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Rich countries must end oil and gas production by 2034 for a fair transition
Prof Kevin Anderson says rich countries must end oil and gas production by 2034 to give poorer nations longer to replace their fossil fuel production income.
Study launched showing how ageing is influenced by skin bacteria
The University of Manchester, along with scientists across the UK, have launched a study showing the link between the skin microbiome and ageing.
Funding to support the particle physics research community
The University of Manchester is a part of a £60 million investment to keep the UK at the forefront of particle physics research.
New drug could ease symptoms of chronic cough
The University of Manchester and Manchester University Foundation Trust conducted the world's first phase three trials of Gefapixant, a drug that could ease symptoms of a chronic cough with few side effects.
Delivering a responsible nuclear sector in a net zero future
The University of Manchester's Dalton Nuclear Institute has outlined the key actions needed to deliver a responsible nuclear sector in the UK's net zero future.
Pregnancy linked to lower rates of self harm
A large UK study, led by the University and published in the British Journal of Psychiatry has shown that women are generally less likely to self harm during and after pregnancy.
Black holes locked in cosmic dance at heart of galaxy
Astronomers have found evidence of two supermassive black holes orbiting around around each other every two years.
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.