Sustainability database

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Prof Adisa Azapagic

Professor

Adisa's research interests are in the area of Engineering for Sustainable Development, which includes systems optimisation, sustainable technology, life cycle assessment, carbon footprinting and corporate sustainability. She has over 100 publications in these areas of interest, including three books.

Division: 
Research
Sustainability enthusiast?: 
No
Interdisciplinary themes: 
Climate
Economy
Education
Energy
Environment

Connections

Course

Sustainable Development and Industry

Whole unit focuses on sustainability

Research

PUrE Intrawise

The aim of the PUrE Intrawise consortium is to develop an integrated decision-support framework for more sustainable management of indoor pollution associated with the provision, conservation and use of energy in buildings.

http://www.pureintrawise.org/

Research

CCaLC

Develop a methodology that would help us understand and evaluate environmental and economic consequences of the changes required for the decarbonisation of the economy.

http://www.ccalc.org.uk/

Research

Renewable feedstocks

Using an enzymatic process to produce polymers in a simpler way in detergent and cosmetic industries. Potential environmental benefits include less need for solvents, energy savings and drastically reduced carbon footprint.

http://cordis.europa.eu/search/index.cfm?fuseaction=proj.document&PJ_RCN...

Research

Green Metallurgy

Developing light-weight magnesium-based structural elements that can be used in place of automotive parts made of steel or cast iron. Use of such components would result in a substantial (65%) weight reduction of cars leading to reduced fuel consumption.

http://www.sustainable-systems.org.uk/project.php?item=20

Research

Sustainable Use of Energy in Food Chains

Overall objective is to reduce energy consumption and emissions from the food chain through the application of innovative approaches and technologies.

http://gow.epsrc.ac.uk/NGBOViewGrant.aspx?GrantRef=EP/K011820/1

Group

Dalton Nuclear Institute

Keywords: 
Nuclear energy, Nuclear waste, Energy, Nuclear Engineering Decommissioning

Group

Sustainable Industrial Systems

Sustainable Industrial Systems is a research group at The University of Manchester led by Professor Adisa Azapagic.

Keywords: 
Sustainability, Energy industry, Business engagement, carbon footprinting, Carbon

Group

Food@Manchester

From field to fork, its production, distribution and consumption impacts the daily lives of people all over the world.

As populations continue to grow and our climate continues to change, food and delivering food security become issues increasingly worthy of deeper investigation.

Keywords: 
Food, food and eating, Food supply, sustainable food consumption

Group

water@manchester

A network to facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration in water-related research across The University of Manchester and with external research, government and industry organisations.

Keywords: 
Water, Climate change, Resources