Research

Data science has a home in all three of the University's faculties (Science and Engineering; Humanities; Biology, Medicine & Health Sciences). Foundational research on Data Science Analytics is centred in the schools of Computer Science and Mathematics, while across the University we are addressing data-driven research in Health & Biology, Social & Policy, Environment, Urban, Business & Management and the Physical Sciences. 

Foundations

Foundations

The Foundations of data science lie in methodology for the analysis, interpretation and organisation of data and information. Our schools of Mathematics and Computer Science carry out world-class rese

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Health & Biology

Data science has reached all areas of health and biomedical research. Large and complex datasets are used to improve monitoring of population health and prevention of disease, provide novel insights i

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Social & Policy

The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research provides a focal point at The University of Manchester for the application of quantitative methods in interdisciplinary social science research in order

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Environment

Data science techniques within environmental and earth sciences drive studies from the molecular to global scale. Better understanding the history, future and present challenges facing our planet - including our role in that evolution - requires techniques that probe fundamental hypotheses. These…

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Urban

The University of Manchester has been at the forefront of urban studies for over 30 years and as the largest university in the UK, brings together political, socio-economic, data, engineering and heal

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Business & Management

Data underpins many different research activities at Alliance Manchester Business School. As a business school, the research of many academics in the school is practitioner focused and conducted in collaboration with industrial partners. New, emerging types of data are now often central to this…

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