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Repealing the 8th: What the vote for “YES” means to the women of Ireland

On the 25th of May Irish history was changed with the Republic’s landslide referendum victory for a “YES” vote to repeal the ...

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Interview: Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell

It’s been a turbulent time for the university sector, and not least the University of Manchester. We’ve had staff strikes over pay and pensions, ...

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TEDx: a round up

Manchester Science Park held host to the University of Manchester’s student organised TEDx conference: “Uncharted Territories” in March 2018. The open plan, modern ...

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Repealing the 8th: What the vote for “YES”

Posted on Jun 4, 2018 1
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Interview: Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell

Posted on May 9, 2018 2
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TEDx: a round up

Posted on Mar 27, 2018 3
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Repealing the 8th: What the vote for “YES” means to the women of Ireland

By exercising their right to vote, the republic of Ireland gained the right to choose on the 25th May, with a landslide victory of 66.4% to the “YES” campaign to repeal the 8th amendment and de-criminalise abortion. But what does this historic reform mean to the women of Ireland?

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Interview: Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell

Editor-in-Chief Kirstie O’Mahony sat down with the VC to talk all things gender, Brexit and, of course, strikes

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TEDx: a round up

The university of Manchester student organised Ted Talks stepped into “uncharted territories” last weekend…

Lecturers from the University of Glasgow on strike in March this year

“Take Action! UoM”: student strike responses

Take Action! UoM is an independent student-led group which has created a platform for discussion, a line of open communication, and a coherent response regarding the strike action

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Why are students disinterested in the Students’ Union?

Unsuccessful Activities and Development Officer candidate, Ant Menezes, says there is a growing divide between students and Exec Officers

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The creative space: Leisure Theory

Ellie Tivey speaks to new Manchester band, Leisure Theory

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Wakelet: a more human media platform

An Interview with Jamil Khalil, Founder and CEO of Wakelet, a new media platform that offers people the ability to curate and organise the world’s information

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The raw deal

Meet the creators of the beautiful, poignant, and tenacious queer and minority magazine: Raw Forms

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In conversation with: Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox reveals why he supports the UCU strikes and believes science is the antidote to authoritarianism

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TEDx University of Manchester 2018: the speakers

This year’s event is sure to get your mind firing on all pistons — but what about the speakers, what makes them tick?

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The inspirational ‘Women in Media’

Kizzy Bray reports from the People’s History Museum on the inspiring stories of the women involved in 2018’s Women In Media Conference

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Long-read interview: Jack Houghton, SU Communities Officer

“I don’t see why you would want to be a politician. Politicians maintain the system, they don’t change the system”