Manchester Metropolitan is an official partner of The Conversation website – a fantastic and high-profile media outlet for academics to provide news analysis and commentary.
In March, six academics from the University featured on The Conversation and their articles were read 45,073 times:
- The science of gossip: four ways to make it less toxic
Gossiping may well be toxic and harmful in certain situations but there are ways to engage in “good gossip” that can reap rewards in social groups.
- Yes, academics tend to be left wing – but let’s not exaggerate it
Gavin Bailey and Chris O’Leary
University professionals have a mix of views – just like the rest of society.
- New Everton football stadium could end up underwater thanks to global warming
Most businesses can ignore the long term effects of climate change. But not football clubs.
- The return of the Great British ‘manly man’
Contemporary television is replete with gruesome tests of survival, charting our obsession with what modern man has lost.
- Uncovered after 2,000 years: gold torcs fit for an Iron Age queen
Torcs found in the Staffordshire hills can reveal a lot about Iron Age society.
The Conversation is an increasingly invaluable resource among the global university community and Manchester Met has joined this select group. It is a collaboration between editors and academics to provide informed news analysis and commentary that is free to read and republish. As a partner, the University will have greater opportunities and daily requests for expert analysis via the Press Office.
Academics from the University that have been involved have benefited from featuring on The Conversation, with articles being republished in other languages and a range of publications including The Independent and The Huffington Post.
If you’re interested in finding out more or writing for The Conversation, get in touch with the University press office: Chris Morris x2184, Maryam Ahmed x2181, Ian Proctor x2026