The Mancunion

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Manchester United share price falls as fans continue protest

Mancehster United share prices have droppped ten percent

Fireworks at London 2012 opening ceremony. Photo: Nick Webb

London 2012- Not Just a Question of Sport

The olympics celebration of British cinema.

The protest over the treatment of London Met's international students in Manchester last Wednesday. Photo: Patrycja Marczewska

Protest over London Met student visa row

Manchester students protest over the UK Border Agency revoking London Metropolitan University’s license to teach non-EU students

Mancunion editor sits down with Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell in her office. Photo: Joe Sandler Clarke

‘I wasn’t consulted on fees,’ says President of UK’s largest university

Richard Crook sits down with with Dame Nancy Rothwell to discuss fees, Student Satisfaction, and what the future holds.

Dale Cregan (pictured) is wanted in connection with the murder of David Short. Photo: Greater Manchester Police

Police hunt most wanted

Police release identities of Greater Manchester’s most dangerous criminals, as a part of month-long crackdown Operation Harvest

The Vice Chancellor, Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, in conversation with The Mancunion. Photo: Joe Sandler Clarke

UK government ‘under-spending on higher education’, says Dame Nancy

– Vice Chancellor criticises government over education spending
– States that academics don’t “have that strong a voice” on cuts

Photo: Anamika Parmar. Photograph by courtesy of the University Librarian and Director, The John Rylands University Library, The University of Manchester

Clearing chaos leaves universities struggling

As numbers of successful university applicants fall, institutions struggle to fill the empty places

Universities are encouraged to improve recruitment targets concerning disadvantaged students. Photo: University of Manchester

Universities could face ‘nuclear’ penalties for failing disadvantaged students

The new head of OFFA has promised to encourage wider participation at UK universities

At crucial moments in sport, players report the sensation of time slowing. Photo: Kay Lubwika

Athletes experience time differently, says research

Athletes perception of time changes when they are competing, according to research published by UCL

The Alan Turing Building

New Monopoly edition commemorates Alan Turing

‘Father of computer science’ gets own edition of popular board game

'magic carpet' developed by University of Manchester scientists can detect and prevent falls

Scientists reveal ‘magic carpet’

University of Manchester scientists reveal a ‘magic carpet’ that could help detect and prevent falls

Yedoma permafrost is releasing ten times more carbon than previously thought, threatening a huge rise in atmospheric levels. Photo: UoM

‘Permafrost threatens massive carbon release,’ warns Manchester academic

Dr Bart van Dongen, of the University of Manchester, has warned that a collapsed ice wall in Siberia is releasing more carbon into the atmosphere than was previously thought