Tyndall Manchester is primarily based in the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, but has close affiliations with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, School of Environment, Education and Development, School of Social Sciences and the Alliance Manchester Business School.
It has a vibrant and committed research community that brings together scientists, engineers, social scientists and economists, providing considerable and diverse academic expertise on all aspects of energy and climate change. Tyndall Manchester also undertakes external consultancy projects and offers postgraduate supervision and other opportunities for early career researchers.
Established in 2000 with funding from the UK Research Councils, The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research was founded to undertake interdisciplinary research. Its work covers the whole spectrum of geographical, time and human scales, linking research efforts across disciplines through an integrated approach.
The University of Manchester was a core founding partner, and continues to play an active role in maintaining and strengthening links with the wider Consortium. Researchers at Tyndall Manchester hold coordinating roles within the broader energy and governance research themes.
The Tyndall Centre Consortium is a collaborative venture between 9 universities:
- University of Manchester
- University of East Anglia
- University of Newcastle
- University of Cambridge
- University of Oxford
- University of Southampton
- University of Sussex
- University of Cardiff
- Fudan University, Shanghai