The virtual therapist: Could online CBT revolutionise mental health care?
With 25% of mental health patients waiting more than 12 weeks on the NHS for psychological treatments, could iCBT provide treatment for sufferers of depression and anxiety?
10 things to know before you take a year abroad
Embarking on your year abroad can be daunting. There are so many things to remember, along with the added pressure of being in another country alone. Fell prepared and reassure with our guide to a year abroad!
Astrology: Is it science?
How does astrology actually work and why do so many people believe in it?
Manchester’s study cafés
Phoebe Moore explores a few of Manchester’s cafés to give the lowdown of what to expect if you want to study off-campus
UoM study indicates unnecessary antibiotics prescriptions could lead to increased hospital admissions
A study has found that the risks of going to hospital with another infection directly correlates to the number of antibiotic prescriptions in the previous three years
Cause of rare genetic brain disease discovered by UoM
An international collaboration including researchers from the University of Manchester has helped to identify a new cause of Hereditary Spastic Paraplegias (HSP)
UoM study finds possible link between higher pain levels and humid weather
New research suggests that people with long term health conditions are 20 percent more likely to suffer from higher pain levels on humid and windy days with low atmospheric pressure
Erasmus students left in limbo as Brexit fiasco continues
Erasmus programmes are in jeopardy over loss of funding
Prepping for postgrad
As term, and university for many, draws to an end, Eva Gerretsen gives some much needed advice on how to prepare for life as a post-grad.
UoM study says at-risk women should be screened for breast cancer earlier
The long-term trial found that annual breast screening in women aged 35-39 who were identified to be at ‘moderate’ or ‘high’ risk of breast cancer detected tumours when they were significantly smaller in size and less likely to spread
The backside of Instagram: why our Monday motivators are all the same
Instagram is full of fitness related accounts, but how damaging is ‘fitspiration’? Emma Price looks at the wealth of misinformation spread by influencers, and the impact it has on both mental and physical health
The fear of mediocrity and failure
Why we avoid meaningful pursuits, and what needs to change
Become a master of memory within weeks
A new memorising technique has revealed that we may all have the capability to become a ‘genius’
Manchester is tenth most expensive city for students
Manchester has been announced the tenth most expensive city to study in, but with the rise of competitive institutions, will the University continue to attract prospective students?
Combatting Freshers’ Flu
Feeling a bit under the weather? Read on for some useful tips on how to take care of yourself this semester
(Healthy) Mind over matter: How stress can affect your diet
We discuss the effect of stress on the body, and how negative thinking can affect your healthy lifestyle
England’s young adults lagging behind in literacy and numeracy
New study ranks England’s 16-24-year-olds behind rest of developed world
Hearing voices potentially helpful?
University scientists are planning to investigate the possibility hearing voices may help people to achieve life goals. Dr. Filippo Varese and Dr. Sara Tai, from the University’s School of Psychological Sciences, are conducting the study. They are looking for volunteers from Greater Manchester with experience hearing voices, whether this experience is positive, negative or neutral. According […]