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Event showcases employability initiatives
(30 Nov 2018)
Prof Clive Agnew opened the event with a short keynote discussing the changes and challenges ahead for employability at the University

Sami gets set to run Greater Manchester Marathon
(27 Nov 2018)
As it's #GivingTuesday, Sami tells us what he's doing as he trains for his first ever marathon

Event marks Transgender Day of Remembrance
(22 Nov 2018)
For the sixth year running the University marked Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) to honour those who have lost their lives to transphobia in the last 12 months.

PASS Leaders from across Europe attend Manchester conference
(14 Nov 2018)
From 2 until 4 November, Peer Support in collaboration with the University of Manchester’s Student’s Union and the European Centre for SI-PASS hosted the 9th Annual European SI-PASS/PAL Conference

Pioneering 20th Century Scientist Inspires New Fellowship Scheme
(12 Nov 2018)
Two exceptional scientists have been awarded prestigious BP funded fellowships to carry out research at The University of Manchester with a range of advanced materials applications, from carbon capture and storage, to smart materials and sensors.

School of Maths academic creates new charity – Educate Africa
(07 Nov 2018)
Dr Saralees Nadarajah establishes a new charity to support maths education in Zimbabwe

Manchester Academics visit the House of Lords regarding Responsible AI
(23 Oct 2018)
Manchester Academics visit the House of Lords to make the case for continued Government support into the development of Responsible AI

Ian Kinloch funded by Royal Academy of Engineering to tackle industry challenges
(23 Oct 2018)
Academy funds leading engineers to tackle industry challenges

Staff show their support for annual Wear Red Day
(23 Oct 2018)
On Friday, 19 October Show Racism the Red Card (SRtRC) held its annual Wear Red Day, which University and College Union (UCU) supports

Obituary: Professor Paul O’Brien CBE
(18 Oct 2018)
We are deeply saddened to announce the death of Professor Paul O’Brien CBE FREng FRS

Student wins Good Witness Challenge
(17 Oct 2018)
At the recent Welcome Fair, students were invited to take the 'Good Witness Challenge' at the University Security stand

Manchester Lecturer Wins International Teaching Award
(01 Oct 2018)
The British Academy of Management recognises the value of a ‘Manchester Education’

Blind Veterans UK are looking for volunteers
(20 Sep 2018)
Blind Veterans UK will be unveiling ‘Victory Over Blindness’ – a statue depicting blinded World War One soldiers leaving the battle field, outside Manchester Piccadilly Station on Tuesday, 16 October

Walking for Maggie's Cancer Centre
(20 Sep 2018)
On Friday, 29 September a number of the Lunchtime Strollers will be walking across Manchester on a “Culture Crawl” to help raise funds

Student saves member of the public using basic life support skills
(30 Aug 2018)
Italian and Spanish student Jemima Lacey had her first real world lifesaving experience recently when she helped a man who had collapsed on Deansgate

Manchester scientist wins national vision award
(20 Aug 2018)
Dr Simon Clark named Rising Star of the Year

Documentary film on modelmaking workshop screens at Venice Biennale 2018
(20 Jul 2018)
The film, about the role our modelmaking workshop plays in student and staff learning and development, has its premiere screening at the prestigious arts festival

Local students rise to financial skills challenge
(16 Jul 2018)
Alliance Manchester Business School host Stock Market Challenge and Investment Challenge activities for local schools

James Chadwick medal awarded to Physics Professor
(13 Jul 2018)
Professor Stefan Söldner-Rembold has been awarded the James Chadwick medal from the Institute of Physics

Honorary appointment for outgoing CEO of Cancer charity
(06 Jul 2018)
Sir Harpal Kumar, the eminent and influential Chief Executive of Cancer Research UK, has been appointed an honorary Chair in Cancer Sciences in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health.

Manchester academic joins new Facebook commission
(06 Jul 2018)
Professor of Political Science Rachel Gibson has been appointed to a new commission into the influence of social media on the democratic process

Engineering student recognised for outstanding talent
(04 Jul 2018)
A student from the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering has been recognised by the Institution of Engineering and Technology

Helping Emmeline's Pantry support vulnerable women
(26 Jun 2018)
Over the past few weeks a number of University volunteers created a network of drop off locations across campus to take in donations for Emmeline’s Pantry, a Manchester-based foodbank supporting the most vulnerable women in our community

Duke of Cambridge is gripped by Manchester’s robotic hand
(19 Jun 2018)
HRH The Duke of Cambridge got to grips with Manchester innovation when he shook hands with a robotic hand

Students support Manchester Arena attack commemorations
(31 May 2018)
Students helped volunteers from across the city to support the 'Trees of Hope' trail, which commemorated the Manchester Arena attack anniversary

BBSRC Innovator of the year award
(21 May 2018)
James Winterburn and Ben Dolman of the School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Sciences win BBSRC’s Early Career Innovator of the Year award

52 miles in 24 hours, Ridge Walk for SENSE
(21 May 2018)
School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science Post-Doctoral Research Assistant will be doing the RidgeWalk, 52 miles in 24 hours to raise money for charity

Playing our part in Deaf Awareness Week
(17 May 2018)
How our Head of Pensions Heather Mawson is making a difference

Staff and students celebrate 20 years of peer support recognition
(11 May 2018)
The annual celebration evening took place on 2 May at the Renaissance Hotel

Running is best medicine to beat pain barrier, says Cardy
(09 May 2018)
Administrator Cardy Camara is to break the pain barrier to take part in the Simply Health Great Manchester Run on 20 May