Explore our recent projects, the way we organise our research clusters and find out more about doing a PhD at Manchester.
You can also find information about how our research is making an impact on an international scale.
Research institutes and centresSee all
Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity (CODE)
The Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE) is a four year interdisciplinary programme of research concerned with understanding changing ethnic inequalities and identities.
Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMIST)
CMIST was founded in 2014 through a merger of the Institute for Social Change (ISC) and the Centre for Census and Survey Research (CCSR).
Sustainable Consumption Institute (SCI)
The Sustainable Consumption Institute researches different aspects of consumption and how consumption is provisioned in order to encourage transitions to sustainable societies.
The Mitchell Centre for Social Network Analysis
The Mitchell Centre for Social Network Analysis is a cross-disciplinary research group located in the School of Social Sciences.
Explore our current projects and major grants.
Key research themes
We arrange ourselves into clusters that cover social network analysis, the study of everyday life, mixed research methodologies and more.