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Nov 18, 2022

To mark the start of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, we spoke to Dr Paul Brannagan, Senior Lecturer in Sport Policy and Management at Manchester Metropolitan University Institute of Sport, about the controversies that have surrounded Qatar 2022 since it won the bid to host the tournament in 2010. 

Dr Brannagan is the...

Nov 17, 2022

To mark the final day of COP27 – the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference – we spoke to Research Associate, Dr Carly Fletcher, about the potential for bioplastics to help reduce the impacts of plastic pollution.

Bioplastics are plastics made from biological substances as opposed to petroleum or are...

Nov 10, 2022

In this episode of MetCast we speak to Esme Morgan, Manchester City Women's Football Club defender, and Manchester Metropolitan University BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science student. 

Esme recently made her England national team debut and will be back with the squad again for their upcoming friendlies. 

We caught up...

Oct 14, 2022

With the 2021 Rugby League World Cup about to begin, we speak to two students from the University's Master of Sport Directorship programme about their roles in the sport of rugby league.

We are joined by Danny Kazandjian, Secretary General of International Rugby League, and Doug Hammond, the England Men's First Team...

Oct 11, 2022

As businesses across the country face a range of challenges, Manchester Met's support continues to help organisations to adapt, innovate and grow.

In this episode of MetCast we are joined by Ann Mulhaney from the University's Centre for Enterprise, along with Dawn Duggan from the GC Business Growth Hub and the owners of...