Over 600 residents from underrepresented groups in Greater Manchester and Lancashire set to benefit...

Fourteen projects from across Greater Manchester and Lancashire have been announced as the successful applicants of the Fast Track Digital Workforce Fund. The Fast Track...

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...

New technology to help city’s hospitality industry get back to business safely with test...

With Manchester’s hospitality sector now reopening, a unique vein mapping technology is being used to safely comply with new test and trace guidelines, and...

A New Digital Wallet for a New Digital Currency

Facebook has revealed plans for a digital currency. The social network Company announced the setting up of Calibra, a newly formed Facebook subsidiary whose goal...

Manchester entrepreneur’s AI startup gains attention from investors

A Manchester-based entrepreneur is looking to revolutionise the world of personal fitness with the first AI-powered smart watch app. Saeid Jamali, 28, devised intellithing in...

Smartphone typing speeds catching up with keyboards

A study of over 37,000 users shows that the ‘typing gap’, the difference typing speeds between mobile devices and physical keyboards is decreasing, and...

The new rules of physics?

A much-anticipated result from an international science experiment provides strong evidence for the existence of an undiscovered subatomic particle or new force. The result, announced today, from...

Is your lunchtime sandwich bad for the environment?

Do you take a packed lunch to work or buy a sandwich from the shop? The carbon footprint of your sandwich could be having a...

Manchester set bring its data research expertise to The Alan Turing Institute

The University of Manchester is one of four institutions announced today as joining the Alan Turing Institute. Manchester, alongside Leeds, Newcastle and Queen Mary University...

Scientists set out immediate actions and future research priorities to help UK to reach...

A new paper by leading UK scientists sets out key solutions and policy actions that should be implemented now, as well as priority research...