Aliya Ismangil

Aliya Ismangil


ScienceX at the Trafford Centre

ScienceX at the Trafford Centre

The free event, organised by the University of Manchester’s Faculty of Science and Engineering, comes to the intu Trafford Centre on the 14th and15th April
Open Mind Manchester launch peer mentor scheme

Open Mind Manchester launch peer mentor scheme

The student society has set up a new scheme that aims to provide a supplementary support system to those already in place at the University
Micro-robots: flying bees and jumping spiders

Micro-robots: flying bees and jumping spiders

Dr Mostafa Nabawy of the University of Manchester turns science-fiction to science fact in presenting his work on robot spiders and bees
Social media isn’t the cause of mental ill-health

Social media isn’t the cause of mental ill-health

The media seems to express increasing concern over the dangers of social media on mental health, but we’re focusing on the wrong thing
Citizen science project aims to unpick ‘Secrets of Happiness’

Citizen science project aims to unpick ‘Secrets of Happiness’

University of Manchester clinical psychologist, Dr Sara Tai, has started a new collaborative project to unpick what happiness is
100 million year old spider with tail found in fossil

100 million year old spider with tail found in fossil

An international team of researchers, including University of Manchester’s Dr Russell Garwood, find a fossil that suggests spiders used to have tails
Manchester council plans to build ‘Tower of Light’

Manchester council plans to build ‘Tower of Light’

The tower will be part of the £18 million Manchester Civic Quarter Heat Network project, aimed to be environmentally friendly energy solution for the city centre
UoM part of new government ‘Institute of Coding’

UoM part of new government ‘Institute of Coding’

The £20 million consortium of universities and industry leads aims to fill the UK digital skills gap
Once in a ‘super blue blood moon’

Once in a ‘super blue blood moon’

Many were excited by the rare lunar event that happened on the 31st January, but University of Manchester professor Tim O’Brien is not so sure
Tim Peake’s space capsule coming to Manchester

Tim Peake’s space capsule coming to Manchester

The Soyuz space capsule that carried British astronaut Tim Peake is to make a landing at Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry as part of its museum tour
Robot scientist aids drug-resistant malaria treatment discovery

Robot scientist aids drug-resistant malaria treatment discovery

AI robot, Eve, helped researchers at The University of Manchester and Cambridge to find that a toothpaste ingredient is effective against a drug-resistant malaria parasite
Proton beam cancer treatment to start in Manchester

Proton beam cancer treatment to start in Manchester

The Christie Hospital in Manchester is to open the first high-energy proton beam cancer treatment centre run by the NHS
It’s app-ening: five apps to keep you studying

It’s app-ening: five apps to keep you studying

Get back on track with your studies with the help of these smartphone apps

Manchester scientists find new test predicts skin cancer return

New findings from the CRUK Manchester Institute show that a test for tumour DNA in the blood can predict skin cancer returning

Revolutionary graphene sports shoes

The University of Manchester and sportswear company innov-8 collaborate to develop revolutionary new running and fitness shoes using graphene

Cafe in Chorlton considers going cashless

Barbecue, a coffee shop on Wilbraham Road, is to stop accepting cash payments completely

Uranium discovery could lead to biodegradable plastic

University of Manchester chemists have found Uranium can perform reactions previously thought to be impossible

Virtual reality in the classroom

Eventual adds a shared virtual reality experience for classrooms to their VR Platform

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

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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