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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The largest study of its kind, involving researchers at Manchester, has confirmed a new non-invasive test that can be used to help with early detection.
Professor Crosbie has been awarded a five-year Advanced Fellowship for urine testing that may transform cervical screening.
Research shows how the mobility of contaminants in crystalline rocks over long periods can be limited by the presence of tiny crystals.
A study of UK people living with chronic pain has demonstrated the links between pain and certain atmospheric weather conditions.
Research reveals four Dead Sea Scroll manuscript fragments contain readable Hebrew/Aramaic text, written in carbon-based ink.
Research, using published local authority data, has shown that more than 25% of the UK is 'likely to have been infected by COVID-19'.
Early results for a potentially revolutionary brain disease therapy, given under compassionate use to a two-year-old, has shown promise.
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.