February 2019

  • Join the Purple Wave and run to Singapore with Lemn!
    Wed 13 Feb 2019, 13:32

    Registrations are now open for the hundreds of University of Manchester staff, students and alumni who will be joining Europe's largest race over 10km

  • Teentech
    Wed 13 Feb 2019, 14:05

    Universities in Manchester met the innovators of the future at the annual TeenTech Manchester Festival.

  • ScienceX
    Wed 13 Feb 2019, 14:10

    ScienceX returns to intu Trafford Centre on 9-10 March for the fourth year running.

  • Better World Showcase
    Wed 13 Feb 2019, 14:14

    The Better World Showcase, the Faculty of Science and Engineering's social responsibility awards, took place on Wednesday 6 February.

  • Love your planet this Valentine's Day
    Wed 13 Feb 2019, 14:22

    Use the new 10,000 Actions platform for environmental sustainability and more

  • 10,000 Actions fund is now open
    Wed 20 Feb 2019, 13:44

    £10,000 available for staff environmental sustainability initiatives

  • Funding success for researchers at Manchester Urban Institute
    Wed 20 Feb 2019, 14:17

    Two researchers from the Manchester Urban Institute (MUI), based in the University's the School of Environment, Education and Development (SEED), have each been awarded over £320,000 funding for two-year research projects placing human-environment interactions at the heart of achieving the United Nations (UN) Global Goals.

  • Welcoming pupils and teachers onto campus for Dragonfly day
    Wed 20 Feb 2019, 14:25

    On Wednesday 13 February, the Student Recruitment and Widening Participation team welcomed 44 Year 8 and 9 female pupils and four teachers onto campus for our annual Dragonfly day, which aims to inspire young females to consider careers and pathways in STEM subjects.

  • Equality Information Report 2019
    Wed 20 Feb 2019, 14:31

    Brexit, potential changes to tuition fees as well as shifting ideologies in politics mean that it is more important than ever to aim at a diversified student and staff body.

  • Mark International Women's Day #BalanceForBetter with scientist Dr Jess Wade
    Tue 26 Feb 2019, 08:51

    Dr Jess Wade is on a mission.

  • Stand up, speak up and shout out for psoriasis
    Tue 26 Feb 2019, 08:57

    Psoriasis is a condition that although affecting over 75,000 people in Greater Manchester, isn't spoken about much - something that 'Psoriasis Shout Out' is trying to change.

  • From the lab to the dancefloor: Investigating benefits of dance for people with Parkinson's
    Tue 26 Feb 2019, 09:01

    Dance is becoming increasingly popular as a therapeutic activity for people living with Parkinson's disease, with evidence suggesting that dance can have beneficial effects on movement, mood and cognition.

  • Our monthly round-up
    Tue 26 Feb 2019, 09:08

    A wide range of activities have been delivered this month to engage, involve and inspire our communities – on campus, locally and globally – with key societal challenges.

  • Making a Difference Awards shortlist
    Tue 26 Feb 2019, 12:36

    We would like to say a huge thank you to everybody who entered the Making a Difference Awards 2019 and we are now delighted to reveal the individuals and teams who have made it to the Awards shortlist.