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Nov 2010

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This time we talk about air pollution and how it affects human health. Find out what effect Fireworks Night has on the atmosphere, how long you've not been able to burn coal in London (its longer than you think) and why ozone isn't always a good thing. Also, an outside broadcast from Oxford Road in Manchester, Europe's busiest bus route, and an interview with Prof Tom Choularton about how the UK comprehensive spending review will affect Universities.

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Recent News Items

25.06.10. Volcanic Ash Emergency Response. Scientists from the Centre have recently been involved in the UK's response to the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland. Between the 20th of April and 18th of May we flew ten research sorties in collaboration with scientists from the UK Met Office and made ground based Lidar measurements of the ash cloud.

15.01.10. Research Grants Awarded. Scientists from the Centre for Atmospheric Science have recently been awarded three grants in the latest NERC funding round. The grants awarded have a combined value of over £1,000,000.

22.12.09. Progress in organic aerosol research. New research from scientists at The University of Manchester is set to improve predictions about climate and air quality – and make life easier for those suffering from respiratory problems.

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Upcoming Seminars

Seminars are held weekly during term time, details of the Summer 2010 seminar series are now available. Please check the seminar schedule for details of the next seminar.