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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Astrophysicists have built a prototype particle detector to unlock the mysteries of rare cosmic rays that enter our atmosphere.
A study led by a Manchester master’s student has found no evidence of any serious side-effects for using naltrexone, though many doctors won’t prescribe it.
Two university astronomers have been awarded prestigious prizes from the Royal Astronomical Society for their outstanding research and outreach work.
Researchers from Manchester and Nottingham have found that patients living in poorer areas are likely to be prescribed more opioids by their GPs.
A restoration scheme on the hills of the Peak District has the potential to reduce the level of flood risk to the towns and villages below, according to researchers.
Findings from a new study will help scientists develop clinical trials that can target hypoxia and abnormal genetics at the same time.
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.