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Dr Laura Matthews

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

Keywords: 
Sustainability enthusiast, Workplace engagement, Engagement, Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry

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Dr Laura O’Keeffe

Keywords: 
Food, Water, Energy, Interdisciplinary, Knowledge exchange, Universities, Engagement, Workplace engagement, Networks

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Mrs Louise Neilson

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

Member of the Rutherford Building's Green Impact Team.

Keywords: 
Sustainability enthusiast, Workplace engagement, Engagement, Student engagement, Universities, Health and safety

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Mr Jon Keighren

Keighren is Head of Media Relations at The University of Manchester, and was previously Head of News and Sport at Signal FM and Imagine FM in Stockport, where he co-hosted the Breakfast Show with Ed James. He is a graduate of Sheffield City Polytechnic and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.

Keywords: 
Sustainability, Workplace engagement, Engagement

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Prof John Handley

John Handley's current research interests are focused on landscape dynamics and the management of change, ecologically informed and participative approaches to resource management and the development of adaptation strategies for climate change impacts.

Keywords: 
Environment, Climate, Geology, Resources, Engagement, Development, Climate change, Resilience, Impact, Urban heat island, Cities

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Dr Joe Ravetz

Joe Ravetz is a leading thinker on sustainable futures for urban and regional development, and the methods and tools which are needed to help make the transition. His landmark study ‘City-Region 2020 – integrated planning for a sustainable environment’ provides new insights and new pathways, drawing on a major case study of the long-term future of a large conurbation.

Keywords: 
Sustainability, Resilience, Cities, Geography, Economy, Planning, Environment, Climate, Energy efficiency, Resources, Consumption, Society, Climate change, Carbon, Environmental policy, Engagement, Housing, Transport, Energy, Waste

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Dr Janine Lamb

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

Keywords: 
Sustainability enthusiast, Workplace engagement, Engagement

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Dr Jenni Viitanen

Jenni's current research portfolio includes future cities/ urban technologies, energy and housing.

She is an expert advisor to the FP7 project IREEN (ICT Roadmap for Energy Efficienct Neighbourhoods), and a researcher on a number of projects including SMARTiP (Smart Metropolitan Areas Through Innovation and People); Housing in Multiple Occupancy: Energy Issues and Policy (HOME); and Community Approaches to Housing Retrofit in Greater Manchester.

Keywords: 
Smart cities, Knowledge exchange, Cities, Citizenship, Engagement, Economy, Development, Inequality, Society, Political economy, Housing, Climate, Climate change, Carbon, Politics, Governance, Policy, Community

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Dr Jennifer O'Brien

My interdisciplinary research is concerned with questions of health and disease, and healthcare access and delivery within marginalised communities in both the developing and developed world. I have a particular interest in maternal and child health, sexual and reproductive health, older peoples health, therapeutic landscapes and social constructions of health and lifestyle in the broadest sense. 

Keywords: 
Health, Care, Community, Inequality, Engagement, Development, Society, Political economy, Sustainability, Climate, Climate change, Applied research, Research methods, Education, Water, Resources, Management, Teaching

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Dr Jenny Rowntree

I am an evolutionary ecologist and am interested in the role and maintenance of biodiversity, both within and among species and the provision of ecosystem services. Around campus, I have an interest in urban ecology and conduct research on plant-pollinator interactions in urban environments and the assessment and importance of urban biodiversity.

Keywords: 
Biodiversity, Urban ecology, Species interactions, ecosystem services, Applied research, Conservation, Engagement

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