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University of Manchester and SU “create a hostile environment for free speech”

The University of Manchester has been rated as one of the worst Russell Group universities for free speech

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Manchester’s Antarctic meteorite hunters

Manchester researchers set for 2020 Antarctica meteorite hunting expedition

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Greater Manchester tackles hate crime

Hate Crime Awareness Week is taking place in Manchester this month in response to the spike in hate crime across the country since June 2016’s EU referendum

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Greater Manchester’s upcoming metro mayor election

Greater Manchester is gearing up for the upcoming metro mayor election

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Fraudulent degree selling websites targeted

The government are cracking down on companies who are duping students into acquiring fraudulent degrees

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Huaxia Supplementary School’s 20th Anniversary

Tom Patterson reports on this month’s 20th anniversary celebrations of Huaxia Supplementary School

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Men more likely to suffer from academic ‘imposter syndrome’ than women

A recent study by the University of Houston shows that male academics are more likely to suffer from work-related anxiety, depression, and ‘Imposter Syndrome’ than their female counterparts

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Poorest countries aim to eliminate fossil fuels

Some of the poorest countries in the world, who are heavily affected by increasingly extreme weather conditions, have promised to run on 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050

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Trump settles lawsuit against Trump University

Donald Trump has bailed out his controversial University, Trump U, out of a £25 million lawsuit

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Can nature documentaries promote conservation?

Nature documentaries have always valued themselves on being educational and entertaining — but are they teaching us anything?

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The Chronarium

Take 20 minutes for yourself at Manchester Science Festival’s ‘Chronarium’ and feel the power of relaxation in our modern day lives

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Robot orchestra: Live

Performing at the Museum of Science and Industry as part of Manchester Science Festival, the Robot orchestra, built by and for the community, used an eclectic blend of engineering and music to inspire the public to become more involved in science