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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Origins of the Universe
The UK has joined an international astronomy mission to search the skies for cosmic origins of the universe.
Reanalysis of Breakthrough
Independent duo targeted nearby galaxies, galaxy groups and galaxy clusters to extend SETI search to extragalactic distances.
New telescope for gravitational wave events
A new telescope will track down sources of gravitational waves.
Cyborg collaboration finds ring galaxies
Human and machine intelligence worked together to find 40,000 ring galaxies.
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.