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University of Manchester wins environment award

The University of Manchester has recently been awarded for two projects by a prestigious award

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Jodrell Bank telescope to receive £4m from the budget

The government are to give the University of Manchester site funding, allowing important expansion project to move forward

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Explore the latest technology at DigiLab

The free event comes back to the Alan Gilbert Learning Commons this Thursday the 30th of November

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COP23 cuts coal

Over 200 countries attended the annual UN Convention on Climate Change to discuss cutting fossil fuel consumption

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Has Tesla just changed an entire industry with one press conference?

With Elon Musk unveiling of a new electric semi truck, James Gill discusses its promise as a diesel alternative

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Man Met rank number one green university in UK

People & Planet University League sees Manchester Metropolitan University ranked first in sustainability practices

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The Faculty of Science and Engineering invite students to a special faculty forum meeting

The Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) is hosting a forum for students to discuss their views on the likely restructuring of the nine schools

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Almost 500 animals killed a day by University of Manchester research

The University admits to approving the use of 174,120 animals in 2016 as subjects of research

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University team forges new research opportunities and development in India

The team of academics from the medical and various science departments provided support in the founding of a new medical school and committed to new joint research projects

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Manchester academic wins award for climate change film

Dr Joanne Jordan of the university’s Global Development Institute was recognised for her work exploring effects of and responses to climate change in Bangladeshi slums

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Rutherford centenary marked with new exhibition

Visitors of the university’s new heritage tour will be the first to see inside the private research rooms of the “father of nuclear physics”, 100 years after the splitting of the atom

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Robots: the hopes and perils of the future

Featuring an interview with Professor Barry Lennox, and a look into ‘Tommorow’s World Live’