The University of Manchester’s research has real-world impact. We are at the forefront of the search for solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems.
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.
Short Films, Big Impact
On Wednesday, 23 July we launch eight short films showcasing the wider benefits of academic research in the social sciences and of engagement with the local community.
Alliance Boots and The University of Manchester renew partnership
A new five-year skin research programme has been announced to help further develop the understanding of skin ageing.
Treatment of UK’s ‘sans papiers’ damned
Undocumented migrants living in the UK and their children face hostility from officials and the public, ill-health, self-harm, and even suicide, according to a consultation.
Trees company: academic praised for forest work
An honorary research fellow at the University has been named European Young Urban Forester of the Year by the European Forum on Urban Forestry.
Scientists discover clues why weight-loss surgery cures diabetes
Manchester scientists are a step closer to understanding why diabetes is cured in the majority of patients that undergo gastric bypass surgery.
We focus our research around some of the world’s biggest challenges.
Find out about some of the areas in which our research is making a difference.