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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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Findings from a Manchester-led review could lead to targeted screening and prevention strategies for women at the greatest risk of the disease.
A Manchester academic has called for reform to English pregnancy law, as part of her research into artificial womb technology.
Researchers have found that candidates from ethnic minorities face bias during elections, by measuring how various hypothetical aspects affect people’s voting.
A new lab-based study found that removing the CBF beta protein from cells stopped the disease from spreading.
Communities will have the opportunity to contribute to world-leading research that directly affects their lives.
An international team has identified a protein which is linked to blindness when its levels are raised in the blood.
Chris Skidmore, Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, visited the University last week.
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.