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Books of the future (2019)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (in press). Books of the future. z.B. [zum Beispiel] [zum Buch] / [for example] [about books], autumn 2019,

Artists’ books have built and aligned their status according to the value of the printed book, so will arrive at their fate in parallel. If digital reading is going to be the majority method of the future, then how will physical books survive? And w... Read More about Books of the future.

Modelling the future impacts of urban spatial planning on the viability of alternative water supply (2019)
Journal Article
Hargreaves, A. J., Farmani, R., Ward, S., & Butler, D. (2019). Modelling the future impacts of urban spatial planning on the viability of alternative water supply. Water Research, 162, 200-213. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2019.06.029

Greywater recycling and rainwater harvesting have the potential to increase the resilience of water management and reduce the need for investment in conventional water supply schemes. However, their water-savings would partly depend on the location a... Read More about Modelling the future impacts of urban spatial planning on the viability of alternative water supply.

From Responsive Design to Sustainable Systems: Digital Laser Processing across the Textile Production Cycle (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Morgan, L., Matthews, J., Shen, J., & Tyrer, J. (2018, July). From Responsive Design to Sustainable Systems: Digital Laser Processing across the Textile Production Cycle. Poster presented at Integrating Design with Sustainable Technology, The 91st Textile Institute World Conference, University of Leeds, Leeds , UK

Addressing environmental concerns in the textile industry has led to a growing field of research into material and process innovation. Digital technologies can facilitate on-demand manufacture and improve textile processes, resulting in waste reducti... Read More about From Responsive Design to Sustainable Systems: Digital Laser Processing across the Textile Production Cycle.

New technologies and automation for last mile deliveries: Advantages, disadvantages and policy implications (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Paddeu, D., & Parkhurst, G. (2018, July). New technologies and automation for last mile deliveries: Advantages, disadvantages and policy implications. Paper presented at 16th Annual Practitioners’ Meeting (TPM), Oxford

Urban freight transport is crucial to ensuring the economic vitality of a city. However, significant negative externalities arise from freight flows in an urban area (e.g. polluting emissions, contribution to congestion, noise, etc.). Alternatives to... Read More about New technologies and automation for last mile deliveries: Advantages, disadvantages and policy implications.

Intersections: Collaborations in Textile Design Research (2018)
Journal Article
Morgan, L., & Matthews, J. (2018). Intersections: Collaborations in Textile Design Research. Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice, 5(2), 81-84. https://doi.org/10.1080/20511787.2017.1484048

INTERSECTIONS // Collaborations in Textile Design Research was held at Loughborough University London on 13 September 2017. The international conference and accompanying exhibition sought to explore the role of collaboration in textile design researc... Read More about Intersections: Collaborations in Textile Design Research.

Laser Peri-Dyeing for Agile Textile Design: Implementing Laser Processing Research within the Textile Industry (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Morgan, L., Matthews, J., Shen, J., & Tyrer, J. (2018, June). Laser Peri-Dyeing for Agile Textile Design: Implementing Laser Processing Research within the Textile Industry. Paper presented at AUTEX 2018 World Textile Conference: Leading Edge technologies and Trends in Textiles, Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul, Turkey

A laser dyeing technique named peri-dyeing, has been developed showing potential for efficient and agile textile surface patterning and coloration. After industrial interest in the technique for manufacturing and customization of textile products, th... Read More about Laser Peri-Dyeing for Agile Textile Design: Implementing Laser Processing Research within the Textile Industry.

Private data: how much is it worth to you? (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Shand, M., Selley, K., Hawkins, R., & Woodman, T. (2018, June). Private data: how much is it worth to you?. Presented at AULIC 2018, University of the West of England

Would the debate around social media and our privacy look different if we were asked to respond to a business model that did not promise us ‘convenience’ for free? Research demonstrates the importance we place on our personal data, but we continue to... Read More about Private data: how much is it worth to you?.

Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Textile Coloration and Surface Design (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Morgan, L., Prajapati, C., Shen, J., Tyrer, J., & Smith, E. (2018, April). Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Textile Coloration and Surface Design. Presented at 10th International Conference on Fiber and Polymer Biotechnology, Balneário Camboriú, Brazil

The environmental impact of textile dyeing and finishing is of paramount concern in the textile industry. Research into two emerging textile processing technologies, laser processing and enzyme biotechnology, were investigated as a means of applying... Read More about Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Textile Coloration and Surface Design.

Interdisciplinary Textile Design Research for Material Innovation: Synthesising Design, Science and Industry Collaboration (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Morgan, L. (2017). Interdisciplinary Textile Design Research for Material Innovation: Synthesising Design, Science and Industry Collaboration

Within the landscape of contemporary textile design research lies a rich site for collaboration, with the opportunity to draw on specialist knowledge across disciplines. This paper argues that Integrating textile design practice with specialist scien... Read More about Interdisciplinary Textile Design Research for Material Innovation: Synthesising Design, Science and Industry Collaboration.

Simulation and experimental analysis of hovering and flight of a quadrotor (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Weerasinghe, R., & Monasor, M. (2017, July). Simulation and experimental analysis of hovering and flight of a quadrotor. Paper presented at HEFAT Conference, Slovenia

Quadcopters were the first heavier than air vertical take-off landing vehicles. Quadrotors have become increasingly popular in the recent years finding a great variety of applications in different fields such as surveillance and small goods transport... Read More about Simulation and experimental analysis of hovering and flight of a quadrotor.

Lyra: blurring the line between the physical and virtual to encourage engagement (2016)
Presentation / Conference
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.

Textile Led Sustainable Innovation for Sportswear (2016)
Presentation / Conference
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

Laser Moulding For Textiles: Supporting Sustainable Design and Manufacture (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Morgan, L. (2016, November). Laser Moulding For Textiles: Supporting Sustainable Design and Manufacture. Paper presented at Circular Transitions, Mistra Future Fashion Conference on Textile Design and the Circular Economy, November 23–24, 2016,, Chelsea College of Arts & Tate Britain, London

This paper considers the potential for digital laser technology to facilitate sustainable innovation in the field of textile design and manufacture enabling transition towards a circular economy. Using recent design research as a case study, it discu... Read More about Laser Moulding For Textiles: Supporting Sustainable Design and Manufacture.

Thermal management of downhole measuring tools using thermoelectric cooling; A numerical and experimental investigation (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Weerasinghe, R., & Hughes, T. P. (2016, July). Thermal management of downhole measuring tools using thermoelectric cooling; A numerical and experimental investigation. Paper presented at 12th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Malaga, Spain

Vertical seismic profiling (VSP) is a common geophysical technology used in oil and gas investigation in deep wells. VSP provides high resolution and dependable results but is subjected to high temperatures and harsh well environments. As these wells... Read More about Thermal management of downhole measuring tools using thermoelectric cooling; A numerical and experimental investigation.

Textiles design research: from chemistry to craft, towards sustainable design innovation (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Kane, F., Morgan, L., Akiwowo, K., & Tyrer, J. (2016). Textiles design research: from chemistry to craft, towards sustainable design innovation. https://doi.org/10.7190/ead/2015/66

Academic research in textile design has traditionally been dominated by technical studies situated with science and engineering knowledge frameworks. Increasingly textile designers are undertaking research into technical areas with creative intention... Read More about Textiles design research: from chemistry to craft, towards sustainable design innovation.

Laser-dyeing for Sustainable Textile Design (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Morgan, L., Tyrer, J., Kane, F., & Shen, J. (2015, June). Laser-dyeing for Sustainable Textile Design. Paper presented at 13th International Wool Research Conference (IWRC-13) And AATCC Sustainability Symposium, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou, China

Current industry standards for dyeing woollen textiles use high temperatures and long processing times to aid dye diffusion. The consumption of water, energy and chemicals used in dyeing and finishing processes have been identified as key challenges... Read More about Laser-dyeing for Sustainable Textile Design.

The effect of CO2 laser irradiation on surface and dyeing properties of wool for textile design (2014)
Conference Proceeding
Morgan, L., Tyrer, J., & Kane, F. (2014). The effect of CO2 laser irradiation on surface and dyeing properties of wool for textile design. https://doi.org/10.2351/1.5063061

The consumption of water and energy used in current dyeing and finishing processes in the textile industry pose significant environmental concern. By offering alternative solutions to traditional textile wet processing through laser technology, there... Read More about The effect of CO2 laser irradiation on surface and dyeing properties of wool for textile design.

Laser Enhanced Dyeing of Wool for Textile Design (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Morgan, L., Tyrer, J., Kane, F., & Shen, J. (2014, November). Laser Enhanced Dyeing of Wool for Textile Design. Paper presented at Transitions: Re-thinking Textiles and Surfaces, University Of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, U.K

A laser assisted dyeing technique for wool based textiles, allowing surface pattering of the textile substrate, is presented in this paper. Laser technology can offer digital design capabilities combined with the ability for bespoke or short run prod... Read More about Laser Enhanced Dyeing of Wool for Textile Design.