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.
Find out about the research undertaken at our three Faculties and the Schools within them
APIS Assay Technologies, a new business dedicated to developing biomarkers for diagnosing disease, has started at Manchester’s health innovation campus.
An international team, led by the University, has used X-ray imaging to reveal specific red pigments in extinct mice which shows how their colour evolved.
The Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre won 'Design through Innovation' and 'Project of the Year' at the RICS Awards 2019: North West.
Do you want to improve your research skills as a humanities or social sciences researcher? Our summer school from the 1 July to 12 July 2019 can help.
An international team has found that local communities who manage their forests have also reduced deforestation and poverty in Nepal.
Manchester researchers have been awarded Future Leaders Fellowships to help support research that addresses global issues such as climate change and city travel.
Research shows that submarine sediment flow is causing microplastics to accumulate on the deep sea floor, which has a negative impact on deep sea marine life.
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.