Latest University of Manchester News

COVID continues to hit North hard as analysis indicates lockdown varied in its effectiveness across country
Multimillion pound scheme could make early diagnosis of liver disease a reality
Cold War antiseptic has potential in fight against drug-resistant germs and viruses
Unusual blue woodlice may help develop new antiviral materials
New multi-million pound project to support academic engagement with public policy
Study reveals high prevalence of ‘hidden’ illnesses in people with type 2 diabetes
Early signs of hearing damage found in young clubbers and gig-goers
Exotic never before seen particle discovered at CERN
New spokesperson for LHCb collaboration
New research calls for relaxation of abortion care laws in Britain and USA
Earth’s nearest supergiant is cooling down at end of its life
Genetics research produces clinical trial for ‘Childhood Alzheimer’s’
Researchers lead programme to assess instant testing for COVID-19
Graphene’s potential to improve magnetic measurements for accelerators
Report into racism in schools criticises increased police presence
Manchester Histories Festival goes online – and it wants your input
Graphene smart textiles developed for heat adaptive clothing
Manchester taskforce answered NHS call for 3D printed parts for COVID-19 ventilators
Even ‘climate progressive’ nations fall far short of Paris Agreement targets
COVID-19 study good news for rheumatic disease patients on immunosuppressants
Ethnic minorities’ employment prospects lag behind due to ‘persistent racism’
Negative impacts of cannabis use during pregnancy
New efficient ships won’t be enough to curb shipping sector’s environmental damage
20% of people with hearing aids do not use them
Astrophysicists confirm cornerstone of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity
Human eggs prefer some men’s sperm over others, research shows
Diabetes diagnoses could result in loss of 6 million life years
Almost 10,000 excess deaths, not recorded as COVID-related
Miracle cures and fast-track approval threatens medical advances, say scientists
‘Sleeping giant’ Jodrell Bank reawakening after historic lockdown to again reveal more about great mysteries
£1 million raised for University’s Coronavirus Hardship fund
Graphene and 2D materials could move electronics beyond ‘Moore’s Law’
New tool computes risk of getting COVID-19
Climate facts to chew on at home-school lunchtime
Women 4 times more likely to develop Lupus after stillbirth
Potential targets for COVID-19 vaccine found
Psoriasis has a “strong association with age” new research finds
Nanopatterning electronic properties of twisted 2D semiconductors using twist
People’s willingness to take part in protests unaffected by coronavirus, study finds
More than 500 scientists in 18 countries to map COVID-19 effects and treatments in patients’ blood
Public torn over COVID-19 contact tracing apps, study shows
Young men living in individualistic societies more likely to feel lonely
University of Manchester to decarbonise its investment portfolio
Weight and blood pressure greater in young people who develop type 2 diabetes
New project capturing how BME people with mental illness are coping with coronavirus pandemic
North hit harder by COVID19 and effects will last longer
Great Science Share brings science investigations into homes
App will reduce high risk of falls during and after Lockdown