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TEDxUniversityofManchester – Infinite Possibilities

TEDx came once again to the University of Manchester on Saturday 16th April, with the theme of ‘Infinite Possibilities’. TED was founded in ...

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Win £10,000 for your startup through Venture Further

The Manchester Enterprise Centre's (MEC) Venture Further scheme is a business startup competition hoping to find some of the best business idea proposals ...

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Interview with an astronaut: Don Thomas

Stepping into the lift of the Crowne Plaza hotel, I breathe nervously as the doors of my launch vessel close behind me. ...

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TEDxUniversityofManchester – Infinite Possibilities

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Don prior to his third launch, in 1997. Photo: NASA via Wikimedia Commons

Interview with an astronaut: Don Thomas

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TEDxUniversityofManchester – Infinite Possibilities

TEDxUniversity of Manchester returned with the theme of Infinite Possibilities on Saturday, with a host of inspirational and lauded speakers and live performers

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“There are a lot of grey walls in this world: Why not paint them?”

The Mancunion sat down for a surprisingly philosophical and introspective journey through the life, work, city, and inspiration of Manchester-based graffiti artist kELzO

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Interview with an astronaut: Don Thomas

Former NASA astronaut Don Thomas has been to space four times. In an interview with Science Editor Andy van den Bent-Kelly, he talks about his experiences, the political scene away from Earth, and what the future holds for the space industry

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The bodies nobody cares about

The media and societal spin on body image is causing dangerous consequences for a generation of body dysmorphic men; what can we do?

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Let’s Talk About Sex

Joanna Melville explains why we need to use upcoming Sex Week as an important political and social tool to improve our society

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Lunch with The Mancunion: David Aaronovitch

William Brown talks to University of Manchester alumnus and The Times columnist David Aaronovitch on politics, the student body and freedom of speech

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Peter Hitchens: “This is a living, breathing corpse of a country”

Current Affairs Editor Joe C. Evans in discussion with journalist, author, and voice of the right Peter Hitchens

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Student Action for Refugees

Yasmin Mannan gives an insight into the ways you can stand up for and help refugees and asylum seekers in Manchester and beyond

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What Next? Conference brings the best in tech to the North West

Interested in business and how to break in? Want to kickstart your own start up? Excited to enter the world of entrepreneurship? This is the conference for you

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From Afghanistan to Manchester: A refugee’s story

Student, author, and refugee activist Gulwali Passarlay joins Current Affairs Editor Joe C. Evans in conversation, discussing his journey to Britain, the reaction to his work, and the misrepresentation of Islam

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Prison food: More than just gruel

Isaac Atwal paid a visit to a restaurant run by prisoners within the grounds of HMP Styal, and saw the roots of a new form of rehabilitation