A Sustainable Path to Air Pollutants Detection: Developing a Low-Cost Air Quality Sensor

CHALLENGEThe variants of air pollutants (PM2.5, PM10, Ozone, carbon monoxide etc.) have been detected in specific areas of major cities worldwide. The price of the air quality monitors has been a significant hindrance to accomplishing the pillars of sustainability and widespread detection across cities and suburbs. As a result, all entries in this challenge should […]

Dr Ejohwomu is a co-investigator on an ongoing TAPAS Funded Project

Aim: Over one-year, with two intensive ‘deep-dive’ phases, we aim to implement and monitor one pilot ‘dynamic classroom’, in a pre-existing primary school classroom. The goal of the dynamic classroom is to reduce the indoor air pollution exposure of school pupils and staff during the school day, and subsequently improve the learning environment. Meet the […]

SQUARE Project Wins University of Manchester Covid Recovery Fund

Title: Occupational Exposure – A pilot study for construction projects Air pollution from construction activities contribute to more than 500,000 annual deaths. PM2.5 is given off during construction activities, and it is harmful to humans and the environment. Unlike most workplaces, personnel on construction projects’ sites are exposed to dynamic environments with varying degree of […]

Student Experience Internship (SEI) Programme

LEARNING THROUGH RESEARCH INTERNSHIP TEMPLATE 2021 Overall Purpose of the Learning Through Research Internships The SEI internship programme has a number of strands, including the Learning Through Research internships. These internships aim to improve the employability of our students through access to internships and work experience, giving them the opportunity to experience what life as […]

4.2 million deaths yearly in Urban dwellings exposed to unsafe air.

EarthSense, the air quality specialist, is collaborating with senior lecturers from Coventry University and the University of Manchester on a project that introduces some of the first real-time air quality measurements in Lagos, Nigeria.     The project, in its first stages, utilises EarthSense’s leading pollution measuring device, the Zephyr® to detect air pollution levels […]