On Tuesday 7 December, Manchester Museum opened its Fossils Gallery for people to drop off gifts for 'Stan's Secret Santa', a Christmas Gift Appeal in partnership with Invisible Cities, with all donations directly supporting people experiencing homelessness and...
Being Muslim@UoM: a round-table discussion
The ‘Being Muslim @ UoM’ round-table discussion, held virtually on Monday 29 November, is believed to be the first staff-focused event dedicated to marking Islamophobia Awareness Month at the University of Manchester.
Dr Julian Skyrme, Director of Social Responsibility
Making a Difference Awards 2022 – now open for entries!
Do you know somebody who is working to improve the lives of others?Are you making a difference in your local community and beyond?Is there a cause that you think needs to be more widely understood? Enter or nominate for a Making a Difference Award!Our annual Making a...
Giving Tuesday is here!
Tuesday, 30 November is Giving Tuesday – the international day to give back and once again the University is supporting our staff and students to get involved.
University’s research into microplastic pollution is making waves
Academics from the University’s Department of Geography have been involved in ground-breaking research into microplastic pollution and wastewater management in UK rivers.
White Ribbon Day
Our University is supporting White Ribbon Day, a campaign to end violence against women which started on Thursday, 25 November and runs for 16 days.
Bee Network cycle hire scheme trial launches
A public trial of a cycle hire programme has recently launched following a testing phase.
Schools unite to raise money for NHS and 999 heroes
Two University of Manchester medical students have teamed up with a charity based in Manchester, raising money to build Britain’s first 999 Cenotaph to honour the 2 million people working in the NHS and emergency services today.
Innovative pharmacy student develops open access medicine information database
Access to reliable information about medicines in many countries is often patchy and very challenging.