Cross discipline research
We foster a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and take the lead on major interdisciplinary initiatives across the University.
The work of cities@manchester speaks to city-making and to its contradictions - including growing economic disparities, challenging environmental conditions, shifting political affiliations and borders, and globe-spanning cosmopolitan cultures.
Global Development Institute
GDI is the largest dedicated development research and teaching institute in Europe. Development studies at The University of Manchester are ranked third in the QS World University Rankings.
Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute
HCRI conducts rigorous research on the impact and outcomes of contemporary and historical crises, and provides postgraduate training for undergraduates and professionals interested in the humanitarian sector.
The Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing promotes interdisciplinary research on all aspects of ageing. They have access to a network of 2000 academics, practitioners, policy makers and older people.
Sustainable Consumption Institute
Consumption is a hugely powerful force. The mission at the Sustainable Consumption Institute is to bring insight and clarity to a key part of the sustainability challenge: the role of consumption.
Collaborating across The Faculty of Humanities
Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change
CRESC is committed to exploring new methods and engaging critically with existing methods. They also assume a reflexive approach to how methods actively shape our research on the multi-dimensional aspects of social and cultural change.
European Work and Employment Research Centre
The European Work and Employment Research Centre has developed an internationally recognised programme of comparative and interdisciplinary research funded by national and international agencies.
Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence (JMCE)
The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence (JMCE) is an interdisciplinary forum for the promotion research and teaching on Europe across The University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University.
Political Economy Institute
The Political Economy Institute (PEI) is a research centre at The University of Manchester which seeks to recapture and promote the idea of political economy as a concrete field of academic study.