Monday, 1 October 2012

Policy@Manchester New Researchers Lunch

Policy@Manchester New Researchers Lunch: Calling all research students and post-docs with an interest in policy

We are pleased to invite you to attend the first ever Policy@Manchester New Researchers Lunch. The main aim of this event is to enable research students and post-docs with an interest in policy from across the University of Manchester to meet in an informal environment.

The essentials

Date: Monday 29 October 2012

Time: 1.00 - 2.30 pm

Place: Whitworth Council Chamber

What: Elevator pitches, discussion and free lunch

Who: Research students and post-docs from the University of Manchester researching policy or doing research relevant to policy making

The elevator pitches

To get to know each other’s work we want to provide as many attendees as possible with the opportunity to give an elevator pitch about their research. These mini-presentations will last up to three minutes.

To Register

Places are limited. Please register for the Policy@Manchester New Researchers Lunch by sending us an email with the following information before Tuesday 23 October 2012 noon:

- Name

- Position (e.g., MPhil/ PhD/ Post-doc)

- Department and faculty

- Research topic

- Title of your elevator pitch

- Email

- Contact telephone number

- If applicable: dietary requests


For further information about the Policy@Manchester initiative, see:

For registration and any questions, email


Artan Karini (Institute for Development Policy and Management – Faculty of Humanities)

Ellen van Reuler (Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine – Faculty of Life Sciences)

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