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Manchester’s city center saw significant development during the 1990’s, due to the IRA bomb in 1996, along with the new infrastructure of the Metrolink, whist Spinningfields and the Trafford center were developed.

Manchester was rising to its position as the Second City, as investment began to increase.
Posted 23 Mar 2019 15:51
In the First installment of ‘A Post-War History’ we began to look at the rich historical past of Manchester throughout and post WWII.

This will be the basses for our Events research, where we will create a timeline of Industry, Invention and Technology, before delving into three in-depth case studies of past, present and future Technologies and Inventions.

Over the following weeks we hope to develop and expand on this before presenting to our collaborators on the 5th of April.
Posted 18 Mar 2019 12:24
In the second installment of our 'Did you know?' series we take a look at Manchester at the for front of medical research.

In 1977 embryologist Jean Purdy developed the pioneering technique of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and on the 10th of November 1977 the first 'test-tube baby' Louis was conceived.

This technique has paved the way for thousands of babies, to parents who otherwise couldn't conceive.


Posted 10 Mar 2019 10:33