Manchester Magazine

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 new institute based at Manchester is aiming to reframe the debate on productivity. A new national institute aims to change the way the UK thinks about, measures and increases productivity. Based at Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS),

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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 global challenges and helping create a greener, fairer and healthier world. We are the world’s number one university in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for action taken towards the United Nations’

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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 experts, working together to address the some of the most pressing global healthcare challenges. Named after the celebrated scientist and women’s rights advocate, the Lydia Becker Institute of Immunology and Inflammation unites

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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 to social responsibility. This commitment – one of our three core goals – is particularly pertinent as we look afresh at what it means to be a civic university, now and in

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