This section gives information on the events and conferences which take place as part of your programme.

SEED PGR Conference 2023-24

The SEED PGR conference forms a key part of the doctoral programme and is designed to give you the opportunity to present and gain feedback on your research from an interested audience.

The conference also gives you the opportunity to attend presentations and workshops delivered by some of the School’s leading researchers and external experts.

The conference takes place each year in May and is attended by SEED Research students, academic colleagues and Alumni members.

What's on in SEED

Myanmar's Changing Political and Security Context and Rohingya Repatriation

13:00 - 14:30 18 June 2024

Guest lecture with Professor Sk. Tawfique M. Haque, Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Director of the South Asian Institute of Policy and Governance (SIPG) at North South University, Bangladesh. Lecture abstract: The ongoing civil war in Myanmar has initially ignited by the military junta's overthrow of a democrat..

The Data Analytics and Social Statistics Journey: From Student Voices to Career Choices

13:00 - 13:15 19 June 2024

Join us for an interactive online session where you’ll hear first-hand from our students about their career trajectories in the field of data analytics and social statistics. This is a unique opportunity to engage directly with the Course Director, gaining valuable insights into the emerging career paths available. Bring your questions an..

AMBS event - Gaining the Edge: Executive Education for the Third Sector

10:00 - 15:30 25 June 2024

This event is part of Alliance Manchester Business School’s Festival of Business. A free one-day taster programme on ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance), leadership, strategic productivity, and digital marketing delivered by our leading academics and Executive Education team. You will gain insights into both theory and practical solu..

AMBS event - Business 2050

09:30 - 13:30 27 June 2024

This event is part of Alliance Manchester Business School’s Festival of Business. The world is changing at an ever-faster pace. Businesses and society are facing challenges never encountered before, such as climate change, technology, and changing attitudes to work. As the Original Modern City, Manchester pioneered new ways of working an..

Community of Practice: Leadership in Development

12:30 - 13:30 27 June 2024

Do you have a leadership role within the development sector? Do you ever struggle with the demands and complexity of the role? Do politics and complex power structures affect your ability to effectively carry out responsibilities? You're not alone – leaders at all levels struggle with these issues, often finding creative solutions to overcom..

Spaces for Young People's Wellbeing

17:00 - 19:00 27 June 2024

Join us for an absorbing event on creating SPACES (Supporting Participation in Arts, Culture, Entertainment and Sports) to improve young people’s wellbeing. Hear from researchers, policy makers, artists, allied professionals and young people, and join the discussion about how we can act together for change.

Centre for Digital Trust and Society Forum 2024

09:30 - 16:30 03 July 2024

The Centre for Digital Trust and Society focuses interdisciplinary research expertise at the University of Manchester on the barriers and enablers of trust in digital technologies. Following on from the success of our first and second CDTS Forum, we are delighted to once again bring together key international partners and experts across our 6..

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