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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The discoveries published in Nature Genetics shed new light on our understanding of genetic predisposition to high blood pressure.
Research has highlighted the underrepresentation of students from ethnic minority backgrounds in the Geosciences.
Astronomers have discovered eight millisecond pulsars located within the dense clusters of stars using South Africa’s MeerKAT radio telescope.
The University has made renowned scientist and venture capitalist, Dr Gerald Chan, an Honorary Professor of Translational Medicine.
A novel drug almost entirely cleared moderate to severe psoriasis in more than 60% of the patients who took part in phase three clinical trials.
The University has been named world number one in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings of more than 1,200 global institutions.
Research shows that social media is used to find antibiotics, avoid dental treatment and support people with toothache.
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.