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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

Image: Kut Adkins @ Wikimedia Commons

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

Image: SU

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

Photo: Love for the Streets

Love for the Streets at the Whitworth

A programme of events including conferences, art, and live music, as part of Manchester Homelessness Awareness Week

Photo: University of Manchester

Evolutionary understanding takes flight thanks to baby bird fossil

A University of Manchester palaeontologist reveals the diversity of avian evolution using one of the smallest bird fossils ever discovered

Photo: The Gryphon Photos @ Flickr

University strike sees a week of u-turns

An eventful third week of industrial action saw twitter disputes, student refunds, and breaks with UUK policy

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Science news around the world this week

Fiona Batchelor reports on key science stories from around the globe

Photo: The University of Manchester

Micro-robots: flying bees and jumping spiders

Dr Mostafa Nabawy of the University of Manchester turns science-fiction to science fact in presenting his work on robot spiders and bees

Photo: Jacklin Kwan

In conversation: women in STEM

“I usually don’t like to be asked to talk about women in science, but today is an exception” – Dr Heather Williams

Image: David Dixon @ geograph

Thousands sign petition for barriers along Manchester canals

A body of a man believed to be a University of Manchester student was found in Rochdale Canal, sparking heartfelt tributes and an online campaign

Image: pomdu @ Commons Wikimedia

Universities threaten to cut pay of striking staff

UCU have warned that threatening big pay reductions could prolong strike action