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Combat injuries, body image and romantic relationships: A stakeholder workshop to specify new research directions (2020)
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Keeling, M., & Sharratt, N. (2020). Combat injuries, body image and romantic relationships: A stakeholder workshop to specify new research directions. N/A

The nature of military combat activities means personnel can receive injuries that result in a change to appearance, such as scarring and limb loss. Emerging evidence from ongoing research and public involvement work with combat-injured veterans ha... Read More about Combat injuries, body image and romantic relationships: A stakeholder workshop to specify new research directions.

Elements of construction: Minecraft and the periodic table (2020)
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Hobbs, L., Bentley, S., Ashby, M., Hartley, J., Rose, R., & Power, C. (2020). Elements of construction: Minecraft and the periodic table. Royal Society of Chemistry

Minecraft is a popular computer game that allows the construction of almost limitless creations, and is used in learning contexts around the world. The widespread appeal and familiarity of the game makes it ideal for engaging children and young peopl... Read More about Elements of construction: Minecraft and the periodic table.

Investigating the Links Between Science Communication Actors and Between Actors and their Audiences (2020)
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Ridgway, A., Milani, E., Weitkamp, E., & Wilkinson, C. (in press). Investigating the Links Between Science Communication Actors and Between Actors and their Audiences. European Commission repository and Zenodo: European Commission

The audiences reached by those engaged in science communication and the nature of the connections with those audiences is of central importance to the science-society relationship. It determines who is reading, listening and watching information abou... Read More about Investigating the Links Between Science Communication Actors and Between Actors and their Audiences.

Report on the Working Practices, Motivations and Challenges of those Engaged in Science Communication (2020)
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Ridgway, A., Milani, E., Weitkamp, E., & Wilkinson, C. (in press). Report on the Working Practices, Motivations and Challenges of those Engaged in Science Communication. European Commission repository and Zenodo: European Commission

The working practices of those engaged in the communication of science to non-expert audiences has important implications for the relationship between science and society. The research presented here explores these working practices and the motivatio... Read More about Report on the Working Practices, Motivations and Challenges of those Engaged in Science Communication.

Trauma-informed practice (2020)
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McCartan, K. F. (2020). Trauma-informed practice. Website: HM Inspectorate of Probation

Citizen-led air pollution reduction in cities (ClairCity) Final evaluation report (2020)
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Sardo, M., Fogg Rogers, L., & Laggan, S. (2020). Citizen-led air pollution reduction in cities (ClairCity) Final evaluation report. European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme

"Every day, air pollution and carbon emissions are produced by our commutes to work, by heating our homes, or through our daily lifestyles. Understanding how we live - and the restrictions we face in those choices – is key to improving air quality. S... Read More about Citizen-led air pollution reduction in cities (ClairCity) Final evaluation report.

Dementia-and-walking-COVID-review (2020)
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Cheston, R., Huntley, A., Corse, D., & Munafo, J. (2020). Dementia-and-walking-COVID-review. NIHR Applied Research Collaboration West

The British Geriatric Society (BGS) gives clear guidance during the COVID 19 crisis on the approach of care home staff for residents with dementia who ‘walk with purpose or intent’. This guidance focuses on isolation of suspected cases and behavioura... Read More about Dementia-and-walking-COVID-review.

Driverless cars – a great opportunity for society? Final report of the Driverless Cars Emulsion initiative (2020)
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Lyons, G. (2020). Driverless cars – a great opportunity for society? Final report of the Driverless Cars Emulsion initiative. Bristol: University of the West of England and Mott MacDonald

Driverless cars (DCs) have in recent years been the subject of substantial investment and anticipation, as well as hype and exasperation. Governments have been drawn into a race for the gold at the end of the DC rainbow. But not everyone shares this... Read More about Driverless cars – a great opportunity for society? Final report of the Driverless Cars Emulsion initiative.

Community-based approaches to sexual offender reintegration (2020)
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Richards, K., Death, J., & McCartan, K. (2020). Community-based approaches to sexual offender reintegration. NSW, Australia: Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS)

Perpetration of sexual violence is widespread in Australia, creating long-term negative effects on wellbeing. Community safety is enhanced through reducing the risk of reoffending by those who have sexually offended. A key avenue to reducing risk of... Read More about Community-based approaches to sexual offender reintegration.

Disappearing Traffic? An Evaluation of Pedestrianisation in Taunton Town Centre (2020)
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Melia, S., & Calvert, T. (2020). Disappearing Traffic? An Evaluation of Pedestrianisation in Taunton Town Centre. Bristol: West Somerset and Taunton Council, Rees Jeffreys Road Fund

This study evaluated the traffic and travel impacts of a trial pedestrianisation scheme in Taunton town centre. The scope of the scheme, and the research project, were both scaled back. The only road to be closed during the trial was a short sectio... Read More about Disappearing Traffic? An Evaluation of Pedestrianisation in Taunton Town Centre.

Mayoral governance in Bristol: Has it made a difference? (2020)
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Sweeting, D., Hambleton, R., & Oliver, T. (2020). Mayoral governance in Bristol: Has it made a difference?. Bristol: PolicyBristol

This research report on the impact of mayoral governance in Bristol analyses the strengths and weaknesses of the mayoral model. Researchers at the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England, Bristol have gathered data over an ei... Read More about Mayoral governance in Bristol: Has it made a difference?.

Transport and urban housing growth – Unfinished business for Labour (2019)
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Melia, S. (2019). Transport and urban housing growth – Unfinished business for Labour

This discussion paper has been written following an open invitation from Prof. Phil Goodwin for contributions to the Shadow Transport Minister’s work towards Labour’s manifesto. It draws on research by the author and others into the relationship bet... Read More about Transport and urban housing growth – Unfinished business for Labour.

Inclusion: The DNA of leadership and change (2019)
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Bolden, R., Adelaine, A., Warren, S., Gulati, A., Conley, H., & Jarvis, C. (in press). Inclusion: The DNA of leadership and change

This report, commissioned by the NHS Leadership Academy, sets out the evidence base for Building Leadership For Inclusion (BLFI) – an ambitious new programme of work that aims to (1) raise the level of ambition, (2) quicken the pace of change, and (... Read More about Inclusion: The DNA of leadership and change.

Survey of Public Perceptions of the Coastal Marshes and Mudflat Restoration Project, UK “You, the Estuary and Steart Marshes”: Questionnaire first analysis summary report (2019)
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Everard, M., Yamashita, H., Pham, T. N., Mikami, N., & McInnes, R. (2019). Survey of Public Perceptions of the Coastal Marshes and Mudflat Restoration Project, UK “You, the Estuary and Steart Marshes”: Questionnaire first analysis summary report. Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University: Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

The title of this report specifies its content: a citizen questionnaire-based assessment of attitudes to the Steart Peninsula managed realignment scheme

Access to transport and life opportunities (2019)
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Chatterjee, K., Clark, B., Nguyen, A., Wishart, R., Gallop, K., Smith, N., & Tipping, S. (2019). Access to transport and life opportunities. Department for Transport

This report presents the findings from a study conducted by NatCen and the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), commissioned by the Department for Transport (DfT) to investigate how access to transport affects the life opportunities and w... Read More about Access to transport and life opportunities.

Supporting the uptake of resilient repair in the recovery process (FD2706) (2019)
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Lamond, J., Harries, T., Twigger-Ross, C., Rose, C., & Dhonau, M. (2019). Supporting the uptake of resilient repair in the recovery process (FD2706). London: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Executive Summary This Defra research project (FD2706) was concerned with how the professionals and organisations involved in the recovery process following a flood incident interact with householders and business owners. In particular, the way in w... Read More about Supporting the uptake of resilient repair in the recovery process (FD2706).


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