Aerospace and Civil Engineering
Departments 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.
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.
Social responsibility 14th March 2019
For the fourth year running, The University of Manchester (and a couple of robots) descended on the Trafford Centre to get kids talking about science and engineering at ScienceX.
Departments 19th December 2018
Santa is real… but he does have to obey the laws of physics. That’s according to Dr Rob Appleby, lecturer in high energy particle physics at The University of Manchester.
Departments 19th March 2018
A team of postgrads from The University of Manchester have emerged victorious from an international competition, thanks to the creation of a 3D-printed bionic limb. They hope soon to make the design available to the public without charge. What started as (and remains) a final year Mechanical Engineering Master’s project has resulted in Alex Agboola-Dobson […]
Departments 20th December 2017
There’re just days to go until Christmas and we bet you’ve already mentally checked out even if you’re still keeping up the pretence of focusing on anything that’s not Yuletide-related. Not us though. Here at the Faculty of Science and Engineering, we wanted to look at the science behind some of our greatest Christmas traditions […]
Departments 18th September 2017
If you’ve started a degree in science or engineering here at The University of Manchester this week, you’ve made a good choice – and you’ll be following in some very distinguished footsteps. You see, Manchester has been at the centre of the European scientific community for centuries. It was in this city that John Dalton […]
Departments 21st June 2017
Remember when a printer was just something that spurted out paper documents and emails and that you occasionally (okay, frequently) shouted at? Chances are this is still the extent of your relationship with your printer – but that could all soon change. For instance, imagine using a printer to prepare your perfect snack. A delicate […]
UOM life 1st November 2016
Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge came to The University of Manchester on 14 October 2016 and sealed a time capsule at the site of the Manchester Engineering Campus Development (MECD) during their recent visit to the city. The aluminium capsule, made by the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, will […]