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The impact of COVID 19 on GCC construction industry (2022)
Journal Article
Umar, T. (2022). The impact of COVID 19 on GCC construction industry. International Journal of Service Science, Management, Engineering, and Technology, 13(2), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.4018/IJSSMET.20220301.oa1

The Coronavirus pandemic has badly affected everyone on the earth. Apart from losing thousands of lives, businesses and individuals are going to be affected by the long-lasting financial effects due to an expected global recession. The impact of the... Read More about The impact of COVID 19 on GCC construction industry.

The control of pathogens in stored rainwater using direct electrochemical activation (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Clayton, G., Fox, B., Steer, M., Thorn, R., & Reynolds, D. (2022). The control of pathogens in stored rainwater using direct electrochemical activation. In IWRA Proceedings

Purpose of study or research hypothesis: The main study aim was to control waterborne pathogens using small-scale direct electrochemical activation. Key issue(s) or problem(s) addressed: Rainwater harvesting systems enable households o... Read More about The control of pathogens in stored rainwater using direct electrochemical activation.

The Artisan Brand. Entrepreneurship and Marketing in Contemporary Craft Economies (2022)
Book
Mulholland, J. (in press). M. Massi, & A. Ricci (Eds.). The Artisan Brand. Entrepreneurship and Marketing in Contemporary Craft Economies. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing

Investigating the changing forms and dynamics of the artisanal and craft sector, this timely book considers the opportunities, challenges and uncertainties associated with artisanal businesses in new economic times. An international range of case stu... Read More about The Artisan Brand. Entrepreneurship and Marketing in Contemporary Craft Economies.

Rapid prediction of fibre-dominant tensile failure in randomly oriented strands (2022)
Journal Article
Jesus, A., & Xu, X. (in press). Rapid prediction of fibre-dominant tensile failure in randomly oriented strands. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, https://doi.org/10.1177/07316844221107927

A stochastic morphological modelling framework has been established to predict the tensile behaviour of Randomly Oriented Strands made of ultra-thin Carbon Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastic prepreg tapes. The tape properties from their distributions are... Read More about Rapid prediction of fibre-dominant tensile failure in randomly oriented strands.

Combining wildlife occupancy and attitudinal surveys to improve AlWusta Wildlife Reserve management (2022)
Thesis
Al Uwaisi, A. Combining wildlife occupancy and attitudinal surveys to improve AlWusta Wildlife Reserve management. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/8188524

Understanding the interactions between people and the landscape, their resource use, activities and needs is an important component of effective natural resource management, particularly in protected areas (Reserves) that are actively inhabited and u... Read More about Combining wildlife occupancy and attitudinal surveys to improve AlWusta Wildlife Reserve management.

Acceleration of circular economy in EU's automotive industry (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Del Angel Hernandez, M., & Bakthavatchaalam, V. (2022, May). Acceleration of circular economy in EU's automotive industry. Paper presented at United Nations University: Nexus Conference, Dresden

Background: The world is facing an environmental crisis driven by unsustainable industrial practices, with the automotive industries reported as being one of the main contributors, thus requiring a radical shift on the way they perform business-as-u... Read More about Acceleration of circular economy in EU's automotive industry.

Recycling face masks for manufacturing FlaxPP eco-composites (2022)
Presentation / Conference
ElHawary, O., & Bakthavatchaalam, V. (2022, May). Recycling face masks for manufacturing FlaxPP eco-composites. Poster presented at United Nations University: Nexus Conference, Dresden/Online

SDGs addressed: 9, 11, 12, 14 and 15. Introduction: The severe increase in the pollution caused by the discarded face masks during COVID-19 cannot be overstated. This research provides an innovative engineering solution to this issue by recycling p... Read More about Recycling face masks for manufacturing FlaxPP eco-composites.

The future of last-mile deliveries: Understanding the local perspective (2022)
Report
Paddeu, D. (2022). The future of last-mile deliveries: Understanding the local perspective. Online: Local Government Association

The Local Government Association commissioned Dr Daniela Paddeu of the Centre for Transport and Society, University of the West of England, to carry out independent research to explore the role of local authorities in co-designing and implementing su... Read More about The future of last-mile deliveries: Understanding the local perspective.

Exploring the user experience of the Milton Park Bike-share Scheme: Final report (2022)
Report
Bartle, C., Calvert, T., & Parkhurst, G. (2022). Exploring the user experience of the Milton Park Bike-share Scheme: Final report. Bristol: Innovate UK

This report presents the findings of a study to explore the role of bike-share services (including both unassisted and electric motor-assisted ‘e-bikes’) as part of a multi-modal transport offer to encourage sustainable travel to, and within, the Mil... Read More about Exploring the user experience of the Milton Park Bike-share Scheme: Final report.

Integrating the Budyko framework with the emerging hot spot analysis in local land use planning for regulating surface evapotranspiration ratio (2022)
Journal Article
Pingyu, F., Chun, K. P., Mijic, A., Tan, M. L., & Yetemen, O. (2022). Integrating the Budyko framework with the emerging hot spot analysis in local land use planning for regulating surface evapotranspiration ratio. Journal of Environmental Management, 316, Article 115232. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2022.115232

Land use planning regulates surface hydrological processes by adjusting land properties with varied evapotranspiration ratios. However, a dearth of empirical spatial information hampers the regulation of place-specific hydrological processes. Therefo... Read More about Integrating the Budyko framework with the emerging hot spot analysis in local land use planning for regulating surface evapotranspiration ratio.

From the guttermost to the uttermost and back (2022)
Journal Article
Greed, C. (in press). From the guttermost to the uttermost and back. Town Planning Review, https://doi.org/10.3828/tpr.2021.51

This article comprises an auto-ethnography of my life’s journey: I entered town planning fifty years ago and am now over seventy. It is a personal testimony of how my social class, gender, religion, education, personal characteristics, family and inn... Read More about From the guttermost to the uttermost and back.

Editorial - Operational excellence in the supply chain of perishables at the time of the outbreak (2022)
Journal Article
Kumar, S., Soni, G., Bourlakis, M., & Kumar, V. (in press). Editorial - Operational excellence in the supply chain of perishables at the time of the outbreak. International Journal of Logistics Management, The, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJLM-04-2022-0169

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing widespread disruption in the industrial sector and inducing difficult economic and environmental conditions for businesses around the world. It is a tragedy for human civilization and is increasingly affecting the glo... Read More about Editorial - Operational excellence in the supply chain of perishables at the time of the outbreak.

Nigeria’s legal responses to climate change obligations (2022)
Thesis
Izoukumor, N. Nigeria’s legal responses to climate change obligations. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7856248

This thesis set out to analyse the effectiveness of the Nigerian legal mechanisms (laws, policies, regulations, and institutions) to achieve the international climate change obligations stemming from the UNFCCC, Kyoto Protocol, and the Paris Agreemen... Read More about Nigeria’s legal responses to climate change obligations.

Accessibility to protected areas increases primate hunting intensity in Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea (2022)
Journal Article
Branch, D., Moka Sharpe, S., Miguel Maho, L., Silochi Pons, M. Á., Mitogo Michá, F., Motove Etingüe, A., …Fernández, D. (2022). Accessibility to protected areas increases primate hunting intensity in Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea. Frontiers in Conservation Science, 3, https://doi.org/10.3389/fcosc.2022.780162

Bioko is one of the most important sites for African primate conservation; yet it has seen a severe decline in its primate populations due to illegal hunting to supply a thriving wildmeat trade. The completion in 2015 of a new road bisecting the Gran... Read More about Accessibility to protected areas increases primate hunting intensity in Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

Chlorella sensors in liquid marbles and droplets (2022)
Journal Article
Phillips, N., Mayne, R., & Adamatzky, A. (2022). Chlorella sensors in liquid marbles and droplets. Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research, 36, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbsr.2022.100491

The use of live organisms in electrically-coupled sensing devices has been suggested as an alternative low-cost, low-environmental footprint and robust technology for continuous monitoring and sensing applications. The utility of Chlorella vulgaris a... Read More about Chlorella sensors in liquid marbles and droplets.

Impact of coastal disasters on women in urban slums: A new index (2022)
Journal Article
Kantamaneni, K., Panneer, S., Sudha Rani, N. N., Palaniswamy, U., Bhat, L. D., Jimenez-Bescos, C., & Rice, L. (2022). Impact of coastal disasters on women in urban slums: A new index. Sustainability, 14(6), https://doi.org/10.3390/su14063472

Coastal hazards, particularly cyclones, floods, erosion and storm surges, are emerging as a cause for major concern in the coastal regions of Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India. Serious coastal disaster events have become more common in recent decades... Read More about Impact of coastal disasters on women in urban slums: A new index.

Emissions from municipal solid waste (MSW) and its potential for energy production (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Umar, T. (2022, March). Emissions from municipal solid waste (MSW) and its potential for energy production. Presented at International Conference on Energy Conservation and Efficiency (ICECE), Pakistan

The adverse impact of the energy production from fossil fuels is now well recognised globally. Likewise, reduction in emissions is the key to tackle climate change issues and achieve environmental sustainability. Therefore, the move towards renewable... Read More about Emissions from municipal solid waste (MSW) and its potential for energy production.

Overcoming barriers to the implementation of cleaner production in small enterprises in the mechanics industry: Exploring economic gains and contributions for sustainable development goals (2022)
Journal Article
Oliveira Neto, G. C. D., Leite, R. R., Lucato, W. C., Vanalle, R. M., Amorim, M., Matias, J. C. O., & Kumar, V. (2022). Overcoming barriers to the implementation of cleaner production in small enterprises in the mechanics industry: Exploring economic gains and contributions for sustainable development goals. Sustainability, 14(5), https://doi.org/10.3390/su14052944

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the economic and environmental gains that result from the implementation of cleaner production in a small enterprise (SE) from the metal and mechanics industry, allowing for overcoming barriers and contributin... Read More about Overcoming barriers to the implementation of cleaner production in small enterprises in the mechanics industry: Exploring economic gains and contributions for sustainable development goals.