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Lecturer admits to false cancer and MS claims for PhD extensions

The University of Manchester did not wish to comment on the revelation

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Postgraduate students feel unrepresented by Students’ Union

Students’ Union Education Officer “gutted” by the decision to not introduce a Postgraduate Students’ Union Officer


Manchester University accused of unprofessionalism and censorship

Majid Ahmed has been left scared for his future after being threatened with disciplinary action after taking his PhD tuition fee case public.

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Manchester to host postgraduate study fair

The postgraduate fair is open to all University students and graduates but is ideally placed for Manchester students given it is taking place in the city

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Student’s new cane design to change visually impaired lives

A wireless cane developed by a Manchester PhD student that detects your surroundings is expected to revolutionise quality of life for the blind and visually impaired

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Cambridge student found murdered in Cairo

Visiting scholar and Cambridge Ph.D. student Giulio Regeni was found murdered in Cairo

Aala El-Khani. Photo: The University of Manchester

Ph.D. student committed to supporting refugees graduates

Aala El-Khani has been working on her psychology Ph.D. for four years, a project that has helped thousands gain valuable parenting guidance

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Career Corner: Michael Lawson

The place where former Manchester students report back from the ‘real world.’ This week, we chat to research geochemist Michael Lawson.

Dr. Innocent Orora helped to save lives Photo: University of Manchester

Hero Doctor helps victims of Kenyan mall massacre

University of Manchester PhD reveals his experience helping victims of Kenyan mall massacre

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Why I don’t want a PhD

Antonia Jennings tells us why a career in academia isn’t as good as it first sounds

Rachael takes her place in the infamous black chair.

Mastermind success for blind University of Manchester student

‘Festive Fifty’ expert Rachael Neiman through to the semi-finals

The winning photograph, taken at Lviv, Ukraine. Photo: Benjamin Tallis

Public vote for best research photos

University of Manchester researchers were asked to enter photos which help to explain their research