Heritage 19th March 2019
Find out the stories – including knights and rock stars – behind some of the names of North Campus’s most famous buildings.
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.
Heritage 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.
Heritage 31st October 2018
Picture the scene: a mist (or should that be a UMIST?) hangs low over an old city churchyard. Men and boys are busily digging pits in the earth, in search of the deceased who have lain in rest here for close to a century. In total, they will uncover and move thousands of bodies – but why? Read on to learn more about The University of Manchester’s ghoulish history.