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Research Magazine Issue Five

Welcome to the latest issue of the Alliance MBS Research magazine which features a selection of highlights from our academics over recent months.

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Features include Andrew Stark’s analysis of the continued importance of traditional forms of advertising, Duncan Shaw’s research on disaster planning, and in interview with our new Director for Social Responsibility Eva Niesten who outlines her vision for the role.

Mat Johnson also reflects on 20 years of the Living Wage, while Frank Geels talks about his pioneering work helping policymakers address challenges such as climate change.

Indeed in this issue we also talk about how Alliance MBS is playing a leading role in tackling the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals such as promoting gender equality, good health and well-being, and eradicating poverty.

The magazine also reports on our latest business engagement news, and specifically on two Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) that have been running between the School and companies 365 Response and HMG Paints.

Finally, we also feature a special guest welcome from Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham, who discusses the importance of the city’s Local Industrial Strategy and its links with the University of Manchester. And we interview Ian Funnell, Chief Executive of ABB UK and North West Chair of the CBI, who talks about the need for UK manufacturing to be more automated.