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Company Overview of University of Manchester

Company Overview

University of Manchester is an educational institution that provides undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate programs. It offers courses in accounting and finance; aerospace engineering; anatomical science; cognitive neuroscience and psychology; computer science; economics; learning disability; modern languages and cultures; and psychology. University of Manchester was formerly known as Victoria University of Manchester and changed its name to University of Manchester in March, 2003. The university was founded in 1824 and is based in Manchester, United Kingdom.

Oxford Road

Manchester,  M13 9PL

United Kingdom

Founded in 1824

10,171 Employees


44 16 1306 6000

Key Executives for University of Manchester

President and Vice-Chancellor
Age: 62
Director of Finance
Age: 61
Director of Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

University of Manchester Key Developments

SkinBioTherapeutics plc Announces Extension of Research Contract with the University of Manchester

SkinBioTherapeutics plc announced that, as envisaged in the Company's Admission Document dated 29 March 2017, it has agreed an eight month extension to its research contract with the University of Manchester to June 2018. This contract extension includes provision for the appointment of a second technician to the Company. This will increase the Company's ability to develop its SkinBiotix® platform. Furthermore, the company announced that it has recently demonstrated activity of SkinBiotix® at a range of doses in human skin models, and also completed the design of two human safety trials. If successful, these trials will allow the technology to be labelled 'dermatologically tested' for its cosmetic application.

University of Manchester to Cut 170 Jobs

The University of Manchester is to axe more than 170 jobs, including 140 academic roles, as part of a "cost-saving" exercise. The cuts will hit the academic roles and 31 support jobs primarily in three departments: the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures; the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health; and the Alliance Manchester Business School.

University of Manchester Signs Partnership Agreement with BAE Systems

The University of Manchester has signed a strategic framework agreement with BAE Systems to establish a long-term relationship in research, education and consultancy. Manchester - which has a range of world-class science and engineering strengths, including expertise in aerospace and the development of advanced materials - is among a small group of selected UK universities invited to sign this partnership agreement with the company. The move comes after BAE Systems announced that it will focus on building closer partnerships with a smaller number of universities which share expertise in particular areas of future capability.

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