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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Bristol-based band Massive Attack are partnering with The Tyndall Centre to analyse the impact of the music industry on the environment.
‘Re-write cancer’ is a joint collaboration between Cancer Research UK, The Christie Charitable Fund and the University.
University researchers have partnered with an online mental health service to evidence the impact of support services available for 11-18 year olds.
Research shows how waste sugar cane and wheat straw from agricultural processes can be made directly into valuable chemicals.
Research shows how exhaust gas stream pollutants can be converted into useful industrial chemicals using water and air.
Study shows people working in the music industry are twice as likely to develop Tinnitus as people working in quieter occupations.
Arthritis drugs could help treat breast cancer following the discovery of the role of bone marrow in the spread of the disease.
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.