University of Manchester

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Manchester Business School Middle East Director ranked in Forbes Middle East list of the '200 Most Powerful Arab Women'

Home News Article OOct 01 2014 1 October 2014 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Randa Bessiso, founding director of Manchester Business School Middle East Centre, has been recognised by Forbes Middle East for her work in founding and building the MBS Middle ... [Published Zawya.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Experts develop new method to fight cancer

Radiotherapy used in cancer treatment isn't 100 per cent effective against the disease but now British researchers have developed a method that can boost its effectiveness.The new treatment could significantly improve the ability of radiotherapy to save ... [Published India Today - 1 hour ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Exercise to prevent falls and fractures

Boosting your activity levels and doing strength and balance exercises significantly reduces your risk of breaking a bone as a result of falling if you are over 60, according to experts from an international research group based at The University of ... [Published Health Canal - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Laser Quantum Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

University of Manchester, UK, spin-out now employs more than 100 staff.Laser Quantum is delighted to be celebrating its 20 th anniversary.  Since its formation in 1994 by PhD Physicists from the University of Manchester, Laser Quantum has developed into ... [Published OPTICS.ORG - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

MP visits dental project

Macclesfield MP David Rutley, had a toothbrush at the ready on Thursday morning, as he gave his support to the Dental Playbox Project at Broken Cross Primary Academy.The project aims to teach children about the importance of healthy eating and dental ... [Published Cheshire Today - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Manchester Q-Step Event: Stepping Out

The University of Manchester Q-Step Stepping Out event will celebrate the summer 2014 internships of the 19 students who participated in our pilot year.Location: The Place Aparthotel, Manchester, M1 2TPDate: 14 October 2014, 10.00-15.30The University ... [Published Economic and Social Research Council - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Bridging the structure/agency divide: Interdisciplinary approaches to disadvantage and education, Seminar 1/5

Current debates on the role of the teacher in highly disadvantaged settings are stuck at an impasse. This seminar looks beyond familiar debates to arguments contextualised within but also beyond the school gates.Location: Kanaris Lecture Theatre, University ... [Published Economic and Social Research Council - 3 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Food Poverty: Experts Say Foodbanks Are Inevitable in the UK

Food insecurity and malnutrition in the UK is a much wider problem than has been recognised, according to experts from the University of Manchester. Food insecurity and malnutrition in the UK is a much wider problem than has been recognised, according ... [Published Noodls - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Skin cancer patients given fresh hope with University of Manchester research breakthrough

Patients with the most dangerous form of skin cancer could benefit from new research.Researchers have found that ‘calming down’ the signals from immune cells called macrophages can slow the growth of melanoma tumours.The Cancer Research UK scientists ... [Published Manchester Evening News - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Greater Manchester Crime Commissioner speaks of shock at latest bogus cabbie sex attack

Tony Lloyd spoke out after the MEN reported how a 19-year-old girl left the Pangaea night at the University of Manchester’s Student Union on Oxford Road in the early hours to find a taxi.Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd has spoken of his shock ... [Published Manchester Evening News - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

University of Manchester and Age UK agree research partnership

The University of Manchester and Age UK have agreed an innovative partnership that represents a major step in collaborative working on ageing research. The partnership will enhance the translation of research findings into more effective public policy, ... [Published University of Manchester - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

University of Manchester and National Grid seal energy innovation agreement

The University of Manchester and National Grid have signed an agreement setting out areas for future collaboration centred on research, education and facilities.The deal builds on a relationship first established in 2002, and reaffirms their commitment ... [Published B Daily - Sep 29 2014]

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She continues: "Many people wrongly think that falls are just a part of aging and something to be expected as you get older but this is not true at all and exercise will make you less likely to fall."
Speaking about the Forbes recognition, Randa Bessiso commented: "I am very grateful to Forbes and proud to be recognised in this ranking and it is a privilege to be listed amongst these very accomplished and successful Arab women. I congratulate them all and I sincerely hope that their success will help inspire other Arab women, as the business world continues to become more receptive to the unique skills and talents of women. The success of MBS in the Middlethe Middle East has been down to teamwork and collaboration and so to the contribution of many others; leading the launch of a top global business school in my home region has been a tremendous personal and professional privilege for me and a life changing experience for many people, including our students."
"Food has an important role in defining our identities and in terms of family relationships. Yet this seems to have been neglected in the political debates surrounding food aid."

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