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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Manchester researcher wins Alzheimer's Society image award
Dr Emma Ferguson-Coleman has been recognised for her film raising awareness of deaf people affected by dementia.
Dig site reveals Jurassic marine world
University of Manchester experts help to uncover stunningly-preserved animal fossils in a farmer's field near Stroud, Gloucestershire.
New telescope to track down gravitational wave events
The Gravitational-wave Optical Transient Observer will scour the skies for optical clues about the violent cosmic events that create ripples in space.
Scientists propose updates to rare disease diagnosis guidelines
Scientists from Genomics England and the universities of Manchester and Oxford published recommendations to improve rare disease diagnosis.
Intensive heatwaves will put millions at risk
Hot summers will become more intense in the UK putting millions at risk, according to Manchester research for the charity Friends of the Earth.
New insight into the origins of the Universe
The first results from a major astronomy project aimed at mapping out the origins of the Universe have been announced.
Archaeologists carry out dig at tomb linked to King Arthur
University of Manchester archaeologists have started a dig at a 5,000 year-old tomb linked to King Arthur.
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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.
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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.
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