Manchester is home to three Faculties, each internationally recognised for their expertise and research power.
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health has a global reputation in research spanning from molecules, cells and organisms to populations and healthcare.
The Faculty is uniquely structured to encourage researchers to work across specialities for a multidisciplinary approach to biomedical and health science discoveries and translating research into practice.
Their interdisciplinary research areas cover biological and technology, medical, and health and care sciences.
Biological Sciences and Biotechnology
- Understanding microbial systems and host defence mechanisms
- Cellular organisation and communication
- Regulation of organ systems
- Development through the life-course
- Developing transdisciplinary opportunities
- Understanding basic mechanisms of pathophysiology
- Translation into experimental medicine
- Discovering and developing new diagnostics
- Discovering and developing new therapies
Health and Care Sciences
- Understanding the causes and consequences of health and care inequalities
- Global health development
- Mental health
- The health and social care system
- Digital health and data analytics
Faculty of Humanities
The Faculty of Humanities delivers world-class research by providing an environment and infrastructure that attracts and develops leading researchers, who work together to make apositive difference to societiesacross the globe.
The Faculty creates innovative solutions to the world’s major challenges, influencing policy and practice in areas such as the economy, health, emergency services, environmental, creative, and cultural sectors.
Five research themes drive theirwork:
- Post-COVID society
Faculty of Science and Engineering
The scale, breath and quality of the Faculty of Science and Engineering research is helping to directly address critical challenges facing humankind.
The Faculty’s work is based on collaboration across its departments, centres and institutes, and utilising connections with global businesses, driving forward innovations that will benefit society for generations to come.
Their specialist research areas are:
- Artificial intelligence
- Quantum and digital