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Ms Gabriele Schliwa

Gabriele Schliwa is a Research Associate at SEED and currently manages the Manchester Cycling Lab project.

Gabriele's research focuses on low-carbon living labs and sustainable transport transitions. With a background in business and environmental management, she seeks to strengthen collaboration between citizens, local businesses and the public sector to successfully tackle social, environmental and economic challenges through innovative urban solutions.

Keywords: 
Cycling, Urban infrastructure, Transport, Living Lab

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Dr Michael Bane

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

Michael runs The University of Manchester's Bike User Group; he has also received a Green Impact Award.

High end computing expert in optimising applications and training provision; project planning and management. Consultant giving strategic input for UoM plans on using IT/ICT to reduce Carbon footprint, reducing IT's footprint and showcasing positive environmental change. 

Keywords: 
Computer science, Information technology, Environment, Biodiversity, Mathematics, Cycling, Green travel, Transport, Crime and security

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Prof Graham Haughton

My research uses political economy perspectives to explore various aspects of urban and regional policy.This has covered work on sustainable urban development, urban regeneration, regional development, water conflicts and labour market governance.

My current writing is focused on two key themes. First, a critical examination of neoliberal spatial governance, in particular theEnglish 'spatial planning project'. Second, I am exploring the political economy of flood risk management, with particular reference to the floods in Hull and the East Riding in 2007.

Keywords: 
Cities, Environment, Climate, Planning, Governance, Political economy, Politics, Economy, Sustainability, Development, Regeneration, Buildings, Risk, Water, Management, Policy, Teaching, Education, Cycling

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Dr Conor Walsh

Upon completion of his BSc in Environmental Science from the University of Limerick, Conor undertook an MSc in Sustainable Development. His doctoral studies focused on methodological adaptation of a land based sustainability indicator, with specific relevance to Ireland. This included development of a method to incorporate methane into ecological footprinting, as well a tool for comparing the emissions of commuting (including cycling). The later of which was referenced in the Irish Times.

Keywords: 
Carbon, Management, Climate, Cycling, Emissions, Green travel, Shipping, Transport, Thermal energy, Manufacturing

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Mr Andrew Hough

Key areas: commuter travel, business travel, fleet vehicles

Keywords: 
Green travel, Sustainability, Transport, Cycling, Workplace engagement