03 Dec 2015 Dis-Ability Manchester

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Dis-Ability Manchester: Thinking Inside The Box!

Thursday 3rd December 2015


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The University of Manchester (UoM) and Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) are proud to present a joint celebration of the UN-designated International Day of Disabled People 2015

un-enable-logoOrganised and hosted by the UoM Disabled Staff Network and MMU Disabled Staff Forum, and supported by our respective Equality & Diversity teams (UoM E&D and MMU E&D) and Students’ Unions (UMSU and The Union MMU), this collaborative disability event involves hands-on activities, inspirational speakers and time to socialise and find out more! All students, colleagues and local partner organisations at both universities are warmly invited to join the celebration – with a festive twist!

*** REGISTER YOUR FREE PLACE ON EVENTBRITE ***

  • Date: Thursday 3rd December 2015
  • Time: 2pm – 6pm
  • Venue: University Place, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL
  • Campus maps and information (including building accessibility) can be found here
  • Registration: FREE on EVENTBRITE

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The Event Steering Group:

  • Adam Lavery – Data Analyst, Equality & Diversity, UoM
  • Cath Prescott – E&D Advisor, Equality & Diversity, UoM
  • Denise Davidson – Secretary, Disabled Staff Network (DSN), UoM
  • Hamied Haroon – Co-Chair, DSN, UoM
  • Jess Napthine – Programmes Administrator, Faculty of Education, MMU
  • Loan Nguyen – Socials Coordinator, DSN, UoM
  • Lucy Hallam – Wellbeing Officer, University of Manchester Students’ Union (UMSU)
  • Lydia Lancaster – E&D Assistant, Equality & Diversity, MMU
  • Marina Matosic – Co-Chair, DSF, MMU
  • Melanie Sharpe – Co-Chair, DSN, UoM
  • Mona Patel – E&D Advisor, Equality & Diversity, MMU
  • Natasha Brooks – Diversity Officer, UMSU
  • Rebecca Lawthom – Professor of Community Psychology, MMU
  • Sanaa Amir – Widening Participation Intern, MMU
  • Sarah May – E&D Co-ordinator, Equality & Diversity, MMU
  • Sumaira Naseem – PhD Student, MMU
  • Yulia Kohar – PhD Student, UoM

Here are some photos of the event (plenty more here):

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Hamied is nominated for a National Diversity Award – please vote!

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Our Chair, Dr Hamied Haroon (@HHHotWheels), is overwhelmed to be nominated in this year’s National Diversity Awards (@ndawards) for the “Positive Role Model Award – Disability”! Hamied was nominated by the amazing Jane Cordell (@CordellJane) and extraordinary Kate Nash OBE (@KateNashOBE)!

If you would like to endorse Hamied’s nomination please visit this page to vote! Nominations and voting will close on 9th June.

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