The University of Manchester is a public research university in Manchester, England, formed in 2004 by the merger of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and the Victoria University of Manchester. The University of Manchester is a red brick university, a product of the civic university movement of the late-19th century. The main campus is south of Manchester city center on Oxford Road. In 2015/16, the university had 39,700 students and 10,400 staff, making it the second largest university in the UK (out of 166 including the Open University), and the largest single-site university. The university had a consolidated income of £987.2 million in 2015–16, of which £273.5 million was from research grants and contracts. It has the third largest endowment of any university in England, after the universities of Cambridge and Oxford. It is a member of the worldwide Universities Research Association, the Russell Group of British research universities and the N8 Group. In 2016-17, the University of Manchester was ranked 55th in the world and 8th in the UK by Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 34th in the world and 7th in the UK by QS World University Rankings, 35th in the world and 5th in the UK by Academic Ranking of World Universities and 59th in the world by U.S. News and World Report. In the 2014 Research Assessment Exercise, Manchester was named as the 17th best research institution in the United Kingdom.
The following is the list of scholars from The University of Manchester who currently serve as editors for one or more SciTechnol journals.