Historian tracks down living descendants from rare Peterloo veterans photograph

Michala Hulme has recreated the 135-year-old image with the protesters' families

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Rugby League World Cup 2021 partners Manchester Metropolitan

Official partnership will benefit students, research and communities

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Animal whiskers inspire the next generation of robots

Whisker research could allow robots to explore undiscovered areas

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Wave experts test solutions to stabilise floating offshore wind turbines

Simulations pave way for designs making pontoon masts financially viable

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Royal Exchange play follows Broadway run for playwright Simon Stephens

The Tony Award winning writer heads up new MA/MFA Scriptwriting route

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Fast-food menus can be rearranged to encourage healthier choices, research shows

Study at McDonald’s outlets showed consumers were ‘nudged’ towards low-sugar drinks

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Car engineers race to success in Formula Student competition

Student racing team achieves best finish so far

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Student athletes become British swimming champions

Sports scholars win gold at this year’s Summer Championships

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Poetry Library to host poem that aims to feature every language in Manchester

‘Made in Manchester’ currently on display at Central Library

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Comedian John Bishop receives honorary degree from Manchester Metropolitan

University alumnus recognised for his contribution to comedy, arts and charity

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Iconic stop-motion animation characters brought back to life with digital preservation

Famous models from Jason and the Argonauts, Cosgrove Hall and Clash of the Titans saved for future generations

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Manchester Metropolitan’s first degree apprentices graduate

University awards 48 Digital and Technology Solutions degree apprentices from 14 employers

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Manchester Metropolitan named as one of the UK’s greenest universities

Ranked second in this year’s People and Planet university league table

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Football and rugby legends graduate from Master of Sport Directorship

16 sport professionals graduate from the pioneering programme

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University puts on a show at Manchester International Festival

The 'Manchester Voices' Glass House event attracted cultural and civic figures

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