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A review of the high energy events in the Gulf of Cadiz: tsunami vs. storm surges (2008)
Presentation / Conference
Lario, J., Luque, L., Zazo, C., Goy, J., Spencer, C., Cabero, A., …Borja, C. (2008, September). A review of the high energy events in the Gulf of Cadiz: tsunami vs. storm surges. Paper presented at 2nd International Field Tsunami Symposium Puglia-Ionian Island: GI2S Coast Group, Research Publication 6

A pilot study into attitudes towards and perceptions of rainwater harvesting in the UK (2008)
Presentation / Conference
Ward, S., Butler, D., & Memon, F. (2008, September). A pilot study into attitudes towards and perceptions of rainwater harvesting in the UK. Paper presented at 10th British Hydrological Society National Hydrology Symposium

Paper presented at the 10th British Hydrological Society National Hydrology Symposium

The economic and livelihood value of provisioning services of the Ga-Mampa wetland, South Africa (2008)
Presentation / Conference
Adekola, O., Morardet, S., de Groot, R., & Grelot, F. (2008, September). The economic and livelihood value of provisioning services of the Ga-Mampa wetland, South Africa. Paper presented at 13th IWRA World Water Congress

The size of the Ga-Mampa wetland (1 km2 ), in the Olifants River catchment in South Africa, was halved between 1996 and 2004. This jeopardizes the ecological integrity and influences the benefits people obtain from the wetland. This study therefore a... Read More about The economic and livelihood value of provisioning services of the Ga-Mampa wetland, South Africa.

Towards developing competency-based measures for construction project managers: Should contextual behaviours be distinguished from task behaviours? (2008)
Journal Article
Proverbs, D. G., Ahadzie, D. K., Ahadzie, D., Proverbs, D., & Olomolaiye, P. (2008). Towards developing competency-based measures for construction project managers: Should contextual behaviours be distinguished from task behaviours?. International Journal of Project Management, 26(6), 631-645. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2007.09.011

Competency-based measures are increasingly being recognised as the most viable option for engendering the continuing professional development (CPD) of construction project managers (CPMs). Presently, an emerging view from the HRM genre is that, a som... Read More about Towards developing competency-based measures for construction project managers: Should contextual behaviours be distinguished from task behaviours?.

Critical success criteria for mass house building projects in developing countries (2008)
Journal Article
Olomolaiye, P. O., Proverbs, D. G., Ahadzie, D. K., Ahadzie, D., Proverbs, D., & Olomolaiye, P. (2008). Critical success criteria for mass house building projects in developing countries. International Journal of Project Management, 26(6), 675-687. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2007.09.006

Project success is a complex and often illusory construct. Nonetheless, it is crucially contingent towards enabling appropriate and effective allocation of resources in project management practice. Mass house building projects (MHBPs) represent one o... Read More about Critical success criteria for mass house building projects in developing countries.

Model for predicting the performance of project managers at the construction phase of mass house building projects (2008)
Journal Article
Olomolaiye, P. O., Proverbs, D. G., Ahadzie, D. K., Ahadzie, D., Proverbs, D., & Olomolaiye, P. (2008). Model for predicting the performance of project managers at the construction phase of mass house building projects. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 134(8), 618-629. https://doi.org/10.1061...2008%29134%3A8%28618%29

The need to match project managers' (PMs) performance measures onto projects of both unique and similar characteristics has long since been acknowledged by researchers. The need for these measures to reflect the various phases of the project life cyc... Read More about Model for predicting the performance of project managers at the construction phase of mass house building projects.

Devensian Late-glacial environmental change in the Gordano Valley, North Somerset, England: A rare archive for southwest Britain (2008)
Journal Article
Case, D. J., Marriott, S. B., Spencer, C. D., Woodland, W. A., Hill, T. C., Hill, T. C. B., …Catt, J. A. (2008). Devensian Late-glacial environmental change in the Gordano Valley, North Somerset, England: A rare archive for southwest Britain. Journal of Paleolimnology, 40(1), 431-444. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10933-007-9171-5

The Late-glacial and Holocene environmental history of the Gordano Valley, North Somerset, UK has been reconstructed using pollen, sediment particle size and mineralogical analyses and radiocarbon dating. A Devensian sediment ridge across the valley... Read More about Devensian Late-glacial environmental change in the Gordano Valley, North Somerset, England: A rare archive for southwest Britain.

Environmental justice in the UK: A case study of Lockleaze (2008)
Presentation / Conference
Bell, K. (2008, May). Environmental justice in the UK: A case study of Lockleaze. Paper presented at State of Environmental Justice in America Conference

This paper described the environmental injustices in Lockleaze, Bristol, identifying their causes.

The prevalence of 'life planning': Evidence from UK graduates (2008)
Journal Article
Everett, G., & Brooks, R. (2008). The prevalence of 'life planning': Evidence from UK graduates. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 29(3), 325-337. https://doi.org/10.1080/01425690801966410

At a time when 'personal development planning' is being rolled out across the UK higher education sector, this paper explores young adults' inclinations to plan for the future in relation to work, relationships and other aspects of life. Although Gid... Read More about The prevalence of 'life planning': Evidence from UK graduates.

The barriers to resilient reinstatement of flood damaged homes (2008)
Presentation / Conference
Proverbs, D., & Lamond, J. (2008, April). The barriers to resilient reinstatement of flood damaged homes. Paper presented at 4th International i-Rec Conference

The current debate about flood management in the UK involves the notion of making space for water, recognising the fact that it is impractical to defend large floodplains to a standard which excludes any possibility of flooding. Coupled with developm... Read More about The barriers to resilient reinstatement of flood damaged homes.

Challenges of waste management in a Nigerian leper colony (2008)
Journal Article
Booth, C. A., Coker, M. E., Sridhar, M. K., Oluremi, J. R., Coker, A. O., Booth, C., …Khatib, J. M. (2008). Challenges of waste management in a Nigerian leper colony. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 65(2), 177-189. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207230701831202

Quantities and types of solid wastes generated at Ogbomosho leprosarium (Oyo State, Nigeria) have been investigated. Data collection, through waste sampling and analysis, interviews, questionnaire surveys and field observations, was conducted between... Read More about Challenges of waste management in a Nigerian leper colony.

The predominance of work-based training in young graduates' learning (2008)
Journal Article
Everett, G., & Brooks, R. (2008). The predominance of work-based training in young graduates' learning. Journal of Education and Work, 21(1), 61-73. https://doi.org/10.1080/13639080801956966

This article draws upon results from an ESRC-funded research project exploring young graduates' attitudes to, and experiences of, further education or learning postgraduation. Respondents' narratives indicated a strong emphasis upon job-based learnin... Read More about The predominance of work-based training in young graduates' learning.

The impact of multiskilling on UK's construction manpower (2008)
Journal Article
Proverbs, D. G., Ejohwomu, O. A., Proverbs, D., & Olomolaiye, P. (2008). The impact of multiskilling on UK's construction manpower. Proceedings of the ICE - Management, Procurement and Law, 161(1), 25-30. https://doi.org/10.1680/mpal.2008.161.1.25

The overall significance of the construction and building services sector internationally cannot be overemphasised. In the UK, the industry currently accounts for 10% gross domestic product (GDP) and employs 2 million people, which is more than 1 in... Read More about The impact of multiskilling on UK's construction manpower.



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