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.
Overcoming resistance of lung cancer treatment
A promising agent for the treatment of cancer has so far had little effect on the most common lung tumours, but new research has suggested how this resistance might be overcome.
Review of Major Trauma Networks reveals increase in patient survival rates
A national audit shows that an increasing number of patients who would have died before the introduction of trauma networks in England now survive severe injuries.
Manchester scientists showcase research in Parliament
A University spin-out that develops quantum dots for use in televisions, lighting and more has showcased its work in Parliament.
Large rise in suicide among male patients in mental health care
A report by Manchester researchers reveals a 29% rise in suicide since 2006 among men under the care of mental health services in the UK.
Older people join academics to research UK's first 'age-friendly' city
Watch a new film showcasing the work of Manchester sociologists and their co-researchers, aged between 58 and 74-years-old.
The University was confirmed as a research powerhouse.
Find out about some of the areas in which our research is making a difference.