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Designing playful objects to support subjective wellbeing for people living with dementia (2016)
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Treadaway, C., & Fennell, J. (2016, December). Designing playful objects to support subjective wellbeing for people living with dementia. Poster presented at Understanding Dementia (USWDEM)

This poster presents research that is investigating the development of playful objects for people living with advanced dementia. The Ludic Artifacts Using Gesture and Haptics (LAUGH) research is a three-year international interdisciplinary project, b... Read More about Designing playful objects to support subjective wellbeing for people living with dementia.

Interactive virtual archaeology: Constructing the prehistoric past at Avebury henge (2016)
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Falconer, L. (2016, December). Interactive virtual archaeology: Constructing the prehistoric past at Avebury henge. Paper presented at Virtual Environments and Advanced Interfaces Workshop at IUCC 2016

— Avebury Henge is situated approximately 20 miles north of Stonehenge in Wiltshire, U.K. and contains the largest known Neolithic stone circle in Europe. It is part of the Avebury, Stonehenge and Associated Sites World Heritage Site but is less well... Read More about Interactive virtual archaeology: Constructing the prehistoric past at Avebury henge.

Lyra: blurring the line between the physical and virtual to encourage engagement (2016)
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Shand, M. (2016, December). Lyra: blurring the line between the physical and virtual to encourage engagement. Presented at Playful Learning Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University

This project sought to address concerns about student engagement with a previously handbook-based module and its task-based approach. An aesthetic approach to the challenge was adopted, with an extra layer of meaning being added through external play... Read More about Lyra: blurring the line between the physical and virtual to encourage engagement.

Towards the sixth ministerial conference on environment and health: Which role for cities and sub-national level of government (2016)
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Carmichael, L. (2016, December). Towards the sixth ministerial conference on environment and health: Which role for cities and sub-national level of government. Paper presented at Environment and health for European cities in the 21st century: Making a difference - Stakeholders consultation

This presentation introduces the background document: environment and health for European cities in the 21st century: making a difference". The document itself will be launched at the 6th ministerial conference on environment and health, in Ostrava,... Read More about Towards the sixth ministerial conference on environment and health: Which role for cities and sub-national level of government.

Geomorphology, conflict and heritage; the new frontier? (2016)
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Mol, L. (2016, December). Geomorphology, conflict and heritage; the new frontier?. Presented at Invited lecture hosted by Glasgow University

Projectile damage to building stone is a widespread phenomenon; sites damaged during World War I still see daily use while contemporary reports show damage to buildings in Palmyra and Mosul. Despite an ever-growing body of weathering research documen... Read More about Geomorphology, conflict and heritage; the new frontier?.

Towards effective e-voting system for refugees: Lessons from the case of Palestine (2016)
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Shat, F. J., Abbott, P., & Pimenidis, E. (2016, December). Towards effective e-voting system for refugees: Lessons from the case of Palestine. Paper presented at Annual Workshop of the AIS Special Interest Group for ICT in Global Development

Significant global challenges related to persistent economic crises, local conflicts and continuous waves of refugees being displaced from their countries of origin are affecting secure access to and completion of people’s voting rights. The relevant... Read More about Towards effective e-voting system for refugees: Lessons from the case of Palestine.

Textile Led Sustainable Innovation for Sportswear (2016)
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Morgan, L., Kane, F., Tyrer, J., & Shen, J. (2016, December). Textile Led Sustainable Innovation for Sportswear. Presented at The End of Fashion, College of Creative Arts, Massey University Wellington, New Zealand

After a Foundation Degree (2016)
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Bovill, H. (2016, December). After a Foundation Degree. Paper presented at SRHE International Conference on Research into Higher Education, Newport, Wales, UK

Towards provisioning of real-time smart city services using clouds (2016)
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Soomro, K., Khan, Z., & Hasham, K. (2016, December). Towards provisioning of real-time smart city services using clouds. Paper presented at 9th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2016)

ICT is becoming an enabler for smart city applications by making effective use of various data resources generated daily in an urban environment. Mostly this data is utilised by city authorities for city planning purposes and often citi- zens become... Read More about Towards provisioning of real-time smart city services using clouds.

Ethnic profiling: Afrophobia, IDPAD, and the 2030 Agenda (2016)
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Olaiya, H. B. A. (2016, December). Ethnic profiling: Afrophobia, IDPAD, and the 2030 Agenda. Poster presented at Roundtable on Ethnic Profiling, European Parliament, Brussels

This research poster was exhibited and distributed at the Roundtable on Ethnic Profiling cohosted by the European Network Against Racism , Open Society Justice Initiative and the Anti Racism & Diversity Intergroup of the European parliament, on 6 Dec... Read More about Ethnic profiling: Afrophobia, IDPAD, and the 2030 Agenda.

eLearner experience model (2016)
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Hammad, R., odeh, M., & Khan, Z. (2016, December). eLearner experience model. Paper presented at ACIT

In literature, there have been many e-learning artefacts developed and promoted based on their ability to enhance learning and e-learner experience. However, there is lack of a precise definition of e-learner experience in literature. This paper disc... Read More about eLearner experience model.

Making the case for rethinking child protection strategy (2016)
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Devine, L. (2016, December). Making the case for rethinking child protection strategy. Paper presented at Contemporary Issues in Social Work Public Lecture Series

Dr Devine’s two year study considered child protection & safeguarding referral and assessment strategy, including longitudinal evaluation of the consequences of policies intended to detect and address child abuse. The study also evaluated the consequ... Read More about Making the case for rethinking child protection strategy.

Locomotion traits of dairy cows from overhead three-dimensional video (2016)
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Abdul Jabbar, K., Hansen, M. F., Smith, M., & Smith, L. (2016, December). Locomotion traits of dairy cows from overhead three-dimensional video. Paper presented at Visual observation and analysis of Vertebrate And Insect Behavior (VAIB), 23rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR)

We investigate two locomotion traits in dairy cows from overhead 3D video to observe lameness trends. Detecting lameness -particularly at an early stage- is important in order to allow early treatment which maximizes detection benefits. The proposed... Read More about Locomotion traits of dairy cows from overhead three-dimensional video.

Advancing whisker based navigation through the implementation of bio-inspired whisking strategies (2016)
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Salman, M., & Pearson, M. (2016, December). Advancing whisker based navigation through the implementation of bio-inspired whisking strategies. Paper presented at IEEE International Conference On Robotics And Biomimetics (ROBIO 2016)

An active whisking tactile sensor array has been successfully integrated with the RatSLAM algorithm and demonstrated as capable of reducing error in pose estimates of a mobile robot. A new metric for evaluating the performance of RatSLAM is introdu... Read More about Advancing whisker based navigation through the implementation of bio-inspired whisking strategies.

Report of the ESRC roundtable: A cross-sector approach to creating healthy cities – Delivering quality housing in post-Brexit Britain, Houses of Parliament 1st November 2016 (2016)
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carmichael, L., ogilvie, F., & Lock, K. (2016, December). Report of the ESRC roundtable: A cross-sector approach to creating healthy cities – Delivering quality housing in post-Brexit Britain, Houses of Parliament 1st November 2016. Paper presented at ESRC roundtable: A cross-sector approach to creating healthy cities – Delivering quality housing in post-Brexit Britain

This report presents the findings of a roundtable held in the Houses of Parliament on 1st November 2016 with stakeholders, policy-makers in the development process and planning policies in the UK and researchers. The roundtable part of an ESRC spons... Read More about Report of the ESRC roundtable: A cross-sector approach to creating healthy cities – Delivering quality housing in post-Brexit Britain, Houses of Parliament 1st November 2016.

Putting the pieces together in Reuniting Planning and Health – Lessons from an ESRC seminar series (2016)
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Carmichael, L. (2016, December). Putting the pieces together in Reuniting Planning and Health – Lessons from an ESRC seminar series. Presented at Launch event of the Town & Country Planning Special Edition on Planning for Health

Invited presentation for the Launch event of the Town & Country Planning special edition on planning for health, 1st December 2016, TCPA London

Improving the student experience through feedforward dialogic assessment (2016)
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Hill, J., & West, H. (2016, December). Improving the student experience through feedforward dialogic assessment. Paper presented at Journal of Geography in Higher Education - Celebration of Learning & Teaching in HE Geography

Assessment exercises a major influence on student learning and achievement (Boud 2007). Yet QAA subject reviews identify assessment practices as one of the weakest features of Higher Education (Rust et al. 2005). In terms of the student learning expe... Read More about Improving the student experience through feedforward dialogic assessment.

Multi degree-of-freedom successive stiffness increment approach for high stiffness haptic interaction (2016)
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Singh, H., Jafari, A., & Ryu, J. (2016, November). Multi degree-of-freedom successive stiffness increment approach for high stiffness haptic interaction. Paper presented at Asia Haptics

In haptic interaction, stability and the object’s hardness perception are of great significance. Although numerous studies have been done for stable haptic interaction, however, most of them sacrifice the actual displayed stiffness as a cost of stabi... Read More about Multi degree-of-freedom successive stiffness increment approach for high stiffness haptic interaction.

A comparison of public-private partnership development of previously used land in the UK (2016)
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Williams, D., Atkinson, R., & Tallon, A. (2016, November). A comparison of public-private partnership development of previously used land in the UK. Paper presented at RSA Winter Conference 2016

In the UK public-private partnerships are currently the only method of developing previously used land. How these partnerships are formed and how they work can differ considerably however, depending on the approach taken by the partners. Through inte... Read More about A comparison of public-private partnership development of previously used land in the UK.