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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Manchester researchers have found that reports of self-harm in girls aged between 13 and 16 rose by 68% between 2011 and 2014.
New research carried out at the University has identified a bacterium, normally present on the skin, which causes poor wound healing.
Whales and dolphins live in tight-knit social groups, have complex relationships, talk to each other and even have regional dialects – much like human societies.
The University is to lead a £5 million project which aims to transform the process of turning research into businesses across northern England.
An annual prize worth £50,000 has been awarded to two young Manchester researchers to help set up a new graphene business venture.
A survey of more than 1,500 people in the UK shows how the life-long, debilitating illness affects their career and employers’ attitudes.
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.