The University of Manchester has an exceptional record of generating and sharing new ideas and innovations.
Many of the advances of the 20th century began at the University, such as the work by Rutherford leading to the splitting of the atom and the developments of the world's first modern computer in 1948.
Today, we are one of the world's top centres for biomedical research, leading the search for new treatments for life-threatening diseases. We are also at the forefront of new discoveries in science and engineering.
Manchester aims to be one of the top 25 research Universities in the world.
The University is also applying its expertise and knowledge to solving some of the major social, economic and environmental problems confronting mankind around the globe.