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The University of Manchester Magazine online now

(16 June 2017)

The University magazine’s latest edition is out now – both online and on magazine stands around campus.

The sixth edition includes the story of Zimbabwean playwright and anti-Mugabe activist Silvanos Mudzvova’s terrifying struggle for freedom. Here at the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures on an Artist Protection Fund fellowship from the Institute of International Education, he talks about why he won’t give up despite being abducted and tortured and also unable to see his three children for their own safety.

Other features include how we are defending the bee, that iconic and inspiring emblem of our city, and why we are getting graphic on bioenergy with a new and engaging way of discussing this complex but important part of our research beacon. 

And the Opinion pieces include an outline of the challenges facing Greater Manchester’s newly-elected Mayor Andy Burnham.