Earth and Environmental Sciences
Dinosaurs 30th April 2020
In this episode of The Buzz, we’re talking about dinosaurs and learning about one of the University’s most exciting projects – Mission Jurassic.
Departments 19th March 2020
A University of Manchester microbiologist has formed a new research partnership that could revolutionise farming techniques in Kenya – and potentially across the world.
UOM life 5th February 2020
Hear from the winners of our International and Indian Excellence Scholarship Awards, recognised for their outstanding pre-university academic performance.
Departments 13th August 2019
We’re celebrating International Left Handers Day – a day human evolution and natural selection dictates should not exist. And yet it does. We find out why.
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.
Dinosaurs 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.
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 4th March 2019
Discover the extraordinary story of Manchester researcher Kathleen Drew-Baker, and how her work saved a multi-billion pound food industry.
Dinosaurs 28th January 2019
Discover the extraordinary story of academic and explorer William Boyd Dawkins, the first Professor of Geology and Palaeontology at Manchester and former Curator of Manchester Museum, whose incredible study is recreated at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery.
Departments 16th January 2019
A detailed digital 3D model of a colossal skull has been created – and the creature it came from is the key to unlocking one of the UK’s longest standing dinosaur mysteries.