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.
Climate change documentary wins prestigious award
Dr Joanne Jordan’s research about disadvantaged people in Bangladesh dealing with climate change has won a highly-respected Arts and Humanities Research Council award.
Physicists probe nature of the neutrino one mile under the alps
Manchester scientists are hoping to unlock the secrets of the neutrino using a new experiment one mile underground in the French Alps.
Offshore wind ‘could be a bonanza’ for UK
Professor Mike Barnes outlines why he thinks offshore wind could be a boom industry for the UK.
Time to tackle antibiotic resistance in agriculture
In the run up to World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Dr Roger Harrison explains why antibiotic resistance is not just a cause of concern for doctors.
Seven-day hospital policy has not reduced weekend mortality
The first study to test whether access to consultants and diagnostics at weekends reduces mortality has found no association with weekend death rates.
Wounds sustained at night heal more slowly
Our body clocks cause wounds to heal approximately 60% faster if the injury happens during the day rather than at night.
The University was confirmed as a research powerhouse.
Find out about some of the areas in which our research is making a difference.