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. For information on the University's Coronavirus response - https://www.manchester.ac.uk/coronavirus-response/
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Scientists at Manchester are involved in a £9 million project to convert carbon dioxide and waste into clean and sustainable fuels and products.
Research shows that the most common form of adult blindness is caused by a failure of proteins to regulate the immune system.
The University is helping Greater Manchester’s authorities to combat modern slavery, human trafficking and exploitation.
Evidence has shown a population of ‘free-floating’ planets which may be alone in deep space, unbound to a host star.
A new paper describes the government’s ‘punitive’ response to contesting statues in Black Lives Matter protests and calls for change in remembering slavery.
A collaboration with Manchester Museum has resulted in the first scientific description of the Cruziohyla calcarifer tadpole.
An international research team has discovered why some athletes experience ‘heart block’, paving the way for new interventions.
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.