Introducing CRESC

Street view of CRESC research centre

CRESC is a major ESRC-funded Manchester University/Open University research centre. Our social science and humanities researchers use state-of-the-art research methods to explore socio-cultural change.
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Our research

We trace the empirical and theoretical complexities of social and cultural change in finance, the media, cities, technologies and social exclusions. We also work on the social implications of research methods. Find out more about our research