Search the University of Manchester siteSearch Menu StaffNet
Search type

Features

Combating allergies with citizen science
(19 Jul 2017)

In ten years’ time, half the population of Europe will suffer from an allergy*, so the race is on to improve our understanding of allergies – with University scientists using citizens to find the answer.


(17 Jul 2017)
Dr Justin Evans and a band of fellow particle physicists are leading an international quest into the unknown to help find a ghostlike neutrino particle – its discovery promising to be even bigger than locating the Higgs boson.

Sustaining our future
(17 Jul 2017)
Professor of Human Geography James Evans is determined to address the challenges as 80% of the global population are forecast to live in cities by the end of this century


(12 Jul 2017)
Cities produce the vast majority of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. Residents suffer from increasing pollution, congestion and health problems. With 80% of the global population forecast to live in cities by the end of this century, big challenges lie ahead.

Big numbers, real lives

(10 Jul 2017)
As the only university in the UK to make it a core strategic goal, it’s no secret that The University of Manchester is thinking big when it comes to social responsibility.


(05 Jul 2017)
Zimbabwean playwright and anti-Mugabe activist Silvanos Mudzvova, here at The University of Manchester on an Artist Protection Fund fellowship from the Institute of International Education, talks about his terrifying struggle for freedom.


(04 Jul 2017)
In ten years’ time, half the population of Europe will suffer from an allergy*, so the race is on to improve our understanding of allergies – with University scientists using citizens to find the answer.

Getting graphic: bioenergy for the future
(03 Jul 2017)
How can we help people understand an area as complex as bioenergy? Manchester scientists are using the medium of the graphic novel to illustrate the issues.