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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 Ross Jones

Ross is the University Living Lab's Lead Researcher and part of the original ULL team along with James EvansAndrew Karvonen and Lucy Millard.

Keywords: 
Business engagement, Social responsibility, Business, Globalisation, Production, Networks, Governance, Regulation, Consumption, Political economy, Society, Community, Engagement, Behaviour, Psychology, External engagement, Living Lab, Knowledge exchange, Education for Sustainable Development

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Ms Lucy Millard

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

Lucy is the University Living Lab Estates and Facilities contact, and part of the original ULL team along with James Evans, Andrew Karvonen and Ross Jones.

Keywords: 
Environment, Sustainability, Climate, External engagement, Engagement, Universities, Estates, Buildings, Sustainability enthusiast, Workplace engagement, Living Lab, Knowledge exchange

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Mr Michael Billington

Credited by Peter R Green for helping to facilitate the establishment of Peter's Living Lab at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Estate Teams operate within each Faculty. These teams provide liaison and communication, on behalf of the Faculties with various service providers.

The Teams monitor the responses to requests for work and projects as well as identifying operational service requirements, setting targets and monitoring the general performance of the Estates Directorate and other service providers on behalf of the Faculties.

Keywords: 
Universities, Estates, Buildings, Technology, Technical assistance, Engagement, Living Lab, Knowledge exchange

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Dr James Evans

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

University Living Lab Co-Principle Investigator with Andrew Karvonen.

Keywords: 
Cities, Planning, Buildings, Environment, Education, Living Lab, Knowledge exchange, Engagement, Geography, Sustainability, Society, Teaching

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Mr Dean Whiteside

Initiatives include 10% carbon reduction despite a 33% addition to the building, Green Travel Plan, Environmental Champions' Blog, gave a talk on Sustainability at a national conference, gallery sustainable café, Whitworth Park 'bug hotels'

Keywords: 
Carbon, Management, Climate, Green travel, Transport, Sustainability, Galleries, External engagement, Engagement, Living Lab, Knowledge exchange

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Dr Andrew Karvonen

University Living Lab Co-Principle Investigator with James Evans

I am a Lecturer in Architecture and Urbanism in the School of Environment, Education and Development at the University of Manchester.

My research bridges the design disciplines and the social sciences with a particular focus on urban sustainability. I also have a decade of experience as an environmental and sustainability consultant and am a licensed engineer in the State of Washington.

Keywords: 
Cities, Ecology, Politics, Sustainability, Development, Infrastructure, Planning, Technology, Technical assistance, Engagement, Design, Networks, Society, Research methods, History, Geography, Living Lab, Knowledge exchange