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.
Improving schools from the inside out
A new book from Mel Ainscow CBE, Professor of Education, draws on over ten years of research.
Variation in genetic testing for inherited eye disease revealed
Research from the University shows a stark variation in genetic testing services for inherited eye disease in England.
Breast implants could become safer thanks to cell-friendly surface
Scientists at Manchester have created an enhanced surface for silicone breast implants which could reduce complications and make them less likely to be rejected by the body.
Economists count true business costs of climate change
Businesses must consider the true financial costs of climate change in order to better prepare for the future, according to a new climate change adaptation report.
Scientists make surprising finding in stroke research
A new discovery about the brain’s immune system could lead to potential new treatments for stroke and other related conditions.
The University was confirmed as a research powerhouse.
Find out about some of the areas in which our research is making a difference.