October 2019

  • Manchester Access Programme opening soon
    Wed 16 Oct 2019, 14:30

    The Manchester Access Programme (MAP), The University of Manchester's flagship widening participation scheme for local Year 12 students, is opening soon!

  • University community project wins Spirit of Manchester Award
    Wed 16 Oct 2019, 14:35

    A University community project has won the Equalities category of this year's Spirit of Manchester Awards.

  • Manchester Museum returns secret sacred and ceremonial material to Australia
    Wed 16 Oct 2019, 14:41

    Manchester Museum and the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) are pleased to announce the unconditional repatriation of 43 secret sacred and ceremonial objects to the Aranda people of Central Australia, Gangalidda Garawa peoples' of northwest Queensland, Nyamal people of the Pilbara and Yawuru people of Broome.

  • Better World Awards 2020
    Wed 16 Oct 2019, 14:49

    To recognise and communicate the outstanding social responsibility activities across the Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE), the fifth annual Better World Awards have now been launched.

  • Be the brightest in the universe..Lemn Sissy's new poem
    Thu 17 Oct 2019, 09:43

    Our Chancellor Lemn Sissay's third poem of a triptych for the University focuses on Stellify, our package of extra-curricular activities to help students develop their skills and experiences to become socially responsible, innovative, resourceful graduates.

  • 10,000 Actions takes home Sustainability Impact Award
    Mon 21 Oct 2019, 13:35

    The University's environmental sustainability initiative, 10,000 Actions, has won an IEMA Sustainability Impact Award.

  • Volunteering and Social Justice Fair 2019
    Mon 21 Oct 2019, 14:22

    The University hosted its annual Volunteering and Social Justice Fair on Tuesday 15 October.

  • New national guidance for pensions on divorce published
    Mon 21 Oct 2019, 14:33

    A major new guide to the treatment of pensions on divorce has been published by the Pension Advisory Group (PAG).

  • Black Then, Black Now
    Mon 21 Oct 2019, 14:43

    On 1 October, the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust (AIU) ran the first of 'three' takeover days at Manchester Central Library.

  • Celebrating Black History Month
    Mon 21 Oct 2019, 14:52

    Each year, the month of October is celebrated as Black History Month (BHM) in the UK; the purpose of this being to recognise and celebrate the achievement of Black people in the UK and across the world.

  • Brilliant and Black 2019
    Mon 21 Oct 2019, 15:04

    Sounds of the kora, a West African harp, played by local musician Jali sparked the start of the University's annual Black History Month celebration event.

  • First of its kind 'clean air for schools' programme launched in Greater Manchester
    Tue 22 Oct 2019, 13:10

    Greater Manchester schools are set to trial clean air monitoring systems across Greater Manchester Schools to determine how varying levels of air quality affects school children.

  • Celebrating Black History with local school pupils
    Tue 22 Oct 2019, 15:05

    On 10 October colleagues from Student Recruitment and Widening Participation, the School of Arts Languages and Culture, and Creative Manchester hosted 150 pupils from Greater Manchester schools for a day to explore Black History and British society.

  • Not your ordinary 'Night Club'
    Mon 28 Oct 2019, 12:15

    Your biological clock is important to your health and wellbeing – so what is it? The Centre for Biological Timing in the Faculty Biology Medicine and Health is the largest research group in Europe working on the body clock and its role in human disease.

  • Farm to table – What is the carbon footprint of your dinner?
    Mon 28 Oct 2019, 12:21

    Have you ever wondered how each item of food on your plate contributes to climate change? Producing just one portion (100g) of fried steak has the equivalent carbon footprint of approximately 30 minutes of driving.

  • Greater Manchester Care Leaver Awards
    Tue 29 Oct 2019, 12:09

    On Wednesday 23 October, the seventh Greater Manchester Care Leaver Awards took place at the Royal Northern College of Music; the event was a celebration of the amazing achievements of local young people from across Greater Manchester.

  • Our engagement stories
    Tue 29 Oct 2019, 15:23

    At Manchester, public engagement means the many ways we share ideas and research; inspire discussion, debate and creativity; and involve the public with our work.