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The Build for Purpose Canvas (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Weaver, M., Fonseca, A., Tan, H., & Pershina, E. (2022, September). The Build for Purpose Canvas. Paper presented at OR64 The Annual Operational Research Conference, University of Warwick

The paper proposes the “Build for Purpose Canvas” (B4PC) to help organisations to put purpose at the heart of their business, build meaningful relationships with communities and amplify impact by co-creating solutions to common issue(s) of concern wh... Read More about The Build for Purpose Canvas.

A process evaluation of 'We Can Quit': a community-based smoking cessation intervention targeting women from areas of socio-disadvantage in Ireland (2022)
Journal Article
Darker, C. D., Burke, E., Castello, S., O'Sullivan, K., O'Connell, N., Vance, J., …Hayes, C. B. (in press). A process evaluation of 'We Can Quit': a community-based smoking cessation intervention targeting women from areas of socio-disadvantage in Ireland. BMC Public Health, 22(1), Article 1528. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-13957-5

Background: Smoking poses a serious risk of early preventable death and disease especially for women living with socio-economic disadvantage (SED). A smoking cessation programme, ‘We Can Quit’, was developed in Ireland tailored to SED women. This inc... Read More about A process evaluation of 'We Can Quit': a community-based smoking cessation intervention targeting women from areas of socio-disadvantage in Ireland.

A Compact Wideband Circularly Polarized Planar Monopole Antenna with Axial Ratio Bandwidth Entirely Encompassing the Antenna Bandwidth (2022)
Journal Article
Mousa, F. M., Al-Yasir, Y. I. A., Ali, N. T., Gharbia, I., See, C. H., & Abd-Alhameed, R. (2022). A Compact Wideband Circularly Polarized Planar Monopole Antenna with Axial Ratio Bandwidth Entirely Encompassing the Antenna Bandwidth. IEEE Access, 10, 81828-81835. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3196610

The antenna presented in this study is a compact wideband monopole with wideband circular polarization that can be used across the whole antenna bandwidth. A rectangular C-shaped patch is partially covered by a ground plane in the proposed planar mon... Read More about A Compact Wideband Circularly Polarized Planar Monopole Antenna with Axial Ratio Bandwidth Entirely Encompassing the Antenna Bandwidth.

Structural Material Demand and Associated Embodied Carbon Emissions of the United States Building Stock: 2020-2100 (2022)
Journal Article
Arehart, J., Pomponi, F., D'Amico, B., & Srubar, W. (2022). Structural Material Demand and Associated Embodied Carbon Emissions of the United States Building Stock: 2020-2100. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 186, Article 106583. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2022.106583

This study uses material flow analysis to estimate the material stocks and flows and associated upfront embodied carbon emissions for gravity building structural systems in the United States. Seven scenarios that align with the shared-socioeconomic p... Read More about Structural Material Demand and Associated Embodied Carbon Emissions of the United States Building Stock: 2020-2100.

Integrating lean concepts in smallholder farming to catalyze sustainable agriculture for food security in Trinidad, WI (2022)
Book Chapter
Roop, R., Weaver, M., Broatch, R., & St. Martin, C. (2022). Integrating lean concepts in smallholder farming to catalyze sustainable agriculture for food security in Trinidad, WI. In W. Leal Filho, E. Popkova, & M. Kovaleva (Eds.), Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security (283-309). Cham: Springer

The development for sustainable smallholder farming is not a transparent and replicable procedure because the agricultural sector focuses primarily on productivity with minimum attention on lean management as a sustainability strategy. Currently, the... Read More about Integrating lean concepts in smallholder farming to catalyze sustainable agriculture for food security in Trinidad, WI.

Dangerous Liaisons: Neoliberal Tropes of the ‘Normal’ and ‘Middle-Class Respectability’ in the Post-socialist LG(BT) Activism (2022)
Book Chapter
Kulpa, R. (2022). Dangerous Liaisons: Neoliberal Tropes of the ‘Normal’ and ‘Middle-Class Respectability’ in the Post-socialist LG(BT) Activism. In M. Blidon, & S. D. Brunn (Eds.), Mapping LGBTQ Spaces and Places. A Changing World (279-291). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-03792-4_17

This chapter explores the emerging, post-1989 logics of neoliberalisation of gender and sexuality activism in Central-Eastern Europe (CEE). By looking at a case study from the early 2000s LG(BT) activism in Poland (the impactful “Niech Nas Zobaczą” /... Read More about Dangerous Liaisons: Neoliberal Tropes of the ‘Normal’ and ‘Middle-Class Respectability’ in the Post-socialist LG(BT) Activism.

Barriers to circular economy adoption and concomitant implementation strategies in building construction and demolition waste management: A PRISMA and interpretive structural modeling approach (2022)
Journal Article
Oluleye, B. I., Chan, D. W., & Olawumi, T. O. (2022). Barriers to circular economy adoption and concomitant implementation strategies in building construction and demolition waste management: A PRISMA and interpretive structural modeling approach. Habitat International, 126(August), 102615. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2022.102615

Waste generated by building construction and demolition (BCD) activities contributes to the major proportion of urban solid waste. A large amount of the waste is still sent to the landfill or downcycled globally. The adoption of circular economy (CE)... Read More about Barriers to circular economy adoption and concomitant implementation strategies in building construction and demolition waste management: A PRISMA and interpretive structural modeling approach.

The Impact Of COVID-19 On Future Public Transport Use In Scotland (2022)
Journal Article
Downey, L., Fonzone, A., Fountas, G., & Semple, T. (2022). The Impact Of COVID-19 On Future Public Transport Use In Scotland. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 163, 338-352. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2022.06.005

This paper examines the determinants of changes in future public transport use in Scotland after the COVID-19 pandemic. An online questionnaire was distributed to 994 Scottish residents in order to identify travel habits, attitudes and preferences du... Read More about The Impact Of COVID-19 On Future Public Transport Use In Scotland.

Production of Bureaucracy/Bureaucracies of Production: Understanding formal organisation on and off screen (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Maclean, G. (2022, June). Production of Bureaucracy/Bureaucracies of Production: Understanding formal organisation on and off screen. Paper presented at Critical Studies in Television Slow Conference, Edge Hill University [online]

The post-2016 conjuncture can be viewed in terms of an anti-bureaucratic romanticism in parts of the Global North (Lopdrup-Hjorth and Du Gay, 2020). The votes for Brexit in the UK and the rise of right-wing populists, such as Donald Trump, can be clo... Read More about Production of Bureaucracy/Bureaucracies of Production: Understanding formal organisation on and off screen.

Researching transculturally: Methodological issues and challenges (2022)
Book
Victoria, M. (Ed.). (in press). Researching transculturally: Methodological issues and challenges. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This book sheds light on the ‘unseen’ challenges encountered by qualitative researchers before, during and long after conducting their study. These issues, often shrouded in mystery, are seldom found in academic publications. They tend to remain tuc... Read More about Researching transculturally: Methodological issues and challenges.

Effect of graphene oxide nanoparticles on blast load resistance of steel fiber reinforced concrete (2022)
Journal Article
Jamnam, S., Maho, B., Techaphatthanakon, A., Ruttanapun, C., Aemlaor, P., Zhang, H., & Sukontasukkul, P. (2022). Effect of graphene oxide nanoparticles on blast load resistance of steel fiber reinforced concrete. Construction and Building Materials, 343, Article 128139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2022.128139

Concrete structures may occasionally be subjected to both intentional or unintentional explosions which could cause casualties and damage to properties. Advance research on protective structures are important to enhance blast resistance of materials,... Read More about Effect of graphene oxide nanoparticles on blast load resistance of steel fiber reinforced concrete.

Science, technology and innovation for sustainable urban development in a post-pandemic world (2022)
Report
Zhang, L., Mora, L., Hasannudin, Z., Akgun, E., Zhang, J., & Godunova, M. (2022). Science, technology and innovation for sustainable urban development in a post-pandemic world. Geneva: United Nations

This UN report focuses on the contribution that Science, technology and innovation (STI) practices make towards mitigating some of the most pressing sustainability challenges facing the urban sociotechnical systems in a post-covid world. The report a... Read More about Science, technology and innovation for sustainable urban development in a post-pandemic world.

Levelling the playing field: lessons from sport on re-framing science engagement as a benefit to the individual (2022)
Journal Article
Keith, L., & Kerr, G. (2022). Levelling the playing field: lessons from sport on re-framing science engagement as a benefit to the individual. Journal of Science Communication, 21(4), Article A03. https://doi.org/10.22323/2.21040203

The workforces of the Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) industries suffer from skills gaps and lack diversity. Science engagement activities e.g. science festivals, often try to solve these problems through targeting audiences und... Read More about Levelling the playing field: lessons from sport on re-framing science engagement as a benefit to the individual.

Walking and Cycling: latest evidence to support policy-making and practice (2022)
Report
Götschi, T., Davis, A., & Racioppi, F. (2022). Walking and Cycling: latest evidence to support policy-making and practice. Bonn, Germany: WHO Europe

Active travel modes, especially walking and cycling, are now recognized by many as modes that are fully equal to other urban transport modes, integrated in planning frameworks, and adopted as part of the mainstream – not just in trailblazer countries... Read More about Walking and Cycling: latest evidence to support policy-making and practice.

What's in a Cake: Diversity, Inclusivity and Interculturality (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Victoria, M., & Smith, D. (2022, June). What's in a Cake: Diversity, Inclusivity and Interculturality. Paper presented at Future Visualities: Visual Methods & Ethnography in Interdisciplinary Research, Edinburgh Napier University

Food, death and taxes have been claimed by anthropologists as some of the factors that are common to all human beings. Food is considered an important marker of identity and cultural membership (Brulotte & Di Giovine 2014). In this public engagement... Read More about What's in a Cake: Diversity, Inclusivity and Interculturality.

The Nature and Role of Visitor Attraction (2022)
Book Chapter
Leask, A. (2022). The Nature and Role of Visitor Attraction. In A. Fyall, B. Garrod, A. Leask, & S. Wanhill (Eds.), Managing Visitor Attractions. (3rd). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003041948-2

Visitor attractions play a vital role in the development and success of tourism destination. The aim of this chapter is first to define the terms ‘visitor attraction’ and ‘tourism destination’, showing how they are distinct yet increasingly overlappi... Read More about The Nature and Role of Visitor Attraction.