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.
Manchester professor mobilises medics for Gaza
A Manchester professor has helped to organise a group of NHS medical professionals to travel to Gaza to help treat hundreds of those affected by the crisis.
Financial incentives in hospitals only reduce patient deaths in short-term
Pay-for-performance schemes only reduce patient death rates in the short term, according to new research by Manchester.
Lung cancer diagnosis tool shown to be safe and effective for older patients
A procedure to take tissue samples from lung cancer patients can be used safely in the elderly – allowing doctors to make a more accurate diagnosis.
University food fraud research becomes part of global campaign
Research by the University into food fraud has been awarded funding by the Economic and Social Research Council and the Food Standards Agency.
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