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