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 complex data. Our schools of Mathematics and Computer Science carry out world-class research...

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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...

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Social & Policy

The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMI) is a centre for excellence in quantitative social science. Their work contributes to advancing quantitative social science in three key ways...

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Urban, Energy & 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...

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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...

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Applied Mathematics

The School of Mathematics is one of the largest integrated schools/departments of mathematical sciences in Europe, with 75 members of academic staff, 21 research staff, and over 140 doctoral students.

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