Portico Prize winner announced

Jessica Andrews wins £10,000 prize for her book Saltwater

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Writer, director and theatre maker joins Manchester Metropolitan

Dr Michael Pinchbeck takes on new role at Manchester School of Theatre

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Tennis: a smashing history of how racquets shaped the game

Dr Thomas Allen discusses the history of the tennis racquet at the start of the Australian Open

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Artist Yelena Popova's 'The Scholar Stones Project' at the Holden Gallery

Fascinating public exhibition open from February 7-March 27

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Manchester Writing Competition returns with outstanding international shortlist

UK’s biggest prize for unpublished writing was established by Professor Carol Ann Duffy

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Young people and work: Is traditional trade unionism a thing of the past?

Realities of modern work means attitudes to industrial relations have changed, new research says

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It’s time to re-think the ‘office cake culture’, research suggests

Survey gives insight into the behaviours and attitudes towards ‘office cake’ in the UK

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What challenges does the National Trust face as it turns 125?

Jon Stobart and Peter Lindfield discuss the charity's most pressing 21st Century issues

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Top tips for starting to get fit — from our experts

Advice on making the best of your new exercise regime, and the pitfalls to avoid

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Plans submitted for innovative new science and engineering building

New and revamped facilities at the John Dalton buildings

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‘Pop-up’ stores an essential strategy in modern retailing, research says

New study analyses the strategies that lie behind a fresh retail trend

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Bitcoin’s threat to the global financial system is probably at an end

Gavin Brown and Dr Richard Whittle look at the major changes ahead for cryptocurrencies

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Gothic cinema explained in authoritative new history of silver screen’s dark side

HOME short course and public screenings to celebrate influential genre

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Lower levels of vitamin E found in people with Alzheimer’s disease

Changes to diet could reduce the risk of developing the condition

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Business School secures prestigious EQUIS accreditation

The School joins an elite group of universities globally that hold the 'triple crown' of accreditations

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