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.
Royal Society Professorship awarded to Sir Kostya Novoselov
Nobel-prize-winning physicist Professor Sir Kostya Novoselov FRS has been awarded a Royal Society Research Professorship.
AstraZeneca and University form North West Centre for Advanced Drug Delivery
The University and AstraZeneca have entered into a strategic collaboration to develop cutting-edge health technologies.
Researcher to trial stroke rehabilitation app
A speech and language therapist from the University has won a prestigious NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship to trial a new web-based app for stroke rehabilitation patients.
Anti-epileptics: tough choices during pregnancy
Taking certain anti-epileptic medications during pregnancy may be linked to developmental problems in children, according to a new Manchester study.
Medication researchers meet Greater Manchester public
Researchers are taking to the streets to talk directly to people about medication safety as part of the Manchester Science Festival.
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