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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Researchers at The University of Manchester have discovered that a protein found on the surface of cells contributes to chemotherapy resistance in the most common type of childhood leukaemia.
Scientists have revealed that some of Earth’s atmosphere may have been brought to the planet by comets billions of years ago.
The public are invited to download a free app to track their seasonal allergy symptoms and help researchers understand why the frequency of allergies is increasing.
A new test developed by Manchester researchers could transform the diagnosis of rare genetic disorders in children.
A Manchester study on intestine mucus linings has found changes that could be spotted 12 weeks earlier in diagnosing bowel disease.
Manchester research has thrown new light on miniaturised ‘heat engines’ that could one day help power quantum computers.
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.