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.
Find out about the research undertaken at our three Faculties and the Schools within them
The University will be a partner in a new transatlantic research alliance to help more people beat cancer through early detection.
Scientists have found that all basaltic systems have the potential to produce powerful eruptions due to magma crystallisation.
Scientists have created molecular cages within a polymer to trap sulphur dioxide pollution to reduce waste and emissions.
Greater Manchester schools are set to trial clean air monitoring systems to determine how varying levels of air quality affects schoolchildren.
Researchers are exploring how to create bio-based jet fuels from bacteria that grows in seawater rather than using crude oil.
Researchers have found that activity trackers improve physical activity in those with diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
A team of researchers from the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health will help find improved treatments for osteoarthritis and healing wounds.
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.