- 12 December 2023
Reparations for our slavery links – how might they work?
The battle for reparations for the horrific treatment of enslaved Africans during Britain's slave-trading era is gaining tractionDiscover more
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Dr Leon Barron
How do chemicals move in our urban water cycle? Can we balance the environmental impacts of chemicals and their benefit to society?
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A look into an artist's response to the dangers of marine plastic pollution
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Legacy of Empire
Sathnam Sanghera and Dr Michael Taylor
How has Imperialism shaped modern Britain?
- Arts & Culture
MCR History Talks: Tourism
Jessica White and Adam Waddingham
A history of tourism, travel and heritage in Manchester
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