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The potential of construction robotics to reduce airborne virus transmission in the construction industry in the UK and China (2024)
Journal Article
Li, L., Yuan, P., Tang, Y., Cooper, G., Thurlbeck, S., Cheung, C. M., …Weightman, A. (2024). The potential of construction robotics to reduce airborne virus transmission in the construction industry in the UK and China. Heliyon, 10(9), Article e29697. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2024.e29697

This paper aims to identify construction robotics' potential to reduce airborne virus transmission, review factors limiting the technology's adoption and highlight how similar barriers have been addressed in other industries. Construction robotics we... Read More about The potential of construction robotics to reduce airborne virus transmission in the construction industry in the UK and China.

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.

Navigating safety by design education: A framework of diffusion and implementation barriers (2024)
Book Chapter
Umeokafor, N., Windapo, A., Umar, T., & Ibrahim, C. K. I. C. (in press). Navigating safety by design education: A framework of diffusion and implementation barriers. In Drivers of Continuous Improvement in Construction Health, Safety, and Wellbeing. Taylor and Francis

In this study, a framework of the barriers to design for safety (DfS) education and training diffusion in architecture engineering and construction has been developed using the literature review, and some improvement strategies are outlined This stem... Read More about Navigating safety by design education: A framework of diffusion and implementation barriers.

Voices in a Pandemic: Using deep mapping to explore children’s changing sense of place during the COVID-19 pandemic in UK (2024)
Journal Article
Webber, A., Jones, V., McEwen, L., Deave, T., Gorell Barnes, L., Williams, S., …Gopinath, D. (in press). Voices in a Pandemic: Using deep mapping to explore children’s changing sense of place during the COVID-19 pandemic in UK. Children's Geographies, https://doi.org/10.1080/14733285.2024.2315153

Children’s sense of place is important for wellbeing, development and belonging in a community or place. The VIP-CLEAR (Voices in a Pandemic – Children’s Lockdown Experiences Applied to Recovery) project used creative methods and repeat engagement t... Read More about Voices in a Pandemic: Using deep mapping to explore children’s changing sense of place during the COVID-19 pandemic in UK.

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.

The nature and extent of bomb tritium remaining in deep vadose zone: A synthesis and prognosis (2024)
Journal Article
Huang, Y., Evaristo, J., Li, Z., Chun, K., Sutanudjaja, E. H., Cardenas, M. B., …van Genuchten, M. T. (in press). The nature and extent of bomb tritium remaining in deep vadose zone: A synthesis and prognosis. Vadose Zone Journal, https://doi.org/10.1002/vzj2.20304

Tritium present in deep vadose zones is a useful tracer for estimating groundwater recharge, but its full utility is constrained by not knowing where and for how long the tritium tracing method remains applicable. We obtained 44 tritium profiles from... Read More about The nature and extent of bomb tritium remaining in deep vadose zone: A synthesis and prognosis.

In/secure childhoods: Children and conflict in Kashmir (2024)
Journal Article
Brännlund, E., Buser, M., Holt, N., Mytton, J., Fazli, A., Leeson, L., …Sinha, V. (2024). In/secure childhoods: Children and conflict in Kashmir. Childhood, 31(1), 48-66. https://doi.org/10.1177/09075682241226521

This paper focuses on art productions by children participating in an art-based wellbeing intervention project in Kashmir. Drawing on feminist security studies, we conducted narrative analysis to explore how children represent in/security. The locati... Read More about In/secure childhoods: Children and conflict in Kashmir.

Investigating the accident causal influence of construction project features using sequential exploratory mixed methods design (2023)
Book Chapter
Manu, P. (2024). Investigating the accident causal influence of construction project features using sequential exploratory mixed methods design. In J. Akotia, B. Osita Awuzie, & C. Egbu (Eds.), Mixed Methods Research Design for the Built Environment (160-171). Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003204046-12

Accidents are commonplace on construction sites. Over the years, improvement efforts have included studies aimed at identifying the causal factors in construction accidents in order that appropriate mitigation measures can be implemented. This chapte... Read More about Investigating the accident causal influence of construction project features using sequential exploratory mixed methods design.

Transport to thrive: Why we shouldn’t ignore the transport needs of young people (2023)
Report
Collings, S., Chatterjee, K., Cope, A., Burns, T., & Adeel, M. (2023). Transport to thrive: Why we shouldn’t ignore the transport needs of young people. Bristol: UWE Bristol

In the UK many disadvantaged groups lack transport choices, including young people aged 16-24. There has been little research to identify and understand the transport issues and barriers experienced by young people. This report is the first of its ki... Read More about Transport to thrive: Why we shouldn’t ignore the transport needs of young people.

CURIOs for care: Designing physical prompts for research (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Fennell, J. (2023, November). CURIOs for care: Designing physical prompts for research. Poster presented at UK Dementia Congress, Aston University, Birmingham UK

As design researchers, we are drawn towards creating tangible artifacts. The CURIOs for Care project embraces this appeal of making physical artefacts as a means of inquiry and as a creative tool to invite stories about individuals' experiences with... Read More about CURIOs for care: Designing physical prompts for research.

An interactive agent-based modelling framework for assessing COVID-19 transmission risk on construction site (2023)
Journal Article
Qiao, Q., Cheung, C., Yunusa-Kaltungo, A., Manu, P., Cao, R., & Yuan, Z. (2023). An interactive agent-based modelling framework for assessing COVID-19 transmission risk on construction site. Safety Science, 168, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2023.106312

The outbreak of COVID-19 has impacted the world and society in its entirety. The labour-intensive construction industry is especially disrupted by COVID-19 and construction workers have a higher chance of exposure to COVID-19. Despite the extensivene... Read More about An interactive agent-based modelling framework for assessing COVID-19 transmission risk on construction site.

Construction Safety, Health and Well-being in the COVID-19 era (2023)
Book
Manu, P., Cheung, C., Yunusa-Kaltungo, A., Emuze, F., Abreu Saurin, T., & Hadikusumo, B. H. (Eds.). (2024). Construction Safety, Health and Well-being in the COVID-19 era. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003278368

This edited book presents a significant and timely contribution to our understanding of a broad range of issues pertaining to COVID-19 and its relationship to occupational safety, health and well-being (OSHW) in the global construction industry. The... Read More about Construction Safety, Health and Well-being in the COVID-19 era.

Construction safety, health and well-being in the COVID-19 era: An introduction (2023)
Book Chapter
Manu, P., Cheung, C., Yunusa-Kaltungo, A., Emuze, F., Abreu Saurin, T., Hadikusumo, B., & Reza Mohandes, S. (2024). Construction safety, health and well-being in the COVID-19 era: An introduction. In P. Manu, C. Cheung, A. Yunusa-Kaltungo, F. Emuze, & B. Hadikusumo (Eds.), Construction Safety, Health and Well-being in the COVID-19 era (1-11). Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003278368-1

Globally, the construction sector is notorious for its enormous contribution to the occurrence of occupational accidents, injuries, and illnesses. The poor outlook of occupational safety, health, and well-being (OSHW) of the construction workforce se... Read More about Construction safety, health and well-being in the COVID-19 era: An introduction.

The transmission of COVID-19 in construction: A systematic review of findings from statistical and modelling techniques (2023)
Book Chapter
Cao, R., Cheung, C., Yunusa-Kaltungo, A., Manu, P., Liu, C., & Qiao, Q. (2024). The transmission of COVID-19 in construction: A systematic review of findings from statistical and modelling techniques. In P. Manu, C. Cheung, A. Yunusa-Kaltungo, F. Emuze, T. Abreu Saurin, & B. Hadikusumo (Eds.), Construction Safety, Health and Well-being in the COVID-19 era (15-27). Taylor and Francis: Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003278368-3

The COVID-19 outbreak experienced in late 2019 continues to impact work patterns significantly. The construction sector has been severely affected because of the labour-intensiveness of typical construction sites. Recent studies, particularly in epid... Read More about The transmission of COVID-19 in construction: A systematic review of findings from statistical and modelling techniques.

COVID-19 and the Ghanaian construction industry (2023)
Book Chapter
Agyekum, K., Adinyira, E., Odame Adade-Boateng, A., Manu, P., & Maame Afriyie Kumah, V. (2024). COVID-19 and the Ghanaian construction industry. In P. Manu, C. Cheung, A. Yunusa-Kaltungo, F. Emuze, T. Abreu Saurin, & B. Hadikusumo (Eds.), Construction Safety, Health and Well-being in the COVID-19 era. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003278368-16/

This chapter examines the current impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the construction industry in Ghana and the measures put in place to control the spread of the virus. The views of 223 construction industry personnel, made up of Directors, Health a... Read More about COVID-19 and the Ghanaian construction industry.

The role of GBGI in levelling up in Bristol (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Bray, I., West, H., & Sinnett, D. (2023, September). The role of GBGI in levelling up in Bristol. Paper presented at RECLAIM Conference, University of Surrey

This presentation was given at the RECLAIM Network conference in September 2023. In this project we investigate the relationship between GBGI and self-reported life satisfaction and wellbeing over a long time period at high-resolution in Bristol. Mul... Read More about The role of GBGI in levelling up in Bristol.

Co-developing participatory dramabased methods to gather diverse community voices on water relationships in the riverside town of Tewkesbury, UK (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Berridge, S., McEwen, L., & Chun, K. (2023). Co-developing participatory dramabased methods to gather diverse community voices on water relationships in the riverside town of Tewkesbury, UK.

Flood-prone places and people often face conflicting interests that hinder their ability to cope with, and adapt to, wider water security issues. To enhance capacities of these places and people, interdisciplinary researchers (UWE, Bristol) and Acta... Read More about Co-developing participatory dramabased methods to gather diverse community voices on water relationships in the riverside town of Tewkesbury, UK.