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.
WATCH: Leading cancer researcher looks to the future
Professor Sir Salvador Moncada, Institute Director of Cancer Sciences at The University of Manchester, looks ahead to the challenges we face in developing new treatments for the disease.
Oxfam’s Winnie Byanyima to lecture at the University
The International Executive Director of Oxfam will talk as part of the launch of our Global Development Institute on 17 February.
Stroke therapy to be investigated in new study
Researchers at the University are to investigate 160,000 patient records to identify issues affecting the quality of stroke therapy in England.
Masdar Institute and Manchester launch graphene partnership
The collaborative research program will cover three innovative projects in graphene and 2D materials.
Religious decline does not equal moral decline
Morality is not rooted in religion and religion matters less for moral values now than it did 30 years ago, says a Manchester researcher.
Hundreds gather for Sir Henry Royce workshop
More than 350 industry and academic representatives came together at the University last week for the first Sir Henry Royce Institute workshop.
The University was confirmed as a research powerhouse.
Find out about some of the areas in which our research is making a difference.