At UCM, we're proud to have a wide range of research events and initiative. 

Research Vannin

Research Vannin is a hub to support and develop the conduct and value of research on the Isle of Man.

Our goal is to facilitate collaboration between on and off-Island researchers, promote the reputation of island-based research, and educate through the provision workshops and in the future, with an online repository of Isle of Man focused research papers and reports.

Find out more about Research Vannin. 

The Research Festival

Every year we hold The Research Festival which offers students, independent researchers and guests alike the opportunity to listen to presentations, participate in research workshops and network over coffee and lunch in the impressive environs of UCM’s Nunnery campus. 

Find out more about the 2023 Research Festival or view content from the 2022 event

UCM Talks

UCMtalks is a series of inspiring and powerful talks by experts in their respective fields, organised to create a platform for meaningful discussions on a variety of current topics and encourage sharing of new ideas and thinking.

View the schedule of upcoming talks and catch up on past presentation.

The Corlett Bolton Research Award

As part of its 30th anniversary celebrations, Corlett Bolton is offering a £5,000 grant, to enable a research project to be undertaken within the scope of any of the following areas relating to the Island community.

If you're interested in applying please view full details here. 

Manx Graduate Survey

If you're a Manx graduate who has either completed their degree on-Island through us or who has chosen to study off-Island, or you're a young professional who has stayed or returned to the Island, we'd like your views about ‘The Isle of Man; a great place to live and work’. 

View more information and complete the 2023 survey.