The campus photo of week goes to foxxyang for this stunning shot showcasing the modernity and heritage of The University of Manchester campus.
NEWS: Poor healing of wounds and increased pressures on the NHS through readmissions are more likely if surgery is carried out on people with anxiety or depression, a University of Manchester study has found.

Psychological problems may increase surgery complications

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Yesterday NASA announced the discovery of seven new earth-like planets. Watch as Tim O'Brien, Associate Director of the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, explains the discovery in real terms on BBC Breakfast.
Professor Kathryn Else from The University of Manchester and a team from two other universities have developed a new drug destroying a parasite that infects 500 million people.

Discover the story here.

Enormous promise for new parasitic infection treatment

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Teams across the University have been adding a little bit of extra colour to their kits today in support of the 2017 LGBT History Month.

Here are just a few students flying the flag in support. #RainbowLaces
Watch the inspiring video from the #VoicesoftheRevolution tour; a line up of all-female musicians from Ghana, Brazil, Zimbabwe, Colombia, Bangladesh, Venezuela, Egypt and the UK.

Through the project and the music produced, the tour aimed to provide a platform for female artists in places of conflict to tell their stories, share their cultures and take part in a life-changing experience. [...
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Last night our Chancellor Lemn Sissay and Sarah Beeny explained why Manchester is one of the best places to live in the UK.

From an incredible live music scene to a huge student population, watch below and find out why Manchester is a great place to live.

UK's Best Place to Live - On Demand

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Thanks to zouzouzinha on Instagram for this beautiful #MyManchester shot from the Manchester Museum over the weekend.
A collection of photos by University of Manchester students sharing their experiences around campus and Manchester.

Share your own with the #MyManchester hashtag!
Today, The John Rylands Library hosts an event on Shakespeare for half-term.

Discover from John McAuliffe, Reader In Modern Literature and Creative Writing and founder of the Centre for New Writing at The University of Manchester, the impact of Shakespeare and his influence on writers today.

Find out about the event here: [ Manchester.ac.uk Link ]
We love this incredible shot of a rainbow over the campus. Thanks to mehrajyotsna on Instagram for sharing.
It's National Student Volunteering Week which means students in Manchester and across the country are getting involved and making a difference to others. Here are just a few of our students helping around the local community.

Find out more about volunteering here: [ Manchester.ac.uk Link ]
It's half-term this week in Manchester. Find out what's on offer at the University of Manchester and discover our cultural assets.

Explore the events here: [ Manchester.ac.uk Link ]
The campus photo of the week goes to Aye Chan Aung (aye_chan_aung) on Instagram for this lovely shot of the Alan Gilbert Square and The University of Manchester Library.
We were delighted to welcome his Excellency, Arkady Rzegocki, the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the campus today. The Ambassador helped launch a new project that will work closely with Polish schools in the city.

Find out more below.

Polish ambassador helps to launch new Multilingual Manchester project

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This weekend, over 160 athletes from The University of Manchester will compete in the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Nationals. Good luck to all those in competitions over the next two days.
Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day, so we thought we'd share this lovely photo, taken in The University of Manchester Library over Semester 1 exams.
Next week is Student Volunteering Week and there are lots of opportunities for you to volunteer and get involved. A variety of community initiatives, taster events and information sessions are being held, giving you the chance to volunteer and help you find out about how your volunteering can make a difference.

Discover more below:

Volunteers | Volunteer & Community Engagement | News & Events | Student Volunteering Week | The University of Manchester

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Scientists from The University of Manchester have started to prepare for an exciting mission to the Antarctica in a quest to discover meteorites which may help unlock the secrets of the universe.

Discover more about this daring project below:

Expedition to uncover the 'lost' meteorites of Antarctica

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An incredible photo of Whitworth Hall shared by Thomas Swann (thomas_swann_photography) yesterday on Instagram.