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TfGM recognises our University's contribution to sustainable travel
(14 Apr 2021)
Our University has been awarded a TfGM (Transport for Greater Manchester) Platinum accreditation for work supporting sustainable commuting, business travel and fleet vehicles

New techniques to track hospital COVID infection hotspots
(09 Apr 2021)
A Manchester team has applied new techniques to detect and track the transmission of COVID-19 in hospital

Looking back: Manchester Rag
(08 Apr 2021)
We take a look back at the origins of Manchester Rag activities

Manchester Museum announces support of Diverse Curriculum Charter
(26 Mar 2021)
The Museum is delighted to announce its support of a new Diverse Curriculum Charter

New £50 note design featuring Alan Turing is revealed
(25 Mar 2021)
The banknote will enter circulation on 23 June, which would have been the mathematician's birthday

Manchester graduate campaign leads to hate crime recording changes
(24 Mar 2021)
Two of our graduates who have been campaigning for nearly three years have been celebrating this week, as the Government announced it will ask the police to record crimes motivated by a person's sex or gender

Book aims to help diversify midwifery workforce
(22 Mar 2021)
'With Women' is a book about midwives from Black and Asian communities, and will be sent to every school across Greater Manchester, in a bid to promote midwifery as a career choice

Providing the right access to clean water
(22 Mar 2021)
Today (Monday, 22 March) is World Water Day - find out how our experts are applying their findings, or discussing where it’s needed most, to make positive differences in communities worldwide

Civic arts funding boost for The Whitworth
(19 Mar 2021)
Finalists were chosen for the ways in which they have adapted to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic

A step closer to diagnosing Parkinson's with a skin-swab test
(12 Mar 2021)
The study results offer hope that a pioneering new test could be developed to diagnose the degenerative condition through a simple and painless skin swab

Rare meteorite recovered in UK after spectacular fireball
(11 Mar 2021)
In a major event for UK science, the meteorite that fell from the fireball that lit up the sky over the UK and Northern Europe on Sunday, 28 February has been found

International Women's Day 2021: #ChooseToChallenge
(03 Mar 2021)
International Women’s Day is a global campaign to highlight the inequalities and biases faced by women around the world

Our impact film on cultural engagement
(03 Mar 2021)
Cultural engagement encompasses our creative programmes as well as partnerships with our cultural institutions – all of which contribute to our role as a key driver of social development and cultural exchange

Manchester's unique toad abode
(03 Mar 2021)
One of the world’s rarest toads has been successfully bred in captivity for the first time outside its country of origin by scientists at Manchester Museum

Listen to our podcast celebrating LGBT+ History Month
(25 Feb 2021)
Earlier this week, colleagues and alumni met online to discuss support for the LGBTQ+ community, with the theme Mind, Body, Spirit

Our environmental sustainability impact film
(24 Feb 2021)
Environmental sustainability covers a wide array of themes and actions

Manchester scientists awarded Guinness World Record for finest woven fabric
(18 Feb 2021)
A team of scientists has been honoured with the Guinness World Record for weaving threads of individual molecules together to create the ‘world’s finest fabric’, overtaking finest Egyptian linen.

Surge in use of online mental health services during COVID-19 pandemic
(10 Feb 2021)
There has been a surge in the use of online mental health services during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research, as millions of people unable to access traditional services have sought help from digital providers

Recognition for Manchester scientists involved in Lighthouse Labs project
(09 Feb 2021)
Our staff and students have been recognised for their role in helping to establish the Alderley Park Lighthouse Laboratory in Cheshire, a key component of the Government’s COVID-19 testing programme

School students to continue tradition of sending letters to US presidents
(04 Feb 2021)
Our American Studies programme is asking UK school students to write letters to the new US presidential administration in a competition

Looking back: Ellen Wilkinson, politician and social justice campaigner
(03 Feb 2021)
As the anniversary of Ellen Wilkinson's death approaches on 6 February, we look back at the remarkable life and trailblazing career of the former politician and Manchester alumna

Professor David Olusoga to present lockdown learning video lesson
(02 Feb 2021)
Professor of Public History and presenter of BBC's A House Through Time David Olusoga OBE will present a lesson on YouTube on Thursday, 4 February

Oscar-winning director to deliver 2021 Bogdanow Lectures in Holocaust Studies
(28 Jan 2021)
The Centre for Jewish Studies is pleased to announce that its 2021 Bogdanow Lectures in Holocaust Studies will be delivered by Oscar-winning film director László Nemes

Project launched to understand wellbeing of Greater Manchester school pupils
(27 Jan 2021)
University experts are set to work with leaders from Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and all of the city-region’s secondary schools on a major new project that will survey children about their wellbeing and preparedness for life beyond school, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

Looking back: The Christie Library
(20 Jan 2021)
We take a look at the illustrious origins of the Christie Library, one of the most recognisable buildings on our campus

New report outlines how the government can address COVID-19 ethnic disparity
(19 Jan 2021)
A new report from The Runnymede Trust and the Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity has addressed the possible causes of - and offers solutions to – the ethnic disparity of the effects of coronavirus

Curator to restart Egyptology in Lockdown sessions
(13 Jan 2021)
Dr Campbell Price's popular Egyptology in Lockdown live sessions will take place on Thursdays at 3pm

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre celebrates bumper Christmas online shopping sales
(06 Jan 2021)
The Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre has raised over £7,500 in sales through its online Gift Shop, an incredible 500% increase on the previous year

Watch: Our research on boosting your immune system on BBC One
(06 Jan 2021)
Professor Sheena Cruickshank explains her team’s work on immunity as we fight COVID-19 on BBC One’s The Truth about Boosting your Immune System

Listen: Manchester Museum Director on BBC Radio 4's Today programme
(04 Jan 2021)
Esme Ward discusses a year of challenges and opportunities – and being at the heart of our community