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New study improves disease diagnosis
Manchester scientists find that whole genome sequencing can uncover rare disease diagnoses bringing enormous benefits across the NHS.
University becomes centre for AI research
The European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems added Manchester as a partner of its global members.
Project to provide access to environmental data
A £7 million project led by experts at the University is to develop a pioneering digital hub to provide easy access to an extensive range of the UK’s environmental data.
Experts warn aid sector unprepared for climate change
Manchester experts have warned that the humanitarian aid sector is unprepared for the escalating crises caused by climate change.
Manchester experts become Fellows
Two University academics have been recognised as leading experts in their field, by being conferred the award of Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.
Research aims to make prescription medication safer for prisoners
Researchers worked with prison pharmacists to identify how often people were affected by prescription medication.
Less people seeking help for self-harm
Research shows that the number of those seeking help for self-harm in Greater Manchester dropped in the first UK lockdown and hasn't returned to pre-pandemic levels.
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.