Search the University of Manchester siteSearch Menu StaffNet
Search type

Our people

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

New Director of the Dalton Cumbrian Facility announced
(09 May 2018)
Professor Fred Currell will be the new Director of The University of Manchester’s Dalton Cumbrian Facility

Chemistry academics win prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry prizes
(08 May 2018)
Three academics from the School of Chemistry have won prizes given by the Royal Society of Chemistry

Hole in the heart student to take part in Purple Wave
(04 May 2018)
A second year physics student, whose hole in her heart was fixed by surgeons aged 3 months, will participate in the Purple Wave one year on from her second open heart surgery

Staff take on students in charity football matches
(02 May 2018)
Male and female teams played on Monday, 30 April after the matches were postponed from earlier in the year due to March's poor weather

Dr Meini Su receives prestigious award
(23 Apr 2018)
Meini Su, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, has been awarded the AJF Gold Medal Prize in the 46th international exhibition of inventions Geneva

Vote to get Katie’s dementia mission on the road!
(18 Apr 2018)
Manchester Informatics colleague wants your vote for Together Dementia Support in the People’s Projects competition

Mathematics Professor awarded Royal Society Research Professorship
(13 Apr 2018)
Professor Nick Higham from the School of Mathematics has been awarded a Royal Society Research Professorship alongside five other world class scientists

Are you a fan of cinema and theatre? Join our staff group
(11 Apr 2018)
The group are also looking for reviewers and recommendations

New film project to help deaf children in South Africa
(10 Apr 2018)
A new project launched in South Africa by the University and the University of the Witwatersrand hopes to raise awareness of the vulnerability of deaf children in the country

HCRI academic Dr Eleanor Davey wins International Ethics Section book prize
(09 Apr 2018)
Dr Eleanor Davey, Director of Postgraduate Research at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI), has won the International Ethics Section book prize for 2017, for her book: ‘Idealism beyond Borders: The French Revolutionary Left and the Rise of Humanitarianism, 1954–1988’