Institutes, networks and centres

Much of the research within the Faculty takes place in institutes, networks and externally funded centres. These bring together researchers from across a broad range of disciplines and benefit from excellent links with charities, industry and the NHS.

View a list of our research centres, institutes and networks below.

You can also browse further research by school and division in the University’s Research Explorer.



  • Manchester Biomaterials Network (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
  • Smart Wearable/Textile Network (Faculty of Science and Engineering)