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Manchester scientists are seeking to kick-start a wearable technology revolution by creating flexible fibres and adding acids from red wine.
Manchester researchers have highlighted the stark inequalities in UK life expectancy by producing a map of famous landmarks around the country.
The Square Kilometre Array Global Headquarters has formally opened at Jodrell Bank and will act as the new home for global collaboration in radio astronomy.
Plans to create a globally leading cancer research centre in Manchester have been awarded £25 million by the Research England UK Research Partnership Investment Fund.
A major new health research programme, led by Manchester researchers, has been announced to improve patient care and treatment in Greater Manchester.
Highways England has partnered with the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) to revolutionise the UK's road infrastructure.
A senior cabinet minister has praised The University of Manchester for its pioneering approach to ensure homegrown discovery is brought to market in the UK.
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.