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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A Manchester-led study suggests remote monitoring via smartphone apps could help those with long-term health conditions.
A study suggests that the QRISK3 model doesn't capture variances in patients and medical practices, meaning results could be misleading.
A new instrument, developed by UK experts including Manchester astronomers, to help us understand how stars are born is bound for the Large Millimetre Telescope in Mexico.
Researchers have created inks using 2D material MXene, to produce 3D printed interdigitated electrodes that can be used in energy storage devices such as supercapacitors.
A Manchester-led study suggests music festivals offer an opportunity to try more sustainable lifestyles, including saving water from showering less.
Manchester students have used in-depth performance data to define how long it takes football players to find their form when transferring between clubs.
Two new technology businesses share this year’s £70,000 Eli and Brit Harari Graphene Enterprise Award prize for novel applications of graphene and other 2D materials.
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.