Community map launched by Afzal Khan, MP for Manchester Gorton, in partnership with tech platform aDoddle aims to help people ‘find help, give help and connect locally’.
‘Unique’ Manchester-led study of deaf young people calls for more participants
Researchers at the University of Manchester and the University of Edinburgh are reporting on the lives of deaf young people in England, Scotland and Wales through the READY study, and are looking for more participants. Noora Mykkanen spoke to the academics and co-inquirers leading the project to find out more.
Jyotika Virmani of the Schmidt Ocean Institute on science, climate change and the global ecosystem
‘We have one planet with one planet’s worth of resources to share, so we need to be careful how much we use and waste.’
Jyotika Virmani grew up and developed her passion for science in Manchester. Now a world leading ocean scientist, she talks to The Meteor about her work and hopes for Earth’s future.
How a Manchester schoolgirl became a world leading ocean scientist
Jyotika Virmani’s parents, migrated from India to Manchester in 1969. They overcame ‘rampant’ racism to establish themselves in the city and provide their daughter with a safe and secure home.
It was here that Jyotika developed her passion for science which inspired her to become an eminent oceanologist.