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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New partnership will deliver high-impact scientific research to improve the future outlook for some of the world’s most endangered animals.
Representatives from the British Lung Foundation, Friends of the Earth Manchester and ClientEarth came to Manchester to hear more about environmental research conducted at the University.
The University has published the research behind a precision-engineered watch created with Richard Mille Watches and McLaren Applied Technologies.
Manchester scientists have developed the first non-antibiotic drug to successfully treat tuberculosis in animals.
The University’s Dr Simon Clark has been chosen for a coveted national award by leading sight loss charity the Macular Society.
Manchester researchers have made new discoveries about what happens when we fold materials that are just a few atoms thick.
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.