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Why pre-proceedings work is important and needs to involve children (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Whewell, E. (2017, December). Why pre-proceedings work is important and needs to involve children. Paper presented at The Law Society's Children Sub-Committee, London

In England and Wales, the issue of delay in public law children cases has been a concern for more than a decade. Delay can lead to an increased burden on the public purse and greater uncertainty for children and families. Indeed, children have ofte... Read More about Why pre-proceedings work is important and needs to involve children.

OntoSoS.QM.Gov: A quality governance framework for systems of systems (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Qaddoumi, E., Odeh, M., Khan, Z., Kossmann, M., Traish, I., & Tbakhi, A. (2017, December). OntoSoS.QM.Gov: A quality governance framework for systems of systems. Paper presented at Complex systems design and management conference

Many organisations develop Systems of systems (SoS) to accomplish their business objectives. SoS deliver new capabilities by enabling cooperation between existing constituent monolithic systems. However, domain and process heterogeneities and varying... Read More about OntoSoS.QM.Gov: A quality governance framework for systems of systems.

Effective coaching practice for the 21st century (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Joyce, K. (2017, December). Effective coaching practice for the 21st century. Presented at EMCC Bristol Network - CPD Roadshow, University of the West of England

Invited industry Keynote Speaker Research Event hosted by European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) Findings shared from my research exploring the use of blogs as an online coaching method

Envisioning a future by paying attention to the past: Rediscovering the work-of-leisure. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Von Bulow, C., & Simpson, P. (2017, December). Envisioning a future by paying attention to the past: Rediscovering the work-of-leisure. Paper presented at International Studying Leadership Conference 2017, Richmond, Virginia (US)

Populist movements are inherently reactionary, motivated by dissatisfaction with the status quo (Albertazzi & McDonnell, 2008). One source of dissatisfaction in the West over the last decade has been a decline in prosperity alongside an increase in d... Read More about Envisioning a future by paying attention to the past: Rediscovering the work-of-leisure..

Envisioning a future by paying attention to the past: Rediscovering the work-of-leisure (2017)
Presentation / Conference
von Bülow, C., & Simpson, P. (2017, December). Envisioning a future by paying attention to the past: Rediscovering the work-of-leisure. Paper presented at International Studying Leadership Conference 2017

Populist movements are inherently reactionary, motivated by dissatisfaction with the status quo (Albertazzi & McDonnell, 2008). One source of dissatisfaction in the West over the last decade has been a decline in prosperity alongside an increase in d... Read More about Envisioning a future by paying attention to the past: Rediscovering the work-of-leisure.

Stand up and be heard, fear of public speaking workshops (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Grieve, R. (2017, December). Stand up and be heard, fear of public speaking workshops. Presented at South West Regional Peer Learning Conference

Keynote speech and one hour workshop on the fear of public speaking workshops for students in HE.

Gender dynamics in the donation field: Human tissue donation for research, therapy and feeding (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Kent, J., Fannin, M., & Dowling, S. (2017, December). Gender dynamics in the donation field: Human tissue donation for research, therapy and feeding. Paper presented at Deconstructing Donation Conference

Research on blood and organ donation in the UK reveal disparities between the proportions of women and men donating tissues. In this paper, we examine how gender dynamics shape human tissue donation for research and for human health. We consider the... Read More about Gender dynamics in the donation field: Human tissue donation for research, therapy and feeding.

Robots vs animals: Cultures of public engagement (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L. (2017, December). Robots vs animals: Cultures of public engagement. Poster presented at Engage 2017, Bristol, UK

A widespread culture supporting public engagement activities in higher education is desirable but difficult to establish. Drawing on social cognitive theory, this science communication project aimed to enhance culture change in engineering by develop... Read More about Robots vs animals: Cultures of public engagement.

Development of multi-fidelity powertrain simulation for future legislation (abstract) (2017)
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Van Niekerk, A. S., Kay, P. J., Drew, B., & Larsen, N. (2017, December). Development of multi-fidelity powertrain simulation for future legislation (abstract). Paper presented at Internal Combustion Engines 2017

Automotive manufacturers are facing increased pressure from more stringent emissions legislation and new legislative driving cycles. This creates a need for increased simulation capabilities. An engine simulation was developed in Ricardo WAVE, and wa... Read More about Development of multi-fidelity powertrain simulation for future legislation (abstract).

Looking through the eyes of machines as humans (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Laidler, P. (2017, December). Looking through the eyes of machines as humans. Paper presented at Post-digital printmaking. Redefinition of print

It has been suggested by a range of established commentators that digital technology may have potentially created a ‘mental change’ within the creative process of making graphic images and objects. Although this statement is somewhat broad and our ab... Read More about Looking through the eyes of machines as humans.

Rethinking the welfare/policing dichotomy: Reflections from England (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Devine, L., & Parker, S. (2017, December). Rethinking the welfare/policing dichotomy: Reflections from England. Paper presented at Respect Existence or Expect Resistance

In England, the State’s role in child protection social work practice is paternalistic and rights focussed. A neo-liberal ideology is evident via policies promoting ‘innovation’. The UK government devolves powers enabling each local authority to us... Read More about Rethinking the welfare/policing dichotomy: Reflections from England.

How is coaching perceived by leaders engaged in a global talent management and leadership programme? (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Mangion, K. (2017, December). How is coaching perceived by leaders engaged in a global talent management and leadership programme?. Paper presented at The British Psychological Society, Special Group in Coaching Psychology (SGCP), Birmingham

This presentation is based on a PhD study that focuses on the role of coaching in talent and leadership development programmes in a multinational financial services organisation. It analyses the perceptions of leaders who receive coaching as part of... Read More about How is coaching perceived by leaders engaged in a global talent management and leadership programme?.

Tracking the virality of news in Smart Cities (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Hasham, K., Soomro, K., & Ludlow, D. (2017, December). Tracking the virality of news in Smart Cities. Paper presented at The 4th International Workshop on Smart City Clouds: Technologies, Systems and Applications

Effective communication with citizens is an important goal of smart cities. To this end the digital age offers many mechanisms to not only enable timely communication, but also bilateral communication. Mechanisms such as blog posts and online press r... Read More about Tracking the virality of news in Smart Cities.

VeidBlock: Verifiable identity using blockchain and ledger in a software defined network (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Abbasi, A. G., & Khan, Z. (2017, December). VeidBlock: Verifiable identity using blockchain and ledger in a software defined network. Paper presented at Smart City Clouds: Technologies, Systems and Applications (SCCTSA) co-located with 10th IEEE/ACM Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC)

Blockchain and verifiable identities have a lot of potential in future distributed software applications e.g. smart cities. In this paper, we proposed a novel technique, namely VeidBlock, to generate verifiable identities by following a reliable auth... Read More about VeidBlock: Verifiable identity using blockchain and ledger in a software defined network.

Improving the student learning experience through dialogic feed-forward assessment (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Hill, J., & West, H. (2017, December). Improving the student learning experience through dialogic feed-forward assessment. Paper presented at Society for Research into Higher Education Annual Conference

Assessment feedback gains consistently low satisfaction scores in national surveys of student satisfaction, with most concern surrounding its timeliness, quality and effectiveness. We present the results of a two year qualitative study, thematically... Read More about Improving the student learning experience through dialogic feed-forward assessment.

Are we really serious about managing air quality? (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J. (2017, December). Are we really serious about managing air quality?. Presented at Inaugural Honorary Fellow of Society for the Environment Lecture

Inaugural Honorary Fellow of Society for the Environment Lecture This presentation considers the continuing challenge of managing local air quality in the UK and the factors that act as barriers to progress. It critiques the progress in mee... Read More about Are we really serious about managing air quality?.