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Nancy Rothwell / Global challenges, Manchester solutions

April 2021 Issue Words by Nancy Rothwell As I write we have more staff and students back on campus than we have been able to …

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Rethinking productivity

April 2021 Issue Words by Krystyna Rudzki Images by iStock/xavierarnau As the UK considers how its economy can recover from the impact of the pandemic, a …

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For health, equality and sustainability

April 2021 Issue Words by Vicky Taylor-Plane As a leading international research university, The University of Manchester is committed to playing a collaborative role in tackling …

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The graphene start-ups driving sustainability

April 2021 Issue Words by Alan Beck Image by Beenish courtesy of the Faculty of Science and Engineering Meet the graphene entrepreneurs putting social responsibility …

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Kirk Malone / Future for Plastics?

Spring 2019 Issue Words by Dr Kirk Malone Illustration by Steve McCabe Once hailed as wonder materials, plastics are now spoken about as a threat to …

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Volunteering / Making a difference

Autumn 2018 Issue Words by Suzanne Ross Images by Jill Jennings Manchester is a place where students have opportunities to grow, to lead and to …

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Mark Corbett / A catalyst for cleaner growth

Autumn 2018 IssueWords by Mark Corbett Illustration by Steve McCabe In June 2018 the Industrial Biotechnology Leadership Forum launched A National Industrial Biotechnology Strategy to …

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Alan Turing / 80 years since a heroic enigma joined us

Spring 2018 Issue Words by Angela Barlow Image by Jim McDougall Wartime codebreaker, computing pioneer, mathematical genius and LGBT icon – Alan Turing means much …

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Driving force / How will future cars be powered?

2018 Issue Words by Suzanne Ross The race is on. The UK government has challenged the automotive industry to rethink how we power our vehicles. …

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Preventing stillbirth / Pioneering research give parents hope

2018 Issue Words by Sally Mavin Image by David Lindsay Universities UK’s #MadeAtUni nation’s lifesavers campaign is shining a light on some of the most …

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Creating a culture for breakthrough innovations / Professor Joseph Lampel

2018 Issue Words by Sally Mavin Image by David Lindsay Universities UK’s #MadeAtUni nation’s lifesavers campaign is shining a light on some of the most …

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Energy / Joined-up thinking

Autumn 2018 Issue Words by Angela Barlow Image by iStock.com/ljubaphoto and domin_domin Climate change and energy equality are often seen as competing concerns, but new …

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Smart screens / Aiding sleep

Autumn 2018 Issue Words by Michael Addelman Image by iStock.com/Toa55 Social media keeping you awake at night? Or do your eyelids droop when working late? …

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