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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New research has discovered a way to stop a deadly fungus from ‘hijacking’ the body’s immune system and spreading to the brain.
Specialists at The Christie and the University have made a breakthrough which could improve detection and treatment of anal cancer, with wider implications for other cancers.
Scientists from The University of Manchester have discovered how to predict worsening frailty in men over the age of 40.
Researchers from Manchester are using polystyrene particles rather than expensive polymers to make the next generation of solar cells cheaper and more stable.
The rapid development of wearable technology has received another boost from a new development using graphene for printed electronic devices.
A new study by the University has found that people employed in low-paying or highly stressful jobs may not enjoy better health than the unemployed.
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.