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Manchester Urban Institute

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Our research aims to produce more economically, environmentally and socially sustainable cities for current and future generations.

The Manchester Urban Institute's research is structured around four signature research themes:

  • Green and Resilient Urban Futures
  • Smart Cities and Transitions
  • Spatial Inequalities and Poverty
  • Urban Governance and Politics

Each theme is a collaborative effort by scholars from multiple research groups and from across the University.