REF impact case studies
Our research is pushing the boundaries of engineering and changing our world.
These case studies are some of the key research outputs from our Department and were submitted to REF in previous years.
Our research has led to the accelerated development of a tidal stream energy industry.
Plans to extend Heathrow and Stansted airports were shelved in 2010 thanks to Manchester research.
The Bailey Method, which cuts the cost of steel frame building fire protection, was developed in Manchester.
Research has led to lifespan increases for nuclear reactors throughout the UK.
The UK government reset the carbon emissions reduction target based on University research.
The RHX dating method, developed in Manchester, is being used to accurately date archaeological ceramics.
Read the best research coming out of the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering in the latest edition of the Faculty of Science and Engineering's In Abstract.