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 research into particle physics has been given £6 million in UK Research and Innovation grants.
Manchester-led research has challenged the current model of the universe.
Manchester researchers have found that swarms of nanoparticles may be able to deliver vital drugs to a stroke-damaged brain.
Ancient bone proteins are helping identify which turtle species were fished to inform long-term human impact trends.
A new study will analyse pacemakers to help cardiac patients avoid hospital admissions.
Manchester has received funding from Cancer Research UK to pioneer new radiotherapy technologies and techniques.
The latest in social science research is being promoted across Manchester by the annual Festival of Social Science this 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.