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.
Procedures meet practice in community pharmacies
High workload, rigid rules and conflicting pressures are leading to community pharmacy staff deviating from standard procedures, a new study has found.
Manchester academic wins major national award
Professor Danielle George has won the 2016 Rooke Award by the Royal Academy of Engineering for her efforts to promote the subject to the public.
Scientists target 'Achilles heel' of leukemia
Manchester and Glasgow researchers have found drugs to successfully target an ‘Achilles heel’ of Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia and eradicate the disease in mice.
Research highlights Greater Manchester’s ‘inclusive growth’ challenge
Greater Manchester performs well compared with other major cities economically but still too many are unemployed or badly paid, researchers say.
University receives Regius Professorship from the Queen
The award has been given in recognition of the exceptional quality of our advanced materials research and teaching, which is regarded as among the best in the world.
The University was confirmed as a research powerhouse.
Find out about some of the areas in which our research is making a difference.