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Nicknamed the Baby, the world’s first stored-program computer, built in Manchester, is featured in the Universities UK’s #MadeAtUni campaign.
His Royal Highness The Duke of York has officially opened the state-of-the-art facility which houses the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre.
The NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre has launched a national online survey to gather views on detecting cancer earlier.
Researchers have decoded a previously unknown protein used by pathogens to protect themselves against our immune systems.
The international study found Antarctic researchers enter a state of ‘psychological hibernation’ as a coping mechanism for extreme environments.
Two high-profile partners have been announced ahead of the launch of the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre.
The University of Manchester's research beacons are examples of pioneering discoveries, interdisciplinary collaboration and cross-sector partnerships that are tackling some of the biggest questions facing the planet.