Schools and community
We are committed to engaging with our community which includes our alumni, schools and the public in general, with the aim of increasing awareness, interest, enjoyment and understanding of science. The exchange of knowledge and ideas is of benefit to all of us.
Find out what we do and how you can get involved.
Secrets of the life scientists revealed!
Life scientists revealed some of the strangest secrets of their field when the Faculty opened its doors to the public in June.
The people of Manchester were invited to get hands-on at our Open Day - a fun, family-friendly event for the local community.
Read: Community Open Day
See: 2012 Photo Gallery
Listen to our podcast
Episode 13 - Gut thoughts
Ever wondered why some people refer to guts as your "second brain"? In this podcast we're discussing the role that the enteric nervous system plays in our body and how what happens in your guts can affect the rest of your body... including your brain!
You will need a media player to listen to this podcast.
Visit our Podcast page to listen to previous episodes, or to listen to the .mp3 files instead.
Are you a member of Faculty staff?
Find out how to to get involved.
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Blogs and tweets
We have compiled a list of staff and students' science-related blogs, so why not grab a cuppa and see what's on offer?
Blogs and tweets
School events 2012
Science Stars Days ¦ 2 & 3 July 2013
Whether you have just graduated and want to stay in touch, or graduated some time ago and want to reconnect, we would like to hear from you.
Find out how you can get in touch and be involved:
2012 Newsletter now available
Alumni Newsletter, Issue 2 [PDF 6.24MB]
Getting in touch
Faculty of Life Sciences, 5th Floor, Carys Bannister Building, Dover St, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
Tel: +44 (0)161 275 7700 ¦ Email: