The University of Manchester's research has real-world impact beyond academia. We are at the forefront of the search for solutions to some of the world's most pressing problems, seeking to be a global force for positive change.
From tackling cancer and poverty to finding the energy solutions of the future, our research is making a real difference to the quality of people's lives across the globe. Search our Research Explorer to find out more.
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A scheme which trains students and recent graduates to give extra tuition to disadvantaged school pupils is proving highly effective at improving their progress.
Two exceptional early-stage scientists have been awarded the prestigious BP-funded fellowship to carry out research at the University with a range of advanced materials applications.
A Manchester-based lecturer has developed software to help identify students with potential stress, well-being or mental health related problems.
Supercomputer to help unlock secrets of the human brain SpiNNaker – the world’s largest neuromorphic supercomputer – is being switched on for the first time.
Researchers from Manchester and Liverpool have highlighted the need for psychological screening for carers after a child sustains a burn injury.
Research shows support for resource efficiency which could play a significant role in helping the UK to reduce its carbon emissions.
The University of Manchester's research beacons are examples of pioneering discoveries, interdisciplinary collaboration and cross-sector partnerships that are tackling some of the biggest questions facing the planet.