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Calling Blighty to air on Channel 4 on Sunday

Calling Blighty to air on Channel 4 on Sunday | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
It’s a collection described as “gold dust” by the North West Film Archive and now dozens of forgotten messages filmed by soldiers in the 1940s will be aired on Channel 4.
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You can see the North West Film Archives amazing and emotional Messages Home documentary on Channel 4's catch-up service
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Remembrance when we’d rather forget: the war dead of Japan and Germany

Remembrance when we’d rather forget: the war dead of Japan and Germany | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
The Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo was built in 1869 at the very moment that the modern Japanese state emerged, and as Japan’s national war memorial it commemorates the souls of the 2.5m Japanese who have given their lives for their country.
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Sam Edwards talks about the sensitive subject of how to remember those who died fighting wars - for the opposing side
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Seamless success: how to break into the fashion industry – live chat

Seamless success: how to break into the fashion industry – live chat | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
Join our live chat on Wednesday 29 June from 1-2.30pm to ask the experts how to get started in fashion
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Jo Jenkinson provided some great advice for people hoping to break into the fashion industry in the Guardian livechat
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Beyond Brexit, the world's still turning: global stories you might have missed

Beyond Brexit, the world's still turning: global stories you might have missed | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
Islamic State lost ground, Colombia got a chance at lasting peace, and the Pope sounded a liberated note on homosexuality.
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Karl McLaughlin talks about the Spanish election - one of the stories you may have missed while the country has been gripped by Brexit fever
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We're not all badly-dressed geeks, say Manchester scientists - Manchester Evening News

We're not all badly-dressed geeks, say Manchester scientists - Manchester Evening News | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
PhD student and lecturer set up a fashion blog to 'debunk myth'
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Poignant messages home from our soldiers abroad - Blackpool Gazette

Poignant messages home from our soldiers abroad - Blackpool Gazette | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
They were thousands of miles away from their families – on the other side of the world.
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How airport scanners check your bag - BBC News

How airport scanners check your bag - BBC News | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
Thousands of British tourists are still waiting to come home from Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh after flights to the UK were suspended this week.
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The Lapsed Clubber: catching up with Manchester's 80s and 90s party people - The Guardian

The Lapsed Clubber: catching up with Manchester's 80s and 90s party people - The Guardian | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
Exhibition features shots of glow-stick-wielding youths in the prime of Manchester’s club scene and photographs of the same ravers as they are today
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Students give Drama Centre London and Manchester Met top marks for training - The Stage

Students give Drama Centre London and Manchester Met top marks for training - The Stage | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
Drama Centre London and the School of Theatre at Manchester Metropolitan University have topped a drama school satisfaction survey, with all students polle
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Manchester School of Art Fashion Show 2014 - Lauren Davies - Streetwear inspired Ski and Board wear

Lauren Davies Streetwear inspired Ski and Board wear.
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Too many young adults go from 'in care' directly to jail

Too many young adults go from 'in care' directly to jail | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
Young adults leaving care are being let down by the justice system, according to a new academic study. Despite up to a third of the current prison population having experienced the care system, criminal justice professionals are ignorant of ways to help young care leavers stay out of jail, it warns.
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New Vice-Chancellor announced | News & Events | Manchester Metropolitan University

New Vice-Chancellor announced | News & Events | Manchester Metropolitan University | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
New Vice-Chancellor announced
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Bright days ahead for graduate's cloud company | News & Events | Manchester Metropolitan University

Bright days ahead for graduate's cloud company | News & Events | Manchester Metropolitan University | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
Bright days ahead for graduate's cloud company
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How the first world war liberated women's wardrobes

How the first world war liberated women's wardrobes | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
The Fashion and Freedom exhibition looks at the way clothes restricted women before the war – and shows how lines and silhouettes relaxed during the conflict as women entered the workplace
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It was amazing to be involved in the Fashion and Freedom exhibition looking at the changes WW1 made to women's wardrobes
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What can mindfulness teach the police force? | Rachel Pugh

What can mindfulness teach the police force? | Rachel Pugh | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
In the face of some scepticism Greater Manchester police force is offering mindfulness sessions to staff to try to stem growing levels of anxiety and depression
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Researchers from Manchester Met have been looking at whether mindfulness could help police officers cope with the stress of their jobs
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Ebola Virus Can Live in More Animals Than Once Thought

Ebola Virus Can Live in More Animals Than Once Thought | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
Study finds rodents, primates, others are potential carriers of the deadly virus
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Professor John Fa has led this hard-hitting research into the ebola virus
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10 graduate design shows to look out for this summer - Design Week

10 graduate design shows to look out for this summer - Design Week | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
We’ve rounded up art and design colleges and universities from all over the UK, which will showcase graduate work spanning disciplines from product and textile to graphic and furniture design.
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Great to be included in Design Week's round-up of the best degree shows this summer
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British designer Lauren Bowker launches clothes that could be the style of the ... - Daily Mail

British designer Lauren Bowker launches clothes that could be the style of the ... - Daily Mail | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
Designer Lauren Bowker creates clothes that react to the environment. Her collection, The Unseen, launched in Selfridges last week and has been displayed at The Science Museum and the V&A.
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Lecturer uses Hacienda clubbing memories as inspiration for new Northern ... - Manchester Evening News

Lecturer uses Hacienda clubbing memories as inspiration for new Northern ... - Manchester Evening News | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
Dr Beate Peter has turned her experiences into a new exhibition, called “The Lapsed Clubber”, which will open in the Northern Quarter next weekend
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Introducing the MMU Sport Scholarship programme

Our Sport Scholarship programme supports talented athletes from a variety of sporting backgrounds as they combine a demanding training and competition ...
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'One minute with Ken Parsons' - Manchester Metropolitan University Cheshire campus.

Manchester Metropolitan University Cheshire campus presents 'One minute with Ken Parsons'. Ken teaches Sociology in the Department of Interdisciplinary ...
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Floods 'bring most misery to poor areas' but Manchester experts vow to stem ... - Mancunian Matters

Floods 'bring most misery to poor areas' but Manchester experts vow to stem ... - Mancunian Matters | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
As Britain dreams of a white Christmas, rather than the wet one we have in store, a Manchester Metropolitan University expert is warning that poorer areas are often the most affected by flooding.
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Professor Rebecca Lawthom - Manchester Metropolitan University

Keynote Speaker - MMU Postgraduate Research Conference November 2014 Rebecca explores 'Doing impact having impact"

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Sam Gray's curator insight, November 19, 2014 8:45 AM

Great talk on co-creation from MMU's Prof. Rebecca Lawthom

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New chapter for children's books in hospitals | News & Events | Manchester Metropolitan University

New chapter for children's books in hospitals | News & Events | Manchester Metropolitan University | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
New chapter for children's books in hospitals
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The slow route to sustainable tourism success | News & Events | Manchester Metropolitan University

The slow route to sustainable tourism success | News & Events | Manchester Metropolitan University | Manchester Met News | Scoop.it
The slow route to sustainable tourism success
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