We partner with a number of centres and institutes from in and around the University. They include:
Our partners 22nd November 2019
The Manchester Institute of Biotechnology has been named as the recipient of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education.
Our partners 7th November 2019
A new breakthrough made by scientists at The University of Manchester could see jet fuel, petrol and diesel one day replaced by biofuel made from an ocean bacteria.
Our partners 9th September 2019
Manchester’s unique advanced materials expertise – including the breakthrough benefits of graphene – is a global game-changer, according to guest author David Hilton.
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 28th November 2018
More than 70 years after the Enigma was cracked by Alan Turing and his colleagues at Bletchley Park, innovative technology housed at The University of Manchester has provided a detailed peek beneath the bonnet of the German wartime cipher machine. A deadly weapon The German Enigma machine was integral in providing the Axis powers with […]
Our partners 22nd November 2018
President Trump denies it; the rest of the world has signed up to combat it. Climate change and how to tackle it is one of the largest problems we’re facing this century – so much so that the Paris Agreement (a landmark agreement to combat climate change) was drawn up in 2015. Now, Manchester has […]
Our partners 31st August 2018
A new breakthrough means that the inclusion of graphene in the manufacture of underwater oil and gas networks could be in the pipeline. Corrosion is not only very expensive to fix, but it can also lead to “catastrophic failure” when not addressed. However, graphene could act as the perfect barrier to the problem. A paper […]
Our partners 5th July 2018
While Andy Murray may be missing from the courts at Wimbledon this summer, another British legend has made a return appearance – graphene. The advanced material, first isolated here at The University of Manchester, is featured in the design of certain tennis racquets and helps players add power to their play. The inclusion of graphene […]
Our partners 26th April 2018
As part of my work at the Dalton Cumbrian Facility, I had the opportunity to visit Chernobyl last month. There are few people working in the nuclear industry who don’t know what happened at the power plant near the town of Pripyat, in what is now the Ukraine, 32 years ago this week. For those […]
Our partners 7th February 2018
I work in a place where robots roam the hallways, chemists explore radioactive materials and physicists work with the world’s most powerful dual-beam particle accelerator. Located between the Irish Sea and the beautiful Lake District National Park, the Dalton Cumbrian Facility is a satellite site for the University of Manchester’s Dalton Nuclear Institute. It is […]