Suzanne Peters, Jonatan Pinkse, and Graham Winch delve into the hurdles of modular housing amid the UK’s housing crisis. They investigate solutions requiring government support and industry-wide collaboration.
Addressing organ shortage and trafficking, 3D bioprinting has emerged as the most promising technology in biotechnology. Trang Tran, discusses that responsible research and innovation and governance of emerging technologies are crucial to mitigate risks and ensure ethical development.
Special Issue: ‘Reconceptualizing university contribution to knowledge exchange: broadening our understanding of motivations, channels and stakeholders’
The seven papers selected in this volume published on Studies in Higher Education, seek to broaden our understanding of KE in a broader context, with more diverse audiences and impacts, and deepen the understanding of tensions and trade-offs between university missions.
Many local governments worldwide have actively started thinking about making cities more inclusive and sustainable for their residents. Alina Kadyrova discusses the experience of Melbourne, the second-largest city in Australia, in pioneering inclusion strategy and what lessons Greater Manchester can learn from this experience.
Martina Ayoub and Stephane Lhuillery from BETA, University of Strasbourg, are set to investigate what it takes to eco-innovate by exploring the knowledge components that can drive environmental innovation.
To what extent are digital technologies adopted in Greater Manchester? Silvia Massini, Mabel Sanchez Barrioluengo and Xiaoxiao Yu have been investigating.
Sustainability transitions: catalysing innovation in the foundational economy for a green and just future
In this article, Usman Aziz from the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIOIR), Professor Elvira Uyarra from MIOIR and Dr Josephine Mylan from the Sustainable Consumption Institute (SCI) analyse international best practice of sustainability policies in city-regions and the lessons that can be drawn from them.
Professor Kieron Flanagan shares his thoughts on the policy implications raised by the Office for National Statistics surprising recent revision to estimates of UK business R&D expenditure.
The circular economy and the puzzle of formalization: Reflections on circular practices in the biodiverse Amazon
Paul Dewick and Ronnie Ramlogan discuss how the Circular Economy (CE) promotes greater efficiency in the consumption and production of goods, and recycling resources within and beyond systems of production.
Dr Jeremy Brice joined as a lecturer in Sustainability and Innovation at MIOIR from September 2022. To celebrate Jeremy joining our team, we asked him about his research interests, his plans for the future, and what he would like to gain from being a member of our Institute.