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News-Medical-Net
New haptic device could aid walking therapy for stroke survivorshelp to improve walking recovery during stroke rehabilitation in a bid to reduc
New haptic device could aid walking therapy for stroke survivors
News-Medical-Net / Posted 12 hours ago
help to improve walking recovery during stroke rehabilitation in a bid to reduce social isolation. Health researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University are leading the development of a new haptic device - technology that communicates via... Read more
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Online Recruitment
AGR Awards finalists announced: Best student recruiterslead the way with three nominations each, while Deloitte and Ernst & Young have
AGR Awards finalists announced: Best student recruiters
Online Recruitment / Posted 21 hours ago
lead the way with three nominations each, while Deloitte and Ernst & Young have both been shortlisted for two awards. Manchester Metropolitan University and University of Leeds represent the achievements of higher education institutions,... Read more
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Farming Life
Brexit could harm farming industry, warningA Manchester Metropolitan University lecturer has warned that a British exit fr
Brexit could harm farming industry, warning
Farming Life / Posted yesterday
A Manchester Metropolitan University lecturer has warned that a British exit from the European Union is likely to have a negative effect on the country’s farming industry. Charlie Clutterbuck, an Associate Lecturer in Hollings faculty’s Department... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Rebecca needs your votesof mathematics at Ehenside School in Cleator Moor before it closed in 2008. Sh
Rebecca needs your votes
Whitehaven News / Posted 3 days ago
of mathematics at Ehenside School in Cleator Moor before it closed in 2008. She then lectured in mathematics education at Manchester Metropolitan University before retraining to lead primary maths professional development. On her website is a... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Rebecca Hansen needs your votesof mathematics at Ehenside School in Cleator Moor before it closed in 2008. She
Rebecca Hansen needs your votes
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
of mathematics at Ehenside School in Cleator Moor before it closed in 2008. She then lectured in mathematics education at Manchester Metropolitan University before retraining to lead primary maths professional development. On her website is a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Two British mums tried to take their children to Syria in 'babies for ISIS' plotto be interested in hanging out with and influencing young people." Aslam met
Two British mums tried to take their children to Syria in 'babies for ISIS' plot
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
to be interested in hanging out with and influencing young people." Aslam met Moore, who was born in County Tyrone, in Manchester Metropolitan University in 2000, before both converted to Islam, married and settled down in Walsall. Moore was... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
UKFast launches MBA scholarship with Manchester Metropolitan UniversityTechnology company UKFast is to launch its MBA scholarship with Manchester Metr
UKFast launches MBA scholarship with Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester Evening News / Posted 3 days ago
Technology company UKFast is to launch its MBA scholarship with Manchester Metropolitan University, giving one budding entrepreneur the chance to join the business programme later this year. Applications for the £6,000 scholarship is open today (May... Read more
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metro
Deadly legal high 'Spice' is about to be outlawedit’ll just move more underground and lead to more vulnerable people being explo
Deadly legal high 'Spice' is about to be outlawed
metro / Posted 3 days ago
it’ll just move more underground and lead to more vulnerable people being exploited. According to Dr Olive Sutcliffe from Manchester Metropolitan University, people ‘don’t need a chemistry degree to make spice.’ He told Sky News that the... Read more
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metro
Naked sleepwalker helped back to hotel after walking into city centresaid it was a case of ‘proper somnambulism, not a dare. Person grateful for our
Naked sleepwalker helped back to hotel after walking into city centre
metro / Posted 4 days ago
said it was a case of ‘proper somnambulism, not a dare. Person grateful for our help and saw the funny side themselves.’ Chorlton Street is right in the city centre, close to Manchester Metropolitan University and the central c... Read more
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International Business Times
Social Chain: Meet the twentysomethings making a profit by taking over Twitter in the UK a source of profit. Launched less than 18 months ago by Steve Bartlett (who dr
Social Chain: Meet the twentysomethings making a profit by taking over Twitter in the UK
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
a source of profit. Launched less than 18 months ago by Steve Bartlett (who dropped out of a business studies course at Manchester Metropolitan University after just one lecture) and Dom McGregor, Social Chain now employs 30 people and has a... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
North west business schools pool resourcesinternational business, operating across 85 countries. Professor Heinz Tüselma
North west business schools pool resources
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 days ago
international business, operating across 85 countries. Professor Heinz Tüselmann, Professor of International Business at Manchester Metropolitan University, said: "Global trade and inward investment is hugely important to the north west... Read more
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Bolton News
Cold War photo album inspires artists to reproduce pictures for modern dayoil paintings. He drew on the talents of fiction writer Nicholas Royle, who is
Cold War photo album inspires artists to reproduce pictures for modern day
Bolton News / Posted 9 days ago
oil paintings. He drew on the talents of fiction writer Nicholas Royle, who is the creative writing lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, to create stories around the images. The two explore the nature of surveillance through... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
USM hosts crowd safety and risk analysis workshopof Southern Miss held a crowd safety workshop this afternoon at the Trent Lott
USM hosts crowd safety and risk analysis workshop
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 10 days ago
of Southern Miss held a crowd safety workshop this afternoon at the Trent Lott Center. World expert Keith Still from the Manchester Metropolitan University in the U.K. taught the class and helped people in the workshop learn the best ways to... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Maths whizz Rebecca counts on online supportof mathematics at Ehenside School in Cleator Moor before it closed in 2008. Sh
Maths whizz Rebecca counts on online support
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 10 days ago
of mathematics at Ehenside School in Cleator Moor before it closed in 2008. She then lectured in mathematics education at Manchester Metropolitan University before retraining to lead primary maths professional development. She said: "The primary... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Maths whizz Rebecca counts on online supportof mathematics at Ehenside School in Cleator Moor before it closed in 2008. Sh
Maths whizz Rebecca counts on online support
Whitehaven News / Posted 10 days ago
of mathematics at Ehenside School in Cleator Moor before it closed in 2008. She then lectured in mathematics education at Manchester Metropolitan University before retraining to lead primary maths professional development. She said: "The primary... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Peak District gallery welcomes ‘weird’ sound art installationactivities to engage people. Part of the 'Furniture Music' installation. The
Peak District gallery welcomes ‘weird’ sound art installation
Derbyshire Times / Posted 12 days ago
activities to engage people. Part of the 'Furniture Music' installation. The work has been created by Dr Toby Heys from Manchester Metropolitan University who has previously exhibited his work Tate Britain and the International Digital Arts... Read more
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dna
Kids who walk early likely to have stronger bonesas they get older, according to a new study which links bone strength with good
Kids who walk early likely to have stronger bones
dna / Posted 12 days ago
as they get older, according to a new study which links bone strength with good early life movement. Researchers from Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) and the University of Bristol in the UK have demonstrated an association between... Read more
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New Kerala
Kids who walk early likely to have stronger bones - newkerala.com #63521as a young child can have ramifications for our bone strength even 16 years lat
Kids who walk early likely to have stronger bones - newkerala.com #63521
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
as a young child can have ramifications for our bone strength even 16 years later," said lead researcher Alex Ireland from Manchester Metropolitan University in Britain. "Being more active gives you stronger muscles which can then apply bigger... Read more
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Gamasutra
Crytek opening six more virtual reality labs through VR FirstZealand), Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (Finland), and University Coll
Crytek opening six more virtual reality labs through VR First
Gamasutra / Posted 13 days ago
Zealand), Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (Finland), and University College London (UK). Other additions include Manchester Metropolitan University (UK), Oklahoma University (USA), and Tallinn Technical University (Estonia). Those... Read more
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iafrica.com
Kids who move earlier get stronger bonesrun, and jump earlier are more likely to have stronger bones later in life. Ca
Kids who move earlier get stronger bones
iafrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
run, and jump earlier are more likely to have stronger bones later in life. Carried out by a team of researchers from from Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Bristol, the study looked at data from 2,327 participants which... Read more
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Gamasutra
Six More Universities Join Crytek’s VR First InitiativeUniversity of Canterbury (New Zealand), Kajaani University of Applied Sciences
Six More Universities Join Crytek’s VR First Initiative
Gamasutra / Posted 14 days ago
University of Canterbury (New Zealand), Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (Finland), University College London (UK), Manchester Metropolitan University (UK), Oklahoma University (USA), and Tallinn Technical University (Estonia). For more... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Enterprising youngsters scoop awardManchester Final. Eleven teams of 15 to 19-year-olds who have set up their own
Enterprising youngsters scoop award
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
Manchester Final. Eleven teams of 15 to 19-year-olds who have set up their own businesses took part in the event at Manchester Metropolitan University. They had to set up trade stands, give presentations and answer questions about their... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Next-generation virtual reality tech for UC studentsat Oswego (USA), University College London (UK), Kajaanin Ammattikorkeakoulu Un
Next-generation virtual reality tech for UC students
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
at Oswego (USA), University College London (UK), Kajaanin Ammattikorkeakoulu University of Applied Sciences (Finland), and Manchester Metropolitan University (UK).Established in 2003, the HIT Lab NZ focuses on supporting people in their everyday... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Children with good early life movement more likely to have stronger bones later in lifemay help to identify who is at a greater risk of osteoporosis and bone fracture
Children with good early life movement more likely to have stronger bones later in life
News-Medical-Net / Posted 15 days ago
may help to identify who is at a greater risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures in later life. Healthcare scientists from Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Bristol believe the results could also be partly attributed to... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Lucy misses out on Miss Manchester titleRoad, was one of the 31 finalists who took part in the annual beauty pageant.
Lucy misses out on Miss Manchester title
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 16 days ago
Road, was one of the 31 finalists who took part in the annual beauty pageant. Lucy is currently in her first year at Manchester Metropolitan University and is doing a filmmaking degree. Out of the 31 finalists a winner and two runners-up are... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Mum of Coronation Street copycat killer could have lived if she'd got son helpbehaviour remained hidden. Bartlam repeatedly battered his mum with a hammer
Mum of Coronation Street copycat killer could have lived if she'd got son help
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
behaviour remained hidden. Bartlam repeatedly battered his mum with a hammer Dr David Holmes, Criminal Psychologist at Manchester Metropolitan University, said: “She was a barrier to him getting treated. “If she’d been firmer with him, his... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
SAScon reveals 2016 line-up of international tech and digital gurusensure the event will be full of search, analytics and social media insight and
SAScon reveals 2016 line-up of international tech and digital gurus
Manchester Evening News / Posted 17 days ago
ensure the event will be full of search, analytics and social media insight and intrigue.” The two-day conference, held at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School (MMU) on 16 and 17 June, will feature keynote and panel speakers,... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Clothing designer moves into Kendal pop-up shopreal getting out there, isn't it? It's too good an opportunity to miss really."
Clothing designer moves into Kendal pop-up shop
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
real getting out there, isn't it? It's too good an opportunity to miss really." Having studied a fashion design course at Manchester Metropolitan University, Natasha began to sell her clothes after she returned home to Flookburgh. Natasha's... Read more
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Daily Mirror
You could go to jail if you post these pictures of your kids onlineand social research has warned that mums and dads will one day face "backlash"
You could go to jail if you post these pictures of your kids online
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
and social research has warned that mums and dads will one day face "backlash" for it. Professor Nicola Whitton from Manchester Metropolitan University told The Guardian : "I think we’re going to get a backlash in years to come from young... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Could children one day sue parents for posting baby pics on Facebook?be used by somebody to steal your child’s identity), and leaving children open
Could children one day sue parents for posting baby pics on Facebook?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 18 days ago
be used by somebody to steal your child’s identity), and leaving children open to bullying. Professor Nicola Whitton of Manchester Metropolitan University is among those predicting trouble. “I think we’re going to get a backlash in years to come... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Wirral on film - watch 100 years of lifeFascinating footage from the last 100 years in The North West Film Archive at
Wirral on film - watch 100 years of life
Liverpool Echo / Posted 19 days ago
Fascinating footage from the last 100 years in The North West Film Archive at Manchester Metropolitan University is presenting Wirral on Film as part of its programme to make its fascinating collection available to the public in the North West. The... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Wirral on film - watch 100 years of lifeFascinating footage from the last 100 years in The North West Film Archive at
Wirral on film - watch 100 years of life
Liverpool Echo / Posted 20 days ago
Fascinating footage from the last 100 years in The North West Film Archive at Manchester Metropolitan University is presenting Wirral on Film as part of its programme to make its fascinating collection available to the public in the North West. The... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
A secretly gay teen in a violent home - Salford's new mayor shares his storyof Ulster. He then gained a masters degree in industrial relations at Manchest
A secretly gay teen in a violent home - Salford's new mayor shares his story
Manchester Evening News / Posted 20 days ago
of Ulster. He then gained a masters degree in industrial relations at Manchester Business School and then a Phd at Manchester Metropolitan University. “I wasn’t born with a silver spoon in my mouth,” he says. “My dad didn’t pay for me. I... Read more
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Psych Central
How Depression Impacts Progressive Lung Diseasecan take a terrible toll on their overall health and treatment effectiveness.
How Depression Impacts Progressive Lung Disease
Psych Central / Posted 20 days ago
can take a terrible toll on their overall health and treatment effectiveness. In the first study, researchers from Manchester Metropolitan University analyzed three-year data obtained from patients with COPD. They found that one in four... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
High prevalence of depression alongside COPD can impact overall health, treatment effectivenessnot treated, those symptoms can have a negative effect on their overall health
High prevalence of depression alongside COPD can impact overall health, treatment effectiveness
News-Medical-Net / Posted 22 days ago
not treated, those symptoms can have a negative effect on their overall health and treatment effectiveness. One study from Manchester Metropolitan University analyzed three-year data obtained from patients with COPD. The study showed that one in... Read more
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New Kerala
Every fourth COPD patient suffers from depression: newkerala.com #58824have a negative effect on their overall health and treatment effectiveness, acc
Every fourth COPD patient suffers from depression: newkerala.com #58824
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
have a negative effect on their overall health and treatment effectiveness, according to two new studies. One study from Manchester Metropolitan University in Britain analysed three-year data obtained from patients with COPD. The study showed... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Young breast cancer patients see body changes more positively after mastectomy treatmentmain concern was one of survival with minimal worries around how they will look
Young breast cancer patients see body changes more positively after mastectomy treatment
News-Medical-Net / Posted 22 days ago
main concern was one of survival with minimal worries around how they will look. The study, conducted by researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University, questioned 49 women aged 29 to 53 who had undergone a mastectomy. It is hoped the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Strangers who matched on Tinder make a film of their first datemen who use the dating app report feeling 'let down' by their dates. Dr Jenny
Strangers who matched on Tinder make a film of their first date
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
men who use the dating app report feeling 'let down' by their dates. Dr Jenny van Hooff, senior lecturer in sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University, said: 'Many of our respondents felt let down on meeting a woman and on feeling a visual... Read more
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The Scientist
Nanoscale Defensesand prevent cell-cell communication, for example. Comparing micron- to nanomete
Nanoscale Defenses
The Scientist / Posted 24 days ago
and prevent cell-cell communication, for example. Comparing micron- to nanometer-size troughs, Joanna Verran’s group at Manchester Metropolitan University in the U.K. showed that 200-nm troughs decreased adhesion of three bacterial strains and... Read more
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Evening Standard
Could the 'Croydon Cat Killer' be about to start targeting humans?have been left decapitated, without a tail or have other knife wound injuries.
Could the 'Croydon Cat Killer' be about to start targeting humans?
Evening Standard / Posted 25 days ago
have been left decapitated, without a tail or have other knife wound injuries. Dr Holmes, a criminal psychologist from Manchester Metropolitan University, told the Standard: "This is not the work of a 10-year-old. This is not the work of... Read more
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Express and Star
Friend or foe? ISIS suspect's picture evidence revealed « Express & Starwhich saw his wife Moore found guilty. Since the February verdict, she has been
Friend or foe? ISIS suspect's picture evidence revealed « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 27 days ago
which saw his wife Moore found guilty. Since the February verdict, she has been on bail awaiting sentence. He attended Manchester Metropolitan University, where he drank alcohol – but became a strict Muslim in his third year. After moving to... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
School reveals new head teacherin childhood studies followed by a four-year teaching degree in literacy and nu
School reveals new head teacher
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
in childhood studies followed by a four-year teaching degree in literacy and numeracy with special educational needs at Manchester Metropolitan University. She then worked at a large primary school in Didsbury for 10-and-a-half years where she... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Big Chip Awards 2016: shortlist– a campaign to inspire a generation Vivid with Manchester Ship Canal Cruise-G
Big Chip Awards 2016: shortlist
Manchester Evening News / Posted 29 days ago
– a campaign to inspire a generation Vivid with Manchester Ship Canal Cruise-Gift Voucher 2015 Little Chip Student Award Manchester Metropolitan University Department of Languages, Information and Communications with Matthew Windle, Evangeline... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Lucy set for Manchester pageant18, of Stainburn Road, is one of 31 finalists in the annual beauty pageant. Lu
Lucy set for Manchester pageant
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 30 days ago
18, of Stainburn Road, is one of 31 finalists in the annual beauty pageant. Lucy is currently in her first year at Manchester Metropolitan University and is doing a filmmaking degree. She entered the competition online and qualified for... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Concerns over how new privacy rules protect usKeeley Crockett, reader in computational intelligence in the school of computin
Concerns over how new privacy rules protect us
Manchester Evening News / Posted 30 days ago
Keeley Crockett, reader in computational intelligence in the school of computing, maths and digital technology at Manchester Metropolitan University, said: “The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party concerns are very real. The policing... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
High-end student accommodation Victoria Point sold for £30mis located in the Victoria Park area of Manchester, a popular student area loca
High-end student accommodation Victoria Point sold for £30m
Manchester Evening News / Posted a month ago
is located in the Victoria Park area of Manchester, a popular student area located near to The University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University and the Royal Northern College of Music. The 561 beds are set out in a mix of two, three... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Chris McClure poses on the cover of Arctic Monkeys’ debut album, 2006tune a guitar to save my life, but I think they wanted someone who was part of
Chris McClure poses on the cover of Arctic Monkeys’ debut album, 2006
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 1 months ago
tune a guitar to save my life, but I think they wanted someone who was part of the gang. I was studying sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University when I got a call from Andy Nicholson, the bassist. They were working on their debut... Read more

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