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Policy@Manchester launches On Energy

10 November 2017

MUI colleagues have contributed to the On Energy publication, released this week by Policy@Manchester.

Policy@Manchester has launched On Energy, a collection of thought leadership pieces and expert analysis on issues such as climate change, fuel poverty, energy storage, the economic viability of nuclear power and multi-energy systems.

The online publication was launched at an event in Parliament on Tuesday, 7 November. It brings together expert commentary and analysis from across the University, and is a partnership between Policy@Manchester, the Energy beacon, and the Manchester Energy network.

In his contribution Lord Jim O’Neill, Honorary Professor of Economics in the School of Social Sciences, asks ‘What does the future hold for the demand and supply of energy?’.

MUI contributors are:

  • James Evans, addressing ‘Urban transformation: from replication to learning’;
  • Harriet Thomson, Caitlin Robinson and Neil Simcock, with a piece on 'Reconciling fuel poverty and energy justice in a low carbon society'.

Other University contributors include:

  • Alice Larkin, Professor of Climate Science and Energy Policy;
  • Francis Livens, Professor of Radiochemistry and Director of the Dalton Nuclear Institute;
  • Patricia Thornley, Professor of Sustainable Energy Systems and Director of the Supergen Bioenergy Hub. 

You can read On Energy on the Policy@Manchester website.

To join the conversation online, use #OnEnergy and tag us using @UoMPolicy or @OfficialUoM.

If you would like a printed copy of the publication for yourself or to send to others, contact jess.lishak@manchester.ac.uk.

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