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.
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Remove donor immune cells to reduce transplant rejection
Manchester scientists have published new findings into the causes of acute rejection after heart transplant surgery.
Calm volcanoes could still generate explosive activity
An international team has found that volcanoes which produce small basaltic lava eruptions hide chemically diverse magmas.
Drug target for aggressive breast cancer found
Scientists have discovered a way to slow the growth of breast cancer stem cells in the lab.
Synthetic spider silk effective as glue
Scientists have successfully produced synthetic spider silk to create a new biodegradable glue alternative.
COVID-19 seen as historic moment for 联合王国’s environmental future
Manchester academics are imploring policy makers to use the 联合王国’s post-pandemic recovery to lead a positive green revolution.
Northern accents are becoming more similar
Manchester research suggests that the accents of educated city dwellers across the north of England are becoming more similar.
ID Manchester partner selection process to resume
The final partner selection for ID Manchester is scheduled for spring 2021, after being paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The University was confirmed as a research powerhouse.
Find out about some of the areas in which our research is making a difference.