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.
Research partnership to inform policing policy and practice
The University is involved in a new programme of research and knowledge sharing that will play a key role in informing future policing policy.
Watch: Picture a Poverty Free City talks
Watch these talks from Manchester Policy Week 2014, with added live animation.
DVD leads to success for MRI scan patients
A DVD designed to help people prepare for an MRI scan has led to more successful scans.
University part of new family drug and alcohol courts unit
Researchers from the University are part of a new national unit that will establish Family Drug and Alcohol Courts across England.
Possible cause of IVF failure in some women identified
New research has demonstrated a previously unexplored biological process that can lead to the failure of embryos to attach to the uterine wall during IVF.
The University was confirmed as a research powerhouse.
Find out about some of the areas in which our research is making a difference.