Research impact case studies

The University of Manchester’s research is recognised as being of the highest quality, but we make more than just an academic impact.

These case studies show how the work of our researchers also makes a real difference to economies, societies and cultures across the globe. Our pioneering minds tackle the world's greatest challenges, finding new ways forward for governments, businesses and communities.

Here is just a snapshot of the impact our research has.


There are many more areas in which our research is having an impact, which you can view by area or by visiting our Faculty websites.

Areas of impact

Here are some further examples of our research in action.

Faculty case studies

Our Faculty websites contain many more examples of how our research is making an impact.