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President Dilma Rousseff visits Manchester University

Yesterday Manchester University’s Global Development Institute hosted a meeting in which staff and postgraduate students had an opportunity to meet and talk with former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. 1,058 more words


The Digital Future of Education

Heutagogy and the Digital Future of Education

Presentation at DTCE Manchester University

This is an overview of my work on digital projects since 1995 and how it might inform us about the future. 29 more words


In a Vase on Monday: Create your own sunshine

‘Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine’ Anthony D’Angelo – American Educator

The weather has been a bit chilly and windy here in Salford, so for today’s vase I picked the brightest colours I could find in the garden – lots of different kinds of dwarf daffodils, including a solitary frilly one.

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What Happens when Graphene is "twisted" into spirals—researchers synthesize helical nanographen - demonstrates outstanding charge and heat transport properties

This visualisation shows layers of graphene used for membranes. Credit: University of Manchester

It’s probably the smallest spring you’ve ever seen. Researchers from Kyoto University and Osaka University report for the first time in the Journal of the American Chemical Society the successful synthesis of hexa-peri-hexabenzo[7]helicene, or helical nanographene. 282 more words


Christabel Pankhurst

Today is the start of the Wonder Women Festival, and this is the first of a series of blogs by the Visitor Team to celebrate some of the ‘Wonder Women’ who have shaped Manchester Museum, its collection, and the University of Manchester. 600 more words


i’m currently sat in my room again. this past week has been hard emotionally and mentally. depression is hard to cope with and tomorrow i’ll be calling my doctor to ask for an increase in my medication dosage. 172 more words


The arrest of Dora

I’ve narrowly missed the anniversary of the legislation to allow (some) women to vote, but here’s a wonderful photo of the arrest in 1909 of… 263 more words