The University of Manchester has rich history of ground breaking research from splitting the atom (Rutherford), over crystallography (the Braggs), to the discovery of graphene (Geim and Novoselov). It is fully committed to world-class research, social responsibility and provides outstanding learning opportunities to its students.
Situated on the south side of Manchester, across two sites, The University of Manchester is a highly respected Russell Group University with plenty to offer. With outstanding academic facilities, the University of Manchester is ideally located minutes away from Manchester city centre.
The conference sessions will take place in the The Mill which is situated in the Northern Campus of the University. The conference venue is only a 15 minute walk away from Manchester’s Northern Quarter. Here you can find a wealth of quirky shops, cafes, bars, pubs and clubs. Alternatively, China Town is a ten minute walk away.
Originally shaped by its success during the industrial revolution of the 19th century, Manchester’s strong, pioneering character endures today – only now its achievements also include shaking up the music scene, nurturing artistic creativity and hosting international sporting events. Manchester is lively and culturally diverse with a reputation for setting the pace in sport, culture and industry. Most British people regard Manchester as the UK’s second city.
The City of Manchester is rich in culture and entertainment. Home to four universities, two premier league football teams and hundreds of restaurants, Manchester has something on offer for everyone.
Whether it be the exciting music scene, the unique Northern Quarter or home to both BBC and ITV studios in Salford Quays, Manchester offers much to be explored. Manchester’s excellent transport systems make it easier than ever to travel around the wonderful city.
The University of Manchester features several inspirational visitor attractions including:
- The Whitworth - an art gallery home to more than 55,000 works of art, ranging from textiles to some of the most famous British watercolours
- Manchester Museum - featuring Ancient Worlds galleries which bring to life the great civilisations of Egypt, Rome and Greece
- The John Rylands Library - a grade 1-listed, neo-Gothic library which houses 250,000 printed volumes
For further information on things to do and see during your time in Manchester please visit the following website:
St James Buildings
Tel: 0161 228 6665
Opening hours: 11:30 – 23:00 (Mon to Sat), 11:30 – 22:00 (Sun)
133 Portland Street
Tel: 0161 236 5544
Opening hours: 12:00 – 14:00 and 17:00 – 23:00 (Mon to Sat), 17:00 – 23:00 (Sun)
33-35 Oxford Street
Tel: 0161 236 4101
Opening hours: 11:30 – 23:30 (Sun to Wed), 11:30 – 00:30 (Thurs), 11:30 – 01:30 (Fri to Sat)
98 Portland Street
Tel: 0161 236 1313
Opening hours: 12:00 – 15:00 and 17:00 – 23:30 (Mon to Thurs), 12:00 – 15:00 and 17:00 – 23:30 (Fri to Sat), 13:00 – 22:00 (Sun)
Around the World Buffet
106 Portland Street
Tel: 0161237 1000
Opening hours: 12:00 – 15:30 and 17:00 – 22:30 (Mon to Thurs), 12:00 – 16:30 and 17:00 – 23:00 (Fri to Sat), 12:00 – 22:30 (Sun)
Tel: 0161 236 5600
Opening hours: 11:00 – 23:00 (Sun to Thurs), 11:00 – 23:30 (Fri to Sat)
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