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Professor Rahul Nair has been awarded £100,000 by the Leverhulme Trust to advance research into graphene-based membranes for water treatment.
Over-65s who self-harm are 145 times more likely to die by suicide, according to new study.
Hearing aids and cataract surgery are strongly linked to a slower rate of age-related cognitive decline, according to new research.
New research from a Manchester scientist could influence future treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease.
Research led by Manchester experts suggests the retreat of an ancient ice sheet from western Canada occurred earlier than previously thought.
Manchester researchers have found that relationship breakdown can also cause the unexpected and traumatic loss of friends.
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.