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Crowd-driven Music: Interactive and Generative Approaches using Machine Vision and Manhattan (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Nash, C. (in press). Crowd-driven Music: Interactive and Generative Approaches using Machine Vision and Manhattan

This paper details technologies and artistic approaches to crowd-driven music, discussed in the context of a live public installation in which activity in a public space (e.g. a busy railway platform) is used to drive the automated composition and pe... Read More about Crowd-driven Music: Interactive and Generative Approaches using Machine Vision and Manhattan.

Investigating the Links Between Science Communication Actors and Between Actors and their Audiences (2020)
Report
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)
Report
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.

A comparison of European eel Anguilla anguilla eDNA concentrations to fyke net catches in five Irish lakes. (2020)
Journal Article
Weldon, L., O'Leary, C., Steer, M., Newton, L., Macdonald, H., & Sargeant, S. (in press). A comparison of European eel Anguilla anguilla eDNA concentrations to fyke net catches in five Irish lakes. Environmental DNA, https://doi.org/10.1002/edn3.91

The European eel, Anguilla anguilla, is classified as critically endangered by the IUCN. To protect what remains of the European eel population, accurate monitoring methods for this species are important. Environmental DNA (eDNA) techniques are gaini... Read More about A comparison of European eel Anguilla anguilla eDNA concentrations to fyke net catches in five Irish lakes..

Art-science collaboration in an EPSRC/BBSRC-funded synthetic biology UK research centre (2020)
Journal Article
Reinsborough, M. (2020). Art-science collaboration in an EPSRC/BBSRC-funded synthetic biology UK research centre. NanoEthics, 14(1), 93-111. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11569-020-00367-3

Here I examine the potential for art-science collaborations to be the basis for deliberative discussions on research agendas and direction. Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) has become a science policy goal in synthetic biology and several ot... Read More about Art-science collaboration in an EPSRC/BBSRC-funded synthetic biology UK research centre.

Innovative technologies for sustainable textile coloration, patterning, and surface effects (2020)
Book Chapter
Kane, F., Shen, J., Morgan, L., Prajapati, C., Tyrer, J., & Smith, E. (2020). Innovative technologies for sustainable textile coloration, patterning, and surface effects. In S. S. Muthu, & M. A. Gardetti (Eds.), Sustainability in the Textile and Apparel Industries: Sustainable Textiles, Clothing Design and Repurposing. , (99-127). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-38545-3_4

The environmental impact of textile dyeing and finishing is of paramount concern in the textile industry. Enzyme and laser processing technologies present attractive alternatives to conventional textile coloration and surface patterning methods. Both... Read More about Innovative technologies for sustainable textile coloration, patterning, and surface effects.

Challenges and Joys of using the Experience Sampling Method to Examine the Impact of the Arts on Wellbeing (2020)
Book Chapter
Holt, N. (2020). Challenges and Joys of using the Experience Sampling Method to Examine the Impact of the Arts on Wellbeing. In Sage Research Methods Cases. SAGE Publications

This case study describes how the experience sampling method can be used to explore the impact of everyday behaviours on health and wellbeing, focusing on the correlates of participatory art in everyday life. The experience sampling method repeatedly... Read More about Challenges and Joys of using the Experience Sampling Method to Examine the Impact of the Arts on Wellbeing.

Long-term bio-power of ceramic microbial fuel cells in individual and stacked configurations (2020)
Journal Article
Gajda, I., Obata, O., Jose Salar-Garcia, M., Greenman, J., & Ieropoulos, I. A. (2020). Long-term bio-power of ceramic microbial fuel cells in individual and stacked configurations. Bioelectrochemistry, 133, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bioelechem.2020.107459

© 2020 The Authors In order to improve the potential of Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs) as an applicable technology, the main challenge is to engineer practical systems for bioenergy production at larger scales and to test how the prototypes withstand th... Read More about Long-term bio-power of ceramic microbial fuel cells in individual and stacked configurations.

How to print a rainbow (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Klein, S., & Menger, F. (2020, January). How to print a rainbow. Presented at Dana Research Centre Seminar Series, London

In the 17th century Isaac Newton demonstrated that white light consists of the superposition of different wavelengths visible as colour on a screen. How colour was perceived by a human observer was explained by the work of Thomas Young and Hermann vo... Read More about How to print a rainbow.

Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Textile Coloration, Patterning and Surface Effects (2019)
Book Chapter
Morgan, L., Kane, F., Shen, J., Prajapati, C., Tyrer, J., & Smith, E. (in press). Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Textile Coloration, Patterning and Surface Effects. In S. S. Muthu, & M. A. Gardetti (Eds.), Sustainability in the Textile and Apparel Industries. Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-38545-3_4

The environmental impact of textile dyeing and finishing is of paramount concern in the textile industry. Enzyme and laser processing technologies present attractive alternatives to conventional textile coloration and surface patterning methods. Both... Read More about Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Textile Coloration, Patterning and Surface Effects.

A semantically-enriched goal-oriented requirements engineering framework for systems of systems using the i* framework applied to cancer care (2019)
Thesis
AlHaj Hassan, S. (2020). A semantically-enriched goal-oriented requirements engineering framework for systems of systems using the i* framework applied to cancer care. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/4713278

In recent years, monolithic systems are being composed into bigger systems as Systems of Systems (SoSs). This evolution of SoS raises several software engineering key challenges, such as the management of emerging inconsistent goals and requirements,... Read More about A semantically-enriched goal-oriented requirements engineering framework for systems of systems using the i* framework applied to cancer care.

Toward navigating complex terrains using a biomimetic whisker sensor array (2019)
Thesis
Salman, M. Toward navigating complex terrains using a biomimetic whisker sensor array. (Thesis). University of Bristol. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/5036676

This thesis proposes a parsimonious approach to localization, mapping and object recog- nition for a pseudo-mobile robot equipped with a biomimetic array of tactile whiskers to autonomously interact, explore and represent a real-world environment. Ta... Read More about Toward navigating complex terrains using a biomimetic whisker sensor array.

Visions of swarming robots: Artificial intelligence and stupidity in the military-industrial projection of the future of warfare (2019)
Book Chapter
Crogan, P. (2020). Visions of swarming robots: Artificial intelligence and stupidity in the military-industrial projection of the future of warfare. In T. Heffernan (Ed.), Cyborg Futures: Cross-disciplinary Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. , (89-112). London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-21836-2

My subject in this paper is the analysis, speculation and recommendations for the future development and deployment of lethal autonomous robotic systems such as they appear in reports, studies and presentations emanating from what is still aptly call... Read More about Visions of swarming robots: Artificial intelligence and stupidity in the military-industrial projection of the future of warfare.

Novel, rapid, low-cost screen-printed (bio)sensors for the direct analysis of boar taint compounds androstenone and skatole in porcine adipose tissue: Comparison with a high-resolution gas chromatographic method (2019)
Journal Article
Westmacott, K. L., Crew, A. P., Doran, O., & Hart, J. P. (2020). Novel, rapid, low-cost screen-printed (bio)sensors for the direct analysis of boar taint compounds androstenone and skatole in porcine adipose tissue: Comparison with a high-resolution gas chromatographic method. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 150, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2019.111837

© 2019 Elsevier B.V. This is the first report on the fabrication, characterisation and application of an electrochemical (bio)sensor system for the simultaneous measurement of skatole and androstenone. A biosensor for androstenone was fabricated usin... Read More about Novel, rapid, low-cost screen-printed (bio)sensors for the direct analysis of boar taint compounds androstenone and skatole in porcine adipose tissue: Comparison with a high-resolution gas chromatographic method.

Access to transport and life opportunities (2019)
Report
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.

An assessment of engaged social science research in nanoscale science and engineering communities (2019)
Journal Article
Radatz, A., Fisher, E., Corley, E., Guston, D., & Reinsborough, M. (2019). An assessment of engaged social science research in nanoscale science and engineering communities. Science and Public Policy, 46(6), 853-865. https://doi.org/10.1093/scipol/scz034

© 2019 The Author(s). Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved. Increased funding of nanotechnology research in the USA at the turn of the millennium was paired with a legislative commitment to and a novel societal research policy fo... Read More about An assessment of engaged social science research in nanoscale science and engineering communities.

Intersections Exhibition 2019: Collaborations in Textile Design Research (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Morgan, L., Winters, A., O'Nascimento, R., & Woods, E. Intersections Exhibition 2019: Collaborations in Textile Design Research. 12 September 2019 - 14 September 2019. (Unpublished)

Intersections celebrates the breadth of creative collaborations in textile design research. Centred around the four themes of textiles and architecture, textiles and interactions, textile materialities and processes, as well as critical textiles, th... Read More about Intersections Exhibition 2019: Collaborations in Textile Design Research.

Science Live -articulating the aims and ethos of science event practitioners in the USA and UK (2019) (2019)
Journal Article
Fogg-Rogers, L., Wiehe, B., Comerford, D., Fooshee, J., & Durant, J. (2019). Science Live -articulating the aims and ethos of science event practitioners in the USA and UK (2019). JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 18(04), https://doi.org/10.22323/2.18040801

Live science events engage publics with science in a social context. This article articulates the aims and ethos of this growing sector within a research context. Semi-structured interviews (N=13) and focus groups (N=77) were conducted with event pra... Read More about Science Live -articulating the aims and ethos of science event practitioners in the USA and UK (2019).

Marimo machines: Oscillators, biosensors and actuators (2019)
Journal Article
Phillips, N., Draper, T. C., Mayne, R., & Adamatzky, A. (2019). Marimo machines: Oscillators, biosensors and actuators. Journal of Biological Engineering, 13(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13036-019-0200-5

Background The green algae balls (Aegagropila linnaei), known as Marimo, are large spherical colonies of live photosynthetic filaments, formed by rolling water currents in freshwater lakes. Photosynthesis therein produces gas bubbles that can attach... Read More about Marimo machines: Oscillators, biosensors and actuators.


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