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Dr Joanne Swaffield

Joanne Swaffield joined the Sustainable Consumption Institute as a Research Associate in November 2013. Her current research focuses on the construction of ‘appropriate’ sustainable behaviour and the role of reuse networks in modern neoliberal society. Jo is also involved in the ESRC funded project, ‘Households, Retailers and Food Waste Transitions’.

Jo’s research interests include, the discursive construction of (un)sustainable behaviour, the ‘neoliberalisation’ of environmental governance and the role of environmental ‘change agents’ in neoliberal society.  

Keywords: 
Food, Waste, Media, Recycling, sustainable food consumption

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Dr Rosa Franca

I’m a Post Doctoral Research Associate in the Sustainable Industrial Systems group based in the School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science at The University of Manchester. I’m currently working on the 4CU project in partnership with The University of Sheffield, University College London and Queen’s University Belfast. The project, which is funded by the EPSRC, is developing a comprehensive approach to understand and analyse schemes for converting CO2 to fuels (carbon capture and utilisation).

Keywords: 
Carbon, Energy industry, life cycle assessment, Recycling

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Dr Sarah Mander

Sarah started her career as a Chemical Engineer, initially working as a project engineer in the chemical and pharmaceutical's industry. Upon leaving industry, she spent six years working in a variety of roles for an urban design and build company. For these six years her job included facilitating community engagement in regeneration projects, welding, workshop management and promoting sustainability within urban neighbourhoods. In 1999 she joined Manchester School of Management researching the penetration of wind energy in the North West for her PhD.

Keywords: 
Cities, Sustainability, Behaviour, Community, Engagement, Wind energy, Renewable energy, Energy, Recycling, Energy efficiency

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Mr Simon Atkinson

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

Waste co-ordinator for the University. Leads a number of initiatives including 'Bin the Bin', WRAP's half waste to landfill to address construction waste, toner cartridges scheme, Hug Mug, Furniture4Resuse.

Keywords: 
Sustainability enthusiast, Workplace engagement, Engagement, Waste, Waste management, Recycling, Universities, Sustainability

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Mr Phil Lord

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

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Mr Jonathan Aylen

Mr Aylen's research interests and publications in economics, technology and history cover a very wide range of topics including foresight and forecasting; open innovation and natural experiments; innovation in process industries; computerisation in steel and defence and the history of process control;  rolling mill design; the impact of climate change on tourism and forecasting wild fires in the face of climate change; recycling and clean production, alongside earlier research on cost-benefit analysis of historic building preservation;  international comparisons of performance; privatisatio

Keywords: 
Impact, Climate change, Tourism, Fire, Risk, Recycling, Sustainability, Climate, Heritage, Buildings, Culture, Teaching, Education

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Ms Helen Cutts

 

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

Responsibilities include embedding environmental sustainability within capital projects, strategic waste management, sustainable laboratories and recording scope 3 carbon emissions.

Keywords: 
Laboratories, Waste, Recycling, Energy efficiency, Sustainability, Resources, Environment, Estates

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Ms Helen McGlashan

Oversees sustainability activities across student halls and university accommodation, including promoting recycling, distribution of free plastic water bottles, waste reduction charity donations, lighting/ insulation upgrade and retrofit.

Keywords: 
Sustainability, Climate, Climate change, Student engagement, Buildings, Universities, Waste management, Recycling, Lighting, Insulation

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Mr Alexander Clark

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

Supports sustainability activities in Halls of Residences. University accommodation initiatives include promoting recycling, distribution of free plastic water bottles, waste reduction charity donations, lighting/ insulation upgrade and retrofit.

Keywords: 
Sustainability, Universities, Buildings, Student engagement, Recycling, Energy efficiency, Waste management, Lighting, Energy, Households, Insulation, Retrofit, Sustainability enthusiast, Workplace engagement, Engagement