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The health and well-being effects of drought: Assessing multi-stakeholder perspectives through narratives from the UK (2020)
Journal Article
Bryan, K., Ward, S., Roberts, L., White, M. P., Landeg, O., Taylor, T., & McEwen, L. (2020). The health and well-being effects of drought: Assessing multi-stakeholder perspectives through narratives from the UK. Climatic Change, 163(4), 2073-2095. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-020-02916-x

The global literature on drought and health highlights a variety of health effects for people in developing countries where certain prevailing social, economic and environmental conditions increase their vulnerability especially with climate change.... Read More about The health and well-being effects of drought: Assessing multi-stakeholder perspectives through narratives from the UK.

Exploring the sources and receptors of health impacts of drought in the UK: A narrative approach (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Bryan, K., Ward, S., White, M., Taylor, T., & Roberts, L. (2018, November). Exploring the sources and receptors of health impacts of drought in the UK: A narrative approach. Paper presented at 8th International Conference on Building Resilience

Drought has been found to affect human populations through reduced water quantity, water quality, food security, dust and airborne pathogens, mental health and well-being, among others. Research in this area is still in its infancy with only a handfu... Read More about Exploring the sources and receptors of health impacts of drought in the UK: A narrative approach.

Water, Creativity and Meaning: Multidisciplinary Understandings of Human-Water Relationships (2018)
Book
Roberts, L., & Phillips, K. (2018). L. Roberts, & K. Phillips (Eds.), Water, Creativity and Meaning: Multidisciplinary Understandings of Human-Water Relationships. Routledge

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT THE FULL BOOK TEXT - PUBLISHER POLICY ONLY ALLOWS ACCESS TO AN EXTRACT OF THIS BOOK IN THE UWE BRISTOL RESEARCH REPOSITORY At a time of great turmoil and crisis, environmentally, socially and politically, water has emerged... Read More about Water, Creativity and Meaning: Multidisciplinary Understandings of Human-Water Relationships.

Narratives as a mode of research evaluation in citizen science: Understanding broader science communication impacts (2017)
Journal Article
Roberts, E., & Constant, N. (2017). Narratives as a mode of research evaluation in citizen science: Understanding broader science communication impacts

Science communicators develop qualitative and quantitative tools to evaluate the ‘impact’ of their work however narrative is rarely adopted as a form of evaluation. We posit narrative as an evaluative approach for research projects with a core scienc... Read More about Narratives as a mode of research evaluation in citizen science: Understanding broader science communication impacts.

A review of the rural-digital policy agenda from a community resilience perspective (2016)
Journal Article
Roberts, E., Anderson, B. A., Skerratt, S., & Farrington, J. (2017). A review of the rural-digital policy agenda from a community resilience perspective. Journal of Rural Studies, 54, 372-385. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2016.03.001

© 2016 The Authors This paper utilises a community resilience framework to critically examine the digital-rural policy agenda. Rural areas are sometimes seen as passive and static, set in contrast to the mobility of urban, technological and globalisa... Read More about A review of the rural-digital policy agenda from a community resilience perspective.

The Contribution of the Creative Economy to the Resilience of Rural Communities: Exploring Cultural and Digital Capital (2015)
Journal Article
Roberts, E., & Townsend, L. (2016). The Contribution of the Creative Economy to the Resilience of Rural Communities: Exploring Cultural and Digital Capital. Sociologia Ruralis, 56(2), 197-219. https://doi.org/10.1111/soru.12075

© 2016 European Society for Rural Sociology. This article develops understanding of cultural and digital capital in order to evaluate the contribution of creative practitioners to rural community resilience. Online practices today impact on creative... Read More about The Contribution of the Creative Economy to the Resilience of Rural Communities: Exploring Cultural and Digital Capital.

Evaluating New Digital Technologies Through a Framework of Resilience (2015)
Journal Article
Roberts, E., Farrington, J., & Skerratt, S. (2015). Evaluating New Digital Technologies Through a Framework of Resilience. Scottish Geographical Journal, 131(3-4), 253-264. https://doi.org/10.1080/14702541.2015.1068947

© 2015 The Author(s). Published by Taylor & Francis. This paper explores how an evaluative framework of resilience might be utilised to assess the impact of new digital technologies. This paper outlines key themes and indicators from recent literat... Read More about Evaluating New Digital Technologies Through a Framework of Resilience.