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 researcher's new engineering platform has created an enzyme that can successfully degrade plastic bottles.
Manchester archaeologists help to unearth rock crystals moved long distances by Early Neolithic Britons to mark sites of burial.
Dr Emma Ferguson-Coleman has been recognised for her film raising awareness of deaf people affected by dementia.
University of Manchester experts help to uncover stunningly-preserved animal fossils in a farmer's field near Stroud, Gloucestershire.
The Gravitational-wave Optical Transient Observer will scour the skies for optical clues about the violent cosmic events that create ripples in space.
Scientists from Genomics England and the universities of Manchester and Oxford published recommendations to improve rare disease diagnosis.
Hot summers will become more intense in the UK putting millions at risk, according to Manchester research for the charity Friends of the Earth.
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.