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'Signs of surveillance' in technology, design and the arts - Opportunities and challenges (2020)
Book Chapter
Buzzo, D. (2020). 'Signs of surveillance' in technology, design and the arts - Opportunities and challenges. In R. Earnshaw, S. Liggett, P. Excell, & D. Thalmann (Eds.), Springer Series on Cultural Computing (159-181). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-42097-0

This writing discusses the challenges of working with complex digital in- formation, visual images, meta-data and temporal and geo-spatial information, as raw materials for artistic expression. In the chapter the reader will have an insight into the... Read More about 'Signs of surveillance' in technology, design and the arts - Opportunities and challenges.

Critical ambience (2020)
Book Chapter
Dovey, J., & Hayler, M. (2020). Critical ambience. In T. Abba, J. Dovey, & P. Kate (Eds.), Ambient Literature: Towards a New Poetics of Situated Writing and Reading Practices (141-161). (1). Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-41456-6

This chapter argues that ambient cultural practices can be reframed as critically focused experiences rather than either passive backgrounds or immersive entertainment. We argue that ambient literature can leave the reader or listener with a heighten... Read More about Critical ambience.

Extending the boundaries of political communication: How ideology can be examined in super-rich television documentaries using Discursive Psychology (2020)
Book Chapter
Carr, P. (2020). Extending the boundaries of political communication: How ideology can be examined in super-rich television documentaries using Discursive Psychology. In C. Tileagă, S. Burke, & M. Demasi (Eds.), Political Communication: Discursive Perspectives (89-114). London: Palgrave MacMillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-60223-9_4

Political communication is not static and takes a range of forms due to technological change requiring researchers to diversify their interests. When examining talk about wealth inequality, focusing on the overtly political is problematic as issues s... Read More about Extending the boundaries of political communication: How ideology can be examined in super-rich television documentaries using Discursive Psychology.

Self-healing concrete and cementitious materials (2020)
Book Chapter
Qureshi, T., & Al-Tabbaa, A. (2020). Self-healing concrete and cementitious materials. In Advanced Functional Materials. IntechOpen

Concrete is one of the most used materials in the world with robust applications and increasing demand. Despite considerable advancement in concrete and cementitious materials over last centuries, infrastructure built in the present world with these... Read More about Self-healing concrete and cementitious materials.

Information, public participation and access to justice in environmental matters (2020)
Book Chapter
Razzaque, J. (2020). Information, public participation and access to justice in environmental matters. In Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law (58-72). (Second). Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Since the 1992 Rio Summit, increasing depletion of resources (such as land, water, energy and forests) as well as restricted access to these resources remain issues of global concern. Time and again, a lack of community engagement along with weak inf... Read More about Information, public participation and access to justice in environmental matters.

Hegemony (2020)
Book Chapter
Maisuria, A. (2020). Hegemony. In S. Themelis (Ed.), Critical Reflections on the Language of Neoliberalism in Education: Dangerous Words and Discourses of Possibility (84-92). London: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Hegemony is one the most powerful concepts to understand reality in any social scientist's toolbox. Hegemony comes from the term - hegemon meaning leader. Gramsci’s works presented the provocation: how can power be won, and how can it be sustained. T... Read More about Hegemony.

Towards autonomous robot evolution (2020)
Book Chapter
Eiben, A. E., Hart, E., Timmis, J., Tyrrell, A. M., & Winfield, A. F. (2021). Towards autonomous robot evolution. In A. Cavalcanti, B. Dongol, R. Hierons, J. Timmis, & J. Woodcock (Eds.), Software Engineering for Robotics (29-51). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-66494-7_2

We outline a perspective on the future of evolutionary robotics and discuss a long-term vision regarding robots that evolve in the real world. We argue that such systems offer significant potential for advancing both science and engineering. For scie... Read More about Towards autonomous robot evolution.

Robot accident investigation: A case study in responsible robotics (2020)
Book Chapter
Winfield, A. F. T., Winkle, K., Webb, H., Lyngs, U., Jirotka, M., & Macrae, C. (2021). Robot accident investigation: A case study in responsible robotics. In A. Cavalcanti, B. Dongol, R. Hierons, J. Timmis, & J. Woodcock (Eds.), Software Engineering for Robotics (165-187). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-66494-7_6

Robot accidents are inevitable. Although rare, they have been happening since assembly line robots were first introduced in the 1960s. But a new generation of social robots is now becoming commonplace. Equipped with sophisticated embedded artificial... Read More about Robot accident investigation: A case study in responsible robotics.

Mitigating air pollution and the urban heat island effect: The roles of urban trees (2020)
Book Chapter
Sinnett, D. (2021). Mitigating air pollution and the urban heat island effect: The roles of urban trees. In I. Douglas, D. Goode, M. Houck, & D. Maddox (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology (1176). (2nd ed). Routledge

Trees in the urban environment have been proposed as one mechanism to reduce air pollution and the impacts of the UHI in cities. There are now policies and initiatives in place globally to increase the canopy cover in our neighbourhoods. Trees have n... Read More about Mitigating air pollution and the urban heat island effect: The roles of urban trees.

The pre-trial process of England and Wales (2020)
Book Chapter
Johnston, E., & Jasinski, D. (2020). The pre-trial process of England and Wales. In E. Johnston, R. Erbaş, & D. Jasınskı (Eds.), A comparative analysis of pre-trial procedure in Europe: The search for an ideal model: England and Wales. Istanbul University Press. https://doi.org/10.26650/B/SS26.2020.014

This chapter analyses the core functions of the adversarial pre-trial process of England and Wales. The chapter takes a chronological approach to the how the operation of the process. Here we examine the role of the custody officer, the regulation of... Read More about The pre-trial process of England and Wales.

Transport and health: a personal and UK perspective (2020)
Book Chapter
Davis, A. (2020). Transport and health: a personal and UK perspective. In C. Curtis (Ed.), Handbook of Sustainable Transport (48-57). Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781789900477.00057

Starting in an era where three quantifiable impacts of road transport were viewed as the sum total of impacts – casualties and air and noise pollution – from the embryo of the evolving transport and health interdisciplinary field is charted from the... Read More about Transport and health: a personal and UK perspective.

Turning points in car ownership over the life course: Contributions from biographical interviews and panel data (2020)
Book Chapter
Chatterjee, K., & Clark, B. (2020). Turning points in car ownership over the life course: Contributions from biographical interviews and panel data. In Mobility and Travel Behaviour Across the Life Course (17-32). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781789907810

There is still much to learn about why people make major changes to their personal mobility. It is challenging to identify the points in time when people make major changes in their personal mobility and the circumstances in which such changes take p... Read More about Turning points in car ownership over the life course: Contributions from biographical interviews and panel data.

Are female academics more research resilient? Evidence from South India’s engineering institutions (2020)
Book Chapter
Bakthavatchaalam, V. (2020). Are female academics more research resilient? Evidence from South India’s engineering institutions. In STEM Education for Girls and Women. Breaking barriers and exploring gender inequality in Asia (148-188). Paris and Bangkok: UNESCO

This study explores the various factors that influence female academics to be able to conduct research and publish in a developing country scenario, specifically India. This ongoing study focuses on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4: Quality Educa... Read More about Are female academics more research resilient? Evidence from South India’s engineering institutions.