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Research funding

The University of Manchester attracted more than £342 million in external research funding in 2015/16.

Our funding comes from a variety of sources, including government and research councils, charities, industrial partners and sponsors.

Funding sourceAmount
UK research councils £115m
Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) grants


UK charities £54m
Government departments, hospitals and health authorities £40m
Overseas £37m
UK industry and commerce £26m
Other sources £1m