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The Waste and Energy Research Group has a highly interdisciplinary team of researchers, teachers and learners.

Head of WERG

Professor Marie Harder
View Prof. Harder's full CV

Staff profile in College of Arts and Humanities (as a designer)

Staff profile in Faculty of Science

Watch Prof. Marie Harder's Inaugural Lecture

Lead WERG staff:

Dr. Ryan Woodard - Sustainable Waste Research, Consultancy and Training
Staff profile for Ryan Woodard

Mr. Firooz Firoozmand - Energy and Carbon Reduction
Staff profile for Firooz Firoozmand

Other staff in the WERG team:
Beth Manzanares, Dr., Research Fellow
Elona Hoover, Research Officer
Julie Carter, Research Officer
Mizanur Rahman, PhD Student (Anaerobic Digestion in Bangladesh)
Sultana Khoda, PhD Student (Arsenic Filtration with Recycled Glass)

The WERG team is closely linked to the Sustainable Development Coordination Unit at the University of Brighton.


Room C117 Cockcroft Building
Lewes Road, Moulsecoomb
Brighton BN2 4GJ
Telephone: +44 (0)1273 64 2184