Departments 10th December 2020
Matthias Noebels and Dr Mathaios Panteli provide an update on the resilience of the UK’s electricity network as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Departments 28th April 2020
This week we have a guest post on resilience of the UK’s electricity network during periods of crisis – and how the lights are being kept on during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Research impact and institutes 3rd October 2019
Tucked away on The University of Manchester’s North Campus, researchers are harnessing lightning – not to bring monsters to life, but to safeguard the future of the UK’s power network.
Research impact and institutes 25th March 2019
This week marks the second Greater Manchester Green Summit. Electric vehicles are the obvious replacement to cars that run on fossil fuels – but how much further along the road (sorry) are the public to embracing them? We got the lowdown from the experts.
Departments 2nd November 2018
Lightning doesn’t strike twice – unless you happen to be stood in the High Voltage (HV) Lab at The University of Manchester, that is. On Sunday, this institution – officially named the National Grid Power Systems Research Centre – celebrates its Diamond Anniversary. We take a look back at its history and the achievements recorded […]
UOM life 25th September 2018
On the block between Grosvenor Street, Upper Brook Street and Booth Street East, a huge construction project is underway. It’s difficult to tell right now, but when the work is complete, it will cover the space of 11 football pitches. In fact, the main building, MEC Hall, could house a sandwich made from Beetham Towers […]
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 […]