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.
One of world's earliest Christian charms found
(Phys.org) —A 1,500 year-old papyrus fragment found in The University of Manchester's John Rylands Library has been identified as one the world's earliest surviving Christian charms.
New star-shaped molecule breakthrough
(Phys.org) —Scientists at The University of Manchester have generated a new star-shaped molecule made up of interlocking rings, which is the most complex of its kind ever created.
Spectacular supernova's mysteries revealed
(Phys.org) —New research by a team of UK and European-based astronomers is helping to solve the mystery of what caused a spectacular supernova in a galaxy 11 million light years away, seen earlier this year.
Twisted graphene chills out
(Phys.org) —When two sheets of graphene are stacked in a special way, it is possible to cool down the graphene with a laser instead of heating it up, University of Manchester researchers have shown.
Research shows the hands-on dad isn't a new phenomenon
The 21st Century dad – as defined by celebrity fathers such as David Beckham, Brad Pitt and Jamie Oliver – isn't a new phenomenon according to research from the universities of Manchester and Leeds.
Tumour-blocking role found for cell regulation molecule
Manchester scientists have explored the role of a protein in regulating tumour development and found that it suppresses liver cancer growth in the lab.
Insulin offers new hope for the treatment of acute pancreatitis
(Phys.org) —Scientists from The University of Manchester have discovered that insulin can protect the cells of the pancreas from acute pancreatitis – a disease for which there is currently no treatment.
Twitter maps UK regions happiest about Christmas
Researchers at The University of Manchester have identified Doncaster as being the most positive city in the UK about Christmas, whilst Oxford is the most negative.
Graphene to make large scale electricity storage a reality
(Phys.org) —Graphene – the world's thinnest material isolated at The University of Manchester – could make batteries light, durable and suitable for high capacity energy storage from renewable generation.
Why must black students do better than white students to get into university?
Race inequality remains prevalent throughout all areas of higher education, including staffing, admissions and employment, according to a new report by leading UK race equality think tank the Runnymede Trust, featuring the ...