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News archive – June 2014

Get involved in University research
(02 Jun 2014)
By volunteering to take part in research studies and trials, members of staff can play a very real part in supporting our students and our research.

Conference: The State of Ireland, 1914
(02 Jun 2014)
On Friday, 13 June at the Irish World Heritage Centre in Cheetham Hill, Manchester (9.30am to 5pm)

The Directorate of Finance cooks up kitchen improvement
(02 Jun 2014)
As a result of the Staff Survey, the Directorate of Finance have invested in a new kitchen for their staff.

Wear your pin with pride for Donor Pin week
(02 Jun 2014)
And send your selfies to @alumniUoM #DonorPin

PhD drama student: BBC New Thinker
(02 Jun 2014)
A partnership between BBC Radio 3 and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) aims to find the academic broadcasters of the future; the brightest minds who have the potential to turn ground-breaking ideas into fascinating programmes

Troubleshooting international trade: Lord Digby Jones to speak at MBS
(02 Jun 2014)
Businessman and politician, Lord Digby Jones, is set to speak at Manchester Business School on 7 July as part of our annual lecture series, conducted in partnership with RBS

Whitworth: Past, Present and Future: An outdoor tour
(02 Jun 2014)
With warmer weather on the way we invite you to join us for Whitworth: Past, Present & Future, a new outdoor tour for those interested in finding out more about Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester's gallery in the park, whilst we undergo a £15 million redevelopment (opening in autumn 2014)

CTS (Central Teaching Spaces (Formerly CTU) undergoing office improvements
(02 Jun 2014)
This will result in CTS only being able to provide a very limited service during this period from 12pm on Wednesday, 4 June to 5pm on Thursday,5 June

Will Spinks talks about Developments in Professional Support Services
(02 Jun 2014)
This seminar will be held in Room 1.1, Kilburn Building* on Monday, 23 June (12.30-1.30pm) with refreshments from 12.15pm

Start learning Mandarin this summer!
(02 Jun 2014)
Summer courses for both beginner and post-beginner Mandarin learners from 7-18 July and 21 July - 1 August 2014 (10-5pm)

UniLife delivery delay
(02 Jun 2014)
Due to unforeseen circumstances, UniLife will not be delivered to you until later this week.

Helping our graduating students get jobs
(03 Jun 2014)
Please promote the Graduate Recruitment Fair on 11 and 12 June to your students

Lunchtime Concert Estival 2014: Contemporary Works
(03 Jun 2014)
On Tuesday 3 June, 1.10pm at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama

Estival 2014: Manchester University Big Band Evening Concert
(03 Jun 2014)
On Tuesday 3 June, 7.30pm at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama

Prometheus: executive leadership for the third sector
(03 Jun 2014)
We're excited to announce a programme exclusively designed for leaders from UK third sector organisations is set to take place this September

EPS listening to the views of their staff
(03 Jun 2014)
Staff across the Faculty expressed strong opinions that communications both within and outside of the Faculty needed to improve

Strings at Sunset
(03 Jun 2014)
Playing for the first time at The Tabley House Collection, The Friends of Tabley present an evening with The Hallé Strings on Monday, 23rd June at 7.00 pm.

New common room for MHS staff
(03 Jun 2014)
As part of a number of developments that are taking place across the Faculty of MHS, in response to the Staff Survey, MHS Faculty Office staff are now able to take their coffee or lunch breaks in a newly opened common room within the Simon Building

Piratical Pandemonium at the John Rylands Library, Deansgate
(03 Jun 2014)
Mad pirate singing, a treasure hunt, and spooky cellar tours activities were all part of a night of madness at John Rylands on 16 May

Top honours for MOSI founding Curator and Emeritus Professor of Renal Medicine
(03 Jun 2014)
Two former members of staff, Rev Dr Richard Hills and Emeritus Professor Sir Netar Mallick, have been awarded the University Medal of Honour for their exceptional contributions to the University, Manchester and beyond

Dental student rows to success and picks up Sport Manchester award
(03 Jun 2014)
Dental Student Zak Lee Green is celebrating after recently being named as “Sportsman of the Year” at the University’s Sport Manchester Athletics Union awards dinner at the National Football Museum, just a week after winning the gold medal in the Championship Lightweight Single Sculls

Staff Network Groups - updates and changes
(03 Jun 2014)
Did you know that the university has a number of staff network groups that anyone can join?

The Making of the Modern Refugee: Peter Gatrell in Conversation
(03 Jun 2014)
Join the Race Relations Resource Centre for an event with pioneering scholar in the global history of refugees Peter Gatrell on Tuesday 17 June 2014 (5-7pm) at Manchester Central Library

New graphene website launches
(03 Jun 2014)
A new graphene website, featuring interactive content and information for potential collaborators, has been launched

June at Manchester Museum
(03 Jun 2014)
Come to your Museum this June to learn something new and explore the fantastic collection on your doorstep.

FMHS Senior Leadership Team become Dementia Friends
(03 Jun 2014)
The Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences Senior leadership team recently undertook a Dementia Friends training session delivered by Professor Alistair Burns, Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs and National Clinical Director for Dementia, NHS England

Café Muse wins at the Footprint Awards
(03 Jun 2014)
Café Muse has won The Community Vote in the 2014 Footprint Awards

Manchester launches second MOOC
(03 Jun 2014)
The second massive open online course (MOOC) from the University is now under way

Estival 2014: Manchester University Wind Orchestra Evening Concert
(04 Jun 2014)
On Wednesday 4 June, 7.30pm at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama

Lunchtime Concert Estival 2014: MUMS Grade One Orchestra
(04 Jun 2014)
On Wednesday 4 June, 1.10pm at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama

Bringing a smile to Chile’s poor
(04 Jun 2014)
Two Manchester alumni mobilise dentists to treat under-privileged patients

Festival of Public Health UK announces new speakers
(04 Jun 2014)
Former Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England, and first NHS Director for Clinical Governance, Professor Aidan Halligan has been added as a keynote speaker for this year’s Festival on Tuesday, 1 July

Life-saving staff receive recognition they deserve
(04 Jun 2014)
Members of the Occupational Health Service are thanked for their quick-thinking actions

Are you a postdoctoral researcher in science and engineering?
(04 Jun 2014)
Join the live, online discussion with industry participants from across Europe on Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Hall Sport gets nominated for a National Award and will live on!
(04 Jun 2014)
The University of Manchester is in the running to receive the brand new ‘Excellence in Student Sport Experience’ award as part of the 2014 College Universities and Business Officers (CUBO) awards

Food-Fuel Workshop for Early Career Researchers in South Africa
(04 Jun 2014)
The SUPERGEN Bioenergy hub wishes to invite applications from early career researchers to attend an interdisciplinary workshop on food-fuel interfaces to be held in South Africa in September 2014

Get running
(04 Jun 2014)
Join the University's staff running group every Thursday from 12.10pm until 1pm at the Active Lifestyles Centre, Denmark Road

Faculty of Life Sciences has taken a number of steps to improve communication
(04 Jun 2014)
Including a re-organisation of research in the Faculty with new Research Themes launching at the start of June

Win a basic bike service at this year's Annual Cycle Event
(04 Jun 2014)
50 lucky winners will be able to book their bike service at their convenience from Revolve Manchester

Enterprise Futures postgraduate event sets new attendance record
(04 Jun 2014)
Enterprise Futures set a new attendance record last week with nearly 300 postgraduates and staff attending the event at the Museum of Science and Industry

Staff benefits update
(04 Jun 2014)
This week, Perkz focuses on the World Cup and the great outdoors, and there are offers on Opera House seats, sporting events, travel, home moves and health

University historians help to uncover aspects of First World War
(04 Jun 2014)
Drs Max Jones and Ana Carden-Coyne from the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures will speak at Uncovered 2014 on 9 June at The National Trust's Dunham Massey

Quartet for the End of Time
(04 Jun 2014)
On 19 June (7.30pm) at The International Anthony Burgess Foundation, M1 5BY

Announcing the winner of the Wood Street Mission Lottery
(04 Jun 2014)
Find out how you could be a winner too

Helen Gleeson is making a difference
(05 Jun 2014)
I support women to succeed in science

Estival 2014: Ad Solem and The Cosmo Singers Evening Concert
(05 Jun 2014)
On Thursday 5 June, 5.00pm at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama

Estival 2014: MUMS Chamber Orchestra and Wind Ensembles Evening Concert
(05 Jun 2014)
On Thursday 5 June, 7.30pm at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama

Lunchtime Concert Estival 2014: University of Manchester Brass Band
(05 Jun 2014)
On Thursday 5 June, 1.10pm at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama

University dentists get their 15 minutes of fame
(05 Jun 2014)
Dental Hospital to feature in ITV documentary

IT Services Research Computing Training Courses
(05 Jun 2014)
Free courses for staff and postgraduate research students

Glittering prizes
(05 Jun 2014)
This week has been particularly rich in awards for our staff from across the University

PicknPack Project Consortium Workshop at the University of Lincoln
(05 Jun 2014)
On 25 June the University of Lincoln will play host to the second workshop in a series of dissemination events sponsored by the E.C.F.W.7 PicknPack Project Consortium entitled Flexible Automation for Food Processing and Packaging

Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable, Manchester Chapter, Charities debate
(05 Jun 2014)
On Tuesday, 10 June at 6pm in the Michael Smith Theatre, a panel of experts will come together to debate 'Charities, Collaboration and Commercialisation: How Reserach Charities Impact UK Biotech'

Silkworms to Gunboats with James Trapp
(05 Jun 2014)
James Trapp is China Education Manger at the British Museum, London, where he supports the study of Chinese art, history and culture for primary and secondary schools. Join him in the Kanaris Theatre in the Manchester Museum on Wednesday, 11 June at 1pm

Director of Student Life appointed
(05 Jun 2014)
Dr Paul Redmond has been appointed as the University of Manchester's Director of Student Life for the Directorate for the Student Experience (DSE).

Estival 2014: MUMS Symphony Orchestra Evening Concert
(06 Jun 2014)
On Friday 6 June, 7.30pm at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama

Lunchtime Concert Estival 2014: Vocal Showcase
(06 Jun 2014)
On Friday 6 June, 1.10pm at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama

Meet charities and suppliers at first national conference for disabled workforce
(06 Jun 2014)
On Friday, 6 June 2014, the Disabled Staff Network is hosting “What are We Hiding?”, an exploration of the double theme of “hidden” disabilities and the “hidden” contribution of disabled employees to the nation’s economy

University shows commitment to tackling racial inequalities in HE
(06 Jun 2014)
The University has been selected along with other HEIs (30 in total) to take part in the pilot of the Equality Challenge Unit’s (ECU) new race equality charter mark

Wellbeing Wednesday: 'Relax and Rejuvenate' with random acts of kindness
(06 Jun 2014)
Celebrate the fourth and final Wellbeing Wednesday of the year on 25 June by doing something nice for a colleague, student or visitor

Professor Ian Jacobs appointed President and VC of University of New South Wales
(06 Jun 2014)
Professor Ian Jacobs, Vice-President and Dean of the Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, is to leave the University in January 2015 to take up a new appointment in Sydney as President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia

1 million and counting
(06 Jun 2014)
Over 1 million podcasts have now been downloaded from the University’s lecture capture service.

Directorate for the Student Experience Outstanding Contribution Awards
(07 Jun 2014)
Launched as a result of feedback received in the Staff Survey, the DSE Outstanding Contribution Awards are one of the ways in which the DSE can recognise, reward, celebrate and thank staff for their contribution to the Directorate and to the University

Careers Supporters from PSS wanted for Transitions 2014
(07 Jun 2014)
Following last year’s successful pilot, the Careers Service will be running the Careers Supporters Programme, Transitions, for our 2014 graduates

Has your child recently flown the nest to University?
(09 Jun 2014)
Volunteers wanted for parents' stand in Whitworth Hall for June Open Days 2014

Bone density screening at the Sugden Centre
(09 Jun 2014)
A day of bone density screening on Monday, 23 June for £30

Accident reporting at the University: do you know how?
(09 Jun 2014)
Staff and students at the University carry out an extremely wide range of activities, some of which involve risks that are new, or unpredictable, or just different!

Diaries now available
(09 Jun 2014)
2014/15 University branded diaries are now available to purchase from Taste Manchester

Are you returning from maternity or paternity leave?
(09 Jun 2014)
Support from Staff Training and Equality & Diversity available

Join the academic procession at graduation ceremonies: 7–18 July 2014
(09 Jun 2014)
All members of The General Assembly, The Board of Governors, Senate, Emeritus Professors, Wardens of Halls of Residence and members of the teaching and administrative staff are invited to attend and take part in the academic procession

Wake up your wardrobe - swap clothes at the Rutherford Swish
(09 Jun 2014)
On Wednesday, 11 June (12.30–1.30pm), the seasonal Rutherford ‘Swish’ will take place in the Rutherford Room, Rutherford Building

Lenox receives his OBE
(09 Jun 2014)
Earlier this year, Lenox Green from the School of Mathematics went to Buckingham Palace to receive his OBE for services to the community from the Queen

Cycle lock sale
(10 Jun 2014)
Buy a 'D' lock for your bike - you know it makes sense

Manchester alumnus Sir Robert Lechler to speak at the University
(10 Jun 2014)
Invited Lecture: “The long and winding road towards clinical transplantation tolerance” on Tuesday, 8 July 2014 (1–2pm, arrival from 12 noon) in Michael Smith Lecture Theatre

The 2000 Challenge
(10 Jun 2014)
Members of staff are invited to help boost the number of bags donated to the British Heart Foundation by Friday, 20 June

School Governor initiative earns Big Tick in BITC's Responsible Business Awards
(10 Jun 2014)
The University’s School Governor Initiative has been recognised with a ‘Big Tick’ as part of the prestigious Responsible Business Awards 2014, which are run by the charity Business in the Community (BITC)

Internationally accomplished researcher joins Centre for Health Informatics
(10 Jun 2014)
The Centre for Health Informatics has extended their senior team with the appointment of Dr Niels Peek as Reader

Say it with a Thank You card!
(11 Jun 2014)
A way to instantly reward and recognise members of staff that go that extra mile

Pilot of Equality Challenge Unit Race Equality Charter Mark
(11 Jun 2014)
The University is taking part in the pilot of the Equality Challenge Unit’s (ECU) new race equality charter mark, showing a commitment to tackling racial inequalities in higher education

Away over the summer? Don't forget to set up an out of office message.
(11 Jun 2014)
IT Know-How tip

Martin Harris Centre hosts "RNCM Gold Medal Competition"
(11 Jun 2014)
On Saturday 14 June, at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama

The Royal Institution: "The Modern Alchemist" Lecture
(11 Jun 2014)
Come and enjoy a spectacular demonstration lecture by Dr Peter Wothers on 17th June at 6pm in the Renold Building

Epidemiology Athletic vs. Genetics and Genomics United
(11 Jun 2014)
Two University football teams will compete for the (Jane) Worthington Cup on Tuesday, 17 June (4pm) at the Active Lifestyles Centre, Denmark Road

Sustainability in the Curriculum meeting
(11 Jun 2014)
On Wednesday, 18th June (2pm to 4pm ) in Samuel Alexander Building, Room A102

Annual Cycle Event (ACE 2014)
(11 Jun 2014)
The popular Corridor partners Annual Cycle Event (ACE 2014) is just around the corner and is back at the University this year: taking place all day on Wednesday 18 June, outside University Place, there is plenty on offer for current and potential cyclists alike

Katie Donlon is making a difference
(12 Jun 2014)
We engage children with our inspirational collections

Staff and Postgraduate Researchers are advised to change their password
(12 Jun 2014)
Staff are also advised to change their MyView memorable phrase

Last push for Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey
(12 Jun 2014)
If you know any postgraduate taught students who have not yet completed PTES, please ask them to do so before Thursday, 19 June

IT security in the news - what does this mean for you?
(12 Jun 2014)
IT Security affects everyone, not just IT people.

Manchester hosts major graphene summit
(12 Jun 2014)
The University is this week hosting some of the world’s largest companies working on graphene applications of the future

Staff benefits update
(12 Jun 2014)
The World Cup starts today and it’s Father’s Day this Sunday, so here are some offers that may appeal!

Teaching excellence at Manchester recognised
(12 Jun 2014)
Two academics from the Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences have had their contributions to teaching recognised in this year’s Higher Education Academy’s National Teaching Fellowships

Surgeon and father tour North West hospitals by bike to raise cancer awareness
(12 Jun 2014)
The father of a graduate who died from ovarian cancer has teamed up with The University of Manchester medic who treated her for a 200 mile sponsored cycle ride visiting seven hospitals in the North West.

June CoreMunicate out now
(13 Jun 2014)
The latest CoreMunicate - the new name for Core Brief - has been issued during June's team brief cascade to PSS staff

Fancy golf with your colleagues?
(13 Jun 2014)
The University Staff Golfing Society is looking for new members

Coaching Skills for Managers – new dates added
(16 Jun 2014)
More places now available for this popular training course!

University wins award for 2013 bond launch
(16 Jun 2014)
The team behind the University’s successful £300 million bond issue last July won ‘Non-Traditional Deal of the Year’ at the Rainmaker corporate finance awards

Christmas Lectures head to Manchester
(16 Jun 2014)
The Royal Institution’s famous Christmas Lectures are set to wow Manchester audiences when they arrive in the city tomorrow.

Christmas Lectures head to Manchester
(16 Jun 2014)
The Royal Institution’s famous Christmas Lectures are set to wow Manchester audiences when they arrive in the city tomorrow.

Undergraduate Open Days expected to attract over 10,000 visitors
(16 Jun 2014)
Activities across campus on Friday, 20 and Saturday, 21 June will mean that the 147 bus service, car parks and food outlets will all be busier than usual

Disabled Staff Network makes its mark with a conference 'first'
(17 Jun 2014)
“What Are We Hiding?”, the first national conference for the UK’s disabled workforce, organised and hosted by the University’s Disabled Staff Network, has recently taken place on campus to enthusiastic feedback

Update your details in the online directory
(17 Jun 2014)
Remember in particular to keep your current phone number and location up to date so that your colleagues find this information (and you) easily and quickly

Staff IT Survey results
(18 Jun 2014)
In January we launched our all-Staff IT Survey asking our colleagues ‘What’s IT worth?’

Recycling furniture at the University
(18 Jun 2014)
This video shows how serviceable, unwanted furniture is made available for re-use at the University

Email Hell to Email Heaven - in just 60 minutes!
(18 Jun 2014)
Is your inbox always full? Do you receive a lot of unhelpful messages? Would you like to save time and reduce stress? If so, this could be the session for you.

Alison Aucott is making a difference
(19 Jun 2014)
I ensure a sustainable catering service on campus

GM PSTRC Research Symposium
(19 Jun 2014)
Evidence-based approaches to patient safety in primary care on 23 June 2014 (1.30-5.30pm) in the Cordingley Lecture Theatre, Humanities Bridgeford Street

Firefighters' strikes planned for June
(19 Jun 2014)
What to do if there's a fire on campus during the strikes on 21 June

Book prize launched to honour world renowned historian of science and medicine
(19 Jun 2014)
The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) has set up a new prize to honour a world-renowned University of Manchester historian.

Isilon network storage upgrade
(19 Jun 2014)
Key upgrade will result in some weekend downtime

University dermatologists take on burning issues at Manchester Airport
(19 Jun 2014)
Experts from The University of Manchester's Dermatology Centre are teaming up with the Teenage Cancer Trust at Manchester Airport this month, to educate passengers on how to stay safe in the sun and the dangers of skin cancer, as part of the charity’s annual Shunburn campaign.

Humanities Summer Teaching and Learning Showcase
(19 Jun 2014)
Join us at our summer event on 1 July (11am-4.30pm) in the Seminar and Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, Crawford House

It’s Wellbeing Wednesday on 25 June
(19 Jun 2014)
‘Relax and Rejuvenate’ for FREE!

Staff benefits update
(19 Jun 2014)
This week is just a reminder of some of the discounts you can access!

Having a clear out? Donate your crockery!
(19 Jun 2014)
The volunteering and Community Engagement Team have a number of partnerships with charities across the city

Postgraduate Summer Research Showcase
(19 Jun 2014)
On Tuesday, 24 June (12.30 – 3pm) in Whitworth Hall and Christies Bistro

IT Services working to address concerns raised in the Staff Survey
(20 Jun 2014)
The Staff Survey 2013 identified performance management and office accommodation as being important areas for improvement, by staff working in IT Services

Cyclists’ 240-mile hospital tour for cancer research
(20 Jun 2014)
Father, surgeon and supporters raise money for bursary in honour of Emma

Event for families and professionals caring for someone with dementia
(20 Jun 2014)
Two University academics to speak at show aimed at carers

Manchester scientist wins 2014 Women In Science award
(20 Jun 2014)
Dr Tracy Briggs, from The University of Manchester, has won a prestigious L’Oréal-UNESCO UK & Ireland For Women In Science Fellowship

'Sex, Drugs and Sausage Rolls' a public lecture
(21 Jun 2014)
On the evening of 3 July at 5.30pm in the Samuel Alexander Building, there will be a major public lecture given by Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter FRS, Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk, followed by a reception at 6.30pm

Transitions - support for our graduates of 2014
(23 Jun 2014)
The Careers Service is looking for staff volunteers to help and support recent graduates take their next steps into the world of work

University opens the doors on its amazing research on life sciences and medicine
(23 Jun 2014)
Community Open Day will take place on Saturday, 28 June (11am to 3pm) in the Michael Smith Building (just off Dover Street)

Contacting the World brings together young performers
(23 Jun 2014)
Contact’s biennial global extravaganza takes place on 8-11 July 2014

The future is bright
(23 Jun 2014)
Suggestions welcome for our Ambitious Futures interns

Physics takes flight
(23 Jun 2014)
Ben’s research knows ‘Noah’ limits

Museum has objects in mind
(23 Jun 2014)
Partnership with School of Psychological Sciences to improve visitors’ mental health

Orders from the Electronic Software Delivery Service during this financial year
(24 Jun 2014)
Adobe or Microsoft Select Software ordered after Friday, 4 July will be charged in the 2014/2015 financial year.

Wellbeing Wednesday tomorrow (25 June)
(24 Jun 2014)
Relax and Rejuvenate for free!

Diploma in Management and Leadership - now booking!
(24 Jun 2014)
Want a formal management qualification? Reserve your place

It’s Wellbeing Wednesday TODAY
(25 Jun 2014)
Relax and Rejuvenate for free

Shortening University web addresses
(25 Jun 2014)
IT Know How tip

Eleni is in the swim
(25 Jun 2014)
Law student chosen for European swimming championships

Blackboard course lifecycle and deletion of old course units
(25 Jun 2014)
For the attention of academic staff and Programme Administrators

Rebuilding paradise...
(25 Jun 2014)
PhD student helps restore his home country Madagascar's fortunes

Dental Student Rows to Success
(25 Jun 2014)
Zac picks up Sport Manchester award

Phil Tresadern is making a difference
(26 Jun 2014)
I help to support vulnerable and marginalised people in Manchester

Blackboard end of year information
(26 Jun 2014)
Important information about 2013/14 courses

Lecturer wins 2014 Royal Pharmaceutical Society's Pharmacy Research UK award
(26 Jun 2014)
Dr Ellen Schafheutle, from Manchester Pharmacy School has been recognised for her research into prescription charges, and professional regulation and education

This week's staff benefits update
(26 Jun 2014)
Discounts on learning a new language – Halford’s car repairs – Apple discounts – Simplyhealth Cash Plan – Weekend in Paris offer – Announcing who won a family ticket to a theme park and two tickets to the British Grand Prix with Perkz

University academics honoured by Queen
(26 Jun 2014)
Two named in Birthday Honours List

Roadworks expected to affect traffic flow around campus
(26 Jun 2014)
Lane closure during graduation week

100 mothers and children re-traced for diabetes research a decade on
(26 Jun 2014)
Researchers hope to trace 800 of the original 2,000 Manchester mothers who took part in the study

Manchester officially named ‘European City of Science’
(26 Jun 2014)
Manchester has been officially named the European City of Science at a ceremony held today (Thursday) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Manchester officially named ‘European City of Science’
(26 Jun 2014)
Manchester has been officially named the European City of Science at a ceremony held today (Thursday) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Manchester officially named ‘European City of Science’
(26 Jun 2014)
Manchester has been officially named the European City of Science at a ceremony held today (Thursday) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Manchester officially named ‘European City of Science’
(26 Jun 2014)
Manchester has been officially named the European City of Science at a ceremony held today (Thursday) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Manchester officially named ‘European City of Science’
(26 Jun 2014)
Manchester has been officially named the European City of Science at a ceremony held today (Thursday) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Manchester officially named ‘European City of Science’
(26 Jun 2014)
Manchester has been officially named the European City of Science at a ceremony held today (Thursday) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Manchester officially named ‘European City of Science’
(26 Jun 2014)
Manchester has been officially named the European City of Science at a ceremony held today (Thursday) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Manchester officially named ‘European City of Science’
(26 Jun 2014)
Manchester has been officially named the European City of Science at a ceremony held today (Thursday) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Manchester officially named ‘European City of Science’
(26 Jun 2014)
Manchester has been officially named the European City of Science at a ceremony held today (Thursday) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Manchester officially named ‘European City of Science’
(26 Jun 2014)
Manchester has been officially named the European City of Science at a ceremony held today (Thursday) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Manchester officially named ‘European City of Science’
(26 Jun 2014)
Manchester has been officially named the European City of Science at a ceremony held today (Thursday) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Manchester officially named ‘European City of Science’
(26 Jun 2014)
Manchester has been officially named the European City of Science at a ceremony held today (Thursday) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Manchester officially named ‘European City of Science’
(26 Jun 2014)
Manchester has been officially named the European City of Science at a ceremony held today (Thursday) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Manchester officially named ‘European City of Science’
(26 Jun 2014)
Manchester has been officially named the European City of Science at a ceremony held today (Thursday) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Manchester officially named ‘European City of Science’
(26 Jun 2014)
Manchester has been officially named the European City of Science at a ceremony held today (Thursday) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Manchester officially named ‘European City of Science’
(26 Jun 2014)
Manchester has been officially named the European City of Science at a ceremony held today (Thursday) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Manchester officially named ‘European City of Science’
(26 Jun 2014)
Manchester has been officially named the European City of Science at a ceremony held today (Thursday) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Our school governors get a Big Tick
(27 Jun 2014)
University initiative honoured with Business in the Community award

University welcomes its first wave of business administration apprentices
(27 Jun 2014)
Five new starters at Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

University’s arthritis research centres boost charity funds
(27 Jun 2014)
Staff show their silky skills on the pitch – and in the kitchen

Elections to General Assembly
(27 Jun 2014)
Nominations are invited for nine vacancies on the University's governance body

Celebrating social enterprise
(27 Jun 2014)
University staff, student and alumni invited to UMIP event

Will Spinks' HEI Seminar now on video
(27 Jun 2014)
Another chance to watch the Registrar, Secretary and Chief Operating Officer's update on the progress of the Professional Support Services against 2013/14 objectives

Distinguished Achievement Awards 2014
(30 Jun 2014)
The Distinguished Achievement Awards Ceremony has been held to recognise achievements across the University

Find 'Automated External Defibrillators' (AEDs) on campus
(30 Jun 2014)
You can now find precise locations of each unit on the online, interactive map of main campus

A rejuvenating end to the academic year
(30 Jun 2014)
Last week's Wellbeing Wednesday marked a sunny and successful end to this year's Wellbeing events

Changes to the Flexible Working Policy
(30 Jun 2014)
From 30 June 2014 the statutory right to request to work flexibly has been extended to all staff who have worked at the University for six months

Andrew Causey, Professor Emeritus of Modern Art History
(30 Jun 2014)
Andrew Causey, Professor Emeritus of Modern Art History, died last Friday (27 June) at the age of 74 after a long illness

Welcome 2014
(30 Jun 2014)
Last year’s Welcome was the biggest yet, and 2014 looks to be even better!