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.
New managing director for the Global Development Institute
Professor Diana Mitlin has been appointed as managing director of our Global Development Institute.
Manchester scientists elected as Fellows of Royal Society
University professors Brian Cox and Phil Withers, and member of our Board of Governors Professor Dame Sue Ion, have received one of science's highest accolades.
Academy of Medical Sciences elects two Manchester professors
Judith Allen, Professor of Immunobiology, and Graeme Black, Professor of Genetics and Ophthalmology, have been elected as Fellows.
Manchester makes biosciences excellence final
The University has been selected as one of ten finalists in the prestigious BBSRC’s Excellent with Impact competition.
Potential cause of dementia to be investigated with £1m grant
The Medical Research Council grant will fund research into frontotemporal lobar degeneration, a common cause of dementia.
NHS mental health care improvements linked to reduced suicide rates
This is the first study to look at the impact of specific mental health service improvements, in a range of organisational contexts, on suicide rates.
The University was confirmed as a research powerhouse.
Find out about some of the areas in which our research is making a difference.