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UK Biobank to move to Manchester Science Park
(26 May 2023)
The facility will have a state-of-the-art robotic freezer to serve researchers four times faster than currently, following £127.6m funding

Book now: Open meeting with the Senior Leadership Team
(25 May 2023)
Book now to hear more about our University's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to ask the panel a question

Capita cyber incident: USS members affected
(25 May 2023)
We are aware that the personal details of USS members may have been compromised in a data breach of Capita servers

Funding for ‘greener’ international travel
(24 May 2023)
Colleagues say our top up fund for reducing emissions is easy to access – and opens up new ways of working

Sir Patrick Vallance to become Honorary Chair at The University of Manchester
(23 May 2023)
Sir Patrick Vallance FRS FMedSci FRCP HonFREng, the Government Chief Scientific Adviser who played a critical role during the COVID-19 pandemic, has been appointed an Honorary Chair in Biological Sciences in our Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

Reporting Requirements for the Marking and Assessment Boycott
(22 May 2023)
Those participating in the Marking and Assessment Boycott are required to report their involvement as per University Requirements and national UCU guidance.

Medals of Honour for Clare Bottle, Aneez Esmail and Russell Meehan
(19 May 2023)
Chair of the Board of Governors, Philippa Hird, presided over a Medal of Honour presentation and dinner which took place on Wednesday, 17 May at Christie's

First colleagues move into new cancer research facility at The Christie
(18 May 2023)
Scientists, clinicians and operational staff are now moving into a new £150m cancer research centre at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust’s site on Wilmslow Road in Withington

WATCH: UK-Med founder delivers this year's Cockcroft Rutherford Lecture
(17 May 2023)
Professor Tony Redmond OBE, who has spent 35 years responding to wars and major disasters around the world, gave this year’s Cockcroft Rutherford Lecture on Tuesday, 16 May

The way to report sickness is changing
(16 May 2023)
All you need to know as we prepare to move to a new way of reporting sickness absence

Former Manchester student Meera Syal wins BAFTA’s highest award
(16 May 2023)
The career of Manchester alumna Meera Syal was recognised by BAFTA on Sunday night, as she was given their highest Fellowship award at their glittering ceremony in London

Making a Difference Awards 2023
(12 May 2023)
Meet our winners and highly commended

Nominations open: Teaching Excellence Awards 2023
(11 May 2023)
Submissions invited for awards recognising a significant and sustained commitment to excellence in teaching and learning

Further improvements to our recruitment system coming soon
(10 May 2023)
Recruitment system improvements

Celebrate our Volunteers of the Year
(09 May 2023)
From setting up the UK’s first charity to fund womb cancer research to supporting the mental health of students and fighting ‘hidden hunger’ in children – our winners make us proud

Join us at this year's Community Festival 2023
(09 May 2023)
On Saturday, 10 June 2023, we'll once again be opening our doors to our local community

The Coronation of King Charles III
(06 May 2023)
Today marks the coronation of King Charles III

Guidance and reporting for marking and assessment boycott
(05 May 2023)
UCU has confirmed a period of Action Short of Strike (ASOS) in the form of a marking and assessment boycott

Making a difference with jobs and skills for local communities
(05 May 2023)
Four colleagues share their experience of working at our University

Celebrating the Lee Kai Hung Chinese Culture Gallery opening
(04 May 2023)
On Thursday, 27 April 2023 a special event was held at the Manchester Museum to mark the opening with sponsor Dr Lee Kai Hung and invited guests

Professor David Olusoga OBE to receive BAFTA Special Award
(03 May 2023)
Professor David Olusoga OBE will be presented with a BAFTA Special Award at the forthcoming BAFTA Television Awards for outstanding contribution to television

Our first Estates and Facilities inaugural awards ceremony held
(03 May 2023)
The first Estates and Facilities Outstanding Contribution Awards took place in Whitworth Hall on 25 April 2023

Viewpoint: Steve Jordan
(02 May 2023)
Deputy Director of Estates and Facilities Steve Jordan takes us through the challenges and opportunities in bringing to life one of the largest construction projects ever undertaken by a higher education institution in the UK

What you told us about race equality
(28 Apr 2023)
Race Equality Charter staff survey and focus groups results

Successes of the Research Lifecycle Programme (RLP)
(28 Apr 2023)
The Research Lifecycle Programme has been running for almost four years and is designed to transform our research IT environment

'A revelation' – international work travel by train
(26 Apr 2023)
How Manchester Museum Director, Esme Ward connected with museum colleagues across Europe – with not one late train and full WiFi, time to read and see the sights – as she journeyed to a conference in Stockholm

Times Higher Education Awards open for entries
(25 Apr 2023)
How to submit a nomination

Raheem Sterling Foundation launches new scholarships
(24 Apr 2023)
Foundation's new partnership with our University and King’s College London launches 14 scholarships - seven in Manchester and seven in London - that promise to be “a real game changer” for local young people

Last chance to support our National Student Survey (NSS) campaign
(24 Apr 2023)
The NSS survey will close on Sunday 30 April

Guidance and reporting for marking and assessment boycott
(19 Apr 2023)
UCU has confirmed a period of Action Short of Strike (ASOS) in the form of a marking and assessment boycott, commencing tomorrow, Thursday, 20 April