Sustainability database

Research

FIRE

Fostering Interdisciplinary Research (FIRE Water-Food-Energy Project)

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

 

Budget: 
£49,543.00
Project date: 
Monday, April 1, 2013 to Monday, September 30, 2013

Connections

Person

Prof David Polya

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.

Keywords: 
Environment, Monitoring, Management, Geology, Chemistry. Water

Person

Dr Alice Bows-Larkin

 

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

Keywords: 
Climate, Climate change, Carbon, Aviation, Aerospace, Transport, Shipping, Food, Economy, Sustainability enthusiast, Workplace engagement, Engagement, Sustainability, Teaching, Education

Person

Dr Laura O’Keeffe

Keywords: 
Food, Water, Energy, Interdisciplinary, Knowledge exchange, Universities, Engagement, Workplace engagement, Networks

Person

Dr Bruce Grieve

Dr Grieve is a chartered engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET). He has spent 20 years of his career in the field of on-line analysis, measurement and informatics R&D within pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

Keywords: 
Information technology, Innovation, Health, Biotechnology, Biology, Technology, Monitoring, Agriculture, Business, Rural studies, Filtration, Instrumentation, Communication, Engagement