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Professor of Political Science Rachel Gibson has been appointed to a new commission into the influence of social media on the democratic process.
A genetic test that could identify the risk of, and therefore help to avoid permanent antibiotic-related hearing loss in newborn babies, is being developed in Manchester.
According to a national study co-authored by a Manchester researcher, the gender pay gap is shrinking but equality remains some way off.
A new publication from University experts aims to help employers, regulators and policymakers understand the potential effects of AI across a wide range of industries and sectors.
Technology developed by Manchester scientists to map the surface of Mars has been adapted to measure the treatment of tumours.
The University attracted £24,831,000 of research income from UK industry in 2016/17 – more than any other institution in the country.
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.