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Disability rights and robotics: Co-producing futures (2020)
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Curran, T., Savage, S., Gibson, A., Clarke, J., Morgan, S., Edwards, K., …Comandur, K. (2020). Disability rights and robotics: Co-producing futures. University of the West of England

This project brought together a team of 25 co-researchers from the University of the West of England, Fairfield Farm College and Wiltshire Centre of Independent Living. The co-researchers are a diverse group including disabled people, carers, student... Read More about Disability rights and robotics: Co-producing futures.

The evaluation of the INUDGE project (“Citizen Engagement in Healthy Urban Development”) (2019)
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Sardo, M. (2019). The evaluation of the INUDGE project (“Citizen Engagement in Healthy Urban Development”). Wellcome Trust

This report details the main findings of the evaluation of the INUDGE project (“Citizen Engagement in Healthy Urban Development”), Provision for Public Engagement project linked to the Wellcome Trust funded research project UPSTREAM (“Factoring long-... Read More about The evaluation of the INUDGE project (“Citizen Engagement in Healthy Urban Development”).

Women Like Me Executive Summary 2019 (2019)
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Fogg-Rogers, L., & Hobbs, L. (2019). Women Like Me Executive Summary 2019. Bristol, UK: Royal Academy of Engineering

Only 11% of engineers in the UK are women. For democratic, utilitarian and equity reasons this is not enough. Both recruitment and retention are important – more girls need to connect with engineering as a creative, socially conscious, collaborative... Read More about Women Like Me Executive Summary 2019.

Written evidence submitted to the UK Parliamentary Select Committee on Science and Technology Inquiry on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (2016)
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Winfield, A. F. (2016). Written evidence submitted to the UK Parliamentary Select Committee on Science and Technology Inquiry on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

This paper was submitted in response to question 4 of the Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee Inquiry on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence* on: 'The social, legal and ethical issues raised by developments in robotics and artificial inte... Read More about Written evidence submitted to the UK Parliamentary Select Committee on Science and Technology Inquiry on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.

Science live: Surveying the landscape of live public science events (2016)
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Durant, J., Buckley, N., Comerford, D., Fogg-Rogers, L. A., Fooshee, J., Lewenstein, B., & Wiehe, B. (2016). Science live: Surveying the landscape of live public science events

The field of informal science learning and communication is comprised of many sectors—after school programs, science center exhibitions and programs, television and film, print and new media, to name just a few. Each of these is understood to make un... Read More about Science live: Surveying the landscape of live public science events.

Evaluation of the Wellcome Trust strand at the Latitude Festival 2015 (2015)
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Sardo, M., & Grand, A. (2015). Evaluation of the Wellcome Trust strand at the Latitude Festival 2015

This report details the key findings of the evaluation of a series of events sponsored by the Wellcome Trust at the 2015 Latitude Festival, which took place between 16th and 19th July. In addition, the report includes the complete evaluation kit. Th... Read More about Evaluation of the Wellcome Trust strand at the Latitude Festival 2015.

Robots vs animals: Learning from the ingenuity of nature. Final summary report (2015)
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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.

Children as engineers: Paired peer mentors in primary schools final report summary July 2015 (2015)
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Fogg-Rogers, L. A., Edmonds, J., & Lewis, F. (2015). Children as engineers: Paired peer mentors in primary schools final report summary July 2015

◾It’s been forecast that a further 100,000 new professionals are needed to fill the skills gap by 2020. It is becoming increasingly important that student engineers gain opportunities to practise their public engagement and education outreach skills... Read More about Children as engineers: Paired peer mentors in primary schools final report summary July 2015.

The challenge of rescheduling nursing staff: Informing the development of a mathematical model decision tool (2014)
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Clark, A., Moule, P., Brodie, L., & Topping, A. (2014). The challenge of rescheduling nursing staff: Informing the development of a mathematical model decision tool

Executive Summary: This report presents the findings and recommendations from a preliminary investigation into how an NHS organisation manages sudden nursing staff shortfalls. Unexpected staff absences, which can occur on a daily basis, can impact on... Read More about The challenge of rescheduling nursing staff: Informing the development of a mathematical model decision tool.

Mapping and analysis of research and KE funding sources for operational research in the UK (2014)
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Clark, A. (2014). Mapping and analysis of research and KE funding sources for operational research in the UK

This project came about in 2013 after a discussion with the Chair of the Education and Research Committee of the Operational Research Society (ORS) about obtaining a clearer idea of the range and characteristics of sources of funding for research in... Read More about Mapping and analysis of research and KE funding sources for operational research in the UK.

A new interaction force decomposition maximizing compensating forces under physical work constraints (2013)
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Schmidts, A. M., Schneider, M., & Peer, A. (2013). A new interaction force decomposition maximizing compensating forces under physical work constraints

Decomposition of interaction forces in manipulation tasks has a long research tradition. Interaction forces are often split into robustness-reflective and accelerating forces. While this decomposition is typically performed for the synthesis of inter... Read More about A new interaction force decomposition maximizing compensating forces under physical work constraints.

Food for life partnership evaluation: summary report (2011)
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Orme, J., Jones, M., Kimberlee, R., Weitkamp, E., Salmon, D., Dailami, N., …Morgan, K. (2011). Food for life partnership evaluation: summary report

Summary report of the Food for Life Partnership evaluation conducted by UWE,Bristol and Cardiff University. May 2011

Food for life partnership evaluation: Full report (2011)
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Orme, J., Jones, M., Kimberlee, R., Weitkamp, E., Salmon, D., Dailami, N., …Morgan, K. (2011). Food for life partnership evaluation: Full report

Full report on the evaluation of the Food for Life Partnership programme. May 2011

Selecting the best population: A decision theoretic approach: The case of Pareto distribution (1985)
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Dailami, N., Subramanyam, K., & Rao, M. B. (1985). Selecting the best population: A decision theoretic approach: The case of Pareto distribution

The main ideas in selecting the best populations meeting some prescribed optimality criterion have been mooted originally by Bechchofer and Gupta and the subject has gone from strength to strength by several contributions by several statisticians ove... Read More about Selecting the best population: A decision theoretic approach: The case of Pareto distribution.

Mathematics, statistics and operational research project B: Book of Abstracts 2014-2016
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Toher, D. Mathematics, statistics and operational research project B: Book of Abstracts 2014-2016

This collection of abstracts represents student work over the course of two academic years. It highlights the wide variety of project topics that are run under the banner of MSOR (b) projects. The motivation behind the research topics chosen by stu... Read More about Mathematics, statistics and operational research project B: Book of Abstracts 2014-2016.

Royal Society education outreach training course evaluation
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Fogg-Rogers, L. A., Weitkamp, E., & Wilkinson, C. Royal Society education outreach training course evaluation

This evaluation explores the perceptions of Royal Society Research Fellows to education outreach and the drivers that stimulate them to undertake it. It also reports on the successes and challenges of a pilot training course for Research Fellows on e... Read More about Royal Society education outreach training course evaluation.