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Preview: Street Drugs in the Northern Powerhouse

The University of Manchester is to hold a symposium to discuss current recreational drug policies

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University of Manchester not ruling out exam disruption

The official strike timetable for the new wave of industrial action is set to be announced on the week commencing Monday the 19th of March

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Machine learning improves simulated chimpanzee movement

University of Manchester researchers use CT scan of a chimpanzee to improve a computer system model of the primates’ walk

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£6.8 million awarded to Manchester health consortium

The new funding could allow upscaling of personalised medicine and development of new cancer therapies

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Science news around the world this week

Sophie Boyd reports on key science stories from around the globe this week


University of Manchester lecturers reject pensions deal

The university have so far declined to comment on the decision

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‘Not a Bystander’: Gender violence panel sheds light on sexual abuse

Organised by the Manchester Global Health Society Ambassadors, the event aimed to raise awareness for physical and gender-based violence

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Student to bring global anti-poverty campaign to Manchester

The student hopes to engage the local community in the fight against poverty

Women in Media Conference by Cliona Linehan

Women in Media Conference hugely sucessful

The Women in Media conference marked 100 years since some women got the vote

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Hundred women to run shoulder-to-shoulder in Great Manchester Run

The event will celebrate one hundred years since some women got the vote and will raise awareness about social injustices faced by women everyday

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Voter turnout still below 20 per cent in Exec elections

Incoming Welfare Officer says, “I don’t think people can talk about apathy anymore…students have been excited, they’ve been engaged”

Sexpression: Sex Week Print

Sex Week comes to the University of Manchester

“Let’s talk about sex, baby” is the plan for Sex Week Officers, Letita Buda and Sarah Ann Walber