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CV packed for summer?

The University of Manchester has fantastic funding and bursary schemes aimed at helping people pursue work experiences that may go unpaid

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Buy yourself a 2:1

Students purchasing essays and taking smart drugs constitute a potential market for deception


Editor’s Note Final Issue (08/05/12)

Thanks Manchester


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Synthetic genetics – XNA

UK researchers have developed ‘synthetic DNA’


Answer to obesity in new weight loss drugs

“Statistics show that at least one in three adults in the US is classed as obese”


Private sector avoids lion’s share of data breach fines

Claims that the private sector has “relatively free rein”, largely unpunished for data breaches

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Breast cancer: 10 separate diseases

Specifying breast cancer diseases may improve treatments and patient care

Dr Peter Lawler will be the Academic Director of the University of Manchester's new University College. Photo: Dr Peter Lawler

“I went to school and it went downhill from there…”

Meet the maverick lecturer who will head Manchester University’s new University College for Interdisciplinary Learning

Venture Uganda were the winners of the 2009 Venture Further competition

MBS ventures further – students winning £4K

Ever wanted to own your own business but fear you don’t have the capital to do it?


Students buck apathetic trend to run in local elections

With local elections on May 3rd a number of students are running. Just don’t expect them to win

Earth's atmosphere

New technique to determine source of greenhouse gasses

New step to decipher human accountability for global warming