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.
Watch: Animated Urbanism films
Our researchers have had their findings brought to life in short animated films following a competition run by cities@manchester.
2011 English summer riots: Courts accused of ‘collective hysteria’
A review of sentencing following the 2011 English riots has shown that sentences were much harsher than realised at first.
Chancellor announces triple funding boost for clinical research
The University has been awarded £24m to tackle dementia, improve clinical sample testing and improve our understanding of basic cell biology.
Watch: Manchester academics discuss climate change and human evolution
Our experts talk to presenter and fellow Manchester academic Brian Cox about the environment’s influence on human development.
University drug development spin-out C4X Discovery AIMs high
Drug development company C4X Discovery (C4XD) has successfully floated on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.
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.