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Informal/peripheral production (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2011, October). Informal/peripheral production. Presented at Architectural Humanities Research Conference

This research project explores a four-year (and on-going) research project into the production of informal spaces. Informal spaces (or something akin to informal spaces) are known variously as: autonomous, transgressive, or loose spaces; or terrain v... Read More about Informal/peripheral production.

Creating built environments that promote walking and health: Assessing the current state of knowledge (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterjee, K., Sinnett, D., Williams, K., & Cavill, N. (2011, September). Creating built environments that promote walking and health: Assessing the current state of knowledge. Paper presented at UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference

The principle that the built environment should be supportive of walking is generally accepted and a wide range of interventions have been carried out in recent years with the aim of increasing walking. This paper presents the findings from a study c... Read More about Creating built environments that promote walking and health: Assessing the current state of knowledge.

Effects of learning styles on engaging children in school projects (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Akplotsyi, R., & Mahdjoubi, L. (2011, September). Effects of learning styles on engaging children in school projects. Paper presented at ARCOM

The importance of children’s engagement in school projects has been widely acknowledged. Despite various initiatives and efforts promote it, the effectiveness of children’s engagement has remained limited. Available evidence suggests that most prev... Read More about Effects of learning styles on engaging children in school projects.

Crit(ical) encounters (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L., & Sara, R. (2011, August). Crit(ical) encounters. Presented at Architectural Education Encounters Conference

The crit forms the primary narrative through which architectural education is operationalized. The crit or ‘design review’ inhabits a liminal space through which the process of learning architecture and development of professionalism are curated. For... Read More about Crit(ical) encounters.

Determination of urban sustainability compliance with national indicators (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Mahdjoubi, L., Horswell, M. W., & Akplotsyi, R. (2011, July). Determination of urban sustainability compliance with national indicators. Paper presented at Sustainable Development and Planning 2011

Improvements in methodologies for measuring and capturing data for the UK’s sustainability indicators (social, economic and environmental) means there is now a wealth of accurate and reliable approaches to assess sustainability levels. However the ma... Read More about Determination of urban sustainability compliance with national indicators.

Health, ageing and the built environment: Influencing local policy and service delivery (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Bird, C. (2011, July). Health, ageing and the built environment: Influencing local policy and service delivery. Presented at Ageing and Disability Research: Creating Impact Locally

An overview of how research findings can be used to improve local policy/service delivery whoever might be providing the service. Possible mechanisms for influence draw on experiences in working with Bristol and the South West - for example through s... Read More about Health, ageing and the built environment: Influencing local policy and service delivery.

Health integrated planning: Impediments and opportunities (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Barton, H., & Carmichael, L. (2011, July). Health integrated planning: Impediments and opportunities. Paper presented at World Planning Schools Congress

This article examines the degree to which health is incorporated in planning systems through plan preparation and appraisal. It identifies the key barriers to health-integration, examples of good practice, and opportunities for improvement. It is bas... Read More about Health integrated planning: Impediments and opportunities.

Effective integration of health into urban spatial planning through spatial plans and impact assessment methods (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2011, February). Effective integration of health into urban spatial planning through spatial plans and impact assessment methods. Paper presented at South West Public Health Scientific Conference 2011

Background The paper will report on a recent series of 3 reviews carried out for NICE in 2010 and identifying barriers that impede the full integration of health into development planning, and facilitators that enable or promote that integration.... Read More about Effective integration of health into urban spatial planning through spatial plans and impact assessment methods.

Information-sharing, community-building and trust: A case study amongst commuter cyclists (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Bartle, C., Avineri, E., & Chatterjee, K. (2011, January). Information-sharing, community-building and trust: A case study amongst commuter cyclists. Paper presented at 43rd Universities Transport Study Group Conference

Research into the use and behavioural effects of travel information has concentrated on top-down information from transport providers, but little is known about the role of informal information, shared through word-of-mouth, in everyday travel behavi... Read More about Information-sharing, community-building and trust: A case study amongst commuter cyclists.



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