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. For information on the University's Coronavirus response - https://www.manchester.ac.uk/coronavirus-response/
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A fungus that is hazardous to patients with respiratory disease can be found at higher levels during the summer in rooms with outer-facing windows.
Promising results have been seen in a world-first study of the impact of 100% sustainable aviation fuel on both engines of a commercial jet.
Exploiting gene editing has resulted in a new route to produce complex antibiotic medicines that are urgently required to combat antimicrobial resistance.
Over-60s encourage others to join research evaluating new respiratory virus vaccine, and help prevent hospitalisations and deaths.
Analysis by Manchester researchers has confirmed a link between the spread of COVID-19 and the weather, with more sun associated with reduced spread of the illness.
Professor Danielle George has sent an open letter to government to embed engineering into primary school learning and support #EngineeringKidsFutures.
Manchester scientists have formulated and tested a clot-busting drug that is able to effectively restore blood flow in the brains of mice.
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.