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Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing

Public engagement

Our activities include collaborations and engagements with organisations and individuals who share our passion for ageing research.

Age friendly cities

As part of our ongoing work to improve the age friendliness of cities, and Manchester in particular, one of our co-researchers Elaine Unegbu presented at the Building the Future for Health conference in Groningen about our work.

Watch her presentation:

Intergenerational schools: Creating a legacy

In June 2014 MICRA hosted an event called 'Intergenerational schools: Creating a legacy', to raise awareness of intergeneration learning. Presentations were given by two leading academics from the United States, and the founders of The Intergenerational Schools (TIS), which has received recognition for its innovative programmes engaging older people. 

The video below highlights the purpose of the event, and how the sharing of knowledge and practice could be of benefit to local and national education providers: