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France’s plan for solar panels on all car parks is just the start of an urban renewable revolution

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Ryan, D. (2022)
France’s plan for solar panels on all car parks is just the start of an urban renewable revolution. [Blog post]
France has approved legislation that will require all car parks with more than 80 spaces to be covered over by solar panels. This is part of a wider programme that will see so...

Preparation of flexible dielectric nanocomposites using nanocellulose and recycled alum sludge for wearable technology applications

Journal Article
Sun, D., Saw, L., Onyianta, A., 'rourke, Lu, Z., Wilson, C., …Shyha, I. (2022)
Preparation of flexible dielectric nanocomposites using nanocellulose and recycled alum sludge for wearable technology applications. Materials, Methods & Technologies, 16, 149-159
With the rapid development of wearable technology, flexible dielectric materials with environmental-friendly, low-cost and high-energy efficiency characteristics are in increa...

Sustainability Toolkit for Festival Managers

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Barnes, C., Moore, T., Kerr, G., & Ali-Knight, J. (2022)
Sustainability Toolkit for Festival Managers
This toolkit emerged as part of the Cultura Circular (Circular Culture) programme, a British Council initiative in Mexico focused on promoting a culture of sustainability in t...

Grand Challenges and OR: the Cost of Living Crisis

Presentation / Conference
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 h...

Dynamic Behaviour of a Geotechnical Seismic Isolation System with Rubber-Sand Mixtures to Enhance Seismic Protection

Conference Proceeding
Bernal-Sanchez, J., McDougall, J., Miranda-Manzanares, M., & Barreto, D. (2022)
Dynamic Behaviour of a Geotechnical Seismic Isolation System with Rubber-Sand Mixtures to Enhance Seismic Protection. In Proceedings of the 3rd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering & Seismology (2674-2683
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 st...

Beyond Sustainability: The Music Industries Declare Emergency on Planet Earth – or do they?

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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 2...

Gender and placemaking: talking to women about clean air and sustainable urban environments in changing cities

Journal Article
Loroño-Leturiondo, M., & Illingworth, S. (in press)
Gender and placemaking: talking to women about clean air and sustainable urban environments in changing cities. Journal of Place Management and Development, https://doi.org/10.1108/jpmd-04-2021-0035
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...

Sound Dramaturgy for Poetic Documentaries

Journal Article
Stutterheim, K. (in press)
Sound Dramaturgy for Poetic Documentaries. International Journal of Film and Media Arts,
Dramaturgy is just as relevant for documentaries as it is for feature films, if not more so. Dramaturgical knowledge can considerably support and facilitate the development, p...

Stable pollination service in a generalist High Arctic community despite the warming climate

Journal Article
Cirtwill, A., Kaartinen, R., Rasmussen, C., Redr, D., Wirta, H., Olesen, J., …Roslin, T. (in press)
Stable pollination service in a generalist High Arctic community despite the warming climate. Ecological monographs, https://doi.org/10.1002/ecm.1551
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 ...

Education in a warming world: Trends, opportunities and pitfalls for institutes of higher education

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://doi.org/10.3389/frsus.2022.920375
Higher education institutes (HEI) face considerable challenges in navigating how to respond to the escalating and intertwined socio-ecological sustainability crises. Many dedi...

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