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Research Network meeting: participant observation as a way of collecting data

Susanne Martikke, GMCVO Researcher and Simon Armour will be facilitating a session on participant observation as a way of collecting data.

Friday, 27 September 2019

Research Network Open Meeting

Open meetings are an opportunity to talk with colleagues about your research-related work in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

Friday, 12 July 2019

BAME Communities: Ageing in Place - Call for research proposals

Exploring the social infrastructure that enables BAME communities to age in place.

Call for research project proposals

Invitation to apply to be on Disabled People's Panel

The Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People (GMCDP) has been commissioned by the Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham to establish a Disabled People’s Panel drawn from organisations

Research Network meeting: Research on Social Prescribing - findings and methods

Michelle Howarth from University of Salford will talk about findings from her research on social prescribing in Salford.

Friday, 17 May 2019

VCSE role in commissioning across Greater Manchester: the good, the bad and the inadvertent

We are interested in hearing about your experiences of working with the public sector in regard to the commissioning of activities and services.

Greater Manchester Talent Match Critical Learning: Working with employers

Greater Manchester Talent Match was a GMCVO-led programme (2013-18) that ended in December 2018.

Commissioning Briefing Event – Bury (GM's Hidden Talent)

GMCVO is currently seeking proposals from providers to deliver the GM’s Hidden Talent programme in Bury and Wigan.

Friday, 24 May 2019

Commissioning Briefing Event – Wigan (GM's Hidden Talent)

GMCVO is currently seeking proposals from providers to deliver the GM’s Hidden Talent programme in Bury and Wigan.

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Greater Manchester’s Hidden Talent seeking providers in Bury and Wigan

GMCVO is currently seeking proposals from providers to deliver the GM’s Hidden Talent programme in Bury and Wigan.


Social Infrastructure: How shared spaces make communities work

GMCVO-led project Ambition for Ageing’s new report Social Infrastructure: How shared spaces make communities work, argues that to reduce social isolation, we need a diversity of social infras

Greater Manchester Co-operative Commission launch their Call for Evidence

 Following their inaugural meeting in February, the Greater Manchester’s Co-operative Commission has issued a rallying call to keep driving the movement forward and help build a stronger

Co-creating public services with stories of lived experience

Join us to explore co-creating public services with stories of lived experience.

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Thursday, 6 June 2019

Greater Manchester and Manchester BME Network Joint Networking Event

Manchester BME Network and Greater Manchester BME Network will be holding our next joint networking event on Monday 29th April 2019 at St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, Ardwick, M12 6FZ.

Monday, 29 April 2019

AfA seminar series: Developing the strategy for Age-friendly Greater Manchester – an introduction to phase two

The seminar will be an opportunity to hear about, and discuss, the development of the GM Age-friendly programme, and the next phase of the GM strategy.

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Working Inclusively to Make Communities Age-Friendly

Working Inclusively to Make Communities Age-Friendly is a new Ambition for Ageing briefing that asserts that equality, diversity and inclusivity are core to understanding and reduc

GM VCSE Mental Health Forum (including dementia, perinatal, children and young people and adult mental health)

The GM Mental Health VCSE (Voluntary, Community, Social Enterprise) Forum, links directly with the implementation of the Greater Manchester Mental Health Strategy. The forum meetings have been

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

AfA seminar series: People make places; do places make people?

Speaker: Sheila Peace, Emeritus Professor of Social Gerontology, The Open University

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Social value in government procurement: Have your say

The Civil Society Strategy committed the government to use its buying power to drive social change.

Greater Manchester launches new strategy for radical overhaul of public services

Two new documents have been created by the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership and Greater Manchester Combined Authority today which set out the most radical overhaul of the way p

Staying mobile in later life

As our population ages, older people’s mobility is a growing priority for Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM).

Our commitment to Disaster Risk Reduction

Ambition for Ageing (AfA), a National Lottery Community fund funded project led by GMCVO, are helping Greater Manc

Co-produce GM: Growing the Coalition

Jam and Justice are co-producing a call for action. Join us to share your knowledge & power to change our city-region for the better.

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

'Making Connections' - a new Ambition for Ageing video

Ambition for Ageing's new short video demonstrates how the programme works to create more age friendly places by connecting communities and people through the creation of relationships, development

Supporting our Staff as Older Carers: a VCSE briefing

GMCVO-led Ambition for Ageing’s Working Potential has released a briefing that outlines how VCSE organisations can support older carers as employees or potential employees and therefore lead

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