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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Researchers at Manchester have discovered a backup natural pacemaker, able to generate a pulse and control the heart rate.
One of the world’s rarest toads has been successfully bred in captivity for the first time outside its country of origin by scientists at Manchester Museum.
Research shows the ways in which UK higher education institutions are tackling emissions associated with business travel and catering.
Research shows that microbial communities within Alpine soils are under threat as a result of increasing global temperatures.
Collaborative research between the University and the Christie NHS Foundation Trust has shown the potential of high energy electron beam technology in radiotherapy treatment.
A study has scientifically defined what constitutes a good bedtime routine for children between the ages of two and eight.
Ruth Itzhaki, Professor Emeritus of Molecular Neurobiology, has been recognised for her work hunting for a microbe that causes Alzheimer's 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.