2019 Issue

Discover The University of Manchester magazine featuring a range of thought-leadership pieces from our academics and student

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Nancy Rothwell / Innovation at the heart of our future strategy

Autumn 2019 Issue Words by Nancy Rothwell and Luke Georghiou Research and discovery are at the core of what we do at the University, driven …

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Uncovering our immunity

Autumn 2019 Issue Words by Katie McCall Image by iStock/Design Cells The University of Manchester is home to a world-leading community of immunology and inflammation …

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Realising Burgess’s vision

Autumn 2019 Issue Words by Dipika Mummery Images by Tracey Gibb Anthony Burgess’s plans to publish his collected works as he intended were never realised …

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Nancy Rothwell & James Thompson / Social responsibility at our core

Summer 2019 Issue Words by Nancy Rothwell and James Thompson In this issue of the magazine we will place the spotlight on our University’s commitment …

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Jen O’Brien / Empowering Students

Summer 2019 Issue Words by Jen O’Brien Illustration by Steve McCabe The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a blueprint to achieve a better future …

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Social Development Goals / Answering the world’s call

Summer 2019 Issue Words by Rose Brooke Images by David Gennard and Jill Jennings The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals give us all a target …

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Shaping the future / Healthcare in Rwanda

Summer 2019 Issue Words by Jocelyne Elton Image by David Gennard Rwanda has big ambitions to transform health care in Sub-Saharan Africa. Olivier Ndahiriwe, an …

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Windfarms / Blowing in the right direction

Summer 2019 Issue Words by Hayley Cox Image by iStock/CharlieChesvick and /BrankoPhoto When it comes to energy, offshore appears to be the direction the wind …

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Ron Conway / Inspiring by example

Summer 2019 Issue Words by Suzanne Ross Image by David Gennard Fifteen years ago, a retired materials engineer was inspired to return to full-time study. …

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James Mason / Net zero

Summer 2019 Issue Words by James Mason Illustration by Steve McCabe   ‘Net zero’ and ‘carbon neutral’ have quickly become the go-to phrases for ambitious …

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Sir William Arthur Lewis / Development done differently

Summer 2019 Issue Words by Maree Perkins Image by Steve McCabe Founder of development economics, Nobel Prize winner, Britain’s first black professor: Sir William Arthur Lewis …

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Sir John Charnley / Medical Pioneer

Spring 2019 Issue Words by Angela Barlow Image by Steve McCabe Charnley presented an ambitious vision for a total hip replacement to the British Medical Association. His …

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Lasting legacy / Urban regeneration

Spring 2019 Issue Words by Frank Hamilton Image by Matthew Ludlam Foundation Communities, schools and streets across south Manchester have been lit up by dazzling works of art, …

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