Areas of opportunity
Research is at the heart of The University of Manchester, underpinned by a commitment to achieve unrivalled diversity, quality and scale. Academics and students alike have achieved great things here - no surprise when you consider that our distinguished history in research, innovation and enterprise stretches back over 180 years.
We not only make some big claims about the quality of our research, we're confident of proving them too. Amongst those who received the highest number of research council grants of any UK university, the 2008 RAE confirmed us as a genuine research powerhouse, both in the UK and further afield.
At Manchester, research excellence goes hand in hand with teaching excellence. Studying at an internationally acclaimed research institution, our students benefit from a dynamic, research-led environment supported by an annual research expenditure of over £400m.
The scale of investment in our research and teaching is almost unrivalled within higher education. As part of a long-term initiative, we're committed to investing heavily in the future of Manchester and beyond. Our recruitment activity alone is significant, to ensure we've the world-class academic minds we need to perform the pioneering research our unrivalled reputation is built on.
Our ambition is to create multi-disciplinary, collaborative centres of research and learning. So, if you're a recognised expert in your field, explore the sections below for a glimpse of how you can apply your expertise to a wide range of research opportunities.
To explore our overarching vision for research within Manchester, download our research strategy here.
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