UOM life 24th June 2019
In the week of International Women in Engineering Day 2019, we celebrate our own women of engineering both past and present.
Heritage 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.
UOM life 13th June 2019
After almost half a century, we’re heading back to the Moon. In an international effort led by NASA, the return will provide scientists with clues to Earth’s past and hope for its future, as Dr Jim Green, NASA’s Chief Scientist, explains.
Research impact and institutes 7th June 2019
There’s something exciting going on in the Badlands of Wyoming, and we’ve dug up a few clues for you. Join us as we introduce the real Jurassic Park.
Schools 22nd May 2019
Meet Roy Conway, a 72-year-old PhD student in the School of Materials and advocate for studying in later life. As he tells The Hub, he’s not ready for his pipe and slippers just yet…
Research impact and institutes 14th May 2019
A new flapless plane that aerospace students attending The University of Manchester have been working on for 15 years has taken its first flight – and could now revolutionise air travel as we know it.
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.
Social responsibility 2nd May 2019
The Faculty’s first Girls into STEM event took place last week, providing an opportunity for more than 100 nine to 11-year-olds to meet some of our academics and ask them anything.
Research impact and institutes 25th April 2019
A new species of spider discovered in Hong Kong cannot only jump and dance up a storm – it’s a master of disguise too.
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.