His notes and blog got him labelled an 'industry innovator' after the site attracted thousands of other students
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Sunday 20 July 2008
Wednesday 09 July 2008
The Jodrell Bank telescope has been secured for the "medium and long-term future", the University of Manchester said today.
Wednesday 28 May 2008
Students are arguably more stretched than ever before. Many work part-time to help pay living costs while studying hard to get a good degree. Not surprisingly, career plans may be put on hold until the last piece of work is submitted or final exam is sat. The annual round of UK summer graduate recruitment fairs gives new and recent graduates a not-to-be missed chance to meet employers with vacancies to fill.
Tuesday 20 May 2008
Britain's Jewish population is on the increase for the first time since the Second World War, according to new research out today.
Friday 16 May 2008
A bell ringer broke his collarbone after becoming entangled in a rope at the top of a church tower.
Tuesday 29 April 2008
Eating pizza topped with tomato paste can help prevent sunburn and premature wrinkles, new research suggests.
Wednesday 26 March 2008
Idris Parry was a noted scholar of German literature, writer and broadcaster. After 15 years as a lecturer at Bangor, he was appointed to a Chair in German at Manchester University, where he stayed until his retirement in 1977. His literary interests were immensely wide-ranging, but his attention was chiefly directed towards Goethe and his contemporary Heinrich von Kleist, and the classics of German modernism such as Kafka, Thomas Mann, Rilke and Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
Thursday 14 February 2008
Saturday 26 January 2008
Martin Amis is said to have once boasted that he never opens his bank statements. But if the novelist has since had a change of heart and checked his balance, he may be delighted to learn that he is earning close to £3,000-an-hour in his role as a professor of creative writing at the University of Manchester.
Thursday 24 January 2008
Five months ago the Answering Machine were a trio and their drum machine. Now, after dates supporting Dirty Pretty Things and the Rumble Strips, they have gained a drummer.
Friday 22 September 2006
Wednesday 31 May 2006
The Manchester City manager Stuart Pearce is backing Paul Dickov to "raise the tempo" in his second stint with the Blues.
Thursday 07 July 2005
Thursday 17 February 2005
Volunteering abroad has always been a popular choice for students and graduates, even prior to the tsunami disaster. But is it just the allure of overseas destinations that makes people want to volunteer? At The University of Manchester, we run several initiatives providing opportunities for students who want to make a difference to our local communities.
Monday 27 September 2004
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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