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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Research shows that microbial communities within Alpine soils are under threat as a result of increasing global temperatures.
Collaborative research between the University and the Christie NHS Foundation Trust has shown the potential of high energy electron beam technology in radiotherapy treatment.
A study has scientifically defined what constitutes a good bedtime routine for children between the ages of two and eight.
Ruth Itzhaki, Professor Emeritus of Molecular Neurobiology, has been recognised for her work hunting for a microbe that causes Alzheimer's disease.
Scientists have created the most detailed ever 3D scan of a rare form of congenital heart disease which is important for treatments.
Scientists have found a way to increase the environmental safety of perovskite solar cells.
A proof-of-concept study has shown that a non-invasive test, that can be taken at home, can accurately detect womb cancer.
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.