Research funding

The University of Manchester attracted £391 million in external research funding in 2018/19.

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

Funding sourceAmount
UK research councils £149m
Research England funding


UK charities £59m
Government departments, hospitals and health authorities £43m
Overseas £46m
UK industry and commerce £24m
Other sources £2m