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  1. Tuesday, 5th January 2016 at 4:28pm

    Amazing Bats with the South Lancashire Bat Group

    Join us for an induction to Amazing Bats of the UK and the World with South Lancashire Bat Group. Little is known about the secretive creatures and this talk will introduce you to some of the fascinating facts and pictures and some wonderful Bats, and their incredible adaptations. The talk will also introduce you to […]

  2. Monday, 30th November 2015 at 12:46pm

    Green Gown winners announced

    Last week 320 sustainability leaders gathered at Brunel’s Old Station in Bristol to hear Dr Andrew Garrad, Chairman of Bristol 2015 European Green Capital, announce the winners of the 2015 Green Gown Awards. Our Waste & Recycling Team were in attendance with our partners from the University of Manchester awaiting the results. We had been […]

  3. Monday, 30th November 2015 at 12:36pm


    The 21st International UN Climate Conference (COP21) commences today. It is the 21st session of the Conference of Parties (COP) and hopes to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate – a commitment to keeping global warning below 2°C. Paris will play a leading international role in hosting this seminal conference, and COP21 […]

  4. Friday, 30th October 2015 at 10:31am

    Walkabout the City – an urban sustainability tour

    The Economic and Social Research Council’s Festival of Social Science 2015 taking place from 7-14 November will highlight the impact of social science research on people’s lives over the past 50 years. As part of the programme, the Ecology In Practice research group at Manchester Metropolitan University and the Università di Firenze Sustainable Airports Project presents: Walkabout the city? is an […]

  5. Friday, 30th October 2015 at 10:31am

    Calling all fashion revolutionaries!

    This November, a series of five uniquely themed public events curated by Fashion Revolution will take place in partnership with leading universities across the UK to highlight the pressing issues in the global fashion industry and encourage young people to become part of the solution. The Arts and Speaker Tour will land here at MMU on Thursday […]

  6. Friday, 30th October 2015 at 10:31am

    Ideas into Action: Bats on Campus

    Here at MMU, we have been getting excited about Bats and it has nothing to do with Halloween! As part of our programme, ‘Ideas into Action’, we are working with a number of passionate staff to deliver a project to increase biodiversity on our estate, by providing homes for bats. A home for biodiversity The idea […]

  7. Tuesday, 29th September 2015 at 12:22pm

    Time to Act on Climate Change

    In December, world leaders will meet in Paris to discuss international action on Climate Change. COP21, also known as the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, will, for the first time in over 20 years of UN negotiations, aim to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate, with the aim of keeping global warming below […]

  8. Thursday, 30th July 2015 at 10:43am

    MMU Hosts World Symposium on Climate Change Adaption

    Climate change is among the major challenges of modern times. As the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) produced by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has shown, there are still many challenges ahead and many needs to be met, calling for action not only from government, but also from various stakeholders. Apart from the knowledge […]

  9. Thursday, 5th February 2015 at 9:26am

    Annual Environmental Sustainability Statement

    As part of our vision to become one of the most environmentally sustainable universities in the world, we have set ourselves some ambitious targets! In 2014, MMU developed a new Environmental Sustainability Strategy. Taking us from 2014 – 2020, the strategy sets out the actions MMU needs to take to achieve our aims and become […]

  10. Monday, 27th October 2014 at 4:21pm

    Research into student attitudes towards and skills for sustainable development- Calling all first and third years!

    Have your chance to win £500 cash! All first and third year students at Manchester Metropolitan University can be in with a chance of winning £500 by helping shape the future of the University. Undergraduates are being asked to complete a confidential online survey about your time at university and the skills you develop for […]