Recovering from Covid-19
A year on from when the crisis first struck, this event is specifically aimed at students who are interested in hearing how academic research can have a real world impact through the application of tools, theories and social science.
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- 29 Apr 17:00 - 29 Apr 18:00
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In April 2020, at the height of the first wave of COVID-19 across Europe, academics at Alliance Manchester Business School and the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute at The University of Manchester launched The Manchester Briefing, a UK funded research project influencing global and local recovery and renewal strategies.
A year on from when the crisis first struck, this special event is specifically aimed at students who are interested in hearing how academic research can have a real world impact through the application of tools, theories and social science.
Our speakers will explore the key lessons and themes that have emerged from the crisis, talk through the societal benefits of this important and timely academic work, and share their views on the big questions that the world faces right now. What makes Covid-19 so different from other disasters? What we are learning from global responses and early recovery efforts? And how do you develop specific guidance on recovery, renewal, resilience?
After the presentations students will then be given the opportunity to engage with our panellists through a Q&A session.
Duncan Shaw - Professor of Operational Research and Critical Systems, Alliance Manchester Business School
David Powell - Principal Advisor in Recovery, Renewal, Resilience, Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute
Roisin Jordan – Project Co-ordinator in Recovery, Renewal, Resilience, University of Manchester
Dr Nat O’Grady – Lecturer in Human Geography and Disaster, Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute
Project partners and funders:
Oct 3, 2023 | Online
Oct 5, 2023 | Online
Oct 10, 2023 | NEC, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT
Oct 12, 2023 | Online
Nov 1, 2023 | Alliance Manchester Business School (in-person only)
Nov 8, 2023 | Manchester Central, Windmill Street, Manchester, M2 3GX