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Aftermath: 100 years of creativity from conflict

7 February - 29 June 2014

How remarkable is it that, throughout our shared history, some people have been inspired to answer the worst examples of man’s inhumanity with acts of compassion and creativity? Aftermath…

Black Box Theatre Company presents: Romeo and Juliet

10:00 - 12:30 24 April 2014

Violent delights have violent ends...” Following the success of Othello, award winning Black Box Theatre Company presents a bold and exciting new production of Shakespeare’s most…

Black Box Theatre Company presents: Romeo and Juliet

14:00 - 16:30 24 April 2014

Violent delights have violent ends...” Following the success of Othello, award winning Black Box Theatre Company presents a bold and exciting new production of Shakespeare’s most…

Bus Stop Stories

20 February - 22 June 2014

At the start of 2013, John Shinnick, a Manchester photographer, set out to document the people using a local, city centre bus stop; a quiet stop were people rarely alight. The people…

Fragmentary Ancestors: Figurines from Koma Land, Ghana

25 October 2013 - 4 May 2014

This exhibition at Manchester Museum is the first ever officially approved showing of clay figurines made by a previously little understood people in Koma Land in Ghana in West Africa.…

From the War of Nature

11 April - 31 August 2014

Manchester Museum new exhibition. Boxing hares, burrowing parasites, baby birds and prowling wolves are just some of the characters appearing in this story of predation, competition,…

Grumbold’s Dragon Egg Hunt

7 - 27 April 2014

Grumbold’s friends have been to visit him at the Library, but they’re a messy bunch and have left their dragon eggs all over the place. Can you find them all before they hatch?

Mars Exploration - 22-25 Apr

11:00 22 - 16:00 25 April 2014

Become a Martian for the day and take part in some hands on experiments. Explore the surface of Mars, discover more about the largest volcano in the solar system and investigate if…

Regulation of inflammatory responses by sialic acid binding lg-like lectins (siglecs)

17:00 24 April 2014

(FLS) Greater Manchester Immunology Group Seminar Series

Rylands Gallery: Bitesize talk

12:30 - 13:00 24 April 2014

Drop in for this 15 minute chance to find out more about one of the new displays in the Rylands Gallery.

The Space Between: exhibition of artworks by Anthony McCarthy

27 February - 3 August 2014

The concept for the exhibition began as artist, Anthony McCarthy, walked along Chapel Street in Salford heading towards Manchester and The John Rylands Library. Armed with pencil,…

UMASS Exam Preparation Podcast Series

14 April - 9 May 2014

We will be running an Exam Preparation Podcast series which will take place over a month. Each week will explore a new topic around exam preparation, and every day there will be new…

Whitworth Art Gallery closure for major development work

2 September 2013 - 24 October 2014

The Whitworth has now closed in order to carry out major development work, transforming the Gallery into a new 21st century Gallery in the Park, extending and doubling the size of the…

Black Box Theatre Comnay presents: Romeo and Juliet

10:00 - 12:30 25 April 2014

Violent delights have violent ends...” Following the success of Othello, award winning Black Box Theatre Company presents a bold and exciting new production of Shakespeare’s most…

Explorer tour

15:00 - 16:00 25 April 2014

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. We plan to run additional events like this in the near future. Please email or ring us so we can get in touch when these events are arranged.…

Magic Carpet

10:30 - 12:30 25 April 2014

Magic Carpet Fri 25 April,10.30-11.30 & 11.30 – 12.30 Story making and activity sessions. For toddlers up to 5yrs and their families/carers (Young babies welcome with older siblings)…

Big Saturday: Plants, Poisons, Platypuses

11:00 - 16:00 26 April 2014

Come along and bring all the family to a day of discovery. Find out more about the adaptations and characteristics plants and animals use to survive and how humans have learned from…

Here be Dragons!

12:00 - 13:00 26 April 2014

The walls and ceilings of the Library are full of strange and mysterious creatures – join our tour to seek them out! This tour is most suitable for families with children aged 5-10.

MAP Academic Writing and Revision Skills workshop

26 April 2014

The Manchester Access Programme (MAP) is a structured scheme for local post-16 students who meet specific academic and background criteria. The aim of the programme is to support entry…

Urban Naturalist: Urban Wildlife

14:00 - 16:00 26 April 2014

Join the RSPB to find out more about your local wildlife and how to encourage and give nature a home. We are living in an increasingly urbanised world, which has huge implications for…

April Forum: “Market versus State? Responsibility for Sustainability Policy in Housing”

16:00 - 17:00 28 April 2014

The New Researchers Network is pleased to host Abigail Gilbert from the School of Environment, Education and Development discussing the way in which regulation of large scale residential…

Developing online research resources: ManReg’s disproportionality database

16:00 - 18:00 28 April 2014

ManReg’s disproportionality database, one of the outputs of a University of Manchester Research Institute 2013 pump priming collaborative research project, went live on 11 March 2014.…

GL Brown Prize Lecture 2014 - Porf David Eisner, University of Manchester

13:00 - 14:00 28 April 2014

Calcium in the heart: from physiology to disease It is 130 years since Sydney Ringer found that calcium is required…

How can engineers and scientists use their skills in an international disaster?

17:30 - 19:30 28 April 2014

How can engineers and scientists use their skills in an international disaster? Exploring Darfur: a humanitarian crisis case study Students are invited to this enhanced workshop with…

Organizing societal impact:toward reserach-context specific strategies - Stefan de Jong

14:00 - 15:00 28 April 2014

Academic research and societal impact are increasingly mentioned in the same breath. Regularly as an opportunity, but even more often as a challenge. With my doctoral thesis I aim to…

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