The ESRC Festival of Social Science is back

115a2e5a-04b1-4e40-bc2d028428c0733d_landingpagebannerEvents looking at sport, cultural issues, Manchester’s devolution and more are featuring as part of the University’s involvement the ESRC Festival of Social Science next month.

The festival is a week-long celebration of the social sciences and social science research and experts from Manchester Metropolitan will be sharing their knowledge with the public in a host of exciting and innovative events.

Running from 5-12 November across the UK, the Festival offers a range of free to attend events suitable for all ages and levels of interest.

Prof Richard Greene, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Research and Knowledge Exchange, said:  “The ESRC Festival of Social Science is an important part of the calendar because it reminds everybody – academics and non-academics alike – of the true value of social science research to the economy and society.

“This year will be the fourteenth year that the ESRC Festival has run and each year it has gone from strength to strength. It is a modern festival for modern times and I’m very much looking forward to it taking place next month.”

Academics from Manchester Metropolitan University have organised and are involved with a host of events across the city:

For more information and the full listing of ESRC Festival events, please visit: