Citizen Scientists: How amateur science can shape your life
Dip your toes into the world of amateur science, guided by scientist Falgunee Sarker
Lifestyle Loves: The Northern Quarter
The first in our new series of recommendations is Manchester’s Northern Quarter – if you’re looking for inspiration or new places to try, we’ve got you covered
Plant Hunt MCR is back this weekend!
The plant hunt is back this weekend and it’s mega! Run around Manchester in the sun, finding your new plant soul mate… for free!
Grand design your home on a budget
Transform your student space with these tops tips, ranging from plants and prints to nifty storage solutions.
No more tears: tearless onions now sold in the UK
Onions are a must-have kitchen staple, but regularly leave cooks in tears. How is science helping to solve the problem?
The best apps for plant parents
Sometimes our plants need a little bit of extra love, and these apps will help you give it.
Plants can be sexy too
We might find plants appealing to look at, but to each other the sex appeal is rampant
Intelligent plants and their senses
How much do our plants understand about their surroundings? Maybe more than we think.
I can’t be-leaf it: How and why the autumn leaves change colour
Every autumn, we know that the leaves will change and fall from trees, but what is the science controlling beautiful phenomenon?
Why plants are the future: UoM hosts first TEDextra talk of the year
Edward O’Shea hosts a TEDextra talk at The University of Manchester discussing how genetically manipulated plants may be the answer to tackling climate change
Get a houseplant: join the trend and watch the benefits grow
Houseplants are everywhere, but it’s important to take care of them and give them the love they deserve!
Free plants for postgraduate students
Research has indicated that having certain plants in an office environment can be beneficial
Keen on Green
Astrid Kitchen lets us know how getting more foliage in our lives could improve our cognitive function