The University of Manchester was reconstituted in 2004 with the dissolution of Victoria University and merger of The University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. The reformed university is a member of the Russell Group and the NB Group for collaborative research. Throughout the history of the University of Manchester going back to 1824, 23 Nobel Laureates have been affiliated with Manchester. The student body at the undergraduate, graduate and professional degree level is over 40,000 students. Notable faculties include, Medicine, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, Nursing, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences which include material science and aerospace and engineering.
Academics at The University of Manchester have dismissed the long-held argument that the ancient Egyptian queen Cleopatra was killed by a snake bite.
Scientists at The University of Manchester have made an important discovery about how certain cells stick to each other to form tissue.
The breakthrough findings, reported in the journal Nature, allow better understanding of the counterintuitive behaviour of water at the molecular scale and are important for development of more efficient technologies including ...
A team at The University of Manchester is testing a Volkswagen diesel engine to try to get an accurate picture of how polluting it is.
Researchers have updated a map of the UK that pinpoints tornado hotspots for the first time in two decades.
Researchers from The University of Manchester have developed a new way of teaching which could improve the way biology is taught at schools.
For the first time scientists have come up with a precise explanation for why lobsters change colour from blue/black to red when cooked.
Research by a Manchester student has led to a 15th century Renaissance painting being restored and put back on display in a museum which originally had it on show during the Victorian era.
The number of people helping out their friends and neighbours dropped significantly following the recession, new research from The University of Manchester finds.
The most in-depth and comprehensive study of murder in Britain has been completed by a husband and wife team and is the subject of a new book.