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.
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.
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.
An international workshop funded by The University of Manchester, the University of Toronto and the Urban Studies Foundation
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’.
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.
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.
POWER-TY aims to address energy poverty by supporting vulnerable households through the development and expansion of renewable energy.
A project funded by the European Union to demonstrate cutting-edge smart city technologies and roll them out across the globe.