School shines in the Making a Difference Awards
19 April 2016
In a night of celebration of work across the University, two projects from the School were singled out for special recognition.
Outstanding benefit to society through research
Winner: Professor Claire Alexander
History Lessons/History Matters: creating a diverse history curriculum
Claire was the winner of the Outstanding Benefit to Society through Research category for her work on History Lessons/History Matters. These projects, in partnership with The Runnymede Trust, improve diversity in the history curriculum.
Inspiring Communities: student
Highly Commended: Sarah Haughey, Sociology student
M32 Group Breakfast Club
Sarah was highly commended for her work setting up and running the M32 Breakfast Club, with friend Jennie Wadsworth. The club provides a free breakfast and activities for local children every day in the school holidays, to combat poverty and social exclusion.
- Find out more about Sarah and the M32 Group Breakfast Club
- More ways that the School is Making a difference
- Social responsibility across the University
In other award news
The awards season is truly upon us and it's been a great week for the School.
Liz Richardson (Politics) received a Manchester Students Teaching Award for "The Most Inspiring Lecturer".
Subhasish Dey (Economics) received a Manchester Students Teaching Award for "Best Postgraduate that Teaches".