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.
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.
Dementia research receives EPSRC funding boost
The University will lead a new project to detect dementia earlier and in greater detail than ever before with improvements to MRI scanning.
2011 English summer riots: Courts accused of ‘collective hysteria’
A review of sentencing following the 2011 English riots has shown that sentences were much harsher than realised at first.
University drug development spin-out C4X Discovery AIMs high
Drug development company C4X Discovery (C4XD) has successfully floated on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.
UK-Brazil partnership on lung infection research
Manchester has partnered with a Brazilian university on research into a fungal lung infection that affects at least three million people and is 75% fatal.
We focus our research around some of the world’s biggest challenges.
Find out about some of the areas in which our research is making a difference.