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EPS Team Brief Newsletter
October 2014
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School of Materials students at an EPS Welcome Week event
Welcome
October 2014
Welcome
• Welcome and thank you!
• Bumper edition this month:
• Welcome Week successes
• Exciting times ahead
• Changes to EPS Faculty
Team Brief
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Welcome Week
• Positive year for
student recruitment
Aim
Expected
students
UG Home (Year 0/1
students):
1,900
1,950
2013/2014
student
numbers
1,900
UG International (Year
0/1 students):
680
720
680
PGT Home
PGT International
PGR Home (Year 1
students)
200
1,250
280
200
1,340
290
215
1,260
260
PGR International
(Year 1 students)
250
250
240
• Great success
• I chose Manchester
because…
• Pioneers’ exhibition
News and achievements
New students
numbers
2014/2015 student numbers to date (7 October 14)
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News and achievements
School of Computer
Science celebrates 50
years
Facts and figures booklet
Almost 10,000 degrees
awarded
Alumni in 105 countries
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We Get It, do you?
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Set to stimulate
commercial
redevelopment of the
University’s North
Campus
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Zero tolerance of sexual
harassment
Sign up to pledge your
support
News and achievements
£60m graphene
innovation centre
Sir Kostya showing George Osborne the
graphene labs
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Manchester Engineering Campus Development
(MECD)
• MECD presentations
• All Faculty presentation on 16 October
• askMECD dedicated email address for the project
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New Date for EPS
Faculty Open Meeting
Science Spectacular
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Manchester Science
Festival
Saturday 25 October
Join the fun
News and achievements
Wednesday 5 November
12pm - 1pm
Submit your questions
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Lynn Davies
Sadly Lynn Davies from the EPS Academic Services team
passed away on Friday 3 October. Before joining the
Academic Services team, she had worked as a PA for the
Head of Faculty Administration and supported the Dean's
Office.
Her good humour, friendliness and willingness to help will
be greatly missed by all that knew her. For details of
funeral arrangements please contact Ian Bradley.
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New starters and movers
School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science
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Louise Jordan is the new Head of School Administration.
Catherine Grills – moves to the position of Faculty Senior Project Manager for
MECD.
School of Computer Science
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The School of Computer Science has two new starters in their Student Recruitment
team. Alyson Cocker has joined as an Undergraduate Admissions Assistant and
Laura Edmondson as a Student Recruitment Intern.
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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EEE has two new academic secretaries. Luca Larpi and Tim McKenzie, both
located in SSB B23.
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Emma Bentley has been promoted to Senior Postgraduate Programmes
Administrator.
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New starters and movers
Faculty administration
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Nicola Lawton has joined the Faculty Office as EPS Centre for Doctoral Training
Programmes Administrator in September 2014. Nicola previously worked in MACE.
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Kayla Barlow has now (re)joined the Faculty Office as Assistant eLearning Manager
at the end of July. Kayla had been working in the eLearning Team in MHS.
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Jennifer Taylor’s role as Executive Assistant to Rachel Brealey, Director of Faculty
Operations has been made permanent.
•
Elly White - Administrative Assistant and PA to James Tallentire in the
Communications and Marketing team has left her role. The team are currently
recruiting a new graduate intern.
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Satnam Kaur – is covering Rachel Hobson’s maternity leave as the EPS Internal
Communications Manager.
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Got something to tell us?
What should we feature next?
If you have any news or events you’d like
to share with colleagues we help you do
this using the following channels:
This month’s cover image featured
School of Materials students enjoying
Welcome Week. If you have any ideas of
what we should feature next please
contact [email protected]
• Team Brief
• Beeline newsletter
• EPS faculty intranet http://www.staffnet.eps.manchester.ac.
uk/
• Twitter @UoMEngSci
• Tumblr
http://betterworldmcr.tumblr.com/
Just email [email protected]
or contact: Satnam Kaur (Internal
Communications Manager)
Tel: 0161 306 4045
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