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/
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Manchester researchers found that mental health patients discharged from hospital during the first COVID-19 lockdown experienced loneliness and social isolation.
"Findings add to the growing evidence indicating that higher levels of air pollution exposure link with poor mental health outcomes", said Dr Pearl Mok.
Manchester's Albert Zijlstra has helped solve the mystery of a famous supernova first spotted over China in 1181AD.
Scientists have discovered a new way that human embryos are able to communicate with mothers-to-be after just six days.
Researchers and those with lived experience have designed an online tool to help reduce and prevent repeat self-harm.
Scientists have developed a way of creating a concrete-like material made of extra-terrestrial dust and human protein suited for extra-terrestrial environments.
A review has analysed using low-dose-rate and high-dose-rate brachytherapy, and external beam radiotherapy to treat reoccurring prostate cancer.
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.