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A cityscape of Manchester in the sunset

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Academics from across Alliance Manchester Business School share their views on what we could expect to see in the year ahead.

A memorial on a wall with butterflies and rainbows

Monday, January 10, 2022

Commemorating the victims of COVID-19 will form a critical aspect of recovery and building the resilience of communities across the world. This month’s Manchester Briefing, which is aimed at those who plan and implement recovery and renewal from the pandemic, considers the subject in more depth

A woman in a mask giving a bag of food shopping to somebody else

Thursday, December 9, 2021

The work of Duncan Shaw, Professor of Operational Research and Critical Systems, is widely cited in a major report on how the UK can better build resilience and plan for risks.

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Thursday, December 2, 2021

This month the Briefing, which is put together by Alliance Manchester Business School and the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, collates and summarises the remainder of the articles it has explored across a range of themes including governance, communities, health and economics, as well as providing links to those articles which cut across numerous themes.

A wave crashing into the shore during high tide and strong winds

Friday, November 12, 2021

To coincide with the ongoing COP-26 conference, we are showcasing the video sessions involving all AMBS academics at the Manchester Festival of Climate Action. In this latest film Duncan Shaw, Professor of Operations and Critical Systems at AMBS, was joined by Burcak Basbug from Middle East Technical University and Katia Tynan, Manager of Resilience at the City of Vancouver, to discuss how local communities can become more resilient to the threats posed by climate change.

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