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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Scientists and clinicians across Greater Manchester have formed a rapid response research group to find ways to beat COVID-19 and save lives.
Experts have established a UK infrastructure to provide access to world-class cancer imaging facilities.
An international team has revealed how submarine sediment avalanches can transport microplastics into the deep ocean.
Since 2015, the NGI has set the ball rolling in the advancement of graphene and other two-dimensional materials.
Manchester researchers have found that women aged 55 and over are more likely to have financial problems than older men.
A study has found that using perceptual control theory has increased the accuracy and efficiency of balance in robots.
Dr Danai Antonopoulou and Dr Stefan Schact, received the fellowships to continue Professor Hawking’s legacy.
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.