About University history and heritage
We’re committed to researching, conserving and promoting the rich history and heritage of The University of Manchester.
Our University history and heritage activities aim to explore and protect our heritage and make it widely accessible to students, staff, alumni and the public.
For general enquiries, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet the team
Dr James Hopkins, University Historian and Head of Heritage
Dr James Hopkins was the first University Historian to be appointed at a UK university. His role combines academic research and teaching with a number of heritage management functions.
James’s research focuses on the history of knowledge institutions and the social sciences and the historic built environment of universities.
Tel: +44 (0) 161 306 3075
Carly Richardson, University Heritage Assistant
Carly contributes to the engagement with the University collections, and the conservation and documentation of each item. She is based in the Heritage office on Thursdays.
Tel: +44 (0) 161 306 3122
Will Phillips and Jemma Houghton, Senior Heritage Guides
Will and Jemma oversee the Heritage Guides and are responsible for the Heritage tours.