Ambitious plans for Salford to become an internationally-recognised Connected Digital City revealed

Digital Salford, the collaboration of key stakeholders in the City of Salford, publishes its ambitious new Digital Strategy today; setting out some clear intentions...

Tom & Dick’s brings textiles back to Manchester’s Mayfield

Textiles has returned to Manchester’s historic Mayfield site for the first time in over a century. Once the epicentre of Manchester’s ‘Cottonopolis’ era, the Mayfield...

Travelling light- first environmentally friendly graphene smart- case unveiled

A prototype for a graphene- based smart suitcase made of 100% of recycled plastic has been developed in collaboration with The University of Manchester. 400 million tonnes...

Manchester researcher finds Asian songbird crisis- more birds could be in Indonesian households than...

A Manchester researcher have discovered that more songbirds could be living in captivity than in the wild on the Indonesian island of Java leading...

Ancient Egyptian mummies travel to Manchester for health check-up

Two ancient Egyptian mummies have made an intrepid visit to Manchester for a state-of-the-art radiographic investigation, conducted by researchers at The University of Manchester. The...

Manchester based trio in cancer treatment breakthrough

A trio of medical experts from Manchester have made a potentially revolutionary breakthrough for the treatment of brain tumours.   Innovate Pharmaceuticals – led by...

Now Graphene could revolutionise road infrastructure in the UK

Highways England has become the latest company to partner with Manchester's Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC). This new collaboration will look to address some of the...

Jodrell Bank added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The observatory becomes the 32nd UNESCO World Heritage Site in the...

Newly discovered jumping spider named for children’s author

A new spectacular jumping spider has been discovered and named in honour of Eric Carle, the famous author of children’s book The Very Hungry...

The False Black Widow spider that could end up in Manchester

A large spider which resembles a black widow is spreading rapidly across the world, including the UK, threatening native wildlife species, warn...