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.
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Researchers at The University of Manchester in collaboration with Central South University (CSU), China, have created a new kind of ceramic coating that could revolutionise hypersonic travel for air, space and defense purposes.
Researchers at the University of Manchester have discovered a new species of yeast that could help brewers create better lager.
An international team of physiologists including The University of Manchester's Dr Holly Shiels has returned from Greenland, where they battled storms and icebergs to study one of the world's most mysterious sharks.
On sunny days like this, a cloud full of ice-lollies sounds like the ultimate treat and researchers from the University of Manchester have discovered such clouds, twice.
Palaeontologists at the University of Manchester have definitively proven there will never be a Jurassic Park after re-analysing collagen from a Tyrannosaurus rex bone discovered more than a decade ago.
Scientists have discovered a new enzyme that will make a drug used to treat Parkinson's disease cheaper and quicker to produce.
Scientists have revealed that some of Earth's atmosphere may have been brought to the planet by comets billions of years ago.
Research from The University of Manchester has thrown new light on the use of miniaturised 'heat engines' that could one day help power nanoscale machines like quantum computers.
Graphene could help reduce the energy cost of producing heavy water and decontamination in nuclear power plants by over one hundred times compared with current technologies, University of Manchester research indicates.