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.
This project combines seventeen partners experienced in urban resilience and climate change.
A pioneering new project which aims to restore industrial landscapes.
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.
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.
Jam and Justice aims to create a unique space for social innovation to co-produce, test and learn from new ways of governing cities.
Building a participatory co-creation methodology and platform to demonstrate ‘learning loops’.
At Multilingual Manchester, we promote awareness of language diversity in the city-region and beyond.
This project investigates preparedness against global pandemics, focusing principally on the social implications that arise.
A research project on post-developmental urbanism in East Asia.
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.