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Research

BIOMOT

MOtivational strength of ecosytem services and alternative ways to express the value of BIOdiversity

Project addresses the problem of building and sustaining motivation to act for biodiversity by means of a comprehensive rethinking of what value and motivation actually are for people.

http://www.socialsciences.manchester.ac.uk/disciplines/philosophy/resear...

Budget: 
£3,416,909.00
Project date: 
Thursday, September 1, 2011 to Monday, August 31, 2015

Connections

Person

Prof Ada Wossink

Ada Wossink is professor in the Environmental Economics research area group at the University of Manchester. Previous appointments include professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at North Carolina State University in the USA and positions at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. She also worked as a researcher at Statistics Netherlands.   

Keywords: 
Biology, Economy, Environment, Management, Resources, Policy, Governance, Technology, Sustainability, Food, Consumption, Evaluation, Teaching, Education

Person

Dr Michael Scott

A central theme in my research is Philosophy of Religion, in particular religious language. I am author of Reading Philosohy of Religion with Graham Oppy (Monash) for Wiley-Blackwell (2010) and I recently published Religious Language with Palgrave Macmillan (2013) .

Keywords: 
Psychology, Behaviour, Research methods, Engagement

Person

Mr Doron Cohen

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

Keywords: 
Behaviour, Consumption, Engagement, Psychology, Society, Economy, Sustainability, Social responsibility, Political economy

Person

Prof John O'Neill

John's research interests lie in political economy and philosophy, philosophy and environmental policy, political theory, ethics, and the philosophy of science.

Keywords: 
Political economy, Politics, Economy, Philosophy, Environmental policy, Policy, Ethics