Departments 22nd August 2019
Discover the remarkable life of Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw, a woman who did so much for the University, education, maths, the advancement of women, and much more.
Heritage 17th July 2019
The Lovell Telescope is an iconic structure and the jewel in the crown of Jodrell Bank. Read all about the man after which it is named: Sir Bernard Lovell.
Heritage 11th July 2019
To mark Jodrell Bank being awarded UNESCO World Heritage status, read the first in our three-part series celebrating this much-loved observatory and its place in scientific history.
Departments 20th June 2019
To mark the birthday of the ‘Baby’ computer – built right here, at Manchester – we take a look at the life and achievements of one of the men who made it: Tom Kilburn.
Heritage 9th May 2019
Read all about the fascinating lives of James Lighthill and Frank Morton, men after which two of our North Campus buildings are named.
Heritage 16th April 2019
Do you know who the Ferranti Building on North Campus is named after? Discover the fascinating stories attached to this famous name.
Heritage 1st April 2019
This April Fools’ Day, we’ve got a little challenge for you. Take a look at our five stories from across the Faculty of Science and Engineering and see if you can work out the fiction lurking between the facts.
Heritage 19th March 2019
Find out the stories – including knights and rock stars – behind some of the names of North Campus’s most famous buildings.
Heritage 4th March 2019
Discover the extraordinary story of Manchester researcher Kathleen Drew-Baker, and how her work saved a multi-billion pound food industry.
Departments 11th February 2019
This United Nations’ Day of Women and Girls in Science, we celebrate one of the brightest stars in physics – Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, the world-renowned physicist who discovered pulsars.