Schools and outreach

Please note: This page will be updated soon with specific 2020/21 outreach information.

HCRI giving a presentation in a school classrooom

Every year we work closely with schools and colleges both local to Manchester and further afield, whether that’s through open days, conferences like our Careers in Humanitarianism Day, or through sharing educational resources.

While exact plans for the upcoming year are being finalised to ensure they’re COVID secure, please get in touch for an HCRI representative to speak to your students (virtually), or to register your interest for upcoming events:

Teaching Resources

You can freely access ‘After Maria’, a graphic novella by our Lecturer Dr Gemma Sou, exploring how low-income Puerto Rican families recovered from the impacts of Hurricane Maria. The resource also includes:

  • information about research on disaster impacts, disaster recovery and media representations of disasters
  • discussion points
  • the importance of graphically illustrating research
  • further reading

Find out more here

More information

You can find out more about the broader outreach activities of our faculty here. You can also get connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, or sign up to our mailing list.