Centres and institutes
Our Department is home to two major research centres and works closely with several other institutes and key facilities across the University and beyond.
An institute aiming to become an internationally recognised centre of excellence in aerospace research.
The UK’s largest and most connected academic provider of nuclear research and development.
The UK's national institute for materials science research and innovation; an international focal point for materials research driven by world-leading researchers.
The International Centre for Advanced Materials (ICAM) conducts fundamental and applied research with focus on applications within the oil and gas industry.
The Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB) is the first university-based, purpose-built interdisciplinary research institute of its kind in the UK.
The largest nuclear materials research centre in UK academia, with over 70 researchers and over £30 million in research income.
The Department has been involved in graphene since its inception in 2004 and is a founder member of the National Graphene Institute.
A regional centre of expertise in supporting innovation in the manufacture, design and testing of advanced composites.