University of Manchester

Small is beautiful when it comes to flood protection

As a series of unprecedented storms continue to wreak havoc on the country, Dr Angela Connelly, from The University of Manchester, who has just completed research into innovative new flood technologies, argues we can no longer ...

Feb 14, 2014
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Importance of Victorian funeral revealed

Newly discovered details of the funeral of a protester trampled to death by a police horse in 1887, have turned the event into one of Victorian time's most significant moments, according to a University of Manchester historian.

Feb 14, 2014
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Graphene's love affair with water

Graphene has proven itself as a wonder material with a vast range of unique properties. Among the least-known marvels of graphene is its strange love affair with water.

Feb 13, 2014
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Mein Kampf worries fuel debate

More needs to be done to understand Hitler's infamous autobiographical manifesto "Mein Kampf" to avoid a resurgence of anti-Semitism when its copyright expires in 2016, according to a holocaust historian.

Feb 07, 2014
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Giant pudding was royal Christmas treat

Details of a ten-ton Christmas pudding, created to offset the blues of the Great Depression, have been rediscovered by University of Manchester historians.

Dec 23, 2013
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