Georgie Hines

Georgie Hines


Interview: Chadden Hunter

Science & Technology Editor, Georgie Hines, sits down with Planet Earth II producer Chadden Hunter to discuss conservation, the challenges of nature filmmaking, and what’s in store next

Interview: Green Party candidate Laura Bannister

We met with Green Party candidate for Withington, Laura Bannister, as part of our series of interviews with local candidates before the general election on June 8th

Preview: Pint of Science Festival returns to Manchester

The annual Pint of Science Festival is back again from the 15th–17th May, bringing together the wonders of science and the comfort (and beer!) of Manchester’s best bars and clubs

Review: Grease: The Musical

One of the West End’s biggest hits, Grease: The Musical, starts its premiere run in Manchester with a spectacular Sandy and plenty of nostalgia

Preview: MedX Future of Healthcare conference

Manchester healthcare innovation start-up, ReThinkX, is to hold their 3rd annual MedX Future of Healthcare conference on 25th March

Feature: Women of Science campaign

Manchester PhD researcher, Rhys Archer, speaks to The Mancunion about her journey to empower female scientists around the world, with her inspiring and ‘relatable’ Women of Science campaign

The Mancunion does TEDxManchester

Here are the 10 most important ‘less is more’ lessons The Mancunion learnt at this February’s TedxManchester conference

Preview: Budget ‘Hack’ Day

As we prepare for our first Budget since Brexit was decided, [email protected] are holding a Budget ‘Hack’ Day with a live stream and expert speakers to advise us on what’s coming next

Gary Neville plans to open a university

The former footballer, alongside brother, Ryan, and Paul Scholes, are in talks with Lancaster University to open new sites across Manchester

Disabling brain cell tap causes neurodegeneration

Researchers from the University of Manchester have found that the deactivation of a neuron tap is a potential cause of neurodegeneration

Northumbria University fined for caffeine test

Two students were hospitalised after given a caffeine dose equivalent to 300 cups of coffee in a non-risk assessed test

Jodrell Bank blocks home development plans

Fears of increased signal pollution from new homes behind ruling against 120-home development

Bath chemistry academic leads Christmas Lectures

Professor Saiful Islam, will present ‘Supercharged: Fuelling the Future’ at the 80th anniversary of Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

Free education protestors occupy University of Warwick building

Student protesters occupied The Slate, the University of Warwick’s new conference building, to protest against the “devastating consequences” of the government’s new Teaching Excellence Framework

Female scientists sign letter against hate

Following Trump’s victory in the US election, nearly 9,000 women have signed an open letter against the “hateful rhetoric that was given a voice” against science and hate

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

May pledges £2bn a year to science

Theresa May promises an annual £2 billion to scientific research and development (R&D) by 2020 and review of current tax incentives to help the UK’s science and technology industry

Preview: OMG! Girls in Tech

To be held on the 28th October, the OMG! Girls in Tech conference aims to inspire young women to challenge stereotypes and recognise their potential in the tech industry

A response to ‘Dear fresher females studying STEM’

It is no longer a question of whether women are underrepresented in science—it is a fact. So why are we still having to defend ourselves?

Universities to charge fees over £9,500

Despite the fee cap promise of £9,000 in 2012, universities are set to increase their fees to above £9,500 due to a new government framework

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