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University rises in latest world rankings
The Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019 has listed Manchester as the 33rd best institution in the world.
UK astronomy instrument set for Mexico
A new instrument, developed by UK experts including Manchester astronomers, to help us understand how stars are born is bound for the Large Millimetre Telescope in Mexico.
Manchester institutions awarded sanctuary status
The University and Manchester Museum have been awarded sanctuary status to celebrate their good practice in welcoming asylum seekers and refugees into the community.
Manchester part of new global network for UN's SDGs
The University is part of a new network that will boost the contribution of higher education institutions to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda.
Festivals encourage more sustainable lifestyles
A Manchester-led study suggests music festivals offer an opportunity to try more sustainable lifestyles, including saving water from showering less.
Call to tackle life expectancy of those with mental illness
An international team has found that people with mental illness have health challenges which contribute towards a gap in life expectancy of around 20 years.