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The legacy of COVID-19: Lessons and challenges for city-scale air quality management in the UK (2020)
Journal Article
De Vito, L., Barnes, J., Longhurst, J., Williams, B., & Hayes, E. (in press). The legacy of COVID-19: Lessons and challenges for city-scale air quality management in the UK. Cities and Health, https://doi.org/10.1080/23748834.2020.1796422

The lockdown enforced by the UK Government to prevent the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has led to an unparalleled reduction in traffic volumes and significant drop in nitrogen dioxide concentrations in most cities, although the picture emerging fro... Read More about The legacy of COVID-19: Lessons and challenges for city-scale air quality management in the UK.

Risk of respiratory hospital admission associated with modelled concentrations of Aspergillus fumigatus from composting facilities in England (2020)
Journal Article
Roca-Barcelo, A., Douglas, P., Fecht, D., Sterrantino, A. F., Williams, B., Blangiardo, M., …Hansell, A. L. (2020). Risk of respiratory hospital admission associated with modelled concentrations of Aspergillus fumigatus from composting facilities in England. Environmental Research, 183, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2019.108949

Bioaerosols have been associated with adverse respiratory-related health effects and are emitted in elevated concentrations from composting facilities. We used modelled Aspergillus fumigatus concentrations, a good indicator for bioaerosol emissions,... Read More about Risk of respiratory hospital admission associated with modelled concentrations of Aspergillus fumigatus from composting facilities in England.

The Clean Air Strategy 2019. Is this a new start for the management of air quality? (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., Barnes, J., Hayes, E., De Vito, L., & Williams, B. (2019, June). The Clean Air Strategy 2019. Is this a new start for the management of air quality?. Presented at 27th International Conference on Air Pollution Modelling, Monitoring and Management

Introduction and context A brief overview of the UK’s air pollution problem The Clean Air Strategy 2019 – aims and intentions Evaluating the Strategy Conclusions The new strategy was published in January 2019. The foreword by the Secretary... Read More about The Clean Air Strategy 2019. Is this a new start for the management of air quality?.

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

Building smart cities, the just way. A critical review of “smart” and “just” initiatives in Bristol, UK (2019)
Journal Article
Michalec, A. (., Longhurst, J., & Hayes, E. (2019). Building smart cities, the just way. A critical review of “smart” and “just” initiatives in Bristol, UK. Sustainable Cities and Society, 47, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2019.101510

This article investigates the application of the “smart cities” and “urban climate justice” concepts to two urban initiatives based in Bristol, UK. Both ideas are increasingly popular in academic literature. Yet, little is known about their understan... Read More about Building smart cities, the just way. A critical review of “smart” and “just” initiatives in Bristol, UK.

The need for a systems perspective to devise new solutions for contemporary and emergent air pollutants (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., & Hayes, E. (2019, February). The need for a systems perspective to devise new solutions for contemporary and emergent air pollutants. Presented at Met Office's Strategic Priorities Fund Clean Air Engagement Event

Structure of Presentation 1. Diagnosing the problem of anthropogenic air pollution 2. A brief comment on the Strategic Priorities Fund Clean Air Programme 3. The value of a systems perspective to address the issues, clarify the ambiguities and of... Read More about The need for a systems perspective to devise new solutions for contemporary and emergent air pollutants.

Estimating Aspergillus fumigatus exposure from outdoor composting activities in England between 2005 and 14 (2018)
Journal Article
Williams, B., Douglas, P., Roca Barcelo, A., Hansell, A., & Hayes, E. (2019). Estimating Aspergillus fumigatus exposure from outdoor composting activities in England between 2005 and 14. Waste Management, 84, 235-244. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2018.11.044

Bioaerosols, ubiquitous in ambient air, are released in elevated concentrations from composting facilities with open-air processing areas. However, spatial and temporal variability of bioaerosols, particularly in relation to meteorology, is not well... Read More about Estimating Aspergillus fumigatus exposure from outdoor composting activities in England between 2005 and 14.

Co-designing food waste services in the catering sector (2018)
Journal Article
Michalec, A., Fodor, M., Hayes, E., & Longhurst, J. (2018). Co-designing food waste services in the catering sector. British Food Journal, 120(12), 2762-2777. https://doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-04-2018-0226

© 2018, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present results from the action research project, where sustainability professionals, local businesses and academic researchers collaborated on exploring barriers for food w... Read More about Co-designing food waste services in the catering sector.

Enhancing the communication potential of smart metering for energy and water (2018)
Journal Article
Michalec, A., Hayes, E., Longhurst, J., & Tudgey, D. (2019). Enhancing the communication potential of smart metering for energy and water. Utilities Policy, 56, 33-40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jup.2018.11.002

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd The success of water and energy smart metering is highly contingent on a successful communication strategy. We report on the findings from a qualitative study involving discourse analysis of customer messaging and focus groups wit... Read More about Enhancing the communication potential of smart metering for energy and water.

A controlled study on the characterisation of bioaerosols emissions from compost (2018)
Journal Article
Nasir, Z., Rolph, C., Collins, S., Stevenson, D., Gladding, T., Hayes, E., …Tyrrel, S. (2018). A controlled study on the characterisation of bioaerosols emissions from compost. Atmosphere, 9(10), https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos9100379

© 2018 by the authors. Bioaerosol emissions arising from biowaste treatment are an issue of public concern. To better characterise the bioaerosols, and to assess a range of measurement methods, we aerosolised green waste compost under controlled cond... Read More about A controlled study on the characterisation of bioaerosols emissions from compost.

Sources of airborne endotoxins in ambient air and exposure of nearby communities-A review (2018)
Journal Article
Rolph, C., Gwyther, C., Tyrrel, S., Nasir, Z., Drew, G. H., Jackson, S., …Gladding, T. (2018). Sources of airborne endotoxins in ambient air and exposure of nearby communities-A review. Atmosphere, 9(10), 375. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos9100375

© 2018 by the authors. Endotoxin is a bioaerosol component that is known to cause respiratory effects in exposed populations. To date, most research focused on occupational exposure, whilst much less is known about the impact of emissions from indus... Read More about Sources of airborne endotoxins in ambient air and exposure of nearby communities-A review.

EU multilevel governance and air quality management in the UK (2018)
Presentation / Conference
De Vito, L., Russel, D., Hayes, E., Barnes, J., Chatterton, T., & Longhurst, J. (2018, September). EU multilevel governance and air quality management in the UK. Presented at European Group for Public Administration (EGPA)

Presentation delivered at the EGPA Conference 2018

Mapping ammonia risk on sensitive habitats in Ireland (2018)
Journal Article
Kelleghan, D. B., Hayes, E. T., Everard, M., & Curran, T. P. (2019). Mapping ammonia risk on sensitive habitats in Ireland. Science of the Total Environment, 649, 1580-1589. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.424

© 2018 Elsevier B.V. The aim of this study was to provide a simple, cost-effective, risk-based map of terrestrial areas in Ireland where environmental quality may be at risk from atmospheric ammonia. This risk-based approach identifies Natura 2000 si... Read More about Mapping ammonia risk on sensitive habitats in Ireland.

Scoping studies to establish the capability and utility of a real-time bioaerosol sensor to characterise emissions from environmental sources (2018)
Journal Article
Nasir, Z. A., Hayes, E., Williams, B., Gladding, T., Rolph, C., Khera, S., …Tyrrel, S. (2019). Scoping studies to establish the capability and utility of a real-time bioaerosol sensor to characterise emissions from environmental sources. Science of the Total Environment, 648, 25-32

A novel dual excitation wavelength based bioaerosol sensor with multiple fluorescence bands called Spectral Intensity Bioaerosol Sensor (SIBS) has been assessed across five contrasting outdoor environments. The mean concentrations of total and fluore... Read More about Scoping studies to establish the capability and utility of a real-time bioaerosol sensor to characterise emissions from environmental sources.

Analysing air pollution and its management through the lens of the UN sustainable development goals: A review and assessment (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., Barnes, J., Chatterton, T., De Vito, L., Everard, M., Hayes, E. T., …Williams, B. (2018, June). Analysing air pollution and its management through the lens of the UN sustainable development goals: A review and assessment. Presented at 26th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution

This presentation provides a high-level assessment of air pollution and its management viewed through the lens of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It contains • a short overview of the sparse literature, • an assessment... Read More about Analysing air pollution and its management through the lens of the UN sustainable development goals: A review and assessment.

Towards improved bioaerosol model validation and verification (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Williams, B., Hayes, E., Nasir, Z., Rolph, C., Jackson, S., Khera, S., …Tyrrel, S. (2018, June). Towards improved bioaerosol model validation and verification. Paper presented at 26th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution

Bioaerosols, comprised of bacteria, fungi and viruses are ubiquitous in ambient air. Known to adversely affect human health, the impact of bioaerosols on a population often manifests as outbreaks of illnesses such as Legionnaires Disease and Q fever,... Read More about Towards improved bioaerosol model validation and verification.

Qualitative assessment of links between exposure to noise and air pollution and socioeconomic status (2018)
Report
Barnes, J., De Vito, L., Blanes Guàrdia, N., Fons Esteve, J., van Kamp, I., Marín Puig, A., …Michalec, A. (2018). Qualitative assessment of links between exposure to noise and air pollution and socioeconomic status

The scope of the work requested under this specific contract is to provide a report/assessment text that may be directly incorporated into EEA’s 2018 report exploring the linkages between socioeconomic status (SES) in Europe and exposure to air and n... Read More about Qualitative assessment of links between exposure to noise and air pollution and socioeconomic status.

Policy disconnect: A critical review of UK air quality policy in relation to EU and LAQM responsibilities over the last 20 years (2018)
Journal Article
Barnes, J. H., Hayes, E. T., Chatterton, T., & Longhurst, J. (2018). Policy disconnect: A critical review of UK air quality policy in relation to EU and LAQM responsibilities over the last 20 years. Environmental Science and Policy, 85, 28-39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2018.03.024

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd This paper critically reviews United Kingdom (UK) air quality policy in relation to European and Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) responsibilities over the last 20 years. The arguments articulated in this paper highlight the gu... Read More about Policy disconnect: A critical review of UK air quality policy in relation to EU and LAQM responsibilities over the last 20 years.

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.


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