Sustainability database

People

Prof David Polya

Professor of Environmental Geochemistry

David's current research interests include field, laboratory and theoretical studies in environmental geochemistry, particularly with respect to arsenic in shallow aquifers in Bengal and Southeast Asia.

Division: 
Research
Sustainability enthusiast?: 
No
Interdisciplinary themes: 
Environment
Water

Connections

Research

FIRE

To build momentum around the water@manchester, food@manchester and energy@manchester communities towards developing interdisciplinary research proposals.

 

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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

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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

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Williamson Research Centre for Molecular Environmental Science

Work across the WRC aims to understand and predict the behaviour of Earth surface systems and their response to human perturbation. Our cross-disciplinary research programmes have been developed in areas including geological disposal, remediation, environment & health, climate change and nanotechnology.

Keywords: 
Geology, Climate change, Nanotechnology, Nanoscience