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Research offers advance in superconductors
International research shows that rhombohedral graphite can help to study potentially "game-changing effects" like superconductivity.
Drug target for aggressive breast cancer found
A team of British and American scientists have discovered a way to slow the growth of breast cancer stem cells in the lab.
Manchester photography awards hosted in China
The University staged an exhibition and ceremony in Chengdu to commemorate this year’s International Photography Competition, which promotes mutual understanding between the UK and China.
HK Centre sponsors UNESCO event
Members of the University’s community took part in the Futures of Education for Industry 4.0 and Beyond event in Hong Kong on 20 June.
Manchester maintains highest-ever position in latest world rankings
The University maintains 27th place in the QS World University Rankings 2021.
Cycle in unusual cosmic radio bursts revealed
An international team has found a repeating Fast Radio Burst, which emits very short duration bright radio pulses, in a cyclic pattern.
Willingness to take part in protests unaffected by coronavirus
Study shows that people are still willing to take part in protests in large numbers, globally, despite the coronavirus crisis.