What we do
There are a range of options at different levels to study astrophysics at The University of Manchester.
We are involved in the operation and support of a number of facilities, including e-MERLIN.
Discover more about the space-related research work being done by academics and researchers across the Faculty.
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Investigating the milky way
New radio astronomy survey peers through cosmic dust to investigate the Milky Way.
Combining the power of 64 radio telescope dishes
Astronomers link 64 telescopes to observe the structure of the Universe ahead of the SKAO launch.
Breakthrough Listen data
Reanalysis of Breakthrough Listen data places new constraints on powerful extragalactic technosignatures
First Light at Jodrell Bank wows first 1000 visitors
Jodrell Bank’s newest attraction opened its doors to visitors for the first time last weekend.
Astronomers discover how galaxies form through mergers
Astronomers have established how galaxies were formed.
Explore the JBCA
Our research covers a wide range of topics, including the Sun, stars, exoplanets, pulsars, galaxies and cosmology.
The story of Jodrell Bank began in 1945 when Bernard Lovell came to the University to observe cosmic rays.
Find details of the academic, research and administrative staff members in our Centre.