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Elizabeth Rushton

Photo: Love for the Streets

Love for the Streets at the Whitworth

A programme of events including conferences, art, and live music, as part of Manchester Homelessness Awareness Week

Photo: Allociné

In conversation with Andrey Zvyagintsev

Andrey talks about where his love of film began and his views on how it is to be an artist in Russia, and jokes about his upcoming comedy about Manchester United

Hundreds of refugees from Libya line up for food at a transit camp near the Tunisia-Libya border. 
Photo: United Nations Photo @ Flickr

Britain’s shameful abandonment of Libya needs to end

The exposure of refugees being sold as slaves in Libya raises uncomfortable questions about our national debt of conscience

Photo: Elizabeth Rushton

Student anger at Trump’s Jerusalem announcement

The US president’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is to be met with demonstrations by pro-Palestine student groups

Photo: People's History Museum

People’s History Museum to celebrate suffragette centenary

A newly announced programme of events for 2018 will mark 100 years of votes for women with a new exhibition and collaborations with local campaigns

Photo: Elizabeth Rushton

Student protesters demand divestment

Demonstrators from a coalition of groups rallied outside a meeting of the Board of Governors to oppose university investments in fossil fuels and links to the Israeli arms trade

Photo: abhinv @ Flickr

University team forges new research opportunities and development in India

The team of academics from the medical and various science departments provided support in the founding of a new medical school and committed to new joint research projects

Photo: Tim Stubbings

Manchester academic wins award for climate change film

Dr Joanne Jordan of the university’s Global Development Institute was recognised for her work exploring effects of and responses to climate change in Bangladeshi slums

Photo: M.I Baloch @Flickr

Rutherford centenary marked with new exhibition

Visitors of the university’s new heritage tour will be the first to see inside the private research rooms of the “father of nuclear physics”, 100 years after the splitting of the atom

Photo: SMPAGWU @ Flickr

Britain needs to appreciate the contribution of its international students

After funding outrages and bogus figures, Britain’s international students deserve to have their potential acknowledged and encouraged

Photo: Ed Everett @ Flickr

It’s down to students to show the UK’s positive future

In the eyes of many Europeans, Britain has become the closeted land of King Farage – and no-one has as much power to change that as we do

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Eurovision 2017

The most fabulous night in the musical calendar returns with political drama, horse masks, and a few plot twists, writes Elizabeth Rushton