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Enactus to host social hackathon

Manchester Entrepreneurs have collaborated with Enactus, the University of Manchester’s Computer Science society, to host a one-day social hackathon event, sponsored by Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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Senate roundup: Academy venue to honour Malcolm X

The second Student Union Senate of the Council Chambers was delivered last Thursday

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UoM creates new test that could help prevent breast cancer

Women with a family history of breast cancer are on track to be able to be tested for risks

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A chance to give homeless people administered healthcare

A new scheme is being set up in Greater Manchester to tackle homelessness

Photo: Women In Media

Women in Media to network in London

Women in Media is coming to the capital; freelancers down south were frustrated at not being able to afford the trip to Manchester every March

Photo: Stuart Jantzen

University of Manchester scientists design nanorobot that can build molecules

Professor David Leigh and his research team have worked together to create a robot that can be programmed to carry out basic chemical reactions

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Ninety-seven per cent of international students leave the UK after university

Government exit checks state that overall net migration is much lower than expected

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A Mancunian version of the Oyster Card is now available

Soon, city-dwellers will be able to use it across all public transport in Greater Manchester

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New parallels drawn between ‘white working class’ and BME communities

Reports by the Runnymede Trust and CLASS suggest the ‘white working class’ label may potentially damage hopeful policies that will benefit the working classes

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Oxford University to offer summer schools for white working class boys

Summer schools offered to white British working class boys in an attempt to bolster university admissions from this socio-economic group

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Applications from EU graduates to UK jobs decline by 18%

The UK is suffering from a decrease in the number of EU graduates that are applying for jobs according to a survey conducted by LinkedIn with over 3 million participants

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Academics in higher education are told to act like diplomats

Academics at the University of East Anglia have told scholars that their research is not ‘self-evident’