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Evidence from ClairCity: Citizen demand for a clean air, low carbon, healthy city (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Barnes, J., Boushel, C., De Vito, L., Fogg Rogers, L., Hayes, E., & Longhurst, J. (2019, June). Evidence from ClairCity: Citizen demand for a clean air, low carbon, healthy city. Presented at Air Pollution 2019, 27th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution

Designing bio-inspired robotics workshops given language limitations (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Carrillo-Zapata, D., Lee, C., Digumarti, K. M., Hauert, S., & Boushel, C. (2019, April). Designing bio-inspired robotics workshops given language limitations. Paper presented at RiE 2019 : 10th International Conference on Robotics in Education

Educational robots are increasingly being used in schools as learning tools to support the development of skills such as computational thinking because of the growing number of technology-related jobs. Using robots as a tool inside the classroom has... Read More about Designing bio-inspired robotics workshops given language limitations.

Putting people at the heart of air quality management (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., Barnes, J., De Vito, L., Boushel, C., Husby, T., …Heves, G. (2018, March). Putting people at the heart of air quality management. Presented at Air Quality 2018: Science and Application

One of the key reasons why efforts to improve air quality have not been more successful across Europe has been the failure to elicit more political support at both national and local levels. This can be seen as being due, in no small part, to a failu... Read More about Putting people at the heart of air quality management.

Claircity project: Citizen-led scenarios to improve air quality in European cities (2018)
Journal Article
Hayes, E., King, A., Callum, A., Williams, B., Vanherle, K., Boushel, C., …Longhurst, J. (2018). Claircity project: Citizen-led scenarios to improve air quality in European cities. https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR180221

© 2018 WIT Press. Air pollution has as significant impact on the health of European citizens, particularly in urban areas, and was responsible for more than 400,000 premature deaths in Europe in 2014. It is within our cities where this public health... Read More about Claircity project: Citizen-led scenarios to improve air quality in European cities.

Air pollution in the Aveiro region, Portugal: A citizens' engagement approach (2018)
Journal Article
Coelho, S., Rodrigues, V., Barnes, J., Boushel, C., Devito, L., & Lopes, M. (2018). Air pollution in the Aveiro region, Portugal: A citizens' engagement approach. https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR180241

© 2018 WIT Press. Air pollution has become a growing concern in the past few years, with an increasing number of acute air pollution episodes in many cities worldwide. In Portugal, especially in the region of Aveiro, high concentrations of particulat... Read More about Air pollution in the Aveiro region, Portugal: A citizens' engagement approach.

“Unfortunately, I use my car”: Commuter transport choices in Bristol, UK (2018)
Journal Article
Boushel, C., Barnes, J., Chatterton, T., Devito, L., Edwards, A., Rogers, L. F., …Hayes, E. (2018). “Unfortunately, I use my car”: Commuter transport choices in Bristol, UK. https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR180231

© 2018 WIT Press. The leading source of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) concentrations in Bristol, United Kingdom is road transport, and Bristol exceeds the annual mean national air quality objective of 40 µg/m3 for NO2 in many locations around the city. Unde... Read More about “Unfortunately, I use my car”: Commuter transport choices in Bristol, UK.

Our future with clean air: ClairCity (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterton, T., Fogg Rogers, L., Boushel, C., & Hayes, E. T. (2017, October). Our future with clean air: ClairCity. Presented at Changing Minds: Communicate Symposium on Behaviour Change, Bristol, UK

In the European project ClairCity (www.claircity.eu), we apply a societal approach to behaviour change towards reducing air pollution and carbon emissions in cities. The project is engaging with citizens and policymakers from six European cities/regi... Read More about Our future with clean air: ClairCity.

Are women part of mankind? Vicarious experience and self-efficacy (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L., & Boushel, C. (2017, July). Are women part of mankind? Vicarious experience and self-efficacy. Presented at Science in Public: How do science and technology affect what it means to be human?, Sheffield, England

This talk presented Laura's research on ‘Robots vs Animals’; a science communication project aimed at broadening the appeal of engineering for girls, which is a highly male-dominated profession (93% male in the UK). Drawing on social cognitive theory... Read More about Are women part of mankind? Vicarious experience and self-efficacy.

Society vs the individual - How can we work together to enable behaviour change? (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L., Boushel, C., Chatterton, T., & Hayes, E. T. (2017, June). Society vs the individual - How can we work together to enable behaviour change?. Presented at Conference on Communication and the Environment, Leicester, England

In order to prevent potential climate change catastrophe we need many countries and cultures to work together towards a shared aim. However, political, geographical and even administrative barriers mean this gargantuan task is often neglected by poli... Read More about Society vs the individual - How can we work together to enable behaviour change?.

“Robots Vs Animals”: Establishing a Culture of Public Engagement and Female Role Modeling in Engineering Higher Education (2017)
Journal Article
Fogg-Rogers, L., Sardo, M., & Boushel, C. (2017). “Robots Vs Animals”: Establishing a Culture of Public Engagement and Female Role Modeling in Engineering Higher Education. Science Communication, 39(2), 195-220. https://doi.org/10.1177/1075547017696169

© 2017, © The Author(s) 2017. A widespread culture supporting public engagement activities in higher education is desirable but difficult to establish. Drawing on social cognitive theory, this science communication project aimed to enhance culture ch... Read More about “Robots Vs Animals”: Establishing a Culture of Public Engagement and Female Role Modeling in Engineering Higher Education.

Event public engagement guide (2017)
Other
Fogg Rogers, L., & Boushel, C. (2017). Event public engagement guide. Bristol, UK

This guide is aimed at researchers organising activities at public events. The researchers might be scientists, engineers, academics, or communications staff, but their common aim will be to engage the public with research. We recognise that every o... Read More about Event public engagement guide.

Robots vs animals: Learning from the ingenuity of nature. Final summary report (2015)
Report
Fogg-Rogers, L. A., Sardo, M., & Boushel, C. (2015). Robots vs animals: Learning from the ingenuity of nature. Final summary report

‘Robots vs Animals’ was a creative collaboration between engineers and zoologists, exploring the ingenuity of both nature and humankind. The project was organised and managed by the Science Communication Unit at the University of the West of England,... Read More about Robots vs animals: Learning from the ingenuity of nature. Final summary report.

Emotional engineering – the story of Robots vs Animals (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg-Rogers, L. A., Sardo, M., & Boushel, C. (2015, June). Emotional engineering – the story of Robots vs Animals. Paper presented at Stories about Science: Exploring Science Communication and Entertainment Media, Manchester

We are told that engineering is in crisis, with double the number of engineers needed by 2020. Only 7% of the UK’s engineering workforce is female, so many outreach programmes now focus on girls as the next generation. However, engineering is portra... Read More about Emotional engineering – the story of Robots vs Animals.


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