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Lung drug hope for heart failure patients
An early phase trial of a drug currently used to treat lung fibrosis has shown it may help patients who suffer from a common form of heart failure.
Archaeologists reveal origins of Stone Age monument
Manchester and Cardiff archaeologists have discovered the origins of Arthur’s Stone, one of the UK’s most famous Stone Age monuments.
Manchester to lead on woodland restoration project to combat climate change
The University will assess the potential of woodland restoration along England’s waterways as part of a £10.5 million climate change programme.
UK steps up efforts to protect against climate change impact
The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change and Ricardo are exploring how the UK can be resilient to climate change risks.
Manchester top of UK Research and Innovation funding table
The University has for the first time finished top for the value of funding received from UK Research and Innovation.
University strengthens expertise in Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Manchester has received funding and fellowship awards to support the delivery of AI solutions to meet humanity’s growing complex health and societal problems.
Manchester cancer research set to revolutionise care in Kenya
The clinical services model developed in Manchester will be mirrored in Kenya as part of a new international partnership designed to improve the prevention and management of the disease.
The University of Manchester's research beacons are examples of pioneering discoveries, interdisciplinary collaboration and cross-sector partnerships that are tackling some of the biggest questions facing the planet.