Application Areas

The methodologies of Data Science are used in a number of different research application areas at the University of Manchester. These pages detail the work being done in those areas. 


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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Fintech and Beyond

Digitalisation of financial transactions has both commercial and regulatory implications and it impacts all aspects of capital markets from investments, transactions, settlements and fundraising ....

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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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