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Preparation of flexible dielectric nanocomposites using nanocellulose and recycled alum sludge for wearable technology applications (2022)
Journal Article
Sun, D., Saw, L., Onyianta, A., 'rourke, Lu, Z., Wilson, C., See, C. H., Popescu, C., Dorris, M., & Shyha, I. (2022). Preparation of flexible dielectric nanocomposites using nanocellulose and recycled alum sludge for wearable technology applications.

With the rapid development of wearable technology, flexible dielectric materials with environmental-friendly, low-cost and high-energy efficiency characteristics are in increasing demand. In this work, a flexible dielectric nanocomposite was develope... Read More about Preparation of flexible dielectric nanocomposites using nanocellulose and recycled alum sludge for wearable technology applications.

Multi-Attribute Analysis For Sustainable Reclamation Of Urban Industrial Sites: Case From Damascus Post-Conflict (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Khaddour, L., Osunsanmi, T., Olawumi, T., & Bradly, L. (2024, June). Multi-Attribute Analysis For Sustainable Reclamation Of Urban Industrial Sites: Case From Damascus Post-Conflict. Presented at The 2024 World Sustainable Built Environment Conference (WS

The reclamation of urban industrial zones presents intricate challenges within urban planning, notably in post-disaster scenarios aimed at revitalizing urban landscapes. This study delves into the complexities and decision-making intricacies involved... Read More about Multi-Attribute Analysis For Sustainable Reclamation Of Urban Industrial Sites: Case From Damascus Post-Conflict.

Framework for the UK Construction Industry Transition to Net Zero Design: A Delphi Techniques and Structural Equation Model Approach (2024)
Journal Article
Osunsanmi, T. O., Gillies-Denning, E., Khaddour, L., Olawumi, T. O., & Moobela, C. (online). Framework for the UK Construction Industry Transition to Net Zero Design: A Delphi Techniques and Structural Equation Model Approach. International journal of con

The shift towards net zero design for the construction industry poses complex challenges, which can be likened to a three-headed hydra embodying energy, water, and carbon emissions. The industry stakeholders have grappled with addressing the challeng... Read More about Framework for the UK Construction Industry Transition to Net Zero Design: A Delphi Techniques and Structural Equation Model Approach.

Perceived barriers to implementing building information modeling in Iranian Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs): a Delphi survey of construction experts (2024)
Journal Article
Sarvari, H., Asaadsamani, P., Olawumi, T. O., Chan, D. W., Rashidi, A., & Beer, M. (online). Perceived barriers to implementing building information modeling in Iranian Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs): a Delphi survey of construction experts. Ar

Building information modeling (BIM) is a disruptive information technology tool in the construction sector. Although this technology had a significant impact on the manufacturing industries, it, like any other technology, encountered several challeng... Read More about Perceived barriers to implementing building information modeling in Iranian Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs): a Delphi survey of construction experts.

Efficient building retrofitting towards carbon-neutral built environment in developing economies: A scoping re-view (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Ejidike, C. C., Mewomo, M. C., Agbajor, F. D., Olawumi, T. O., & Luo, J. (2024, June). Efficient building retrofitting towards carbon-neutral built environment in developing economies: A scoping re-view. Presented at 1st International Conference on Net-Ze

The construction industry is widely recognized for its high energy consumption and carbon emissions in the built environment. This recognition is attributable to the underperformance of existing buildings within the built environment. Retrofitting bu... Read More about Efficient building retrofitting towards carbon-neutral built environment in developing economies: A scoping re-view.

Flower‐visitor and pollen‐load data provide complementary insight into species and individual network roles (2024)
Journal Article
Cirtwill, A. R., Wirta, H., Kaartinen, R., Ballantyne, G., Stone, G. N., Cunnold, H., Tiusanen, M., & Roslin, T. (2024). Flower‐visitor and pollen‐load data provide complementary insight into species and individual network roles. Oikos, 2024(4), Artic

Most animal pollination results from plant–insect interactions, but how we perceive these interactions may differ with the sampling method adopted. The two most common methods are observations of visits by pollinators to plants and observations of po... Read More about Flower‐visitor and pollen‐load data provide complementary insight into species and individual network roles.

A Review of the Benefits of Automation and Robotic Application in Building Construction (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Ejidike, C. C., Mewomo, M. C., Olawumi, T. O., & Esangbedo, O. P. (2023, June). A Review of the Benefits of Automation and Robotic Application in Building Construction. Presented at ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering 2023, Cor

Globally, building construction is complex and advanced in performance. The improvement of the economy and social benefits of building delivery depends critically on applying automation and robotic technology throughout all stages of construction. Th... Read More about A Review of the Benefits of Automation and Robotic Application in Building Construction.

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. (online). Critical factors that influence lean premise design implementation: a case of Hong Kong high-rise buildings. Architectural Engineering and Design Management, https://doi.org/10.1

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.

Net zero in buildings and construction: use and misuse of carbon offsets (2023)
Book Chapter
D'Amico, B., & Pomponi, F. (2024). Net zero in buildings and construction: use and misuse of carbon offsets. In R. Azari, & A. Moncaster (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Embodied Carbon in the Built Environment. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003

The climate change burden associated with buildings and construction is increasingly globally recognised by the many stakeholders involved. For decades there has been an unnecessary divide between the operational and embodied impacts of buildings, wi... Read More about Net zero in buildings and construction: use and misuse of carbon offsets.

The Challenge of Strength Grading UK Hardwoods (2023)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Cramer, M. The Challenge of Strength Grading UK Hardwoods. Presented at ICWSE 2023, Brașov, Romania

Recent research in Europe is bringing a wider range of wood species to the construction market as structural timber and glue laminated products. This option would also open markets for currently underused UK species, foremost hardwoods, but testing e... Read More about The Challenge of Strength Grading UK Hardwoods.

How timber buildings can be designed for deconstruction and reuse in accordance with ISO 20887 (2023)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Sandin, Y., Cramer, M., & Sandberg, K. (2023, June). How timber buildings can be designed for deconstruction and reuse in accordance with ISO 20887. Presented at World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2023), Oslo

There is a need for a shift towards circular economy in the building and construction sector. Design for deconstruction and reuse (DfDR) and design for adaptability (DfA) have been suggested as means to facilitate reuse of buildings and diminish wast... Read More about How timber buildings can be designed for deconstruction and reuse in accordance with ISO 20887.

Education in a warming world: Trends, opportunities and pitfalls for institutes of higher education (2022)
Journal Article
Kelly, O., Illingworth, S., Butera, F., Dawson, V., White, P., Blaise, M., …Cowman, S. (2022). Education in a warming world: Trends, opportunities and pitfalls for institutes of higher education. Frontiers in Sustainability, 3, Article 920375. https://d

Higher education institutes (HEI) face considerable challenges in navigating how to respond to the escalating and intertwined socio-ecological sustainability crises. Many dedicated individuals working in the sector are already driving meaningful acti... Read More about Education in a warming world: Trends, opportunities and pitfalls for institutes of higher education.

Drivers For Building Retrofitting Practice: A Systematic Review (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Ejidike, C. C., Mewomo, M. C., Agbajor, F. D., & Olawumi, T. O. (2022, October). Drivers For Building Retrofitting Practice: A Systematic Review. Presented at 8th International Conference on Development and Investment in Infrastructure (DII-2022), Johanne

Retrofitting an existing building offers a significant opportunity to improve its performance to solve the problems associated with energy consumption, occupant thermal discomfort, and cost of operation in the building, It is essential to understand... Read More about Drivers For Building Retrofitting Practice: A Systematic Review.

Dynamic Behaviour of a Geotechnical Seismic Isolation System with Rubber-Sand Mixtures to Enhance Seismic Protection (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Bernal-Sanchez, J., McDougall, J., Miranda-Manzanares, M., & Barreto, D. (2022, September). Dynamic Behaviour of a Geotechnical Seismic Isolation System with Rubber-Sand Mixtures to Enhance Seismic Protection. Presented at 3rd European Conference on Earth

A Geotechnical Seismic Isolation (GSI) system is proposed in this study based on the use of Rubber-Soil mixtures (RSm) to facilitate the benefits of dynamic soil-foundation structure interaction. The latter is possible due to the lower stiffness and... Read More about Dynamic Behaviour of a Geotechnical Seismic Isolation System with Rubber-Sand Mixtures to Enhance Seismic Protection.

Stable pollination service in a generalist High Arctic community despite the warming climate (2022)
Journal Article
Cirtwill, A., Kaartinen, R., Rasmussen, C., Redr, D., Wirta, H., Olesen, J., …Roslin, T. (2023). Stable pollination service in a generalist High Arctic community despite the warming climate. Ecological monographs, 93(1), Article e1551. https://doi.org/1

Insects provide key pollination services in most terrestrial biomes, but this service depends on a multi-step interaction between insect and plant. An insect needs to visit a flower, receive pollen from the anthers, move to another conspecific flower... Read More about Stable pollination service in a generalist High Arctic community despite the warming climate.

Multi-criteria sustainability risk management for post-war residential re-construction: the case of Damascus (2023)
Journal Article
Khaddour, L. A., & Deng, W. (2023). Multi-criteria sustainability risk management for post-war residential re-construction: the case of Damascus. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 38(3), 1939-1982. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10901-023-10024-2

The Syrian conflict nine years of destruction have had catastrophic influence on the built environment. Post-war Residential Re-construction Projects (PRRP) have been one of the most challenging and controversial responsibilities. PRRP play vital rol... Read More about Multi-criteria sustainability risk management for post-war residential re-construction: the case of Damascus.

Gender and placemaking: talking to women about clean air and sustainable urban environments in changing cities (2022)
Journal Article
Loroño-Leturiondo, M., & Illingworth, S. (2023). Gender and placemaking: talking to women about clean air and sustainable urban environments in changing cities. Journal of Place Management and Development, 16(1), 91-104. https://doi.org/10.1108/jpmd-04-2

Purpose This purpose of this study is to explore the voices of women in conceptualizing a city with clean air, and how this relates to urban structural changes being made more environmentally and socially sustainable. Design/methodology/approach... Read More about Gender and placemaking: talking to women about clean air and sustainable urban environments in changing cities.

Beyond Sustainability: The Music Industries Declare Emergency on Planet Earth – or do they? (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Harkins, P. (2022, August). Beyond Sustainability: The Music Industries Declare Emergency on Planet Earth – or do they?. Paper presented at IASPM UK and Ireland Conference, University of Liverpool

In December last year, a number of record labels based in the UK signed the Music Climate Pact in which they committed to reducing the emission of greenhouse gases by 50% by 2030 and achieving net zero by 2050. Signatories of the pact included the th... Read More about Beyond Sustainability: The Music Industries Declare Emergency on Planet Earth – or do they?.

Grand Challenges and OR: the Cost of Living Crisis (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Weaver, M. (2022, September). Grand Challenges and OR: the Cost of Living Crisis. Presented at OR64: OR For a Better World Together, University of Warwick

Each year we pose a “grand challenge” to provide an opportunity to identify how OR can be used to help solve real-world issues in our host city region, the UK and beyond. We have not been short of challenges in the past, be it the climate emergency,... Read More about Grand Challenges and OR: the Cost of Living Crisis.