University of Manchester

Ethnically diverse neighbourhoods 'safer'

Residents of ethnically diverse neighbourhoods can expect to experience fewer assaults than residents of neighbourhoods with little or no ethnic diversity, according to a new way of measuring violence.

dateApr 10, 2014 in Social Sciences
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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 ...

dateFeb 14, 2014 in Environment
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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.

dateFeb 14, 2014 in Social Sciences
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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.

dateFeb 13, 2014 in Nanomaterials
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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.

dateFeb 07, 2014 in Social Sciences
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