Organisation profile


The School of Natural Sciences is home to internationally-renowned expertise, meaning our staff and students can forge strong, interdisciplinary collaborations across the University.

Our five departments have a rich history of scientific breakthroughs and today our School  continue the legacy of natural science research in Manchester:

Department of Chemistry
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Department of Materials
Department of Mathematics
Department of Physics and Astronomy

With world-leading facilities and links with centres and institutes across the University and beyond, our researchers continue to advance the boundaries of science for the wider benefit of society.

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or