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Dr Deborah Talmi

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

I have completed an M.A. in cognitive psychology at Tel Aviv University, Israel, where I focused on memory mechanisms and specifically the distinction between short- and long-term memory. My Ph.D. work with Morris Moscovitch at the University of Toronto focused on emotional memory, specifically on cognitive mediators for enhanced memory for emotional material.

Keywords: 
Leadership, Behaviour, Engagement, Psychology, Social responsibility, Sustainability, Climate, Climate change, Sustainability enthusiast, Workplace engagement

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Dr Dimitrios Reppas

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

Research interests: Environmental Economics, Natural Resource Economics, Risk and Uncertainty, Contract Theory

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Agriculture, Resources, Economy, Food, Climate change, Instrumentation, Governance, Environmental policy, Policy, Sustainability enthusiast, Workplace engagement, Engagement, Sustainability, Teaching, Education

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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).

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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.

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

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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.

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

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Dr Alice Bows-Larkin

 

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

Keywords: 
Climate, Climate change, Carbon, Aviation, Aerospace, Transport, Shipping, Food, Economy, Sustainability enthusiast, Workplace engagement, Engagement, Sustainability, Teaching, Education

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Dr Alison Browne

Alison has a number of active and interdisciplinary research projects on everyday practice and sustainable consumption; dirt, cleanliness and freshness; and the governance of water resources, drought, and climate change adaptation. In previous research projects she explored the governance of large scale resource development (e.g., agriculture, NRM, water infrastructure, mining) using 'environmentality', 'risk' and 'mega-project paradox' frameworks. 

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Water, Climate, Climate change, Resilience, Sustainability, Consumption, Social responsibility, Community, Resources, Development, Agriculture, Rural studies, Mining, Economy, Cities, Engagement, Psychology

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Dr Amanda Bamford

Amanda completed a BSc (Hons.) Applied Biology at Bath University and then went to University of Lancaster for her PhD studies. Her PhD at the University of Lancaster, in association with Letcombe Laboratory, Oxford, was funded by N.E.R.C. and titled: Fluxes of carbon and nitrogen in barley exposed to atmospheric nitrogen dioxide.

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Pollution, Climate, Cities, Climate change, Emissions, External engagement, Community, Engagement, Children, Education, Environment, Biology, Plants, Management, Sustainability, Teaching

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Dr Andrew Speak

Green roofs and air pollution.

Urban vegetation is increasingly being recognised as an adaptation method for cities prone to the predicted effects of climate change such as increased temperatures, increased air pollution and a higher incidence of high precipitation events. Space is at a premium in cities, however, so an ideal place to implement urban greening programmes is on rooftops, which can constitute up to 35% of the urban area.

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Green roofs, Buildings, Environment, Climate change, Impact, Resilience, Climate, Cities, Planning, Biodiversity, Trees, Pollution

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Prof Aneez Esmail

Aneez qualified as a medical practitioner from Sheffield University in 1982. He completed training as a general practitioner in 1987 and as a public health physician in 1992. He obtained his PhD from the University of London in 1996.

Keywords: 
Social responsibility, Engagement, Sustainability, Climate, Climate change, Economy, Evaluation, Universities, Workplace engagement, Impact, Standards

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