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Spatial heterogeneity in the response of winter wheat yield to meteorological dryness/wetness variations in Henan province, China (2024)
Journal Article
Li, C., Gu, Y., Xu, H., Huang, J., Liu, B., Chun, K., & Octavianti, T. (in press). Spatial heterogeneity in the response of winter wheat yield to meteorological dryness/wetness variations in Henan province, China. Agronomy,

Knowledge about regional climate-yield relationships is crucial to reducing yield losses and ensuring global food security in a changing climate. Henan province, the largest winter wheat production region in China, was selected for this study. Data o... Read More about Spatial heterogeneity in the response of winter wheat yield to meteorological dryness/wetness variations in Henan province, China.

Experiences of the safety operator role in the MultiCAV project (2024)
Report
Flower, J., Calvert, T., & Parkhurst, G. (2024). Experiences of the safety operator role in the MultiCAV project. Bristol: Innovate UK / Centre for Connected Automated Vehicles

The MultiCAV research and development project, co-funded by Innovate UK and the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV), was established to deliver sustainable transport services in a ‘Mobility as a Service’ environment. The centrepiece o... Read More about Experiences of the safety operator role in the MultiCAV project.

Children as Engineers (2024)
Book
Lewis, F., & Edmonds, J. (2024). Children as Engineers. (1). London: Routledge

Meeting the diverse aspects of the science, and design and technology curricula can be challenging for many teachers. Children as Engineers addresses this problem, offering both new and experienced teachers an accessible resource to apply within the... Read More about Children as Engineers.

Travel to Milton Park through and beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic (2024)
Report
Clark, B., Adeel, M., & Parkhurst, G. (2024). Travel to Milton Park through and beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic. Bristol: Innovate UK / Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

The MultiCAV research and development project, co-funded by Innovate UK and the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, was established to deliver sustainable transport services in a ‘Mobility as a Service’ environment. The centrepiece of the p... Read More about Travel to Milton Park through and beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Lost and Found: Artists’ books, absence and existence (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Bodman, S. (2024, March). Lost and Found: Artists’ books, absence and existence. Paper presented at Książka artystyczna Obecność i nieobecność

Some of the ways that absence has been expressed through artists’ books - the loss of biodiversity, memory, relationships and culture. Examples include works by Roelof Bakker, Caren Florance, Ben Jenner, Gracia & Louise, Essence Press, Sophie Loss, E... Read More about Lost and Found: Artists’ books, absence and existence.

Triple Access Planning - a diffusing innovation that reflects our new look world (2024)
Journal Article
Lyons, G. (2024). Triple Access Planning - a diffusing innovation that reflects our new look world. Local Transport Today, 42-49

Transport planning must evolve to match the new context of a changing world in which mobility is just one element of how we connect with the things we need and want to have, and to do, says Professor Glenn Lyons. Here he explains the origins and deve... Read More about Triple Access Planning - a diffusing innovation that reflects our new look world.

Reading for Science: The use of scientific literary materials in primary schools (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Lewis, F., Edmonds, J., Carter, J., Alston, A., & Sargeant, S. (2024, March). Reading for Science: The use of scientific literary materials in primary schools. Paper presented at NARST 2024 Science Education for the rest of us, Denver, USA

Scientific literary materials (SLMs) present science content in genres such as narratives and poems as well as traditional non-fiction genres. SLMs have the potential to engage children and teachers who are non-science enthusiasts or specialists wit... Read More about Reading for Science: The use of scientific literary materials in primary schools.

All shades of blue (2024)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (2024). All shades of blue. Printmaking Today, 33(129), 22-23

Artists’ books by Roelof Bakker and Caren Florance speak of loss through colour and texture, visual allusion and sensory touch, writes Sarah Bodman

Kind Materials Research (2024)
Exhibition / Performance
Morgan, L. Kind Materials Research. [Textiles]. Exhibited at The Future is a Work in Progress, Festival of Futures, Imagination Lancaster, Lancaster University, UK. 7 March 2024 - 15 March 2024. (Unpublished)

Kind Materials Research explores sustainable alternatives to conventional dyeing and finishing by innovatively integrating bio-dyeing with laser technology. Linen textiles are transformed by combining these processes, reimagining traditional textile... Read More about Kind Materials Research.

Freedom Project (2024)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S. Freedom Project. [artists' books]. Exhibited at Łódź, Poland. 28 February 2024 - 28 March 2024. (Unpublished)

FREEDOM PROJECT KOLEKCJA is a response to crises and ongoing global conflicts humanity is facing today. Artists were invited to speak up on issues related to human rights, war, violence, social and racial injustice. The mission of this important and t... Read More about Freedom Project.

Kitchen cultures: Multispecies co-creation with invisible cultures in the kitchen (2024)
Thesis
Modi, K. Kitchen cultures: Multispecies co-creation with invisible cultures in the kitchen. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/11062853

This thesis outlines the development of a practice framework for multispecies co-creation in the kitchen. This framework is presented as a tool for public engagement that can be used by co-designers and researchers to engage women from the Global Maj... Read More about Kitchen cultures: Multispecies co-creation with invisible cultures in the kitchen.

The possible worlds of VR documentary (2024)
Book Chapter
Rose, M. (in press). The possible worlds of VR documentary. In Handbook of Documentary. Intellect

Producers have been drawn to virtual reality (VR) for its potential to render vivid experiences of nonfiction content. The politics of the platform’s affective operation, particularly in relation to distant human others, has been analysed and critiqu... Read More about The possible worlds of VR documentary.

Citizen-led emissions reduction: Enhancing enjoyment and understanding for diverse citizen engagement with air pollution and climate change decision making (2024)
Journal Article
Fogg-Rogers, L., Sardo, A. M., Csobod, E., Boushel, C., Laggan, S., & Hayes, E. (2024). Citizen-led emissions reduction: Enhancing enjoyment and understanding for diverse citizen engagement with air pollution and climate change decision making. Environmental Science and Policy, 154, Article 103692. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2024.103692

Diverse citizens need to be involved in net zero transitions to ensure policy interventions do not entrench inequalities for people from minoritised or disenfranchised groups and ensure public engagement with rapid social changes. This paper illustra... Read More about Citizen-led emissions reduction: Enhancing enjoyment and understanding for diverse citizen engagement with air pollution and climate change decision making.

The built environment’s contribution to the progress of the sustainable development goals (2024)
Book Chapter
Umar, T., Opoku, A., Umeokafor, N., & Ahmed, S. (2024). The built environment’s contribution to the progress of the sustainable development goals. In A. Opoku (Ed.), The Elgar Companion to the Built Environment and the Sustainable Development Goals. Edward Elgar Publishing

It is now more than six years since the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were agreed to be achieved by all member countries by 2030. While the deadline is approaching fast, still much of the counties are not on track to achiev... Read More about The built environment’s contribution to the progress of the sustainable development goals.

The role of the built environment in addressing the global challenges (2024)
Book Chapter
Opoku, A., Umar, T., & Amudjie, J. (2024). The role of the built environment in addressing the global challenges. In The Elgar Companion to the Built Environment and the Sustainable Development Goals (44-57). Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781035300037.00011

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs), the Paris Agreement, the New Urban Agenda (NUA), and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR), are the global frameworks and policies that are now in use in relation to disaster risk... Read More about The role of the built environment in addressing the global challenges.

Rivermaids (2024)
Digital Artefact
Berridge, S., McEwen, L., & Chun, K. (2024). Rivermaids. [Audio]

This play - a drama piece about local water resilience and climate change, has been co-created with community members of Tewkesbury and in partnership with The Roses Theatre. It is a response to a research call encouraging new collaboration between D... Read More about Rivermaids.

Dynamic hydrological niche segregation: How plants compete for water in a semi-arid ecosystem (2024)
Journal Article
Zhao, Y., Wang, L., Chun, K., Ziegler, A., & Evaristo, J. (2024). Dynamic hydrological niche segregation: How plants compete for water in a semi-arid ecosystem. Journal of Hydrology, 630, Article 130677. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2024.130677

Hydrological niche segregation (HNS), specifically the variation in root water uptake depth among coexisting species, is an understudied area of research. This is especially the case in semi-arid ecosystems, such as China's Loess Plateau (CLP), where... Read More about Dynamic hydrological niche segregation: How plants compete for water in a semi-arid ecosystem.

Robotic additive manufacturing of lichen composites for air quality monitoring (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Nikolaidou, A., & Jorgensen, T. (in press). Robotic additive manufacturing of lichen composites for air quality monitoring.

In the light of an unprecedented climate emergency, there is an urgent need to reconsider the materials we use for the construction of our buildings and to explore alternative material systems that are abundant, easy to source, and exhibit increased... Read More about Robotic additive manufacturing of lichen composites for air quality monitoring.

Investigation of the displacement-based seismic performance of geogrid earth-retaining walls using three-dimensional finite element modeling (2024)
Journal Article
Akbar, M., Huali, P., Guoqiang, O., Arshid, M. U., Ahmad, B., & Umar, T. (2024). Investigation of the displacement-based seismic performance of geogrid earth-retaining walls using three-dimensional finite element modeling. Results in Engineering, 21, Article 101802. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rineng.2024.101802

This study evaluates the earthquake-induced movement of geogrid earth-retaining (GER) walls. A thorough investigation was conducted on a GER wall model, utilizing a comprehensive finite element (FE) analysis. This research focuses on investigating an... Read More about Investigation of the displacement-based seismic performance of geogrid earth-retaining walls using three-dimensional finite element modeling.

Climate change and modern slavery in public procurement (2024)
Report
Alves, K., Rogerson, M., & Grosvold, J. (2024). Climate change and modern slavery in public procurement. Modern Slavery Policy & Evidence Centre

Existing links between modern slavery and climate change are becoming clearer as the need increases for a just transition to a low-carbon economy. Yet, how organisations attempt to address these risks, either separately or simultaneously, is not unde... Read More about Climate change and modern slavery in public procurement.