The University of Manchester is committed to making a difference to the social and economic well-being of the world’s least advantaged groups through our teaching, research, public events and activities.
A significant amount of research is generated through cross-disciplinary teams of researchers, involving both working with academic colleagues from elsewhere in the world and also with non-academic stakeholders.
This research project focuses on exploring Greater Manchester’s devolution future.
Promoting sustainable development in metropolitan regions of China.
EPOV is aimed at engendering transformational change in knowledge about the extent of energy poverty in Europe, and measures to combat it.
Energy Vulnerability and Urban Transitions in Europe (EVALUATE) is a European Research Council-funded project, underway since March 2013.
Helping to make poverty reduction central to processes of economic growth and devolution in Greater Manchester.
Jam and Justice aims to create a unique space for social innovation to co-produce, test and learn from new ways of governing cities.
At Multilingual Manchester, we promote awareness of language diversity in the city-region and beyond.
Investigating the politics of urban asylum in contemporary Britain.
PROMISE is a collaborative research project exploring young people’s role in shaping society, focussing specifically on young people ‘in conflict’ with authority.
A project funded by the European Union to demonstrate cutting-edge smart city technologies and roll them out across the globe.