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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Manchester researchers have found that microwave usage across the EU alone emits as much carbon dioxide as nearly seven million cars.
A study led by a Manchester scientist has identified five new genetic diseases likely to affect more than 1 in 5,000 children.
Community screening for osteoporosis could prevent more than a quarter of hip fractures in older women – according to new research.
Manchester scientists have discovered how the severity of trauma to arterial blood vessels governs how the body repairs itself.
A team of scientists has confirmed the discovery of a major cause of dementia, with important implications for possible treatment and diagnosis.
A team of researchers has uncovered new insights into a rare genetic disease which devastates the lives of children.
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.