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Dr Ian Fairweather

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

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Sustainability enthusiast, Workplace engagement, Engagement, Museums, Galleries, Heritage, Culture, Buildings, Research methods, Community, Tourism, Economy

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Dr Carly McLachlan

My area of research covers how people and organisations engage with energy and climate change issues. This generally means that I am looking at the interactions between science, technology and people. One particular area of interest is in renewable energy siting issues. We have an explicit policy relevance focus at Tyndall Manchester and so we try to conduct research that has practical relevance to the climate change agenda for national and local government, businesses and NGOs.

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External engagement, Climate change, Engagement, Renewable energy, Sustainability, Energy, Knowledge exchange, Community, Interdisciplinary, Universities

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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.

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

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Dr Carolyn Abbot

Research interests: environmental regulation, regulatory enforcement tools and practices, public participation, access to justice.

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Environment, Policy, Standards, Regulation, Impact, Governance, External engagement, Community, Engagement, Sustainability, Teaching, Education

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Prof David Hulme

Research interests: Political economy analysis (PEA), Rural development policy and planning, Poverty reduction strategies, Finance for the poor, Sociology of development, Role of community organisations and NGOs, Evaluation of technical assistance, Environmental management; public sector reform

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Rural studies, Development, Policy, Poverty, Political economy, Finance, Community, Society, Civil society, Engagement, Evaluation, Technical assistance, Environment, Management, Governance, Politics, Economy

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Ms Annette Rimmer

Keywords: 
Community, Engagement, Development, Change management, Organisational learning, Knowledge exchange, Applied research, Research methods, Youth culture

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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 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 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 Admos Chimhowu

My research has thus far focused on understanding processes agrarian change and social transformations in the Less Developed Countries. In my work I have sought to generate policy relevant knowledge on how changing agrarian structures transform and influence the way rural communities relate to natural resources (particularly land) and, how this relationship in turn shapes the way they make a living.

Keywords: 
Political economy, Agriculture, Development, Community, Rural studies, Economy, Geography, Cities, Consumption, Poverty, Society

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