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Politicians urged to take action on workplace racism

Researchers from The University of Manchester have met leading politicians to urge them to take action on racism in the workplace, after their research...

UCFB and Burnley Council team up to offer scholarship opportunities to students from Burnley

UCFB is delighted to announce a renewed partnership with Burnley Council that will see three students from the town awarded a £3,000 scholarship to...

Manchester appoints the Rt Hon John Bercow MP as an Honorary Professor

The Right Honourable John Bercow MP has been appointed as an Honorary Professor of Politics by The University of Manchester's School of Social Sciences. John has been...

Former Manchester student nominated for a second Oscar

Orlando von Einsiedel, a former Anthropology student of The University of Manchester, has been nominated for an Oscar in the short documentary category -...

LIVERPOOL STUDY ESTABLISHES NEW STANDARD OF CARE FOR PANCREATIC CANCER PATIENTS

A BREAKTHROUGH in the treatment of pancreatic cancer has been made in Liverpool. A combination of two chemotherapy drugs – gemcitabine and capecitabine - should...

Millions of women could be prevented from developing cervical cancer after University of Manchester...

The University of Manchester, through its Innovation Company (UMI3), has signed a licensing and research agreement with Douglas Pharmaceuticals that could save the lives...

Manchester charity UK-Med is partner in team verified by the World Health Organization

UK-Med, a disaster response charity based at The University of Manchester’s Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, is a partner in the UK’s International Emergency...

Dance students join city centre Chinese New Year procession

Dance students from the University of Salford will help Manchester city centre see in the Year Of The Rooster. The students will join performers from...

The Supreme Court’s decision: Article 50 and the UK Parliament

The Supreme Court has ruled by a majority of eight to three that an Act of Parliament is necessary to trigger Article 50 and...

Ancient figures reveal trading routes of prehistoric African civilisation

Researchers from The University of Manchester have completed the very first biological analysis of ancient terracotta figurines found in Ghana, which were created by...

The poverty penalty in action

The rapid growth and subsequent recent contraction of the so-called payday lending market in the UK has highlighted the different choice constraints that can be faced...

University of Salford experts comment on inauguration of Donald Trump

Dr Moritz Pieper, Lecturer in International Relations, said: “Trump has more than once expressed his admiration for Vladimir Putin, but his vague election campaign promises...

Maria Balshaw to step down as Director of The University of Manchester’s Whitworth and...

After 11 years at the forefront of Manchester’s arts and cultural scene, The University of Manchester today announces that Dr. Maria Balshaw will step...

University of Manchester-based WideCells ready for commercialisation after ground – breaking IPO on London...

WideCells Group PLC, which makes stem cell treatment accessible and affordable for families, is on the brink of launching its products into the market...

Liverpool Scientists set to get Million Pound Cash Boost for Cancer Research

LIVERPOOL scientists and doctors are set to receive a major cash boost for research into cancer. Leading research charity Cancer Research UK and the National...

Is ‘Blue Monday’ a myth?

Dr Mark Widdowson, Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy at the University of Salford and registered psychotherapist, said: “By January, it’s been dark for a long...

CityVerve appoints spokesperson for Internet of Things project

Tech entrepreneur Andrew Beechener has been elected spokesperson for the general assembly of consortium members in CityVerve, the ambitious project to develop Manchester as...

Copeland by-election poses ‘serious challenge for Corbyn’s Labour’

The forthcoming by-election in the Cumbrian constituency of Copeland will be a key test for Labour’s electoral prospects under Jeremy Corbyn, according to a...

Research finds that children want their teachers to ‘keep it real’ when it comes...

A researcher from The University of Manchester has found that British schoolchildren think their teachers should keep their regional accents, rather than modifying them in ways they consider ‘more appropriate’ for the classroom.

New Year honours successes for The University of Manchester

Two leading individuals from The University of Manchester have been recognised for their achievements, by being named in Her Majesty the Queen’s New Year...

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