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Dr Bethan Owen

Dr Bethan Owen is a Research Fellow in CATE. She has a first degree in Chemistry from the University of Sheffield, an MSc in Pollution and Environmental Control from the University of Manchester and a PhD on Aviation Technology Targets and Climate Change from MMU.

Principally her experience lies in emission estimations and the development of emission inventories for climate modelling, researching the climate impacts of aviation technology and growth. Her principle research interests currently, are the development of global aviation emission inventories for current and future scenarios for global climate change applications.

Bethan has worked or is currently working on a number of aviation research programmes including EU Framework projects QUANTIFY (as a Work Package Leader), REACT4C and TEAM_PLAY. Current and recent national projects include the provision of scientific and technical support to the UK DfT (Aviation Environment and Atmospheric Expert Technical Support current programme 2010 to 2013) and individual projects such as Developing Marginal Abatement Cost Curves for  the UK DfT (2011). Bethan attends a number of ICAO/CAEP (International Civil Aviation Organisation – Committee on Aviation and Environmental Protection) technical working groups providing technical input to this international forum on behalf of the UK government.

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Education and Training

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Contact Details

Centre for Aviation, Transport, and the Environment (CATE-E436)
Manchester Metropolitan University
School of Science & the Environment
John Dalton East Building, Chester Street
Manchester M1 5GD
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0)161 247 1591

Fax: +44 (0)161 247 6332

Email: b.owen@mmu.ac.uk