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Our Team & Affiliates

Each of Urban 360's team members has their own individual area of academic expertise, experience and interest. The team's combined knowledge and skills ensure that Urban 360 consistently produces world-leading research and analytical insights.

Urban 360 also collaborates with a variety of affiliates.

The Urban 360 Team

Dr Jamie Anderson

Jamie has 15 years of professional experience, split between research and practice: creating and using strong urban wellbeing evidence.

Areas of expertise: Urban wellbeing, urban design, psychology, social sciences, city planning.

Dr Thomas Bannan

Tom is an experienced research scientist whose publications have focused on atmospheric chemistry and air pollution.

Areas of expertise: Atmospheric pollution, atmospheric chemistry, air quality, air sampling.

Professor James Evans

James is the Smart Cities Lead for the University of Manchester’s Urban Institute and his research focuses on how cities can become more sustainable. 

Areas of expertise: Smart cities, urban sustainability, sustainable futures, global inequalities, energy.

Professor David Topping

Alongside his work for Urban 360, Dave is currently based in the University of Manchester’s School of Earth and Environmental science. 

Areas of expertise: Atmospheric science, atmospheric aerosol particles, sustainable futures, computational models. 

Our Affiliates & Professional Connections

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The University of Manchester

The University of Manchester is one of the top public universities in the UK, recognised globally for its commitment to pioneering research, outstanding teaching and social responsibility. 

Urban 360 is a spin-out of The University of Manchester and we continue to collaborate on a variety of impactful research projects.