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Manchester's latest palaeontology find to feature in David Attenborough documentary
The latest finds unearthed by University of Manchester palaeontologist, Robert DePalma, will feature in BBC One's Dinosaurs: The final day with David Attenborough.
Black rhino extinction risk increased by killing of female rhinos
Manchester research suggests individual female rhinos matter when assessing the impact of poaching on black rhino survival chances.
A third of GPs plan to quit within five years
Around 33% of GPs are likely to quit direct patient care within five years, according to a University of Manchester survey.
Two-fold rise in depression among shielding over-50s
Manchester and UCL research has found that older people who shielded throughout the pandemic were nearly twice as likely to experience depressive symptoms compared to those who did not.
Bedside infant hearing test piloted
A world-first genetic test that can be carried out at an infant’s bedside to identify whether they are at risk of permeant hearing loss has been successfully piloted.
Life-changing benefits of Flash blood glucose monitoring revealed
A new study presented by The University of Manchester at the Diabetes UK Professional Conference has revealed the life-changing benefits of the Flash blood glucose monitoring for people with type 1 diabetes.
Manchester leads on diversifying energy research
The University has joined a new £1.25M project to develop a more diverse energy research community, ensuring energy research draws upon the expertise of academics from all backgrounds.
The University of Manchester's research beacons are examples of pioneering discoveries, interdisciplinary collaboration and cross-sector partnerships that are tackling some of the biggest questions facing the planet.