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June 2024 Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell portrait unveiled at the Whitworth

A portrait of The University of Manchester’s first female President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell was unveiled at the Whitworth.

June 2024 £6 Million Transformation Of 117-119 Portland Street Approved

Bruntwood SciTech Gains Approval For £6 Million Transformation Of Historic Manchester City Centre Workspace.

June 2024 The University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University enjoy success in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

Both The University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University enjoy success in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2024.

June 2024 Welcome to The Festival of Libraries 2024

Manchester City of Literature’s Executive Director, Ivan Wadeson introduces us to this year’s Festival of Libraries.

May 2024 A look ahead to Universally Manchester

John McAuliffe, Professor of Poetry and Director of Creative Manchester at The University of Manchester, looks ahead to Universally Manchester, a free festival celebrating 200 years of education and innovation at the University, taking place from 6-9 June.

May 2024 Wild at Manchester Museum. An exhibition setting out to change the world.

David Gelsthorpe, Curator of Earth Sciences at Manchester Museum introduces us to Wild, an exhibition setting out to change the world.

May 2024 University of Manchester heart research receives £8 million funding boost

The British Heart Fondation awards £4 million to support world-class cardiovascular research at The University of Manchester.

May 2024 Work Gets Underway On £60m Transformational Greenheys Development At Manchester Science Park

Work Gets Underway On £60m Transformational Greenheys Development At Manchester Science Park, future HQ of UK Biobank.

May 2024 Manchester Museum unveiled as one of five finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year

Manchester Museum has been unveiled as one of five finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2024, the world’s largest museum prize.

April 2024 Antony Jenkins CBE appointed as next Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University

Accomplished British business executive and leading fintech entrepreneur Antony Jenkins CBE appointed as next Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University.

April 2024 Universally Manchester: Celebrating 200 Years of Civic Engagement

Ahead of the Universally Manchester Festival, Dr Julian Skyrme reflects on The University of Manchester’s community engagement.

March 2024 ¡Viva! The Spanish & Latin American Festival turns 30

Tom Grieve looks at what makes audiences return year after year, how ¡Viva! has evolved and what the future holds for the festival.

March 2024 Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Manchester’s Bicentenary Year

Jonathan Schofield explores the fascinating shared history of Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Manchester.

February 2024 The ID Manchester partnership to reactivate the Renold Building as Innovation Hub

ID Manchester partnership announce plans to reactivate the Renold Building as as Innovation Hub for forward-thinking entrepreneurs and SMEs.

February 2024 Manchester Metropolitan’s state-of-the-art library given planning green light 

Planning permission has been granted for the new state-of-the-art library at Manchester Metropolitan University.

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