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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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Ignored Histories: Empire in Education with Anindita Ghosh

As we continue our theme of black history month, this week Ellie Tivey talks to UoM senior lecturer Anindita Ghosh to discuss why history classrooms around the country are severely lacking in education on colonialism and how this is affecting our understandings of the world

Cleft (2017), Photo: theWhitworth

Remembering Partition with the New North South: Reena Saini Kallat

Manchester Museum’s new exhibition redefines borders and bonds as Arts Editor Cicely Ryder-Belson previews the show with artist Reena Saini Kallat

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Rewind: This week in music history

Hannah Brierley takes you back to look through some of the music worlds highs and lows of the past in this week in music history

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Review: Object Lessons

Manchester Museum celebrates art and science through its new collection of curiosities

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Stop crying Hitler

David Moseley draws upon reactions from both ends of the political spectrum to argue that we must be more acute in our historical comparisons

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A tale of two globalisations

Recent populist movements that have elected Donald Trump and led to Brexit display a need to expand our vocabulary when speaking of globalisation

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Pro-EU intellectuals must speak out

Intelligence continues to be feared by the political elite, as demonstrated by some of those campaigning for a ‘hard’ Brexit

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How about decolonisation ‘debates’ fall down, instead?

Arguments about the decolonisation of higher education courses have reached a new low, with the suggestion that science is racist

Wonder Materials 'glittering graphene'

Preview: Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond

A new exhibition at the Museum of Science and Industry tells the story of graphene and its seemingly unstoppable potential

History FC

Campus Sport: a focus on History FC and Netball

A look at History’s football and netball teams

Victoria Brignell in the studio. Photo: John McCafferty

Interview: In Our Time producer Victoria Brignell

Victoria Brignell is a producer of BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time. We talked about the programme’s role in academia, access to a career in the media, and the future of Radio 4