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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The University has been awarded £10 million to lead a UK-wide biomanufacturing research hub.
The National Graphene Institute will be working on an 18-month research project with LifeSaver, a UK-based water filtration company.
A major trial has found screening women aged 35–39 with a family history of breast cancer every year would be highly effective.
Manchester scientists have created flags that can generate electrical energy using wind and solar power.
A study led by a Manchester scientist has discovered a critical part of the body’s immune system that could lead to new treatments for autoimmune diseases.
An international team led by Manchester researchers have published a map that shows the differences between healthy brains and those with 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.