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.
Our pioneering, interdisciplinary and collaborative research is tackling some of the world's biggest challenges.
Molecular clues to serious illnesses to be explored
The University will lead the new Manchester Molecular Pathology Innovation Centre, set up to improve diagnosis and treatment of non-cancerous diseases within the NHS.
Manchester scientists showcase research in Parliament
A University spin-out that develops quantum dots for use in televisions, lighting and more has showcased its work in Parliament.
Large rise in suicide among male patients in mental health care
A report by Manchester researchers reveals a 29% rise in suicide since 2006 among men under the care of mental health services in the UK.
Older people join academics to research UK's first 'age-friendly' city
Watch a new film showcasing the work of Manchester sociologists and their co-researchers, aged between 58 and 74-years-old.
New breath test for pneumonia
Researchers from the University are part of a team that has identified an important new approach to rapidly and accurately diagnose infections in critically ill patients.
The University was confirmed as a research powerhouse.
Find out about some of the areas in which our research is making a difference.