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.
Researcher presents work to understand formation of the universe
A Manchester-based astrophysicist’s research is expected to provide valuable insights into the behaviour of gravity in the early stages of the universe.
Chief Executive appointed at Sir Henry Royce Institute
The Sir Henry Royce Institute for Advanced Materials has appointed Andrew Hosty, a leading materials scientist and engineer, as Chief Executive.
Data study will analyse experiences of rheumatoid arthritis drugs
A new type of study will investigate treatment and management of rheumatoid arthritis by analysing thousands of real-life experiences.
European space innovation competition
Researchers from Manchester were recognised for their invention, EnviroSAR, a wildfire monitoring service which uses satellite data.
Oxidants aren’t always the ‘bad guys’ when it comes to the heart
Oxidants, which have historically been blamed for heart disease, have a vital role in effective blood circulation, research shows.
The University was confirmed as a research powerhouse.
Find out about some of the areas in which our research is making a difference.