By understanding the cities of the world we seek to change them for the better.
Our research influences and engages communities - in Manchester, across the UK and beyond - in many ways.
You can read about the impact of our research by viewing some of the projects we've been involved in.
Research projects with impact
A project funded by the European Union to demonstrate cutting-edge smart city technologies and roll them out across the globe.
Changing the way governments and international organisations monitor their spatial planning policies.