Research Areas

These are some of the areas where the University of Manchester has existing strengths and capabilities in the field of Cities & Environment.


Spatial analysis

ICT and geographic information systems have given rise to many exciting projects. Examples of current projects include: location analytics: pinpointing the vital information, connections and patterns

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Air Quality

The Centre for Atmospheric Science studies processes important to climate change and air quality.

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The University of Manchester is pioneering the energy systems of the future so that we can continue to heat our homes, light our buildings and travel.

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Living Lab

The University Living Lab is developing the University of Manchester campus as a site for applied teaching and research around sustainability and low carbon.

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