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Daily Archives: 19th February 2018

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0161 Festival: an interview with the founder of Manchester’s anti-fascist festival

The festival seeks to seeks to unite communities and break down cultural barriers

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

B12: The vitamin we should ALL be talking about

What is B12 and where can you find it?

Photo: Len Grant

The Rusholme Sketcher

Len Grant brings life to the otherwise ordinary in ‘The Rusholme Sketcher’ Series

Photo: Caleb Roenigk @ Flickr

Citizen science project aims to unpick ‘Secrets of Happiness’

University of Manchester clinical psychologist, Dr Sara Tai, has started a new collaborative project to unpick what happiness is

Photo: Aleph @ Wikimedia Commons

Angela Merkel: Die Überlebende (The Survivor)

How the Queen of Europe rose to her throne

Photo: Sam Cooper @ TheMancunion

University football suffers double elimination

Both the men’s and women’s first exited their respective cups

Photo: APB PR

Interview: Tom Grennan

Tom Grennan rests a sore head from the 2018 NME Awards as he chats to us about his love for grime, his upcoming tour and watching Liam Gallagher

Photo: album artwork

Review: Pianos Become The Teeth – Wait For Love

Pianos refine what they started in their previous album in Wait For Love but it still isn’t hitting the right notes

Photo: Manchester Chinese Business Society

Welcoming Chinese New Year

A flash mob marked the beginning of Chinese new year celebrations

Photo: Phil Grant

Stand for freedom: the modern day fight against slavery

Ruth Squires speaks to the UoM students who stood for 24 hours as a protest against modern day slavery

Photo: European Southern Observatory @ Flickr

Science around the world

Jacklin Kwan reports on key contributions to science from around the globe

Photo: Pexels

Manchester researchers find Twitter helps understanding of side-effects

Recent research of over 20 thousand tweets has shown that patients worry the most about less-serious effects of steroid medecines