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.
Find out about the research undertaken at our three Faculties and the Schools within them
A guide, based on University research, to help support children with social and emotional skills has been released to all primary schools in England.
Scientists have found that mutations of a gene that controls how the urinary bladder grows explains a fatal organ defect that affects unborn babies.
Manchester researchers have discovered how to protect hair follicles from chemotherapy, which could lead to new treatments preventing hair loss.
A Manchester led study has resulted in a first of its kind suicide prevention training video for community pharmacy staff.
A review has shown that taking specific nutrient supplements in addition to conventional treatment can help some mental disorders.
Researchers have successfully mapped the topography of both magnetic poles of a pulsar for the first time.
A Manchester-led study suggests remote monitoring via smartphone apps could help those with long-term health conditions.
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.