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New Lydia Becker Institute of Immunology and Inflammation
(22 Jun 2018)
The creation of a new Institute to be based in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health has now been approved

Welcoming our local friends and neighbours on campus
(21 Jun 2018)
On Saturday, 16 June around 2,000 people from our local and wider communities were welcomed onto campus for our second annual Community Festival

Researchers awarded prestigious international prize to tackle water scarcity
(20 Jun 2018)
Professor Sir Andre Geim and Professor Rahul Nair have won this year’s Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW) Creativity Prize for their research in graphene-based membranes

University collaboration reveals world’s first-ever graphene sports shoes
(20 Jun 2018)
The world’s first-ever sports shoes to utilise graphene – the strongest material on the planet – have been unveiled by the University and British brand inov-8

GDPR: Have you completed your Data Protection Training?
(19 Jun 2018)
Mandatory requirement for all staff every two years

Announcement of new Board members
(19 Jun 2018)
Board of Governors confirm the appointment of four new lay members

Consultation now open on proposed changes to UMSS
(19 Jun 2018)
Current members of UMSS and those eligible to join are invited to give their views

Science & Engineering Education Research and Innovation Hub National Award
(15 Jun 2018)
The University of Manchester's Science & Engineering Education Research and Innovation Hub have won an award in the category of reputation at the Chemical Industry Awards

Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) pension update
(15 Jun 2018)
Joint Expert Panel meets for second and third time

MECD newsletter
(14 Jun 2018)
Keep up to date with MECD news – sign up for the new quarterly newsletter

UPDATE: Consultation set to open on proposed changes to UMSS
(14 Jun 2018)
Current members of UMSS and those eligible to join will be invited to give their views on proposals from Monday, 18 June 2018

Undergraduate open days - 22 and 23 June 2018
(13 Jun 2018)
Key information for staff

Consultation to open on proposed changes to UMSS
(11 Jun 2018)
Consultation period begins on Monday, 18 June 2018

University community recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours
(11 Jun 2018)
Congratulations to Professors Jeanette Winterson, Jaswinder Singh Bamrah and Donal O’Donoghue and our alumni

GDPR: Ensuring data protection is part of everyday business
(11 Jun 2018)
Data Protection by Design

Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) pension update
(07 Jun 2018)
Joint Expert Panel holds first meeting

Get a birds-eye view of the MECD site as it develops
(07 Jun 2018)
Back in May 2015 the University of Manchester began the development of the Manchester Engineering Campus Development (MECD)

Manchester rises in world university league table
(06 Jun 2018)
The University of Manchester has risen five places in the latest QS World University Rankings - to a position of 29th.

Opening our doors to the local community
(06 Jun 2018)
On Saturday, 16 June the University will open up its doors to local residents and the general public for our second annual University-wide Community Festival.

National Collaborative Outreach Programme week of action
(05 Jun 2018)
Find out more about our Greater Manchester Higher network

Professor Jeanette Winterson delivers the Dimbleby Lecture
(05 Jun 2018)
The University of Manchester’s Professor of New Writing, Jeanette Winterson delivers the annual Dimbleby Lecture

Alliance Manchester Business School launches groundbreaking new programme
(05 Jun 2018)
Alliance Manchester Business School has launched a new executive education programme focusing on the private sector’s growing responsibility towards human rights

Campus tree project brings the urban benefits of trees to the City of Manchester
(04 Jun 2018)
70 trees planted across the city

RAAIR agreement opens a new frontier for Radio Astronomy technology
(04 Jun 2018)
The Chinese engineering group CETC (China Electronics Technology Corporation) has entered into a collaboration agreement with the University of Manchester’s School of Physics & Astronomy, and School of Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Sneak peek at the GEIC
(30 May 2018)
The Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) has celebrated a key milestone in its construction

Appointment of new Registrar, Secretary, and Chief Operating Officer
(29 May 2018)
Patrick Hackett will formally take up the role of Registrar, Secretary and Chief Operating Officer on 1 October 2018, following the retirement of Will Spinks

Watch warzone trauma surgeon's Cockcroft Rutherford Lecture
(29 May 2018)
Alumnus David Nott OBE's lecture to be streamed live on Facebook

USS latest: Joint Expert Panel members announced
(29 May 2018)
UUK and UCU have announced their nominees to the JEP

Manchester Engineering Campus Development reaches for the sky
(29 May 2018)
Balfour Beatty has reached a key milestone on the Manchester Engineering Campus Development (MECD) project with the first reinforced concrete core reaching full height

140 projects win Investing in Success funding
(25 May 2018)
The University announces Investing in Success winning applications