Through our research activity, such as engaging the public in astronomy and conducting pioneering laser research, we're making a real societal impact.
We boast a rich heritage in major research breakthroughs, and we continue to shape the international agenda in collaboration with our partners in industry, government and academia.
Explore our case studies.
Our software has been established as the standard for modelling low-energy charge-particle optics.
Following the discovery of graphene at Manchester in 2004, the first products have now hit the market.
The 2011 launch of Jodrell Bank Observatory's Discovery Centre has brought millions to the local economy.
The Royal Society's summer exhibition has showcased research from Manchester in six successive years.
Our pioneering laser research has led to two spin-out companies: Lynton Lasers and Laser Quantum.
Manchester professor Brian Cox has changed British public perception of physics through his media work.
Read the best research coming out of the Department of Physics and Astronomy in the latest edition of the Faculty of Science and Engineering's In Abstract.