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.
Find out about the research undertaken at our three Faculties and the Schools within them
A pioneering new scheme with English language learners from immigrant communities has had a significant impact on their understanding of infectious disease.
A comprehensive report has analysed the referendum, the general election, emerging identities and the public’s views of the Brexit negotiations.
As the new Chief Executive Officer for Graphene@Manchester, James Baker will lead the acceleration, application and commercialisation of graphene and 2D materials at the University.
Energy poverty is estimated to affect more than 50 million people in the European Union – this project aims to find new ways to tackle it.
Manchester researchers have found that microwave usage across the EU alone emits as much carbon dioxide as nearly seven million cars.
A study led by a Manchester scientist has identified five new genetic diseases likely to affect more than 1 in 5,000 children.
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.