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Interview: Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell

Editor-in-Chief Kirstie O’Mahony sat down with the VC to talk all things gender, Brexit and, of course, strikes

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Scotland’s Lions

After over a decade of mishandling Scotland, the Scottish National Party is inevitably losing their popular base, and it’s about time

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Shifting sands: the future of EU-Africa relations

European Affairs society hosts engaging talk inviting students to think about EU’s role with Africa and other former colonised areas’ development and trade on the eve of Brexit

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Students’ Union launch Brexit survey

The survey hopes to particularly capture students’ views on the single market

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Manchester University praise continuation of Erasmus+ until 2020

Erasmus+ supports students who wish to study across the EU for up to twelve months and the UK’s participation in the scheme post 2019 was unclear

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Concerns raised over potential loss of EU funding for Manchester University

Fears have been shared over the future of funding for scientific research in a post-Brexit Britain

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1 in 5 UK GPs trained abroad, Manchester study finds

A study by the Medical eResearch Centre at the University of Manchester has found 5% of UK GPs come from the EU, with a further 17% coming from elsewhere overseas

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The creative space: Hilda with Rishi Pelham and Megan Purvis

This month’s Creative Space winners were Rishi Pelham and Megan Purvis, University of Manchester graduates whose new film, ‘Hilda’, is soon to be set for release. Ellie Tivey chats to the pair about their “passion project” and the importance of telling it like it is

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How British are you? Take the test

The current application for British citizenship sees prospective citizens studying to answer exam questions that read more like novelty Christmas cracker factoids than a test of cultural understanding

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Manchester University questioned over Brexit teaching

Students’ Union Education Officer suggested that “government interfering with academic autonomy is dangerous” as letter is sent to MPs about Brexit teaching

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National Hate Crime Awareness Week

This week marks the start of UK’s ‘National Hate Crime Awareness Week’ here in Manchester

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Migration researchers team up with theatre group

The multi-media theatre production is part of the University of Manchester’s first-ever Manchester Migration Month spanning across October