MACE 14th November 2023
You’d be forgiven for wondering what on earth a ‘Giant Foamboard Quadcopter’ is. Better yet, you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s something out of a DC movie or Stan Lee comic strip. Superheroes and gadgets aside, picture this: it’s CASCADE Collaboration Workshop Week, and a group of 35 students and researchers from UK universities were […]
Research impact and institutes 31st October 2023
It’s a crisp autumn morning. There’s a chill in the air and the crunch of leaves underfoot, Manchester is adorned with a kaleidoscope of vibrant crimson and orange hues. In the spirit of Halloween, our friends over at the Photon Science Institute have honoured the holiday in the best way they know how: using a […]
Social responsibility 26th July 2023
If you’ve got kids who support a football team, chances are they’ve owned a replica shirt at one time or another. In fact, let’s be honest, if you’re a football fan there’s probably an equal chance you’ve owned one yourself. Replica football shirts are big business; shirts account for the largest part of a football […]
The Buzz podcast 6th June 2023
The Buzz speaks to Dr Marco Domingos about the immense potential of 3D printing – plus the benefits, challenges and ethical questions it raises.
Research impact and institutes 18th May 2023
Might aliens – one day – discover humans, and not the other way around? Student Lucinda Shirreffs considers exciting new research suggesting just that.
Research impact and institutes 4th May 2023
Student Lucinda Shirreffs sets focus on pulsars – and how Manchester researchers are helping to measure their properties in greater accuracy than ever before.
Heritage 18th April 2023
To mark World Heritage Day (18 April) we take a look at the remarkable – and truly unique – story of science and engineering here at The University of Manchester.
Research impact and institutes 13th April 2023
Discover the ‘cosmic concrete’ that Manchester scientists believe might, one day, enable humans to build a colony on Mars – and aid the climate fight on Earth.
Heritage 30th March 2023
Manchester student Henry Lloyd-Hughes digs a little deeper into the Firs Environmental Research Station’s important – and surprising – contributions to WWI.
Departments 23rd March 2023
A huge, record-breaking footprint has been discovered along ‘Dinosaur Coast’ in Yorkshire – and scientists are excited by what it could mean.