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/
Find out about the research undertaken at our three Faculties and the Schools within them
The Innovation Factory has built a new team and processes for commercialising the University’s innovations and intellectual property.
Manchester and Sheffield have joined to support research to underpin the development of a UK Geological Disposal Facility.
Research shows that rice can contribute to prolonged low-level arsenic exposure leading to thousands of avoidable premature deaths.
Manchester scientists have published new findings into the causes of acute rejection after heart transplant surgery.
An international team has found that volcanoes which produce small basaltic lava eruptions hide chemically diverse magmas.
Scientists have discovered a way to slow the growth of breast cancer stem cells in the lab.
Scientists have successfully produced synthetic spider silk to create a new biodegradable glue alternative.
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.