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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The University attracted £24,831,000 of research income from UK industry in 2016/17 – more than any other institution in the country.
Professor Silke Gillessen, a leading expert in genitourinary oncology, is to join the University and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust.
The under-30s have endured the most marked increase in relative deprivation of any age group in England, according to a study led by Manchester scientists.
In the first study of its kind, geographers found that microplastics from urban river channels are a major contributor to ocean pollution.
The Aerospace Technology Institute and Manchester’s National Graphene Institute have published a joint paper on the potential of graphene in aerospace.
A major new collaborative project to develop a Zika virus vaccine that is suitable for use in pregnancy has been launched.
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.