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Dr Xiaorong Zhou

Xiaorong's research is mainly associated with understanding the impact of fabrication processes as well as advanced forming and joining techniques on the performance of alloys, corrosion control of light alloys and developing novel surface engineering approaches.

Keywords: 
Environment, Metals, Sustainability, Materials, Polymers, Corrosion

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Dr William Fletcher

Keywords: 
Palaeontology, Environment, Ecology, Climate, Climate change, Resilience, Impact, Sustainability, Teaching, Education

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Prof William Craig

Research interests:

- Geotechnical centrifuge modelling

- Marine geotechnics

- Landfill engineering

- Industrially funded work on marine foundations

- Stability of steep and reinforced slopes

Keywords: 
Geology, Engineering, Materials, Waste, Environment, Waste management, Sustainability, Teaching, Education

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Dr Patrick Gallois

There are many situations in a plant’s life when self-destruction of some cells is required. This may happen to create empty spaces inside tissues or when energy needs recycling for new growth or when a scorched earth policy is required to stop the progression of a pathogen. These situations occur during e.g. the germination of seeds, the differentiation of vascular elements, the reproduction and the senescence of plants and under pathogen attack. In all cases, a precise and spatially confined activation of cell death is required and can only been achieved by a complex genetic control.

Keywords: 
Bioenergy, Energy, Renewable energy, Biotechnology, Sustainability, Environment, Plants, Food, Resilience, Agriculture, Teaching, Education

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Dr Peter Quayle

Varied lines of research have been investigated whilst at Manchester including the use of transition metal carbene complexes and organostannanes in synthesis, the synthesis of hydrophilic polymers, and the development of "clean oxidation" processes using hydrogen peroxide. Recent interests include the development of more efficient catalysts for atom transfer reactions and their use in natural product synthesis.

Keywords: 
Materials, Metals, Chemistry, Research methods, Polymers, Biology, Environment, Sustainability, Teaching, Education

Person

Mr Phil Lord

Keywords: 
Car parking, Cities, Transport, Environment, Waste, Waste management, Estates, Buildings, Recycling, Energy efficiency, Sustainability

Person

Dr Prasenjit Banerjee

My research is motivated by interdependencies between human behaviour and mechanisms/institutions designed for environmental protection. I do game theoretic modelling and experimental work.My work includes conservation and management of natural resources, behavioural impact on environmental policies, designing mechanism/institutionfor environmental protection, and environmental regulation. I also look at philosophical and behavioural underpinnings of valuation of environmental goods.

Keywords: 
Behaviour, Environmental policy, Engagement, Conservation, Biodiversity, Environment, Impact, Policy, Standards, Sustainability, Teaching, Education, Management, Resources

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Dr Rachel Webster

Member of the university's Biodiversity group. Works at Manchester Museum's Herbarium.

Keywords: 
Plants, Biology, Sustainability, Climate, Climate change, Environment, Biodiversity

Person

Dr Rami Alfarra

Atmospheric science researcher.

Keywords: 
Aerosols, Climate, Environment

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Prof Raymond Agius

I am the Director of the Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health, and lead the Occupational and Environmental Health Research Group within the School of Translational Medicine.

Keywords: 
Environment, Health, Waste, Pollution, Health and safety, Workplace engagement, Climate, Cities, Society

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