Jacklin Kwan

Jacklin Kwan


Protesting during lockdown: How to make your voice heard safely

Protesting during lockdown: How to make your voice heard safely

The Mancunion spoke with several of Manchester’s activist groups to find out how people can protest safely and effectively during lockdown
UoM reveals potential loss of over £270m due to COVID-19

UoM reveals potential loss of over £270m due to COVID-19

With the start of the academic year still hanging in the balance, UoM predicts up to 80% drops in international students and 20% in home/EU students
UoM’s China-backed institute denies propaganda role

UoM’s China-backed institute denies propaganda role

There are more than 500 Confucius Institutes around the world, with each one ‘serving its community’ in a unique way
Manchester graphene research: is the military muscling in?

Manchester graphene research: is the military muscling in?

Questions are being asked about some of the organisations helping to fund graphene research
An interview with 2018’s Faraday Prize winner

An interview with 2018’s Faraday Prize winner

Jacklin Kwan talks to University of Manchester’s very own Professor Danielle George following her triumph in earning the prestigious award
Manchester scientists in breakthrough at CERN

Manchester scientists in breakthrough at CERN

University of Manchester scientists have successfully rotate a beam of high energy protons for the first time
The Campus Masterplan 2022

The Campus Masterplan 2022

The Campus Masterplan looks to have placed an emphasis on STEM subjects over others
UK to lose full access to the EU Galileo sat-nav system

UK to lose full access to the EU Galileo sat-nav system

The UK has pledged at least £92m to a satellite navigation system that is proposed to rival the EU’s Galileo project. After the EU announced that the UK would not be able to access sensitive encrypted data from Galileo post-Brexit this coming March, the UK has threatened to launch its own sat-nav system despite having […]
Don’t demand your money back!

Don’t demand your money back!

Petitions for compensation add to the problem rather than resolve it
Science around the world

Science around the world

Jacklin Kwan reports on key contributions to science from around the globe
Modern romance is broken

Modern romance is broken

How suffocating fixations on monogamous loyalty ruins our relationships
Is it still okay to like anything made by anyone anymore?

Is it still okay to like anything made by anyone anymore?

Anyone being: John Travolta, Woody Allen, Kevin Spacey (and the list goes on…)
Carillion’s liquidation is disturbing for many reasons

Carillion’s liquidation is disturbing for many reasons

The collapse of the UK’s second largest construction company highlights significant flaws in how we envisage government regulation

What it’s like being a ‘girl gamer’

Traditionally ‘nerdy’ sub-cultures are terrible to women

The LGBTQ+ society gives students free HIV tests in the SU

The Mancunion talks to the university’s LGBTQ+ society about World AIDS Day and the importance of knowing your status

The fear of mediocrity and failure

Why we avoid meaningful pursuits, and what needs to change

Do you know what goes on in the Stopford Building?

Is it okay that many of us don’t comprehend the costs of animal testing?

Where Brian Cox has failed

Anti-vaxxers, climate change deniers, evolution skeptics: the way we deal with alternative facts is disconnected and impractical

Robots: the hopes and perils of the future

Featuring an interview with Professor Barry Lennox, and a look into ‘Tommorow’s World Live’

Universities are not businesses

Nor are they “bastions of academic integrity”. The way we think about universities is outdated

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