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Anthony Organ

Anthony Organ


Manchester’s got Wood: University hires TV historian

World renowned historian, Michael Wood, has made over a hundred documentaries and will teach at The University of Manchester from September

Iconic BBC site now a car park

The Oxford Road site formerly occupied by the BBC New Broadcasting House now offers car parking for £2

£23 million graphene funding boost

The European funding will be used alongside UK money to build the £61 million National Graphene Institute

‘I am not the only member of staff who has been under attack at MMU,’ says Parker

Internationally renowned Professor says ‘sorry’ to sudents in open letter after quitting MMU following ‘bullying and harassment’

Banjo Kazooie

Anthony Organ looks at the N64 classic Banjo Kazooie

David Cameron ‘insulting’ Indian students

The Prime Minister has met with criticism following his attempts to attract more Indian students to the UK

Suspended MMU Prof offered job back

Professor Ian Parker is expected to appeal the decision, which requires him to issue an apology

PCC: Clegg and Cameron ‘dunces of the year’

Tony Lloyd, Greater Manchester’s new Police and Crime Commissioner blames the government for November’s embarrassing elections

Cambridge to begin ‘Terminator Studies’

Academics at the University of Cambridge will open a new centre to study potential human “extinction” risks

LSE Students’ Union bans The Sun

LSE’s Students’ Union will no longer sell The Sun newspaper in their shops

MMU first-year wins prize at Manchester Hackathon

Computer Science student Bilawal Hameed won “Best Under 21s Creation” category and £600 for his “Bus Tracker” app

Public vote for best research photos

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

MMU student presents manifesto at Brussels

Tehseen Mirza presented the bill to MEPs, which will be voted on in the European Parliament

MMU students exhibit protest art

‘The Art of Protest: MMUnion Edition’ exhibited student artwork at MMUnion

‘Coalition to blame for low PCC elections turnout,’ says Lloyd

Greater Manchester’s PCC candidates faced questions from members of the public at the University

Students’ Union sticks with NUS

A potential referendum on whether to remain part of the NUS was voted against

£12.8m University funding boost for cancer research

The money will part-fund a £38 million partnership to improve cancer research in Manchester

Manchester PhD students make zombie film at CERN

The film, Decay, will be screened in Manchester and then released for free online

End in sight for ‘Toast Rack’

MMU’s famous Hollings Faculty will cease to be used from next year

Academics condemn regional pay proposals

60 academics signed a letter calling on the government to drop the plans