The Manchester Urban Institute is home to a number of trans-disciplinary research agendas and themes.
These research agendas resonate with the urban challenges as identified by key funding organisations including RCUK, Innovate UK, and the European Commission.
Find out more about our key research themes including a summary of the research, contributing members, and strategic external partners.
One billion people are living in urban neighbourhoods without safe housing, and with inadequate access to services.
Smart cities are optimising the delivery and management of collective urban services such as energy, transport and water.