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.
Manchester’s transparency on animal research noted in new top 10
Manchester is included in a list of the ten universities in the UK that contribute the most to animal research, compiled by Understanding Animal Research.
Student tuition scheme for disadvantaged pupils hailed
A scheme which trains students and recent graduates to give extra tuition to disadvantaged school pupils is proving highly effective at improving their progress.
Scientists awarded prestigious fellowship to launch their careers
Two exceptional early-stage scientists have been awarded the prestigious BP-funded fellowship to carry out research at the University with a range of advanced materials applications.
New software could help target well-being support for students
A Manchester-based lecturer has developed software to help identify students with potential stress, well-being or mental health related problems.
'Human brain' supercomputer switched on for first time
Supercomputer to help unlock secrets of the human brain SpiNNaker – the world’s largest neuromorphic supercomputer – is being switched on for the first time.
Study advocates psychological screening for carers of child burn victims
Researchers from Manchester and Liverpool have highlighted the need for psychological screening for carers after a child sustains a burn injury.
The University was confirmed as a research powerhouse.
Find out about some of the areas in which our research is making a difference.