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MMU staff strike 20 & 21 June

I was asked to make you aware of the strike action next Tuesday 20 June and Wednesday 21 June over the closure of its Crewe campus and the MMU’s failure to redeploy all staff to the Manchester campus. Many of our supervisors will be joining the strike and as always there will be support from postgraduate students on the picket line. Please forward this further if you can. Mary Inoniadou

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Mary Stark: Oram Awards Winner

Mary Stark was invited to the inaugural Oram Awards for innovation in sound and music at the Turner Contemporary, Margate at the weekend to receive an award/bursary of £500, selected by PRS Foundation and the New Radiophonic Workshop. A feature about the awards was aired on BBC Radio 3’s Late Junction – http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08sqvwh Mary was one of eight winners. She was also invited to perform at the award ceremony – https://www.prsformusicfoundation.com/2017/05/09/prs-foundation-new-bbc-radiophonic-workshop-launch-oram-awards/ Mary Stark as well as currently studying on a practice-led PhD at MMU (Supervisory team –  Steve Dixon, Alice Kettle and Jacq Butler), also works as an Associate Lecturer in the Media Department. She is also ...

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Change of Dates: 24th May

These two events, which were due to take place on 24 May, have been rearranged.  Please note the new dates: Seminar by Toby Heys – Unsound – Undead: Zombie sound theory 14 June, Righton Open Space, 13.30 – 14.30 note the change of time as well as date Part of the Faculty Researcher Development Programme Nothing Abandoned: Mishka Henner 21 June, 10-4pm Room: tbc For more information contact Rebecca Howard (bexhoward@hotmail.co.uk) All other Nothing Abandoned events (Sohie Woodward 31 May; Katy Deepwell 14 June; Katie Goodwin 28 June; Nina Power 5 July; Maria Fusco 12 July) will go ahead as ...

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Early Career Researcher (ECR) Group, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Graduate School – Update 27-03-17

Last Event Thanks to Professor Berthold Schoene, Faculty Head of Research and Knowledge Exchange, for his informative, thought-provoking and candid presentation on “The Omnitasking Academic” and “Academic Careers” at the session on 1st March 2017. For those unable to join us, as well as those who did and would like to follow up, documentation is now online at the ECR Group website – http://ecr.harts.online/documentation-from-ecr-group-meeting-on-1st-march-2017/. Next Event Please pencil Wednesday, 3rd May 2017, 3-4:30pm, venue TBC in your diaries. The session will focus on introductions and sharing current research interests in some as yet undecided but engaging format. Future Events An ...

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If the Library had more space, what would you want in it?

You may have seen in last week’s ManMetLife the Library us currently running a campaign to find out what staff and students want from the Library. The campaign still has another week to run so we’d love to hear from you about what you want from the Library space to enable us to develop plans to meet your needs in the future. This is your chance to tell us your ideas and help shape your Library. Staff and students can scribble their ideas on the graffiti wall in the Library Chat Zone, on the whiteboards and postcards in the Library, ...

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Next meeting of the HArts.online Group (HOG) – Wednesday, 8th March, 16:30-17:30, Room 1.12, First Floor of the Righton Building

The HArts.online Group (HOG) is an open forum for PGRs and staff to discuss and develop more considered approaches to the ‘academic’ Web. It is a forward looking, student-led initiative seeking to research and develop strategies for how the Faculty of Arts & Humanities Graduate School might respond to current Information Communication Technologies (ICTs), as well as instigate an uptake of inventive online approaches to support, enable and disseminate student and staff research to a wider academic community. HArts.online presents an obvious candidate to embark on the practical merger of the existing MIRIAD, HLSS and MFI postgraduate training and support programmes. ...

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Sexuality Summer School registration opens Wednesday! 

Registration will open at 9am, Wednesday 1st of March 2017 on the University of Manchester’s estore: http://estore.manchester.ac.uk/ Registration usually fills up in a matter of hours, on a first come first served basis, so do make sure to register asap or you may miss out. The registration fee is £130, which includes the cost of tickets to the public events. The number of places this year is limited to 40. We are able to provide certificates of attendance, but there is no assessment or entry application required to register. Registration is open to all postgraduates, including Masters and PhD students. This year’s ...

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Library trial to Bridgeman Online Images – feedback needed

We are reaching the time of year when we review our online and print subscriptions.  As part of this process, it is an opportunity to try out new resources, which we could suggest to add to the library’s collections, based on the feedback we receive. Therefore, we have arranged a trial to Bridgeman Education.  This visual resource gives access to over 1.2 million digital images of art, history and culture from global museums, galleries, private collections and contemporary artists.  Images are copyright cleared for use within education. You can access the database at https://www.bridgemaneducation.com/ On campus you should be able ...

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