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Law firm encourages students to take legal action against UoM

Asserson law firm is compiling a group court action against all universities which were affected by University and Colleges Union (UCU) strike action ...

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North Campus evacuated due to chemical scare

Hundreds of staff and students have been evacuated from the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology over fears of ‘unstable chemicals’ found in a ...

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ScienceX at the Trafford Centre

Now in its third year, ScienceX, the weekend-long festival’s, has a line-up filled with fun family-friendly activities to show people what science and ...

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Law firm encourages students to take legal action

Posted on Apr 19, 2018 1
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North Campus evacuated due to chemical scare

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ScienceX at the Trafford Centre

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Law firm encourages students to take legal action against UoM

Solicitors at Asserson believe that students have a case against the university, and that it’s the only viable way to get compensation for missed lectures

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North Campus evacuated due to chemical scare

People are being advised to avoid the area

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ScienceX at the Trafford Centre

The free event, organised by the University of Manchester’s Faculty of Science and Engineering, comes to the intu Trafford Centre on the 14th and15th April

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Graphene takes flight

The thinnest material ever created could revolutionise the way we build aircraft, say University of Manchester researchers

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Manchester students build affordable robotic hand

A team of University of Manchester engineering students have used 3D printing to manufacture a new low-cost robotic prosthetic hand prototype

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Brian Cox: abolish first-year exams

The professor of particle physics at the University of Manchester said he doesn’t care if his first-year students pass their exams

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Sir John Sulston

On Friday 9th March, we were saddened by the news of the Nobel Laureate and key figure of the Human Genome Project passing away

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Muscle loss in old age linked to damaged nerves

Researchers find weaker nerve signals are associated with muscle loss but regular exercise delay such effects

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A brief history of Stephen Hawking

“Look up at the stars and not down at your feet” – Professor Stephen Hawking

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Manchester river has world’s highest level of microplastics

This study is the first of its kind and has left Manchester researchers calling for tighter regulations on urban water waste management

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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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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