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 working with academic colleagues from elsewhere in the world and also with non-academic stakeholders.
Socio-Political Ruptures to Family, Employment and Housing Biographies Across Europe.
A research project to explore possible deployment strategies of Autonomous Vehicles and assess their socio-spatial and infrastructure investment implications.
A pioneering new project which aims to restore industrial landscapes.
A brand new geodemographic classification of commuting flows for England and Wales.
A project investigating the roll-out of green infrastructure.
Helping to make poverty reduction central to processes of economic growth and devolution in Greater Manchester.
An international workshop funded by The University of Manchester, the University of Toronto and the Urban Studies Foundation
Building a participatory co-creation methodology and platform to demonstrate ‘learning loops’.
A collaboration between many of the UK's leading universities, supported by a £138m investment from the Department for Business Innovation and Skills.
At Multilingual Manchester, we promote awareness of language diversity in the city-region and beyond.
The first ever comprehensive assessment of global peri-urbanisation, with its climate impacts, risks and vulnerabilities.
A research project on post-developmental urbanism in East Asia.