The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Aliya Ismangil

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Smear test ‘not needed for lesbian women’?

LGBT+ groups have said that gay women are being told that they do not need mandatory cervical screenings

Photo: Daniel Liam Glyn

‘Changing Stations’ music album tells story of synaesthesia

Manchester composer, Daniel Liam Glyn, uses music to tell a story of his neurological condition and his love for London

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Student suicides at all-time high

As student suicides have reached record numbers, we look at the support available to those struggling with their mental health

Photo: The University of Manchester

£17.3m awarded for robotics research in UK universities

Government announces pledge to fund research into robotics at UK universities, including the University of Manchester, as part of their Digital Strategy

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Martin Shkreli Harvard talk interrupted by fire alarm and walk-outs

Invited by a student group, Shkreli’s talk at Harvard University was met with protests and controversy

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Finding the public’s lost faith in science

Academics come together to discuss the issues surrounding public trust in science and ways to improve science communication

Photo: Museum of Science & Industry

Manchester Science Festival 2017 announces first headliner

The unique ‘Robots’ exhibition, showcasing the 500-year evolution of robots, is to headline the annual science festival held at Manchester’s Museum of Science & Industry

Photo: Dr James Rothwell

‘City of Trees’ launched in Manchester

New research by the University demonstrates the many benefits of a project aiming to plant 3 million trees, one for every man, woman, and child in Greater Manchester

Photo: MEND (Muslim Engagement & Development)

Preview: Islamophobia Awareness Month #IAM2016

November is Islamophobia Awareness Month and throughout this month several events will be held on campus to raise awareness of the challenges British Muslims currently face

Photo: Aliya Ismangil

Panel Discussion for World Mental Health Day

A look into the panel discussion event held by Manchester Open Mind Network for World Mental Health Day

Photo: Ryan Stanton @Flickr

West Sussex proposes 4-day school week

Head teachers in West Sussex forced to consider drastic action to battle lack of allocated funding

Photo: University of Manchester

World Mental Health Day 2016

A preview of what’s happening on campus for World Mental Health Day 2016