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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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The creative space: Leisure Theory

Given that this was my first time interviewing a band, it seems only right that it was set against the backdrop of ...

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Wakelet: a more human media platform

If I had to picture the office of a tech start-up, Wakelet would fit the bill exactly. The beanbags, the fresh enthusiastic ...

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Interview: Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell

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The creative space: Leisure Theory

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Wakelet: a more human media platform

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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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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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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”

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Tenants fighting back: an interview with ACORN

Community organisation ACORN Manchester will “do all they can… to help those having issues with landlords/letting agents”

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Interview: Afzal Khan comments on Safety in Fallowfield

Gorton MP Afzal Khan comments on crime in Fallowfield and how we can create a safer community for students

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0161 Festival: an interview with the founder of Manchester’s anti-fascist festival

The festival seeks to seeks to unite communities and break down cultural barriers

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Stand for freedom: the modern day fight against slavery

Ruth Squires speaks to the UoM students who stood for 24 hours as a protest against modern day slavery

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A trip to hell to cure depression? Psychedelics as psychiatry with Adam Laidler

Some of his ‘visions’ may seem hard to believe…