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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The North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership, led by the University, is one of ten consortia to win new funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
Around 138 million women are affected by a distressing but treatable fungal infection, according to research by Manchester scientists.
A Manchester social scientist has informed a new report on tackling extremism and promoting social cohesion, commissioned by Greater Manchester.
Projects at the Manchester Urban Institute are showing how more efficient household energy use can benefit health and well-being, economic productivity, environmental quality and urban development.
One of the world’s most spectacular frogs has been identified as a new species after 20 years of painstaking research at the University.
Manchester and Bristol scientists have used powerful X-rays to solve a mystery about the origin of our skeletons.
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.