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 Manchester led study has revealed that babies born by IVF have increased birth weights by nearly 200g over the past 25 years.
Professor Sue Kimber, a developmental biologist, will be honoured at the Engineering and Physical Sciences Suffrage Science Awards.
An international team have found that by placing 2D materials on top of each other a hybrid is formed, creating unique opportunities for future technologies.
Manchester researchers have developed a new production process for graphene-based performance textiles.
A study has revealed the potential of Skype for delivering hypnotherapy remotely to patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
An international team has found that increased insomnia symptoms almost double the risk of coronary artery disease.
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.