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University wins 'Best New Event Award' for Postdoc Appreciation Week
(15 Nov 2019)
Our University has won the 2019 Elsevier ‘Best New Event’ Award for Postdoc Appreciation Week, which was awarded from the American National Postdoctoral Association (NPA)

No sweat for students in 24-hour run challenge
(13 Nov 2019)
Manchester students will ​be raising money for a homelessness charity by running non-stop for 24 hours

GM Care Leaver Awards celebrates the achievements of local young people
(31 Oct 2019)
On Wednesday, 23 October, the seventh Greater Manchester Care Leaver Awards took place at the Royal Northern College of Music

‘A Dinner Party in the Home Counties' by Reshma Ruia
(29 Oct 2019)
Centre for New Writing's Alumna Reshma Ruia has poetry book published

Apprentices in FSE mean business
(25 Oct 2019)
The Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) welcomes the latest cohort of Business and Administration Apprentices who have embarked on a 12 month placement

Prestigious double award for Professor Lin Li
(25 Oct 2019)
Professor Lin Li, Director of the Laser Processing Research Centre in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering at The University of Manchester, has received not one but two prestigious awards

Staff and students Show Racism the Red Card
(18 Oct 2019)
Staff and students marked Wear Red Day, which is held every year to show support for the Show Racism the Red Card campaign

Strolling for Maggie’s Cancer Centre
(08 Oct 2019)
Recently a number of the University MCRStrollers took part in a fundraising event for Maggie’s Cancer Centre in Manchester.

Future Leaders Fellowship appointment welcomed with more than a pinch of salt
(02 Oct 2019)
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr Patricia Clay has been appointed a Future Leaders Fellowship (FLF) cohort

Learning Through Research internship celebration
(01 Oct 2019)
Students presented their internship experiences in an exhibition on 25 September

Walking for Maggie's Cancer Centre
(20 Sep 2019)
On Friday, 27 September a number of the MCR Strollers will be walking across Manchester on a “Culture Crawl” to help raise funds

How a bus for the homeless is helping drive hospitality sector recruitment
(30 Aug 2019)
Through its various recruitment drives, Manchester Hoteliers’ Association (MHA) has linked with the Embassy Bus, a homeless shelter for up to 14 people stationed in Salford

Assistant curator wins arts award to develop South Asian textile collection
(22 Aug 2019)
Uthra Rajgopal awarded £38,600 by the Art Fund

Find out more about Mark Hughes and his plans for Social Responsibility in FSE
(07 Aug 2019)
We caught up with Dr Mark Hughes, Department of Physics and Astronomy, following the announcement of his new role as the Faculty of Science and Engineering's Associate Dean for Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility

Why taking on a Technical Apprentice benefits our University research labs
(17 Jul 2019)
Find out first-hand the benefits of taking on an apprentice at the University

Mathematics professors awarded prizes by the London Mathematical Society
(12 Jul 2019)
Professor Nicholas Higham and Professor William Parnell from the School of Mathematics have been awarded prizes by the London Mathematical Society

Molecular Magnetism group win two major international prizes
(11 Jul 2019)
Professor David Collison and Dr Nick Chilton from the School of Chemistry have both won major international prizes

Thomas Ashton institute delivers Health and Safety workshop in Nigeria
(10 Jul 2019)
Dr Akilu Yunusa-Kaltungo from The University of Manchester's Thomas Ashton Institute delivers important Health and Safety workshop in Nigeria

Professor Grace Burke appointed Royal Microscopical Society president
(04 Jul 2019)
Professor Grace Burke, Director of the Materials Performance Centre at The University of Manchester, has been named the new president of the prestigious Royal Microscopical Society (RMS)

MCR Strollers visit a local Chinese wellbeing centre
(25 Jun 2019)
The Sheung Lok Centre in Ardwick, is a Chinese wellbeing centre that is part of the Wai Yin Society.

“They gave their todays for our tomorrows”
(18 Jun 2019)
How House Services colleague Steve helps the British Legion – to thank them and his fellow former servicemen and women

Manchester team wins global Minus CO2 Challenge at EAGE 2019
(07 Jun 2019)
A team of Manchester students from the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences (SEES) won the final of the global Minus CO2 Challenge

Success at the Three Minute Thesis Competition
(03 Jun 2019)
An 80,000 word thesis would take nine hours to present – their time limit…three minutes!

First year student named undergraduate of the year
(29 May 2019)
A first year engineering student has finished ahead of thousands of others to be named as an undergraduate of the year in a national competition, winning a full summer internship with a major engineering firm

Jane and Team Glow cycling for Prevent Breast Cancer
(29 May 2019)
On Sunday, 2 June Jane Hardman from the Division of Campus Life will be part of a team of 20 women cycling the CWM Sportive in support of Prevent Breast Cancer, a Manchester-based charity

Behind the Black Door competition winners visit Downing Street
(14 May 2019)
This year the Careers Service ran the fifth annual ‘Behind the Black Door’ competition, where ten talented students won a visit to Whitehall for the day to meet with senior civil servants and get their photos taken outside Number 10

John Radford and Rob Bristow become Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences
(08 May 2019)
The Manchester academics are the only two new fellows from the North West

Manchester scientists win prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry awards
(07 May 2019)
Five academics from The University of Manchester have been honoured with individual awards by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)

University honours a truly inspiring leader
(02 May 2019)
WATCH: How our Alumni Volunteer of the Year faced bouts of malaria and violent political protests to deliver 350 hours of workshops to over 4,400 Togolese young people – and more

Working to stop period poverty for homeless women
(02 May 2019)
WATCH: How the Student Group winner of our Volunteer of the Year Award saw an issue affecting our community – and did something about it