The University of Manchester is a powerhouse of research and is ranked among the leading research universities globally (top ten for social and environmental impact, Times Higher Education, 2022).
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Research is at the heart of our heritage, our present and our vision for the future. Our discoveries have shaped the world today, from the development of the first stored-program computer to the establishment of modern economic theory.
We bring the world's best people together, combining expertise from across disciplines to understand and find new solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems.
From tackling cancer and poverty to finding the energy solutions of the future, find out about our impact, institutes, researchers and partnerships that help us make a real difference to the quality of people’s lives across the globe.
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Speech-friendly face mask could end muffled chat
A new face mask designed by Manchester researchers promises to end the stress and anxiety talkers and listeners experience when wearing one.
A modern space race needs to be built on sustainability
Manchester researchers have called for a more sustainable approach to the UK’s National Space Strategy in a new publication, On Space.
Study identifies best treatment for rare childhood cancer
Manchester researchers have concluded that high doses of ifosfamide are the best way to treat a rare children's cancer, affecting bones and soft tissues.
Five-year cervical screenings safe for women
The University of Manchester and King's College London's study supports extending cervical cancer screenings from three to five years for those who test negative.
University spin-out to commercialise treatment for rare mould infections
F2G is to partner with a major Japanese pharmaceutical company to commercialise treatment for invasive aspergillosis.
Study to examine children's mental health programme
Manchester researchers will study the effects of a mental health programme, Passport - skills for life, on children's coping skills.
Pandemic has made young people more depressed
Manchester researchers have helped conduct a new study which found that young people have become more depressed and less satisfied with their lives since the COVID-19 pandemic.
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We're a powerhouse of research underpinned by a strategic approach that ensures we lead the way.
We combine disciplines and capabilities to meet research challenges and the needs of society.
Our collaborations advance research and innovation in areas of shared interest.
Find out how our research environment encourages innovative, cross-disciplinary collaboration.
Find out how we help our staff reach their potential and make a difference globally.
Looking to take your first steps into academic research? There is no better place to start than Manchester.
Our cross-collaborative research allows for a blend of specialised approaches and interdisciplinary innovation.
Equality, diversity and inclusion
We provide an environment where diversity is celebrated and everyone is fairly treated.
Information for colleagues at Manchester
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