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Quantitative conversations: the importance of developing rapport in standardised interviewing (2014)
Journal Article
Bell, K., Fahmy, E., & Gordon, D. (2016). Quantitative conversations: the importance of developing rapport in standardised interviewing. Quality and Quantity, 50(1), 193-212. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-014-0144-2

© 2014, The Author(s). When developing household surveys, much emphasis is understandably placed on developing survey instruments that can elicit accurate and comparable responses. In order to ensure that carefully crafted questions are not undermine... Read More about Quantitative conversations: the importance of developing rapport in standardised interviewing.

A new approach to urban water management: Safe and sure (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Butler, D., Farmani, R., Fu, G., Ward, S., Diao, K., & Astaraie-Imani, M. A new approach to urban water management: Safe and sure. Paper presented at Procedia Engineering

© 2014 The Authors. This paper introduces a new approach to water management that is 'Safe & SuRe'. This includes presenting a conceptual framework to link the emerging threats of climate change and variability, rapid urbanization and population grow... Read More about A new approach to urban water management: Safe and sure.

Sustainable urban drainage: Retrofitting for improved flood mitigation in city centres (2014)
Report
Lamond, J., Wilkinson, S., Rose, C., & Proverbs, D. (2014). Sustainable urban drainage: Retrofitting for improved flood mitigation in city centres

AIM The aim of this research was to examine the potential for mitigation of predominantly pluvial flooding in CBDs through retrofitting of such systems. The research used two case study areas to explore the challenges and opportunities for retrofit... Read More about Sustainable urban drainage: Retrofitting for improved flood mitigation in city centres.

Long-term cyclic load capacity and residual life of masonry arch bridges (2014)
Report
Tomor, A. (2016). Long-term cyclic load capacity and residual life of masonry arch bridges

How long can existing masonry arch bridges continue to carry heavily increased traffic loading? Is there a weight limit for masonry bridges below which no long-term damage will occur to the structure? Can the life expectancy for masonry arch bridges... Read More about Long-term cyclic load capacity and residual life of masonry arch bridges.

Robust rainwater harvesting: Probabilistic tank sizing for climate change adaptation (2014)
Journal Article
Lash, D., Ward, S., Kershaw, T., Butler, D., & Eames, M. (2014). Robust rainwater harvesting: Probabilistic tank sizing for climate change adaptation. Journal of Water and Climate Change, 5(4), 526-539. https://doi.org/10.2166/wcc.2014.080

© IWA Publishing 2014. Rainwater harvesting (RWH) systems are increasingly being implemented in buildings. It is common in the UK for simple RWH tank sizing methods to be utilised, and these do not consider future climate change. This paper describes... Read More about Robust rainwater harvesting: Probabilistic tank sizing for climate change adaptation.

Green economy and meeting human needs (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Bell, K. (2014, November). Green economy and meeting human needs. Presented at Contemporary Debates and New Discourses on Social Development International Conference

A discussion about the extent to which the sustainable transition paradigm can been human needs.

Towards an integrated framework for building resilience using flood memory in built environment (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Bhattacharya-Mis, N., & Lamond, J. (2014, November). Towards an integrated framework for building resilience using flood memory in built environment. Paper presented at 2nd International Conference on Urban Sustainability and Resilience

The complexity of repeated changes in natural environment and their impact on the dynamic urban built environment setting, whether it is the primary physical impact by means of ingress of water to normally dry areas or evacuation from the forces of h... Read More about Towards an integrated framework for building resilience using flood memory in built environment.

Alternative water supply systems (2014)
Book
Memon, F., & Ward, S. (2014). Alternative water supply systems. IWA Publishing

Owing to climate change related uncertainties and anticipated population growth, different parts of the developing and the developed world (particularly urban areas) are experiencing water shortages or flooding and security of fit-for-purpose supplie... Read More about Alternative water supply systems.

Socio-economic complexities of flood memory in building resilience: An overview of research (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Bhattacharya-Mis, N., & Lamond, J. (2014, September). Socio-economic complexities of flood memory in building resilience: An overview of research. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Building Resilience, Incorporating the 3rd Annual Conference of the ANDROID Disaster Resilience

Shocks such as flooding are sudden events that can affect the well-being of people, whether it's a single household or business or the entire community. Repeated flood shocks is one of the least researched phenomena associated with understanding the... Read More about Socio-economic complexities of flood memory in building resilience: An overview of research.

Developing a methodology for appraising rainwater harvesting with integrated source control using a case study from South-West England (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Melville-Shreeve, P., Ward, S., & Butler, D. (2014, September). Developing a methodology for appraising rainwater harvesting with integrated source control using a case study from South-West England. Paper presented at 13th International Conference on Urban Drainage

A methodology has been developed to design and evaluate rainwater harvesting (RWH) systems incorporating “retention and throttle” passive control. Two drainage design options were developed and assessed using hydraulic models for a case study site in... Read More about Developing a methodology for appraising rainwater harvesting with integrated source control using a case study from South-West England.

Social inclusion and the Green Economy (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Bell, K. (2014, September). Social inclusion and the Green Economy. Paper presented at 12th Annual European Social Policy Association NetworkBeyond the Crisis in Europe - New Opportunities for Reconciling Sustainability, Equality and Economic robustness

This paper looked at the equity and inclusion aspects of recent interpretations of 'Green Economy' e.g. UNEP 2011.

Measuring rock hardness in the field (2014)
Book Chapter
Mol, L. (2014). Measuring rock hardness in the field. In J. Nield, & L. Clarke (Eds.), Geomorphological TechniquesBritish Society for Geomorphology

Rock surface hardness is often used as an indicator of the degree to which a rock surface has weathered. As the surface deteriorates the loss of cohesion results in crumbling of the surface, increased pore water circulation and dislodging of sections... Read More about Measuring rock hardness in the field.

Illuminating twenty-five years of poverty research through paradata and secondary analysis (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Bell, K., Gordon, D., Edwards, R., Elliot, H., Fahmy, E., & Phoenix, A. (2014, July). Illuminating twenty-five years of poverty research through paradata and secondary analysis. Paper presented at UK National Social Policy Association Conference

This paper looked at poverty research over the 20th and 21st centuries, focussing on paradata and secondary analysis. In particular it discussed the work of Peter Townsend.

Can the capitalist state deliver environmental justice? (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Bell, K. (2014, July). Can the capitalist state deliver environmental justice?. Paper presented at Social Policy Association National Conference

This paper disussed the contradictions between capitalism and achieving environmental justice.