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SALC: Connect, Engage, Inspire
(04 Aug 2020)
Explore the latest music, lectures, podcasts, writing and online learning made available to the world by the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Vote for our Health Hero, Dr Ali Haider
(28 Jul 2020)
GP and part-time tutor who delivered over 450 care packages to frontline workers during the COVID-19 lockdown is in the running for a Health Hero award

Chancellor to feature in first episode of new BBC documentary series
(22 Jul 2020)
Imagine… BBC Arts’ flagship documentary series for BBC One returns this summer with a new line-up of films, including writer and poet Chancellor Lemn Sissay MBE

Back to the lab: A return to research on campus
(21 Jul 2020)
Rhys Thomas, a Research Associate from the Department of Materials, reveals what it's like to return to campus after lockdown

Manchester scientists: COVID-19 'historic moment' for environmental future
(16 Jul 2020)
A leading group of University of Manchester academics are imploring policy makers to use the UK’s post-pandemic recovery as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to lead a positive green revolution

Bach masterpiece played on Whitworth Hall organ is worldwide YouTube hit
(15 Jul 2020)
A film of 'Air on the G String' performed by Jonathan Scott has reached more than 3 million views on YouTube

Back to the workshop as campus reopens
(15 Jul 2020)
Technical Apprentice Kerris Boulton provides an insight into working on campus during its phased reopening

Research beacons: The future of cancer treatment
(15 Jul 2020)
Our University’s critical role during the Covid-19 pandemic was visible in the numbers of staff and student who stepped forward to take up volunteering or supporting roles that contributed to the national response

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Fifth Pan-African Congress
(10 Jul 2020)
Taking place in October 2020, we are pleased to announce a tripartite University Initiative celebrating the 75th anniversary of the fifth Pan-African Congress that took place in Manchester in October 1945

Manchester Museum shortlisted for Audience Impact Award
(08 Jul 2020)
The Museum has been shortlisted in the Family Arts Campaign Fantastic for Families Awards 2020, which recognise the UK's best arts and culture organisations

Virtual music concert series launches
(07 Jul 2020)
The Martin Harris Centre, in partnership with our Music department, welcomes audiences to its Virtual Concert Series

Back to the lab: An insight into return to campus
(03 Jul 2020)
Senior Technical Operations Manager John Moore and Postgraduate Researcher Sarah Brown from the School of Environment, Education and Development reveal what it's like to return to campus after lockdown

Students continue to support communities despite lockdown
(29 Jun 2020)
Despite the COVID-19 lockdown, University students have continued to support communities and engage with social responsibility activities

PGCE trainee does the maths with Social Responsibility award win
(26 Jun 2020)
Secondary mathematics trainee Najma Mohamed created her own website and used social media to share her passion for maths, focusing particularly on providing additional support for female BAME students

Community Festival goes digital with Manchester Museum
(24 Jun 2020)
Join in our family-friendly activities online on Saturday, 27 June

Spotlight on Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) Staff Network Group
(23 Jun 2020)
A forum to exchange views and help provide an authoritative voice for BAME staff within the University

Venture Further 2020 ventures online to deliver digital awards event
(19 Jun 2020)
The winners of the 2020 Venture Further business start-up competition have been announced during the first ever online awards ceremony

Supporting local students throughout lockdown
(16 Jun 2020)
The IntoUniversity team has been working tirelessly to support local primary, secondary and post-16 learners from one of the most disadvantaged areas of Manchester

New director appointed by bp-ICAM as partnership expands low carbon agenda
(12 Jun 2020)
Professor Sarah Haigh will take up the role of Director of bp-ICAM on July 1 – and lead this international centre of research excellence as it looks to further support low carbon technologies

Jodrell Bank takes first major steps to resume operations after lockdown
(09 Jun 2020)
After the longest shutdown in their history, the first set of telescopes at the Cheshire-based station are being switched on so they can once again contribute new and exciting data to the international science community

GP lecturer is one-man care package service for frontline staff
(08 Jun 2020)
Dr Ali Haider has delivered over 450 care packages to public services staff living in hotels during the COVID-19 lockdown – and needs your help to continue

Our Lockdown Lectures gain huge audience reach
(05 Jun 2020)
Launched on 18 May, our lectures have featured some of the nation’s foremost scientists, thinkers, historians and social commentators

Volunteer law students to provide pandemic legal advice
(03 Jun 2020)
A group of 40 law students from our University are set to volunteer their services during their holidays to help people affected by the coronavirus pandemic

Staff network group spotlight: Religion/belief and no belief
(02 Jun 2020)
We continue our monthly look at our different staff network groups with a focus on religion/belief and no belief

Tutor trains multidisciplinary team at NHS Nightingale hospital
(27 May 2020)
Yinka Kuye, regional tutor for the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education, speaks about her involvement in the operation of London's NHS Nightingale hospital

Saying 'I do' with a difference
(26 May 2020)
A couple whose wedding day was put on hold due to the Covid-19 lockdown have celebrated their special day with a 'DIY' ceremony

How is the COVID crisis impacting our community?
(13 May 2020)
Recording the challenges faced by our diverse community

Staff participate in virtual choir tribute to NHS
(12 May 2020)
The Choir Project MCR has teamed up virtually with members of Northenden Community Choir and the Royal Northern College of Music and Deloitte staff choirs, joined by musical theatre singer Kerry Ellis and poet Tony Walsh

PPE testing for local council reaches 150,000 milestone
(12 May 2020)
A University academic has helped Manchester City Council (MCC) coordinate and test thousands of pieces Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for key workers in the city

University helps test 150,000 pieces of PPE for Manchester City Council
(12 May 2020)
Dr Obuks Ejohwomu, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, helps Manchester City Council test thousands of pieces of PPE