The Buzz podcast 28th January 2021
The second season of The Buzz podcast begins with astrophysicist Dr Eamonn Kerins, who helps us answer one of life’s biggest questions: Do aliens exist?
UOM life 4th May 2020
Manchester is often at the forefront of things, but did you know the city may well be responsible for Star Wars Day on May 4th? Find out how here.
The Buzz podcast 5th March 2020
In this episode of The Buzz, we celebrate The University of Manchester’s own women of science – both past and present. We speak to Prof Danielle George and Dr Andrea Murray, and we chat about some of Manchester’s iconic women of science.
UOM life 23rd July 2019
There ain’t no party like a Jodrell Bank Party, and at its annual festival Bluedot this weekend, there were plenty of reasons to celebrate. Find out how the event marked the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landings with magic and flair.
Heritage 17th July 2019
The Lovell Telescope is an iconic structure and the jewel in the crown of Jodrell Bank. Read all about the man after which it is named: Sir Bernard Lovell.
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.
Heritage 1st April 2019
This April Fools’ Day, we’ve got a little challenge for you. Take a look at our five stories from across the Faculty of Science and Engineering and see if you can work out the fiction lurking between the facts.
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.
Research impact and institutes 26th February 2019
A global effort including astronomers at Jodrell Bank has helped to answer a question scientists have debated for decades – what exactly happens in the aftermath of two stars colliding.
UOM life 12th December 2018
Did you know that without mathematicians, the entire Universe would crumble and decay into nothing? At least, that’s according to a classic episode of Doctor Who (our School of Mathematics colleagues are good, but even they’re not holding-together-the-very-fabric-of-the-Universe good). Logopolis is the final instalment in the adventures of the Fourth Doctor, played by the legendary […]