Research funding

The University of Manchester attracted more than £368 million in external research funding in 2017/18.

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

Funding sourceAmount
UK research councils £123m
Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) grants


UK charities £57m
Government departments, hospitals and health authorities £36m
Overseas £61m
UK industry and commerce £20m
Other sources £2m