Cross discipline research
We foster a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and take the lead on major interdisciplinary initiatives across the University.
Cathie Marsh Institute
The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMI) is a centre for excellence in quantitative social science (QSS). The centre's work contributes to advancing QSS through high-quality training and developing complex forms of data.
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.
Manchester China Institute
The Manchester China Institute (MCI) promotes greater understanding of China, with a focus on international affairs and globalisation in the modern world, bringing together experts across the University.
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.
Global Development Institute
GDI is the largest dedicated development research and teaching institute in Europe. Development studies at The University of Manchester are ranked tenth in the 2019 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.
Work and Equalities Institute
The focus of the Work and Equality Institute is to identify and promote the conditions for more inclusive and fair work and employment.
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.
Manchester Urban Institute
The Manchester Urban Institute (MUI) 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.