On this day in 1893 the Fallowfield Stadium (now the location Richmond Park Halls of Residence) hosted the Wolverhampton Wanderers FC Vs Everton FC FA Cup Final. Wolves won the game 1-0.

This was the only time the final was staged at Fallowfield Stadium. Although the official attendance was 45,000, it is estimated that close to 60,000 spectators were actually in the ground.
The campus photo of the week goes to Oliver Smalley (dasmallster) on Instagram for this incredibly stunning shot of Whitworth Hall and Manchester Museum.
Scientists from the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, based at The University of Manchester, are set to receive £1.2million from Cancer Research UK to help transform pancreatic cancer treatment in the UK.

Manchester scientists to receive £1.2million for new era in pancreatic cancer research

It's great to see people sketching the campus! Thanks radenoactive on Instagram for this sketch of the Old Quad.
University of Manchester researchers have discovered that living birds have a more crouched leg posture than their ancestors, who are generally thought to have moved with straighter limbs similar to those of humans.

Explore the groundbreaking study here.

Ancient fossil reveals the evolution of bird legs for the first time

We love the colour in this #MyManchester shot. Thanks to Jiaqing Nancy LIN (nancyljq) on Instagram for showcasing the beautiful cherry blossoms on campus. Be sure to share your spring photos using the #MyManchester Hashtag.
It's #WorldWaterDay. Discover how a researcher from The University of Manchester is helping to tackle the world's water challenges.

Manchester researcher helping to tackle the world’s water challenges

A new graphic novel which addresses the big questions around bioenergy and climate change is being launched by The University of Manchester ahead of the International Bioenergy Conference 2017.

Discover the graphic novel here: [ Manchester.ac.uk Link ]
A collection of photos by University of Manchester students sharing their experiences around campus and Manchester.

Share your own with the #MyManchester hashtag!
For World Poetry Day, find out why we all belong at The University of Manchester with this poem

Find out more here:

#WeBelongUoM #WorldPoetryDay
Today is World Poetry Day. Here's one poem from our Chancellor Lemn Sessay above The Atrium in University Place.
Two years ago today, The University of Manchester campus witnessed a total solar eclipse. Here are few shots of the phenomenon from the Old Quadrangle.
Spring is definitely with us on campus now! Thanks to zhuomin_huang on Instagram for this lovely shot of the cherry blossoms outside the Ellen Wilkinson Building last week.
It's #WorldSleepDay! In this video Factulty of Biology, Medicine and Health UoM PhD Student Adam Watson explains that there might be a scientific reason for why teenagers struggle to get up in the morning.
According to a new University of Manchester study, people who come to hospital after self-harm are unlikely to be helped by the use of risk scales when they see mental health staff, according to new research published in the British Journal of Psychiatry.

Find out more below.

Self-harm risk assessment scales ‘unhelpful’

We are at The John Rylands Library today for the opening of The Life of Objects exhibition! Here's the exhibition's curator, Stella, giving a live tour of just some of the items on show.

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The Life of Objects exhibition opens at The John Rylands Library today! A collection of incredible objects, each with a curious story to tell. Check back later when we will be live streaming a tour of the new exhibition!

Find out more here: [ Manchester.ac.uk Link ]
The sun is shining on campus meaning the The University of Manchester Library deckchairs are out by the Alan Gilbert Learning Commons!
The University of Manchester have today announced the first retail and leisure signings at the recently launched University Green, which forms part of the University’s £1 billion Campus Masterplan and redevelopment.

Read the full announcement.

First new brands announced at University Green

Two weeks ago today it was snowing on campus and today we have incredible sunshine. Thanks to rosephawkins on Instagram for sharing this lovely shot from the Old Quad.