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Manchester Museum appoints first female Director
(16 Feb 2018)
Esme Ward announced as Director of Manchester Museum

£31 million of funding agreed for strategic University projects
(15 Feb 2018)
Endowment funds will benefit students, staff and the wider public

Investing in Success - open new doors to your personal development
(15 Feb 2018)
Roadshows and application support this February and March

Industrial action by University and College Union (UCU) members
(15 Feb 2018)
Advice to University staff following formal notification of industrial action

How can our Student Lifecycle Project improve the delivery of exams?
(14 Feb 2018)
Our exams experts collaborated in SLP Design and Discovery phase to improve process and delivery of exams

Wellbeing stories and advice to support campus colleagues
(14 Feb 2018)
Visit or even contribute to our staff Wellbeing blog – or become a Wellbeing Champion

Celebrating Social Responsibility in FSE - The Better World Showcase
(14 Feb 2018)
Find out about some of the fantastic social responsibility projects taking place in the Faculty of Science and Engineering

HCRI launches online Master’s with Hong Kong Polytechnic University
(13 Feb 2018)
The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) is collaborating with the School of Nursing at Hong Kong Polytechnic University to deliver a new online Master's programme in Disaster Management

Manchester awarded prestigious Rutherford Fund Strategic Partner Grant
(13 Feb 2018)
The University of Manchester has been awarded a £149,500 Rutherford Fund Strategic Partner Grant

Successful HEE funding secures Genomics Masters programme
(08 Feb 2018)
The Universities of Manchester and Liverpool have successfully collaborated on a bid to deliver Health Education England's (HEE) Masters programme in Genomic Medicine.

Wellbeing: Why Mike’s riding the Purple Wave
(07 Feb 2018)
Veteran runner and proud owner of a mechanical heart valve says exercise has literally kept him alive

New Director of Legal Affairs and Board Secretariat appointed
(07 Feb 2018)
Sinead Hesp appointed Director of Legal Affairs and Board Secretariat

University Construction Community Funding now available
(06 Feb 2018)
£20,000 fund to support neighbourhood initiatives in areas closest to the University’s construction sites

Alliance Manchester Business School spearhead wellbeing in the veterinary world
(05 Feb 2018)
Mind Matters and Alliance Manchester Business School publish guide to enhancing wellbeing in the veterinary workplace

University announces new investments in staff
(05 Feb 2018)
Investing in staff development and new academic fellowships

University takes centre stage in China
(02 Feb 2018)
University takes centre stage with Prime Minister and Chinese business leaders

The University backs National Innovation Centres
(01 Feb 2018)
The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), the University of Manchester and TWI back National Innovation Centres

Jodrell Bank nominated as Unesco world heritage site
(31 Jan 2018)
UK puts forward Jodrell Bank Observatory as 2019 World Heritage nomination

'Our Migration Story' wins prestigious history prize
(31 Jan 2018)
Innovative website tells the story of migration to Britain

University soars up Workplace Equality ranking
(31 Jan 2018)
We’ve risen from 41st to 16th in the UK and been named in country’s top ten trans employers in latest Stonewall Workplace Equality Index

Alliance Manchester Business School cements its position in the world elite
(30 Jan 2018)
Alliance Manchester Business School ranked as the UK's leading business school outside London and Oxbridge

New Graphene Chief Executive appointed at The University of Manchester
(30 Jan 2018)
A new CEO for Graphene@Manchester will lead the commercial development of graphene and 2D materials.

Give It Don't Bin It scheme raises £1.3m for the British Heart Foundation
(26 Jan 2018)
The Directorate for the Student Experience along with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) organised a special celebratory event

Royce will help steer auto sector to an electric future
(26 Jan 2018)
The Henry Royce Institute will showcase its world-class facilities and expertise to business leaders and researchers who are looking to drive the UK auto industry into a low carbon era.

Ian Greer appointed Vice-Chancellor at Queens University, Belfast
(25 Jan 2018)
Professor Ian Greer thanked for his visionary leadership at the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

Celebrating Social Responsibility
(25 Jan 2018)
Do you know someone worthy of a Volunteer of the Year Award?

My Future Fest is returning to campus
(25 Jan 2018)
Encourage students to attend the event to help them make the most of their time at Manchester

The National Student Survey
(24 Jan 2018)
2018 survey launches on Monday, 29 January

Manchester helps ignite energy revolution
(24 Jan 2018)
Faraday Institution announces £42 million for Energy Storage Research

President visits University Counselling Service
(23 Jan 2018)
Nancy hears about the vital work of the University’s counselling team

Maxine Peake becomes our Honorary Professor of Literature and Performance
(23 Jan 2018)
Manchester icon and one of nation’s favourite actresses looking forward to “seeing what we can achieve together”

AUA Annual Conference: Beyond Brexit
(22 Jan 2018)
Embracing uncertainty, defining our purpose and sustaining successful professionals

Will Spinks to retire as Registrar, Secretary and COO
(19 Jan 2018)
Will Spinks, Registrar, Secretary and Chief Operating Officer, will retire from the University in September 2018

Is there anyone you would like to see the University honour?
(18 Jan 2018)
Nominations welcome for honorary degrees, the Medal of Honour or a national award - deadline Friday, 2 February

Do you know someone who always goes the extra mile?
(18 Jan 2018)
Nominate a colleague or team for the President’s Distinguished Achievement Award - deadline Friday, 2 February