PhD student wins Royal Meteorological Society's L F Richardson Prize
Gold medal success in Parliament for Dean Lomax
Radiation tolerant bacteria could be even more effective at clearing up nuclear waste through natural processes than previously thought.
Dr Grant Allen looks at predictions that a substantial El Nino event could occur this year, made by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, and assess the possible impact on the UK and rest of the world.
The University of Manchester is proud to be supporting British Science Week (13 to 22 March), a ten-day programme of science, technology, engineering and maths events and activities across the UK for people of all ages.
Friendly cosmopolitan teaching and research community
We deliver vibrant excellent undergraduate and postgraduate teaching courses with free core fieldwork, a wide range of choice and high quality teaching provision
Hub of internationally leading research in the Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences (ranked 7th of 41 Schools in this area in the UK at RAE 2008)
Over £10 M of current research grants from government, non-government organisations and industry
Strong links with industry particularly in the resource (including petroleum) and environmental (including waste management, contaminated land, nuclear decommissioning) sectors
Plugged into the breadth of research excellence at the ambitious University of Manchester (research of over 1000 staff over 53 Units of Assessment judged in RAE 2008 to be "world leading" or "internationally excellent"; 3rd of all UK Universities for research power in RAE 2008; ranked in the top 5 universities in the UK and in top 6 universities in Europe in 2011 by the Shanghai Jiang Tong Rankings)
Urban campus close to the centre of one of Europe's most exciting cities to live