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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Scientists have found small molecules in sebum are responsible for a unique scent on Parkinson’s patients which could lead to the development of an early diagnosis test.
Research has found that women who develop diabetes in pregnancy but aren't diagnosed are four-times more likely to experience stillbirth.
A multidisciplinary research team has shown that a new class of drugs are able to stop ovarian cancer cells growing.
Research undertaken by the University and Gulu Referral Hospital, Uganda will help doctors identify and treat TB patients at risk of fungal infection.
A Manchester led study has revealed that babies born by IVF have increased birth weights by nearly 200g over the past 25 years.
Professor Sue Kimber, a developmental biologist, will be honoured at the Engineering and Physical Sciences Suffrage Science Awards.
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.