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 new bio-tech facility, based at the University, is set to transform the bio-tech manufacturing process, driving clean growth and increasing commercial viability.
Research shows high mobility and patient health need are likely causes of over registration in GP practices, not fraudulent claims for non-existent patients.
Manchester scientists are developing a smart phone app which uses light, sound and brainwaves to treat chronic pain and they’re looking for volunteers.
New research has shown a recession-related increase in suicide by mental health patients, particularly men aged 45-54.
Research shows one in four UK children between 0 and 16 have a mother with a mental illness, with the highest proportion being in Northern Ireland.
A Europe-wide youth project has highlighted the need for policy makers to do more to create a sense of belonging with stigmatised youths to create positive change.
Work led by Manchester Professor Vaskar Saha means that around 80% of children with the most common childhood cancer are now likely to survive following treatment.
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.