Our research 

Research is at the heart of our heritage, our present and our vision for the future. Our discoveries have helped to develop a more sustainable world, from the first stored-program computer to modern economic theory, to understanding the complexity of net zero targets. 

We bring the world’s best people together, combining expertise from across disciplines to understand and find new solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems.  

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Our teaching  

At Manchester, our commitment to social responsibility is at the heart of all we do. Our graduates will have a distinctive education that will prepare them for their futures as leaders and global citizens. We will ensure that our students and graduate represent the widest range of social backgrounds and will develop not only academic and professional skills, but also a sense of environmental, ethical and social responsibility.  

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Our Sustainable Futures platform also promotes interdisciplinary working to help produce sustainable solutions to urgent environmental challenges.