May 2016

  • Making a Difference Awards Ceremony 2016
    Thu 12 May 2016, 10:05

    The annual Making a Difference Awards took place on Wednesday 11 May in the University's Whitworth Hall.

  • School Governors Conference
    Tue 24 May 2016, 08:57

    On 28 April the University held it's 4th annual School Governor Conference at Chancellors Conference Centre.

  • Life Sciences Community Open Day
    Tue 24 May 2016, 09:03

    Manchester gets the science bug

  • External Relations Win for policy@manchester
    Tue 24 May 2016, 09:08

    An initiative to increase the policy impact of our research has scooped External Relations Programme of the Year in the Educate North Awards.

  • Joseph Rowntree Foundation Inclusive Growth Analysis Unit launched
    Tue 24 May 2016, 09:17

    A new Unit has been launched to ensure devolution and economic growth bring real benefits to disadvantaged people and places across Greater Manchester.

  • ESRC Devo Manc Hub launched
    Tue 24 May 2016, 09:30

    The University has awarded Francesca Gains (Politics and policy@manchester) and Kevin Ward (Geography and cities@manchester) an ESRC (Economic and Social Ressearch Council) Impact Accelerator Award to establish a hub for the University's impact work on Devo Manc and the Northern Powerhouse.

  • Multilingual Manchester to lead new project on Multilingual Communities
    Tue 24 May 2016, 09:39

    Multilingual Manchester is preparing to deliver a new project on 'Multilingual Communities', to be launched in October.

  • Volunteer of the Year Awards
    Tue 24 May 2016, 09:47

    The annual Volunteer of the Year Awards took place in the Whitworth Hall on 11th May, attended by over 170 guests.

  • 10,000 Actions
    Tue 24 May 2016, 12:10

    In November, the University will launch the biggest environmental sustainability initiative in the higher education sector -10,000 Actions.

  • Greater Manchester Walking Festival
    Tue 24 May 2016, 14:40

    The Greater Manchester Walking Festival runs across the region from 1-31st May and this year has featured over 200 free guided walks in Manchester and the surrounding districts.

  • First Year Biologists Reach Out to the Community
    Tue 24 May 2016, 14:48

    For students at The University of Manchester a major part of the Semester 2 Biology tutorials involves a group project where our first year students work together on a project 
that brings biological science to the local community.

  • Kotha and Kantha: Bangladeshi Women's Memoir Project
    Tue 24 May 2016, 16:10

    The Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust began an Arts Council funded, Bangladeshi women's project: 'Kotha and Kantha', in April 2016.

  • New Vice-Deans for Social Responsibility
    Tue 24 May 2016, 16:36

    We are delighted to announce two new Vice Deans for Social Responsibility, who will be joining Professor Ken McPhail, the Associate Dean for Social Responsibility in the Faculty of Humanities.

  • Global Development Institute new appointment
    Tue 24 May 2016, 16:42

    This month sees changes at the top of the Global Development Institute, as Uma Kothari's term as managing director comes to an end.

  • Purple Wave
    Wed 25 May 2016, 09:37

    A huge well done to the 1,114 staff and students who completed the Great Manchester Run as part of the first ever University Purple Wave – and generated thousands of pounds for charity.

  • Motorbike Scheme Breaks Cycle of Unemployment in Tanzania
    Wed 25 May 2016, 09:49

    An innovative 'revolving motorcycle project' set up by an academic at the University is changing the lives of young people in Tanzania.

  • Professor Receives Major National Honour
    Thu 26 May 2016, 11:35

    A professor from the University of has been presented with an Ohtli award, which is the highest recognition that a citizen of Mexico living overseas can receive from the country.

  • Athena Swan Award
    Thu 26 May 2016, 11:45

    Congratulations to the School of Physics and Astronomy who have achieved a Silver Athena Swan Award.