Heritage 17th June 2020
Sir John Cockcroft helped to prevent an even bigger disaster when fire broke out at the Windscale nuclear facility in 1957. Find out how.
Departments 20th May 2020
When Albert Einstein came to the UK to speak about his Theory of Relativity, he chose The University of Manchester. Discover the story behind the lecture.
Departments 1st April 2020
Dr Kristy Turner unearths the remarkable story of Rona Robinson, a Manchester suffragette and the first UK woman to gain a first-class chemistry degree.
Departments 4th March 2020
Within the new MECD development sits a nod to Manchester’s past. Discover the fascinating history of Oddfellows Hall and its importance to the city.
Departments 20th February 2020
Do you know about Alan Turing’s Olympic-level running ability? The mysteries surrounding his death? Discover all this and more about the ‘father of computer science’.
Heritage 28th January 2020
The impact of the Victorian era can be seen in abundance through the streets of Manchester, but it runs even deeper than that!
Heritage 11th December 2019
Our Christmas gift to you: 12 fascinating facts about Sackville Street Building, one of the University’s most iconic buildings. Merry Christmas from The Hub!
Departments 20th November 2019
Alan Turing is known for his genius; what’s lesser known is his philanthropic side. Here we look at the mathematics and computer science genius from a new angle.
Departments 15th October 2019
LONG READ: Discover the amazing life of Ernest Rutherford and the quirkier stories that shaped the man who ‘split the atom’ at Manchester and is regarded as the father of nuclear physics.
Heritage 9th October 2019
Three UMIST alumni recently held a special reunion on North Campus – find out how going to university can help launch careers and form friendships that last a lifetime.