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Digital Twins, new innovative models for urban planning and environmental management: how could local authorities adopt and manage their own digital twins

12:00 - 13:00 15 October 2019

Introduced by Dave Carter, Honorary Knowledge Exchange Fellow, Planning and Environmental Management and Co-Lead, Smart and Sustainable Cities, Manchester Urban Institute. https://digitalurban.place/ Simon Mabey has been developing digital services working within the Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Design sector for over 28 years..

Global Harmonies Pop-up Choir

17:30 - 19:00 21 October 2019

As part of our Singing and Wellbeing initiative we invite you to join our new choir! An opportunity to explore thrilling rhythms and uplifting harmonies from around the world – from Bulgaria and Georgia, South Africa and Ghana, the African-American and Maori traditions and more ¬– alongside brand new songs for community choirs. All songs..

Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation: Inaugural Meeting

13:00 - 17:00 23 October 2019

Welcome to the Inaugural Meeting of the University of Manchester Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation. Tentative agenda: - Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation: Introduction, History, and Goals – Prof. David Schultz - Introductions and Research Opportunities – Attendees Coffee Break - Small-Group Discussions - Formation of Resear..

GDI Lecture with Prof Anthony Shorrocks - Wealth Levels, Wealth Distribution and Wealth Inequality: A Global Perspective

17:00 - 18:30 23 October 2019

This century began with a remarkable spell of global wealth creation, notable not only for rapid growth but also its broad coverage, both geographically and socially. The “Golden Age” ended with the financial crisis in 2007-8. Wealth growth resumed, but at a lower pace and less socially inclusive, so wealth inequality grew. The top 1% of w..

Thinking about Teaching? PGCE Open Evening

17:00 - 19:00 23 October 2019

The University of Manchester is holding an open evening for anyone thinking about a career in teaching. Come along to find out about our PGCEs (Postgraduate Certificates of Education) - ten month courses that enable graduates to train to teach and gain Qualified Teacher Status. You will be able to speak to course tutors for our Primary PGCE,..

GDI Annual Lecture with Dr Rachel Glennerster - Can technology solve global poverty?

17:00 - 18:30 30 October 2019

The lives of the poor around the world have been transformed by relatively simple but powerful technologies from mobile phones to high yielding wheat seeds. Many of these technologies were initially invented for the rich world but developing countries adapted them to great effect: mobile money, for example, first took off in Kenya. But there r..

Global Harmonies Pop-up Choir

17:30 - 19:00 04 November 2019

As part of our Singing and Wellbeing initiative we invite you to join our new choir! An opportunity to explore thrilling rhythms and uplifting harmonies from around the world – from Bulgaria and Georgia, South Africa and Ghana, the African-American and Maori traditions and more ¬– alongside brand new songs for community choirs. All songs..

CI Cookery Class

14:00 - 17:00 09 November 2019

We are hosting three fun and hands-on cookery classes led by Sam Sin from Koi Kitchen. Each class will have a different focus, allowing you to create a variety of authentic dishes. Learn how to use a rice cooker to prepare both savoury and dessert dishes. This includes ingredients such as chicken and mushrooms as part of the savoury offering a..

Adrian Leftwich memorial lecture: Cathy Boone - Spatial inequality in African political economy: rethinking uneven development

17:00 - 13 November 2019

Catherine Boone is Professor of Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is interested in patters conducted research on industrial, commercial and land tenure policies in West Africa and her work has been funded, amongst others, by the SSRC, Fulbright, the World Bank and the Harvard Academy for Internat..

Global Harmonies Pop-up Choir

17:30 - 19:00 18 November 2019

As part of our Singing and Wellbeing initiative we invite you to join our new choir! An opportunity to explore thrilling rhythms and uplifting harmonies from around the world – from Bulgaria and Georgia, South Africa and Ghana, the African-American and Maori traditions and more ¬– alongside brand new songs for community choirs. All songs..

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