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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Between 1 and 1.4 million cases occur in the developing world per year, leaving over 600,000 people blind in one eye.
After over two decades, an international research team has identified a galactic mystery source of gamma rays: a heavy neutron star with a very low mass companion orbiting it.
Professor Gareth Evans has been recognised by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for his work in advancing women’s health.
An international team has identified the factor produced by a common species of skin bacteria that triggers eczema which could lead to new treatments.
Manchester experts will share part of a £109 million funding pot to help their research into tackling major challenges ranging from cardiac disease treatment to energy efficiency.
Research suggests that drought preparedness will require careful coordination for The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.
A study has shown that prescriptions for the addictive drug codeine increased by a factor of five between 2006 and 2017.
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.