What is social responsibility in Science and Engineering?

One of the University’s three core goals set out in the Manchester 2020 strategy is social responsibility. It’s at the heart of what we do and describes the way we are making a difference to the social and environmental wellbeing of our communities through our teaching, research, public events and activities.

From engineering a new form of landmine detection to improving the environmental sustainability of the campus, representing the most up to date research at a Select Committee to running exciting science activities for primary school children, social responsibility covers a huge range of activities and initiatives, many of which are just part of what we already do, but social responsibility means different things to different people.  

To make up your own mind, and find out more about what we do in our stories and the initiatives we are engaged in here.


The social responsibility contacts in the Faculty are:

Daniele Atkinson
Social Responsibility Manager

Emma Nichols
Social Responsibility Project Manager

Jen Strong
Social Responsibility Project Officer

Tel: 0161 306 5905
Email: fsesocialresponsibility@manchester.ac.uk

Vice-Dean for Social Responsibility:
Professor Paul Mativenga

Associate Dean for Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility:
Mark Hughes

 Our stories

Great Hatmandu   Innovus, Kevin Warren   Earth & Solar Team Public Engagement

Meet some of our staff and students who are making a difference and see some examples of how our research, teaching and other activities help to make the world work better.

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