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Advancing Sustainable Building through Passive Cooling with Phase Change Materials, a comprehensive literature review (2024)
Journal Article
Ghamari, M., See, C. H., Hughes, D., Mallick, T., Srinivas Reddy, K., Patchigolla, K., & Sundaram, S. (in press). Advancing Sustainable Building through Passive Cooling with Phase Change Materials, a comprehensive literature review. Energy and Buildings,

Phase Change Materials (PCMs) present cutting-edge technology with substantial promise for advancing sustainable and energy-efficient cooling in buildings. These materials can absorb and release latent heat during phase transitions, facilitating ther... Read More about Advancing Sustainable Building through Passive Cooling with Phase Change Materials, a comprehensive literature review.

Walking, Observing and Making – Rethinking Plastics in Edinburgh (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Tao, C. X., Vettese, S., & Anastasiadou, C. (2024, March). Walking, Observing and Making – Rethinking Plastics in Edinburgh. Paper presented at Eighteenth International Conference on Design Principles & Practices, Valencia, Spain

Plastic is a widely used material with great longevity, if designed, utilised, and re-used properly. However, the average usable lifespan for single-use plastic products is as little as 15 minutes and generally ends in landfill. The over consumption... Read More about Walking, Observing and Making – Rethinking Plastics in Edinburgh.

Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Overture to this Collection' to 'Presentation on Psychical Causality' (2024)
Book
Neill, C., Hook, D., & Vanheule, S. (Eds.). (2024). Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Overture to this Collection' to 'Presentation on Psychical Causality'. London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003368649

Reading Lacan's Écrits is the first extensive set of commentaries on the complete edition of Lacan's Écrits to be published in English, providing an indispensable companion piece to some of Lacan's best-known but notoriously challenging writings.... Read More about Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Overture to this Collection' to 'Presentation on Psychical Causality'.

Critical factors that influence lean premise design implementation: a case of Hong Kong high-rise buildings (2024)
Journal Article
Lam, E. W., Chan, A. P., Olawumi, T. O., Wong, I., & Kazeem, K. O. (in press). Critical factors that influence lean premise design implementation: a case of Hong Kong high-rise buildings. Architectural Engineering and Design Management, https://doi.org/10.1080/17452007.2024.2302416

When a building design fails to meet the end-user's needs after construction, it is considered faulty. Faulty designs often lead to renovation, demolition, and material waste. This study aims to identify critical factors that influence the implementa... Read More about Critical factors that influence lean premise design implementation: a case of Hong Kong high-rise buildings.

Sound Dramaturgy for Poetic Documentaries (2023)
Journal Article
Stutterheim, K. (2023). Sound Dramaturgy for Poetic Documentaries. International Journal of Film and Media Arts, 8(3), 59-73. https://doi.org/10.24140/ijfma.v8.n3.04

Sound dramaturgy as part of the aesthetic design of documentary films is invisible but most relevant, although often overlooked. The chapter gives a short introduction to dramaturgy and the importance of sound dramaturgy as most impactful for documen... Read More about Sound Dramaturgy for Poetic Documentaries.

Integrating nature-based solutions with traditional smallholder farming systems to build climatic resilience in the Caribbean (2023)
Book Chapter
Roop, R., Weaver, M., Fonseca, A. P., & Matouq, M. (in press). Integrating nature-based solutions with traditional smallholder farming systems to build climatic resilience in the Caribbean. . Springer

Despite the current technological advancement in agriculture to improve the production capacity and livelihood of the estimated 570 million smallholder family farmers, the uptake of these technologies remains limited due to their socio-economic, gove... Read More about Integrating nature-based solutions with traditional smallholder farming systems to build climatic resilience in the Caribbean.

Sustainability concepts in global high-rise residential buildings: a scientometric and systematic review (2023)
Journal Article
Lam, E. W., Chan, A. P., Olawumi, T. O., Wong, I., & Kazeem, K. O. (2024). Sustainability concepts in global high-rise residential buildings: a scientometric and systematic review. Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, 13(2), 425-443. https://doi.org/10.1108/sasbe-04-2023-0094

Purpose Sustainability has been the subject of several scientific investigations. Many researchers in the construction industry have also examined a range of sustainability-related studies. However, few studies have thoroughly reviewed implementing... Read More about Sustainability concepts in global high-rise residential buildings: a scientometric and systematic review.

Facilitators and benefits of implementing lean premise design: A case of Hong Kong high-rise buildings (2023)
Journal Article
Lam, E. W., Chan, A. P., Olawumi, T. O., Wong, I., & Kazeem, K. O. (2023). Facilitators and benefits of implementing lean premise design: A case of Hong Kong high-rise buildings. Journal of Building Engineering, 80, Article 108013. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2023.108013

Defective design, poor stakeholder participation, and a mismatch between design provisions and end-user requirements cause most building construction waste. However, lean building design promotes collaboration and reduces waste. This study examines t... Read More about Facilitators and benefits of implementing lean premise design: A case of Hong Kong high-rise buildings.

While Not Having the Last Word … (2023)
Book Chapter
Neill, C. (2024). While Not Having the Last Word …. In C. Owens (Ed.), Studying Lacan’s Seminar VII: The Ethics of Psychoanalysis (166-179). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003450795-8

This chapter traces the final session of Lacan’s Seminar VII where he draws many of the key strands of the seminar together as close as he can to a conclusion. The insights of the seminar are, however, such that the very thinking through of ethics th... Read More about While Not Having the Last Word ….

The Global Cities Can B Movement: Lessons from Edinburgh (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M. (2023, September). The Global Cities Can B Movement: Lessons from Edinburgh. Presented at ECoS-CTei Tejiendo Confianzo, Online

Panel of experts in transfer and use of knowledge.

RESISTing B/ORDERS: Navigating Meaningful Research Process in the Spirit of the Queer-Feminist Epistemologies within Neoliberal, Institutional B/Orders of Multi-National Funding Grant Systems (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Kulpa, R. (2023, September). RESISTing B/ORDERS: Navigating Meaningful Research Process in the Spirit of the Queer-Feminist Epistemologies within Neoliberal, Institutional B/Orders of Multi-National Funding Grant Systems. Presented at Contesting 21st Century B/Orders, Frankfurt

In this presentation Roberto and the RESIST project team will reflect on the meanders of the contemporary higher education and research sectors across Europe from the perspectives of queer-feminist researchers located in diverse geopolitical contexts... Read More about RESISTing B/ORDERS: Navigating Meaningful Research Process in the Spirit of the Queer-Feminist Epistemologies within Neoliberal, Institutional B/Orders of Multi-National Funding Grant Systems.

What is the role of CSR champions in facilitating employee CSR engagement? (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Hejjas, K., Scarles, C., & Miller, G. (2023, August). What is the role of CSR champions in facilitating employee CSR engagement?. Paper presented at The 83rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA

Although corporate social responsibility (CSR) champions and employee CSR networks are increasingly used to embed CSR throughout organizations, there remains a lack of understanding relating to how leadership between co-workers, as opposed to manager... Read More about What is the role of CSR champions in facilitating employee CSR engagement?.

An ethical approach to sustainability and recovery operations in hotels (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Bryde, M., Hejjas, K., Hannibal, C., & Foster, S. (2023, July). An ethical approach to sustainability and recovery operations in hotels. Paper presented at Production and Operations Management Society (OOMS), Paris, France

The climate disaster is here and as a result, the intensity and frequency of disasters, whether that is humanitarian, biological or natural, is set to increase (Institute for Economic & Peace (IEP), 2020). This may be cause for concern given that dis... Read More about An ethical approach to sustainability and recovery operations in hotels.

The Ethics of Inisherin: Seminar on Ethics of Psychoanalysis (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Neill, C. (2023, May). The Ethics of Inisherin: Seminar on Ethics of Psychoanalysis. Presented at Irish Council for Psychotherapy seminar, Dublin

In this talk, Calum Neill will explore Lacan’s four propositions on ethics from his Seminar on the Ethics of Psychoanalysis and seek to illustrate his arguments through Martin McDonagh’s 2022 film The Banshees of Inisherin. This will allow us to exam... Read More about The Ethics of Inisherin: Seminar on Ethics of Psychoanalysis.

Tiny Housing Development: A Vaccine for Unaffordable Housing Delivery in Africa (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Osunsanmi, T., Deakin, M., Jaradat, S., & Olawumi, T. (2023). Tiny Housing Development: A Vaccine for Unaffordable Housing Delivery in Africa. In Towards a sustainable construction industry: The role of innovation and digitalisation (370-381). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-22434-8_37

The menace of unaffordable housing delivery has spread like a virus across the countries within the African continent. The virus has infested numerous activities and is responsible for the slum development and other social vices on the continent. Tow... Read More about Tiny Housing Development: A Vaccine for Unaffordable Housing Delivery in Africa.

Innovative Approaches in Smallholder Farming Systems to Implement the Sustainable Development Goals (2023)
Book Chapter
Roop, R., Weaver, M., Fonseca, A. P., & Matouq, M. (2023). Innovative Approaches in Smallholder Farming Systems to Implement the Sustainable Development Goals. In W. L. Filho, N. Aguilar-Rivera, B. Borsari, P. R. de Brito, & B. Andrade Guerra (Eds.), SDGs in the Americas and Caribbean Region (1-28). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-91188-1_70-1

The identified 169 targets in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) refer to agriculture and smallholder farmers’ contributions toward eliminating human hunger globally between 2015 and 2030. Notwithstanding the potential of smallholder farming, t... Read More about Innovative Approaches in Smallholder Farming Systems to Implement the Sustainable Development Goals.

Into the Planthroposcene - together with the photosynthetic ones (2023)
Digital Artefact
Carabelli, G., & Maclean, G. (2023). Into the Planthroposcene - together with the photosynthetic ones. [Video]

How present are plants in your life? Do you notice them, or consider them part of the background? This video explores the relationships we have with the photosynthetic ones - those beings thanks to whom we can breathe, and thus be alive. By learning... Read More about Into the Planthroposcene - together with the photosynthetic ones.

Development and Characterization of Bio-Degradable Fibre from Living Organism-Microalgae (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Pervin, F., Olawumi, T. O., & Sun, D. (2023, February). Development and Characterization of Bio-Degradable Fibre from Living Organism-Microalgae. Paper presented at Future Textile Conference 2023, Bristol, UK

Biodegradable is a simple word but making it effective is a very complex term. This research aim is to develop and characterize biodegradable fiber from microalgae. This research objective is to test the fiber properties and ensure the usability and... Read More about Development and Characterization of Bio-Degradable Fibre from Living Organism-Microalgae.