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News archive – December 2009

Wood Street Mission Christmas Project 2009
(01 Dec 2009)
Help make a child’s Christmas special this year

A great gift for the star-struck!
(02 Dec 2009)
Membership of the 'New Friends of Jodrell Bank' scheme

Wood Street Mission Lottery Draw
(03 Dec 2009)
Announcing the winner for December

New Dean for EPS
(03 Dec 2009)
Professor Colin Bailey has been appointed Vice-President and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences at The University of Manchester.

JRUL Christmas cards now on sale
(03 Dec 2009)
Featuring details from Petrach, Biblia Latina and Valerius Maximus

Christmas at Christie's Bistro
(03 Dec 2009)
Festive fare and What's Cooking? menus

Oldest English recipes cooked up at John Rylands
(04 Dec 2009)
Guests at Café at the Rylands, located within the historic and beautiful John Rylands Library, have been treated to an exclusive tasting session of Richard II’s recipes from ‘The Forme of Cury’, one of the oldest known cookery manuscripts in the English language.

Tutor Posts at Woolton Hall/Ladybarn House
(07 Dec 2009)
Applications invited by 14 December

A festive treat at Victoria Park Campus halls
(07 Dec 2009)
View meeting facilities and stay for lunch on 14 December

Public lecture and other events at John Rylands Library, Deansgate
(07 Dec 2009)
The Memory of Gregory the Great and the Making of Medieval Europe

Future Fest: A CO2mmunity festival for low-carbon living
(08 Dec 2009)
Sunday 13 to Thursday 17 December at Manchester Town Hall

The Manchester Museum: eNews for December 2009
(08 Dec 2009)
A new exhibition, a competition, climate change, the life of a curator and more

The Manchester Museum: Family news for December 2009
(08 Dec 2009)
Polar Day Big Saturday, a new exhibition and an amazing competition

Tyndall Centre Coffee Morning
(09 Dec 2009)
The 'climate change problem' and Tyndall Centre research

Annual Development Conference for University Technical Staff
(10 Dec 2009)
Free personal and skills development event on 13 January

Manchester established as International Sporting Knowledge Capital City
(11 Dec 2009)
The World Academy of Sport has brought together International sporting dignitaries to serve on its International Advisory Board (IAB) launched here in Manchester on 4 December.

Director of Finance announcement
(11 Dec 2009)

The University of Manchester Staff Carol Service
(14 Dec 2009)
Join your colleagues in Whitworth Hall on 22 December

Create a Christmas ecard!
(14 Dec 2009)
We've provided the picture - just add your own words

University Centres for Doctoral Training Open Day
(14 Dec 2009)
Find out about four-year studentships on Wednesday 27 January 2010

JRUL's Special Collections in Radio 4 interview
(14 Dec 2009)
An interview about the poet-artist Li Yuan-Chia

Main Library closed to customers on 19 and 20 December
(14 Dec 2009)
Essential health and safety work taking place over weekend

Universities' oarsome effort raises charity cash
(14 Dec 2009)
The Universities of Manchester and Salford have handed over a cheque for £1000 to the children’s medical research charity, Sparks.

Make 2010 your year for fitness!
(14 Dec 2009)
SPORT offers a package of classes, courses and activities

Free Laptops For Less Privileged Students
(14 Dec 2009)
Six students at The University of Manchester have been awarded a free laptop computer this week as part of a newly introduced initiative.

Hark! Carol singing in John Rylands Library, Deansgate
(16 Dec 2009)
Help to raise funds for local charities on 20 December

New recruitment and selection criteria
(16 Dec 2009)
Training will be delivered on a modular basis in future

Manchester team wins through to second round of University Challenge
(17 Dec 2009)
Watch them play King's College London on 21 December

Have an energy-conscious Christmas!
(17 Dec 2009)
What you should - and shouldn't - switch off during Christmas closure

Festive recycling
(21 Dec 2009)
Tips for you to try out at home