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/
Find out about the research undertaken at our three Faculties and the Schools within them
Canal water can cool urban areas by up to 1.6°C during heatwaves finds Manchester researchers and the Canal and River Trust.
New research reveals that asthma is highly rhythmic and therefore impacted by a person's body clock.
Research shows that a simple blood test is useful for ovarian cancer detection and could help identify other types of cancer.
Manchester researchers estimate that type 2 diabetes health checks were down by 7.4 million in the UK between March and December 2020.
Research shows that there was duplicated office equipment and simultaneous heating and lighting of homes and offices while pandemic hybrid working.
Manchester researchers have been involved in an international collaboration to analyse the age and history of some of the Moon’s youngest lava flows.
Research has found that the main culprit for aviation emissions across the connected continent of Europe is countless short journey flights.
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.