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University awarded £4m in Budget for Jodrell Bank project
(23 Nov 2017)
Spectacular new gallery 'First Light' to engage visitors with stories of history and development of Jodrell Bank and radio astronomy

Stellify and Giving Tuesday
(23 Nov 2017)
Perfect time to inspire and encourage students to do more and be more

Lemn's Manchester Christmas Dinner for care leavers needs your support!
(22 Nov 2017)
Volunteers in Manchester, led by our Chancellor Lemn Sissay, are fundraising to provide a Christmas Dinner for 50 local care leavers

Lemn Sissay MBE revealed as the new Patron of charity Manchester Histories
(22 Nov 2017)
Internationally-renowned Performance Poet, Writer and broadcaster, and Chancellor of The University of Manchester, Lemn Sissay MBE has been revealed as the newest Patron of charity Manchester Histories at an event to announce the 2018 Manchester Histories Festival.

Give a little on #GivingTuesday
(22 Nov 2017)
Celebrate our generosity and discover new ways of giving at events across campus on Tuesday, 28 November

Manchester set to bring data research expertise to The Alan Turing Institute
(21 Nov 2017)
The University is one of four institutions announced as joining the Alan Turing Institute

Our global inequalities research revolutionises international disaster response
(21 Nov 2017)
Global challenges, Manchester solutions for global inequalities

Love Giving
(21 Nov 2017)
Payroll Giving celebrating 30th anniversary – with our colleagues donating over £135,000 to charities via the scheme in the past 12 months

Have your say on University services
(21 Nov 2017)
Views of academic and PSS colleagues needed by Friday, 24 November

Celebrating a decade of getting people on their bike
(20 Nov 2017)
The University of Manchester Bicycle Users’ Group (UMBUG) celebrated their 10th anniversary of supporting and advocating cycling this term.

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2017
(20 Nov 2017)
Range of activities including special invited speaker Rachel Mann

Ig Nobel Awards comes to Manchester!
(17 Nov 2017)
The University will host, for the first time, the UK tour of the Ig Nobel Awards

10,000 actions, 8,000 students and one environmental award
(16 Nov 2017)
University wins Green Gown award for 10,000 Actions and The Sustainability Challenge in the learning and skills category

Come to our Staff Wellbeing Benefits Fair
(15 Nov 2017)
Pop along for great ideas and goodies – and be automatically entered into prize draw for £250 Super Break voucher

The Whitworth welcomes its one millionth visitor since reopening
(15 Nov 2017)
The award-winning gallery welcomed a landmark visitor on 13 November since it reopened on 14 February 2015

Is there anyone you would like to see the University honour?
(14 Nov 2017)
Nominations welcome for honorary degrees, the Medal of Honour or a national award

Our advanced materials research is making air travel safer and more reliable
(14 Nov 2017)
Global challenges, Manchester solutions with advanced materials

It's Wellbeing Week!
(13 Nov 2017)
A week of FREE activities across campus from Monday, 20 to Friday 24 November

Become a Wellbeing Champion!
(13 Nov 2017)
Develop your skills, improve your wellbeing knowledge and get first-hand experience of our Wellbeing Strategy by helping your workmates lead happy, healthy lives

Michael Wood presents BBC documentary, "Ovid: The Poet and the Emperor"
(09 Nov 2017)
New BBC Four documentary to be broadcast on Thursday 16 November, 9pm, BBC Four

University launches new Wellbeing website
(09 Nov 2017)
Six Ways to Wellbeing – and other support to help our staff stay happy and healthy

A Manchester first as we launch Recycling Week
(08 Nov 2017)
The University with the support of Manchester City Council and Manchester Student Homes will be launching the first ever Manchester Recycling Week from 13 until 19 November

University launches On Energy
(07 Nov 2017)
Join the conversation with this collection of thought leadership pieces and expert analysis

Our research turns agricultural waste into clean energy
(07 Nov 2017)
Global challenges, Manchester solutions on energy

University takes gold and silver at prestigious communications awards
(07 Nov 2017)
Celebrating success at Chartered Institute of Public Relations PRide awards for the North West

BP-ICAM: A Partnership That Delivers
(07 Nov 2017)
Find out about the amazing science BP-ICAM is producing

Lemn's Manchester Christmas Dinner for care leavers needs your support!
(03 Nov 2017)
Volunteers in Manchester, led by our Chancellor Lemn Sissay, are fundraising to provide a Christmas Dinner for 50 local care leavers

New Co-Director of Policy@Manchester
(03 Nov 2017)
Professor Anna Scaife from the School of Physics & Astronomy has been appointed as the new Co-Director of Policy@Manchester

Champion of African development is this year's Outstanding Alumna
(03 Nov 2017)
One of the leading voices in Africa’s drive towards a future of clean energy, improved infrastructure and digital connectivity has been given this year’s Outstanding Alumni award

Director of the Manchester Museum and interim Director of the Whitworth
(02 Nov 2017)
Nick Merriman will be leaving the University at the end of April 2018

Interim Director for the Division of Communications and Marketing
(02 Nov 2017)
Michael Greenhalgh to join the University on Monday, 6 November

Manchester 2020 update
(02 Nov 2017)
Update on planned staffing changes in academic areas

Co-Director changes at Policy@Manchester
(02 Nov 2017)
Professor Anna Scaife from the School of Physics & Astronomy has been appointed as the new Co-Director of Policy@Manchester

University begins first ever attempt to record its historic objects
(02 Nov 2017)
Help us locate artefacts from a bygone age here on campus

Manchester joins global network of UNESCO Cities of Literature
(01 Nov 2017)
Manchester has been successful in its bid to join UNESCO’s worldwide Creative Cities network as a City of Literature

Environmental Sustainability Celebration and Supplier Awards
(26 Oct 2017)
Our flagship environmental sustainability annual event takes place on 8 November