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REF case author workshop provides insight into review process
(17 Oct 2019)
Case authors were invited to an event to learn more about what makes a strong impact case in the eyes of the Research Excellence Framework

Data saves lives!
(15 Oct 2019)
Find out more about the Policy@Manchester research showcase

Manchester BRC Themed Discussion and Networking Event
(16 Aug 2019)
Team Science ‘Building your Research Network’ workshop - Monday 30 September

Exploring the emerging role of the University impact professional
(27 Jun 2019)
The University hosts the annual N8 Impact Network meeting with over 35 delegates from the eight most research activities universities in the north

Five year funding boost for national musculoskeletal research centre
(20 Jun 2019)
Significant funding award ensures collaborative Centre will continue to make an impact on reducing the burden of work disability caused by musculoskeletal conditions

Innovative screening method for non-adherence to antihypertensive medications
(15 May 2019)
New in-house urine test will identify patients who fail to take their blood pressure lowering medications

Study of Perry Mason is bid to combat ‘innocence fatigue’
(16 Apr 2019)
A Manchester historian is to study the influence of Erle Stanley Gardner – creator of renowned TV attorney Perry Mason - in a bid to reveal the roots of our fascination with stories about wrongful criminal conviction

Researchers help launch government inquiry into diversity in STEMM funding
(11 Mar 2019)
Dr Jessica Louise Boland among 200 scientists behind governement inquiry into equality, diversity and accessibility in STEMM funding

Manchester hosts China showcase to strengthen research links
(08 Mar 2019)
On Wednesday, 6 March The University of Manchester hosted an inaugural showcase event to help Manchester academics better navigate China’s research landscape

A golden opportunity to place UK at the forefront of nuclear materials research
(08 Feb 2019)
A UK team of materials researchers, led by the University of Manchester, has secured nearly £7.5 million in EPSRC funding to undertake research into nuclear fuel cladding materials, positioning the UK as globally leading in the field

Child abuse linked to risk of suicide in later life
(11 Jan 2019)
Children who experience physical, sexual, and emotional abuse or neglect are at least two to three times more likely to attempt suicide in later life, according to the largest research review carried out of the topic

More than just blogs: Policy@Manchester releases impact report
(27 Nov 2018)
Policy@Manchester has released a new report that illustrates the breadth – and success – of its work to influence public policy

The Diamond anniversary of the High Voltage Lab
(24 Oct 2018)
The High Voltage Lab in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering celebrates its 60 year anniversary

Older people who self-harm at highest risk of suicide, finds study
(16 Oct 2018)
People over 65 who harm themselves are more likely to die by suicide than other age groups, according to new research published in The Lancet Psychiatry by Manchester and Keele University academics

EPSRC announces further £14 million to keep UK Catalysis Hub sparking
(08 Oct 2018)
Professor Chris Hardacre and the University lead alongside two other institutions on UK’s Catalysis Hub that will support a nationwide research programme

Sanger embraces new approach to genomic research
(01 Oct 2018)
Three new Associate Faculty, including Patrick Cai from the University, will help to found the Wellcome Sanger Institute’s skills in synthetic genomics

University secures multi-million pound research partnerships with industry leads
(28 Sep 2018)
The University of Manchester has been awarded a pair of multi-million pound research grants to work with two leading industry partners, Astra Zeneca and AkzoNobel

Beetroot has blood pressure link in pregnant women
(31 Aug 2018)
A study by Manchester scientists and the Karolinska Institute in Sweden has found a link between the humble beetroot and blood pressure regulation in pregnant women

Pressure on British Muslim parents to counter extremism is damaging
(09 Aug 2018)
Pressure on British Muslim parents to counter extremism in their own families is having a detrimental effect, according to new research by Manchester academic Madeline-Sophie Abbas

New NIHR funding for research into employment patterns in general practice
(06 Aug 2018)
The University has secured new NIHR funding for research into the effects of changing employment patterns in general practice

Research reveals the benefits of investment in energy efficiency
(03 Aug 2018)
New research projects from Manchester Urban Institute have shown how improvements in the efficiency of household energy use can result in benefits for human health and well-being, economic productivity, environmental quality and urban development

Start-up company to expand its peat and heathland wildfire research efforts
(27 Jul 2018)
The founder of EnviroSAR, whose expertise was used as two wildfires devastated moorland areas this summer in the northwest of England, is aiming to expand research and development so her company can better monitor wildfires and restoration at a national level

Graphene smart membranes can control water
(18 Jul 2018)
Researchers at the National Graphene Institute (NGI) have achieved a long-sought-after objective of electrically controlling water flow through membranes

EPSRC IAA 5th Call for Proposals
(11 Jul 2018)
Industry collaboration funding to support impact generation - Submission Deadline – 12 noon, 17th October 2018

Phone insomniac? Sleepy smart screen could be the answer
(26 Jun 2018)
Visual displays which may stop us from feeling sleepy, can be redesigned to give us all a well-earned rest, according to a new study

Science and Engineering Research outputs workshop
(07 Jun 2018)
Helping researchers create world-leading papers in the Faculty of Science and Engineering

Go with your gut
(21 May 2018)
Professor Gerard Hodgkinson discusses when to follow your intuition

UK’s gender pay gap is narrowing, new research finds
(11 May 2018)
The UK’s gender pay gap is gradually narrowing - but women still have some way to go to match the earning level of their male counterparts, according to a report published by the Department for Education

Fringe benefits - drug side effects could treat human hair loss
(09 May 2018)
A new drug could ease the distress of men and women who suffer from baldness, according to researchers from the Centre for Dermatology Research

New mental health support for postgrad students to be developed
(11 Apr 2018)
The University has been awarded £150,000 to develop new ways of supporting the wellbeing and mental health of postgraduate research students