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Manchester Day’s BRAIN BOX will make you shout EUREKA

Manchester Town Hall will become the city’s largest laboratory as scientists from across the city join forces for Manchester Day’s Brain Box attraction. During the town hall takeover, collaborators from the city’s universities, museums and other societies and associations, will … Continue reading Manchester Day’s BRAIN BOX will make you shout EUREKA

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Academics scoop top prizes at Student Union Teaching Awards

Five Faculty lecturers have received awards for their work with students. The awards are given in recognition of an individual’s commitment to providing the best possible teaching to students across the University. The Faculty won the ‘Best Supervisor’ for Undergraduate, … Continue reading Academics scoop top prizes at Student Union Teaching Awards

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University praised at the BBSRC award ceremony

The University of Manchester was recently a finalist at the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) Excellent with Impact awards and was awarded two special commendations for demonstrating outstanding practice in particular areas. The University of Manchester was awarded … Continue reading University praised at the BBSRC award ceremony

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First Year Biologists Reach Out to the Community

A major part of the Semester 2 Biology tutorials involves a group project where our first year students work together on a project that brings biological science to the local community. This allows the students to engage actively in science-based … Continue reading First Year Biologists Reach Out to the Community

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University’s blindness therapy comes a step closer following landmark licensing deal with US firm

Hundreds of thousands of people worldwide, who have a disease that can lead to blindness, could have their sight restored after The University of Manchester entered into a technology license with Seattle-based company Acucela Inc. The agreement will see Acucela … Continue reading University’s blindness therapy comes a step closer following landmark licensing deal with US firm

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Costa Rican Ambassador visits the Faculty of Life Sciences

The Costa Rican ambassador recently travelled to Manchester to help further the established links between the Faculty of Life Sciences and Costa Rica. His Excellency J. Enrique Castillo officially launched ‘Learning with Lucy’, a University of Manchester campaign to save … Continue reading Costa Rican Ambassador visits the Faculty of Life Sciences

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Academics and the autistic community to collaborate on research projects

The interdisciplinary group, autism@manchester are looking to work with the autistic community to improve the effectiveness and impact of their research. Autism is a lifelong developmental condition that affects how the autistic person makes sense of and interacts with other … Continue reading Academics and the autistic community to collaborate on research projects