Articles tagged with 'humanities' | University of Manchester

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2024
01
March
2024
| 10:00 Europe/London
The question of where the boundary between classical and quantum physics lies is one of the longest-standing pursuits of modern scientific research and in new research published today, scientists demonstrate a novel platform that could help us find a...
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29
February
2024
| 10:00 Europe/London
A project to learn about women’s experiences of abuse whilst out running has found that more than two-thirds of them have been abused in some way. 
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08
February
2024
| 10:36 Europe/London
Imagine making one change to a farm field so that as well as producing food, it also generated building materials, fuel and fodder. At the same time, this change would nourish the health of the soil, regulate the micro-climate and support pest-contro...
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07
February
2024
| 12:01 Europe/London
A new report has revealed a crisis in children’s autism assessment, warning that thousands of autistic children and young people are waiting months - or even years - for health and education support....
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06
February
2024
| 16:30 Europe/London
Our University has been awarded accreditation status by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the leading global authority on the environment – one of only twenty universities worldwide to have been given this accolade....
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02
February
2024
| 15:25 Europe/London
BBC Radio 4 will broadcast an appeal on behalf of Manchester-based music charity In Place of War from Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien this weekend.
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31
January
2024
| 14:09 Europe/London
Lou Cordwell OBE has been appointed Professor of Innovation at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIOIR) at Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS), and Special Advisor to the Office of the President and Vice-Chancellor....
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24
January
2024
| 11:01 Europe/London
The University of Manchester has been awarded over £23.5m by the government’s Department for Education (DfE) to lead a national consortium of eight Russell Group universities to provide over 400 doctoral programme training places for practitioner edu...
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22
January
2024
| 11:11 Europe/London
An international collaborative led by The University of Manchester and the University of Leicester has published a new paper which outlines how to reduce COVID-19 health inequity among ethnic minority groups....
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16
January
2024
| 15:50 Europe/London
The University of Manchester's Jason Allen-Paisant has been named the winner of the UK’s most prestigious poetry award, the TS Eliot Prize.
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04
January
2024
| 13:49 Europe/London
Almost immediately after being appointed as foreign secretary, David Cameron’s ties with China generated difficult headlines for Rishi Sunak’s government.
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04
January
2024
| 13:29 Europe/London
Way back in February 2020, before most of us really knew anything about COVID, we wrote an article for The Conversation about “leaveism” and its impact on flexible working.
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2023
30
December
2023
| 11:03 Europe/London
Three University of Manchester Professors are among those recognised in the King's 2024 New Year Honours List. 
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21
December
2023
| 15:23 Europe/London
This year’s Winter Graduation saw more of our Equity and Merit Scholarship students receive their awards and celebrate their academic achievements.
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20
December
2023
| 09:39 Europe/London
The video from a  groundbreaking debate on animal research held at The University of Manchester's  Whitworth hall has been published.
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20
December
2023
| 09:00 Europe/London
Our fantastic Humanities colleagues have been doing great things once again this year. Here are some of the most popular and interesting news stories from the faculty in 2023 - enjoy!
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13
December
2023
| 10:00 Europe/London
The collaboration will support the development of future engineering talent, as well as drive the development of innovative and sustainable power solutions.
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08
December
2023
| 14:45 Europe/London
A new study from experts at The University of Manchester and the University of East Anglia has revealed why some ‘eco goods’ may fare better than others as a UK recession looms.
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08
December
2023
| 14:12 Europe/London
Life expectancy has increased globally - however, in employment, healthcare and communities, older people face significant challenges which can prevent them from living healthy, dignified lives. The UN’s Decade of Healthy Aging, 2021-2023 was establi...
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08
December
2023
| 13:50 Europe/London
Protecting and restoring forests is one of the cheapest and most effective options for mitigating the carbon emissions heating Earth.
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06
December
2023
| 12:00 Europe/London
17,000 year 10 students across Greater Manchester have completed the #BeeWell survey this autumn, in addition to 73,000 completed surveys since 2021. In this time, over 180 schools have taken part in #BeeWell across GM....
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04
December
2023
| 15:39 Europe/London
The Masood Entrepreneurship Centre (MEC) are pleased to announce that the Venture Further Awards Competition is now open!
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20
November
2023
| 10:00 Europe/London
The Masood Entrepreneurship Centre (MEC) is thrilled to announce the resounding success of the most recent Global Entrepreneurship Week.
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17
November
2023
| 09:22 Europe/London
Dr Saskia Warren, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, presented the findings of her report ‘Our Parliamentary Art Collection: New Directions for Audiences, Interpretation, and Social Justice’ to The Lords Panel and Commons Committee at UK Parliament ...
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10
November
2023
| 14:34 Europe/London
Masood Entrepreneurship Centre (MEC) is hosting a series of events in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week - 13th -17th November. 
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10
November
2023
| 11:35 Europe/London
A new report from researchers at The University of Manchester, the Manchester BME Network and the Centre for Ageing Better says that the cost of living crisis is having a disproportionate impact on older African and Caribbean, South Asian and other e...
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09
November
2023
| 16:03 Europe/London
The African Cities Research Consortium (ACRC) based at The University of Manchester is commencing pilot action research projects in four African cities: Nairobi, Kenya; Harare, Zimbabwe; Maiduguri, Nigeria and Mogadishu, Somalia....
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09
November
2023
| 13:33 Europe/London
An international team of over 40 researchers is calling for COP28 discussions to address the destruction of non-forest regions, as featured in Nature ecology and evolution.  The current global attention on forest loss does not recognise the importanc...
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07
November
2023
| 12:08 Europe/London
Jersey’s government has published a report into assisted dying after an ethical review was undertaken by three experts, including one from The University of Manchester’s Centre for Social Ethics and Policy....
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02
November
2023
| 11:40 Europe/London
Advances in Earth Observation (EO) are transforming how we understand and respond to the global biodiversity crisis but are also creating urgent social justice challenges for people living in conserved lands. EO data, derived from technologies such a...
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