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Vaccination volunteers contribute over 1,000 hours to support NHS
(29 Jul 2021)
Student volunteers across the University have given up over 1,000 hours of their time to support the COVID19 vaccination programme

Get inspired by nature at Manchester Museum this summer
(23 Jul 2021)
Families and adults can enjoy a season of events themed around the natural world at Manchester Museum this summer

Manchester students to help collect Marcus Rashford mural messages
(21 Jul 2021)
MA students from the Institute of Cultural Practices at our University will help with collecting the messages and documenting the process

Join security guards on a Museum tour
(21 Jul 2021)
While on their night shift, three security guards will walk through the galleries and reflect on the Museum collections

Our book of the month from Manchester University Press
(20 Jul 2021)
Production and Operations Director John Normansell reviews this month's pick

Professor wins prestigious science writing award
(15 Jul 2021)
Professor Sheena Cruickshank has won the Association of British Science Writers Dr Katharine Giles Award 2021 for best popular article written by a scientist or engineer

Celebrating South Asian Heritage Month at Manchester Museum
(14 Jul 2021)
This summer, share the cultures and histories of the UK and South Asia

Professor David Olusoga to present new BBC programme
(13 Jul 2021)
'Our NHS: A Hidden History' will air on Thursday, 15 July on BBC One at 9pm

Join our Dragon Boat Race team!
(07 Jul 2021)
Manchester Confucius Institute is joining forces with the Lancaster and Liverpool institutes to enter a team at the UK Corporate Games Dragon Boat Race at Wyresdale Park, Preston on Saturday, 4 September

Study identifies heart block cause in athletes
(25 Jun 2021)
An international team of scientists from Manchester, Montpellier and Copenhagen have identified why some endurance athletes experience a heart rhythm disturbance called ‘heart block’

WATCH: “There’s a lot of love in the Zoom room!”
(24 Jun 2021)
How The Whitworth built a community with no limits during the pandemic

Student volunteers transform women’s shelter garden
(24 Jun 2021)
During the COVID-19 pandemic, over 40 students have joined forces with local residents, volunteering almost 200 hours to transform a garden at temporary accommodation in Manchester

Dr Amy Bonsall shortlisted for Shaw Trust Disability Power 100 2021
(23 Jun 2021)
FSE Researcher Dr Amy Bonsall, founder and director of the Women in Academia Support Network, has been shortlisted for the Shaw Trust’s 2021 Disability Power 100

LEAP programme makes its 1,000th fellowship award
(18 Jun 2021)
More than 1,000 staff and students have been awarded an AdvanceHE Teaching Fellowship through our University’s LEAP scheme

Our book of the month from Manchester University Press
(16 Jun 2021)
Production Editor at Manchester University Press Jen Mellor reviews this month's pick

The Rylands to reopen its doors
(16 Jun 2021)
The historic Rylands will reopen its doors on Thursday, 24 June

Interview with Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane
(15 Jun 2021)
Andy Haldane, who has joined Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS) as an Honorary Professor, discusses how productivity, skills and devolution are key to the levelling up agenda

Manchester Museum project 'Roots and Branches' receives public funding
(09 Jun 2021)
The Manchester Museum has been awarded £136,750 of Arts Council England National Lottery Project Grant funding for an ambitious two-year partnership project, ‘Roots & Branches’, which aims to accelerate the museum sector’s ability to respond to the climate crisis

Women’s stronger immune response could protect from some skin cancers
(04 Jun 2021)
Women may have a stronger immune response to a common form of skin cancer than men, according to early research on mice and human cells

Professor Brian Cox stars in new BBC2 series
(03 Jun 2021)
In a four-part series, Professor Brian Cox revisits some of his most memorable moments from previous series, and explores the latest science

Professor Gary Younge shortlisted for The Orwell Prize for Journalism 2021
(03 Jun 2021)
Award-winning author, broadcaster and columnist-turned-Professor of Sociology, Gary Younge, has been shortlisted for The Orwell Prize for Journalism 2021

The Guardian at 200: digital festival of events
(01 Jun 2021)
Our University has partnered with The Guardian to celebrate their 200th anniversary

Great British Menu dishes up finale at Jodrell Bank
(26 May 2021)
Fans of BBC cookery competition Great British Menu were served up a culinary treat with the series finale at Jodrell Bank

Gateways programme is a virtual success
(25 May 2021)
Gateways is our flagship pre-16 widening particpation programme that supports approximately 1700 WP students across 48 Greater Manchester secondary schools

How we're highlighting microplastic pollution in the UK's rivers
(18 May 2021)
University researchers have identified the main cause of microplastic pollution in the UK’s rivers and are calling for more to be done to tackle the problem

Our latest magazine edition is now online
(14 May 2021)
You may not be able to pick a copy up on campus, but our digital edition is packed full of news and features

How we’re bringing soil back to life to ensure food security
(12 May 2021)
University researchers are establishing novel approaches to repair soil systems, helping them grow back greener, and influencing national policy in 194 UN member states

Alliance MBS Honorary Professor appointed Royal Society Fellow
(10 May 2021)
Alliance MBS and University of Manchester Honorary Professor Andy Haldane, who steps down next month as Chief Economist at the Bank of England, has received a Fellowship from the Royal Society.

Quench your thirst for knowledge with the Pint of Science festival
(07 May 2021)
Pint of Science is a grassroots non-profit organisation that has grown astronomically over the few years since two people decided to share their research in the pub

Our books of the month from Manchester University Press
(07 May 2021)
Our colleagues from Manchester University Press choose their favourite reads