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Prof Caroline Moser

As an urban social anthropologist/social policy specialist I have more than forty years ofexperience relating to urban development and social policy on a range of issues including academic and policy-focused research, teaching and training. As a researcher I have undertaken primary field-based research on urban poverty, urban violence, household asset vulnerability and accumulation strategies, gender and development and the informal sector in countries such as Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Jamaica.

Keywords: 
Cities, Development, Buildings, Community, Engagement, Gender, Politics, Climate change, Resilience, Research methods

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Prof Cecilia Wong

Research interests: 

- Quantitative Indicators, Policy Monitoring and Evaluation: housing, deprivation, local economic development, urban regeneration, spatial planning, and regional development

- Indicators and Governance: evidence-based policy making

- Policy Analysis and Application: socio-economic change, neighbourhood change, UK-national spatial planning framework, and housing needs and demand.

- Spatial Planning in China

Keywords: 
Policy, Evaluation, Monitoring, Development, Economy, Cities, Regeneration, Buildings, Governance, Sustainability, Teaching, Education

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Prof Colin Kirkpatrick

Research interests: Development economics and policy, Infrastructure and public utility policy, Privatisation and regulation policy, including regulatory impact assssment, Environmental and sustainable development policy, Impact assessment and sustainable development

Keywords: 
Development, Economy, Policy, Infrastructure, Buildings, Regulation, Impact, Governance, Environment, Sustainability

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Ms Diana Hampson

Diana is a chartered surveyor and has been Director of Estates and Facilities at The University of Manchester since 1997.

Keywords: 
Universities, Estates, Buildings, Capital projects

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Dr Adam Barker

 

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

Research interests: planning for climate change: Green Infrastructure (GI); coastal risk; urban and regional flooding; environmental adaptation.Integrated environmental management (IEM): coastal and marine planning, protected areas, landscape systems.Environmental assessment: Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), Sustainability Appraisal (SA).

Keywords: 
Sustainability enthusiast, Workplace engagement, Engagement, Green infrastructure, Buildings, Sustainability, Coasts, Resilience, Climate change, Cities, Water, Environment, Management, Standards, Teaching, Education

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Dr Aleksandra Kazmierczak

Aleksandra gained an MSc in Geography from the University of Warsaw, Poland in 2003 and then an MSc in Environmental Resources from the University of Salford in 2005. Her PhD focused on the associations between urban green spaces and social cohesion in Greater Manchester.

Aleksandra is a Research Fellow in the themes of Cities and Climate Change and Green Infrastructure. She represents the University of Manchester in the European Topic Centre on Climate Change Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation.

Keywords: 
Climate change, Resilience, Cities, Planning, Environment, Governance, Society, Community, Engagement, Sustainability, Politics, Regeneration, Buildings

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Mr Alexander Clark

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

Supports sustainability activities in Halls of Residences. University accommodation initiatives include promoting recycling, distribution of free plastic water bottles, waste reduction charity donations, lighting/ insulation upgrade and retrofit.

Keywords: 
Sustainability, Universities, Buildings, Student engagement, Recycling, Energy efficiency, Waste management, Lighting, Energy, Households, Insulation, Retrofit, Sustainability enthusiast, Workplace engagement, Engagement

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Dr Alfredo Stein

Alfredo is an urban development planning specialist with more than 28 years of experience in the design, management, monitoring and evaluation of low-income housing, municipal and local development, post-emergency reconstruction and urban poverty reduction planning, policies and projects in Latin America, Africa and Asia. He has comprehensive experience as lecturer and teacher on urban development issues in different universities in Europe and Latin America; and in setting up training and capacity building programs for central and local governments and NGOs.

Keywords: 
Cities, Development, Buildings, Capacity building, Engagement, Climate, Climate change, Resilience, Sustainability, Teaching, Education

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Mr Anas Bataw

Anas Bataw has a professional background as a chartered Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). He is currently half way through his Postgraduate research whilst contributing towards teaching within the University and working as a consultant for the BIM Academic forum across the UK.

Keywords: 
Building information modelling, Buildings, Information technology, Infrastructure, Civil engineering, Design, New build, Project management, Management, Risk, Assets, Business

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Dr Andrew Miles

Keywords: 
Society, Inequality, Economy, History, Culture, Events, Engagement, Buildings, Heritage, Behaviour, Transport, Knowledge exchange

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