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National Graphene Institute  — Photo: Alicia Love

Graphene could work wonders in water purification

Since its accidental discovery in Manchester in 2004, graphene has fascinated the scientific community around the globe. Numerous methods have been attempted to ...

Tracey Gibbs @ traceygibbsphotography.co.uk

Inspiring Women at The University of Manchester

'Celebrating Inspiring Women at Manchester' was an event held for International Women's Day, the event celebrated University of Manchester alumni in healthcare and looked ...

Photo: Tom Patterson [left to right] Liz Thorpe (Learning Officer), Paulette Lemard (Actor) and Andy Hoyle (Learning Officer)

Sparking Debate at the People's History Museum

The People's History Museum's intimate performance space was recently packed out for a performance of Strike A Light, with the audience transported to ...

National Graphene Institute  — Photo: Alicia Love

Graphene could work wonders in water purification

Posted on Apr 5, 2017 1
Tracey Gibbs @ traceygibbsphotography.co.uk

Inspiring Women at The University of Manchester

Posted on Apr 3, 2017 2
Photo: Tom Patterson [left to right] Liz Thorpe (Learning Officer), Paulette Lemard (Actor) and Andy Hoyle (Learning Officer)

Sparking Debate at the People's History Museum

Posted on Mar 31, 2017 3
Photo: Alicia Love

Graphene could work wonders in water purification

University of Manchester academics make waves again with the discovery of a new, potentially humanitarian use for the Nobel Prize-winning wonder material

Tracey Gibbs @ traceygibbsphotography.co.uk

Inspiring Women at The University of Manchester

As part of International Women’s Day, the University of Manchester held an event to celebrate the achievements of its alumni in healthcare and to discuss the challenges that still exist

Photo: Tom Patterson

Sparking Debate at the People’s History Museum

As part of International Women’s Day, the People’s History Museum held a performance of Strike A Light

Photo: Tom Patterson @ The Mancunion

Manchester Cathedral’s Radical History

Tom Patterson reports on Manchester Cathedral’s radical new exhibits

Photo: Tim Packer/TSP @ wikimediacommons

NUS presidential candidate aims to engage students with ‘anti-establishment’ agenda

Controversial right-wing candidate Tom Harwood has accused student politics of being ‘too serious’ in his campaign for a more ‘democratic’ NUS

Photo: UKParliament @Flickr

New parallels drawn between ‘white working class’ and BME communities

Reports by the Runnymede Trust and CLASS suggest the ‘white working class’ label may potentially damage hopeful policies that will benefit the working classes

Photo: peter_from_wellington @Flickr

Students react to the triggering of Article 50

As Theresa May announces plans for the implementation of Article 50, Manchester students voice their opinions on what it means and how it will affect them

Photo: Ollie Potter

Manchester stands in solidarity with London in Town Hall vigil

The Lord Mayor of Manchester led a vigil and a minute of silence on Thursday to honour the victims of Wednesday’s Westminster attack

Victims of sexual assault must provide proof of their extenuating circumstances [Photo: track42 on Flickr]

Only four UK universities see sexual assault as ‘mitigating circumstances’

The majority of universities in the UK do not explicitly state that being the victim of a sexual assault is an extenuating circumstance for exams

Photo: BDS Campaign University of Manchester

Students face disciplinary action after banner drop

Two students are facing disciplinary hearings after they hung a banner from the roof of a University building

Photo: Manchester Enterprise Centre

Venture further winner and runner up encourage students to enter competition

Leopoldo Rodríguez and Unéné Gregory, previous winner and runner-up the Manchester Enterprise Centre’s Venture Further competition speak about their experience of the competition and encourage students to enter

Photo: havoc @Flickr

Academics plea for the government to protect EU citizen’s rights

The heads of thirty-five Oxford University colleges issue a letter warning of the huge impact on academia if thousands of EU staff leave UK universities