We participate in world-leading, theoretically informed empirical research.
The aim of our research is to address major issues of private and public concern through a unique combination of our eight disciplines:
- Social Statistics
- Social Anthropology
See below our five key research themes:
Learn about our social research institute, methods@manchester, The Mitchell Centre for Social Network Analysis and Q-Step.
We're home to one of the longest running election studies, focusing on why people vote and why they vote in the manner they do.
We bring together research on ageing from across the University and run an ESRC-funded network exploring the impact of population ageing on urban society.
Find out about how the University is focusing on all aspects of inequality, from poverty to social justice, from living conditions to equality in the workplace.