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Dr Maria Balshaw

Maria Balshaw has been Director of the Whitworth Art Gallery since June 2006. She has coordinated a challenging programme of historic, modern and contemporary exhibitions that capitalise on the Whitworth’s university location as well as having a strong international profile. She has led a successful campaign to expand the gallery and reconnect it to the surrounding park as well as modernise and revitalise the whole gallery.

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Heritage, Culture, Buildings, Arts, External engagement, Engagement, Politics, Governance, Community, Cities, Gender

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Dr Magda Sibley

Dr Magda Sibley 's research interests focus on the following areas:

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Heritage, Buildings, Cities, Climate change

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Ms Lucy Millard

One of the University's growing number of Sustainability Enthusiasts. Find out more about the initiative here.

Lucy is the University Living Lab Estates and Facilities contact, and part of the original ULL team along with James Evans, Andrew Karvonen and Ross Jones.

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Environment, Sustainability, Climate, External engagement, Engagement, Universities, Estates, Buildings, Sustainability enthusiast, Workplace engagement, Living Lab, Knowledge exchange

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Dr Nick Merriman

Nick Merriman was appointed as Director of the Manchester Museum in March 2006. Since then he has focused its mission on promoting understanding between cultures and working towards a sustainable world and has overseen the refurbishment of most of the Museum’s permanent galleries. This, together with a major programme of public engagement, has led to a doubling of the Museum’s visitor numbers to over 400,000 a year.

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Museums, Galleries, Culture, Heritage, Buildings, Engagement, Management, Sustainability

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Dr Megan Jobson

Megan has industrial experience as a process engineer with Unilever. Her research aims to develop design methodologies for separation and reactive separation processes that are inherently efficient, in terms of energy demand, raw material consumption, waste production and generation of emissions.

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Engineering, Process engineering, Energy efficiency, Energy, Sustainability, Chemistry, Energy supply, Materials, Consumption, Waste, Emissions, Carbon, Climate, Retrofit, Buildings, Teaching, Education

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Mr Michael Billington

Credited by Peter R Green for helping to facilitate the establishment of Peter's Living Lab at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Estate Teams operate within each Faculty. These teams provide liaison and communication, on behalf of the Faculties with various service providers.

The Teams monitor the responses to requests for work and projects as well as identifying operational service requirements, setting targets and monitoring the general performance of the Estates Directorate and other service providers on behalf of the Faculties.

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Universities, Estates, Buildings, Technology, Technical assistance, Engagement, Living Lab, Knowledge exchange

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Ms Michelle Harper

Estate Teams operate within each Faculty. These teams provide liaison and communication, on behalf of the Faculties with various service providers.

The Teams monitor the responses to requests for work and projects as well as identifying operational service requirements, setting targets and monitoring the general performance of the Estates Directorate and other service providers on behalf of the Faculties.

Keywords: 
Universities, Estates, Buildings

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Dr Mirjam Roeder

Mirjam's research interests focuses on climate change impacts and adaptation and mitigation strategies for agriculture, food systems and biofuels, implications of land use change, as well as food security, trade and sustainability issues. 

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Agriculture, Society, Rural studies, Climate change, Mitigation, Food, Culture, Consumption, Globalisation, Economy, Geography, Development, Ecology, Environment, Buildings

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Mr Neil Stubbs

Project Director, Manchester Engineering Campus Development (MECD)

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Capital projects, New build, Buildings, Universities, Project management, Management

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Mr Jonathan Aylen

Mr Aylen's research interests and publications in economics, technology and history cover a very wide range of topics including foresight and forecasting; open innovation and natural experiments; innovation in process industries; computerisation in steel and defence and the history of process control;  rolling mill design; the impact of climate change on tourism and forecasting wild fires in the face of climate change; recycling and clean production, alongside earlier research on cost-benefit analysis of historic building preservation;  international comparisons of performance; privatisatio

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Impact, Climate change, Tourism, Fire, Risk, Recycling, Sustainability, Climate, Heritage, Buildings, Culture, Teaching, Education

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