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How quickly does wood fragment in rivers? Methodological challenges, preliminary findings, and perspectives (2024)
Journal Article
Hortobágyi, B., Milan, D., Bourgeau, F., & Piégay, H. (in press). How quickly does wood fragment in rivers? Methodological challenges, preliminary findings, and perspectives. Earth surface processes and landforms, https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.5877

Large wood plays a significant role in fluvial ecosystems, influencing river geomorphology and ecology. However, it poses both benefits to river systems and risks, making it essential to understand its dynamics for effective management. A better unde... Read More about How quickly does wood fragment in rivers? Methodological challenges, preliminary findings, and perspectives.

Microplastics in human urine: characterisation using µFTIR and sampling challenges using healthy donors and endometriosis participants. (2024)
Journal Article
Rotchell, J. M., Austin, C., Chapman, E., Atherall, C. A., Liddle, C. R., Dunstan, T. S., …Guinn, B. (2024). Microplastics in human urine: characterisation using µFTIR and sampling challenges using healthy donors and endometriosis participants. Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 274, Article 116208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2024.116208

Microplastics (MPs) are found in all environments, within the human food chain, and have been recently detected in several human tissues. The objective herein was to undertake an analysis of MP contamination in human urine samples, from healthy indiv... Read More about Microplastics in human urine: characterisation using µFTIR and sampling challenges using healthy donors and endometriosis participants..

Plant Biology Education: A Competency Based Vision for the Future (2024)
Journal Article
Hubbard, K. (in press). Plant Biology Education: A Competency Based Vision for the Future. Plants People Planet, https://doi.org/10.1002/ppp3.10503

Societal Impact Statement Plant biology is an essential discipline for addressing global challenges from food security to climate change. In order to achieve this, we need to educate plant biologists who can contribute to research, enterprise, polic... Read More about Plant Biology Education: A Competency Based Vision for the Future.

Living with water and flood in medieval and early modern Hull (2024)
Journal Article
Mcdonagh, B., Worthen, H., Mottram, S., & Buxton-Hill, S. (in press). Living with water and flood in medieval and early modern Hull. Environment and History, https://doi.org/10.3828/whp.eh.63830915903577

This paper explores Hull's histories of living with water and flood in the period between the foundation of the town in the 1260s and c. 1700, examining how the inhabitants, Corporation and Commissioners of Sewers managed and governed water in order... Read More about Living with water and flood in medieval and early modern Hull.

Numerical Analysis on Conceptual Feasibility of Hybrid Windcatcher and Turbine Roof Ventilator for Optimum IEQ and Wind Power Harvesting (2024)
Journal Article
Mohd Nasir, D., Hughes, B. R., & Ibrahim, A. (2024). Numerical Analysis on Conceptual Feasibility of Hybrid Windcatcher and Turbine Roof Ventilator for Optimum IEQ and Wind Power Harvesting. Energy Proceedings, 43, https://doi.org/10.46855/energy-proceedings-11026

This paper introduces "SmartTURVENT," a hybrid windcatcher and turbine roof ventilator system with triple benefits: enhancing indoor environmental quality (IEQ), harnessing renewable energy, and reducing carbon emissions. Utilising a transient state... Read More about Numerical Analysis on Conceptual Feasibility of Hybrid Windcatcher and Turbine Roof Ventilator for Optimum IEQ and Wind Power Harvesting.

Reimaging activism to save the planet: Using transdisciplinary and participatory methodologies to support collective youth action (2023)
Journal Article
Jones, L., Parsons, K. J., Halstead, F., & Wolstenholme, J. M. (2023). Reimaging activism to save the planet: Using transdisciplinary and participatory methodologies to support collective youth action. Children & society, https://doi.org/10.1111/chso.12819

This article offers new insights into the important role that transdisciplinary, participatory action research approaches offer young people as a safe space to ‘act’ on climate change and environmental degradation. Drawing upon methodological meta-re... Read More about Reimaging activism to save the planet: Using transdisciplinary and participatory methodologies to support collective youth action.

Ikaite formation in streams affected by steel waste leachate: First report and potential impact on contaminant dynamics (2023)
Journal Article
Bastianini, L., Rogerson, M., Brasier, A., Prior, T. J., Hardman, K., Dempsey, E., …Mayes, W. M. (2024). Ikaite formation in streams affected by steel waste leachate: First report and potential impact on contaminant dynamics. Chemical Geology, 644, Article 121842. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2023.121842

Highly alkaline (pH 9–12) waters can arise from a range of globally significant and environmentally impactful industrial processes such as lime, steel and cement production, alumina refining and energy generation (e.g. combustion ashes). Such residue... Read More about Ikaite formation in streams affected by steel waste leachate: First report and potential impact on contaminant dynamics.

Improved traceability in seafood supply chains is achievable by minimising vulnerable nodes in processing and distribution networks (2023)
Journal Article
Hopkins, C. R., Roberts, S. I., Caveen, A. J., Graham, C., & Burns, N. M. (2024). Improved traceability in seafood supply chains is achievable by minimising vulnerable nodes in processing and distribution networks. Marine Policy, 159, Article 105910. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2023.105910

Seafood is a globally traded commodity, often involving complex supply chains which have varying degrees of traceability. A robust traceability system for seafood supply chains enables the collection and communication of key information about catch a... Read More about Improved traceability in seafood supply chains is achievable by minimising vulnerable nodes in processing and distribution networks.

Conversations on grief and hope: a collaborative autoethnographic account exploring the lifeworlds of international youth engaged with climate action (2023)
Journal Article
Jones, L., Parsons, K. J., Halstead, F., Ngoc Nguyen, D. N., Pham, H. T., Pham, D. L., …Parsons, D. R. (2023). Conversations on grief and hope: a collaborative autoethnographic account exploring the lifeworlds of international youth engaged with climate action. Journal of the British Academy, 11(S3), 69-117. https://doi.org/10.5871/JBA/011S3.069

This paper explores the lifeworlds of international youth involved in climate and/or environmental social action, narratives that have been largely absent from a literature that has tended to focus on ‘traditional’ youth activists located in the urba... Read More about Conversations on grief and hope: a collaborative autoethnographic account exploring the lifeworlds of international youth engaged with climate action.

Long-Range and High-Efficiency Plasmon-Assisted Förster Resonance Energy Transfer (2023)
Journal Article
Hamza, A. O., Al-Dulaimi, A., Bouillard, J. S. G., & Adawi, A. M. (2023). Long-Range and High-Efficiency Plasmon-Assisted Förster Resonance Energy Transfer. Journal of physical chemistry. C, 127(44), 21611–21616. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.3c04281

The development of a long-range and efficient Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET) process is essential for its application in key enabling optoelectronic and sensing technologies. Via controlling the delocalization of the donor’s electric field... Read More about Long-Range and High-Efficiency Plasmon-Assisted Förster Resonance Energy Transfer.

Learning histories, participatory methods and creative engagement for climate resilience (2023)
Journal Article
McDonagh, B., Brookes, E., Smith, K., Worthen, H., Coulthard, T., Hughes, G., …Chamberlain, J. (2023). Learning histories, participatory methods and creative engagement for climate resilience. Journal of Historical Geography, 82, 91-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhg.2023.09.002

The potential of place-based, historically-informed approaches to drive climate action has not yet been adequately interrogated. Recent scholarly work has focussed on climate communication and the role of arts and humanities-led storytelling in engag... Read More about Learning histories, participatory methods and creative engagement for climate resilience.

The European Council, Council and Member States: jostling for influence (2023)
Book Chapter
Wurzel, R. K., Di Lullo, M., & Liefferink, D. (2023). The European Council, Council and Member States: jostling for influence. In T. Rayner, K. Szulecki, A. J. Jordan, & S. Oberthür (Eds.), Handbook on European Union Climate Change Policy and Politics (38-52). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781789906981.00014

The European Council and the Council each constitute at once supranational EU institutions in which Member States collectively take decisions in the interest of the EU and intergovernmental bargaining arenas for Member States which try to defend thei... Read More about The European Council, Council and Member States: jostling for influence.

The Mystery of the Giant Claw (2023)
Book
Parsons, K., & Hedgehunter Team. (2023). The Mystery of the Giant Claw. Elstronwick: Fantastic Books Publishing

The mystery of the giant claw is an illustrated children's adventure book by researchers Katie Parson and Josh Wolstenholme. Katie and her team were joined by a group of environmental activists named the HedgeHunters to create a series of children's... Read More about The Mystery of the Giant Claw.

Domain-invariant icing detection on wind turbine rotor blades with generative artificial intelligence for deep transfer learning (2023)
Journal Article
Chatterjee, J., Alvela Nieto, M. T., Gelbhardt, H., Dethlefs, N., Ohlendorf, J., Greulich, A., & Thoben, K. (2023). Domain-invariant icing detection on wind turbine rotor blades with generative artificial intelligence for deep transfer learning. Environmental Data Science, 2, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1017/eds.2023.9

Wind energy’s ability to liberate the world from conventional sources of energy relies on lowering the significant costs associated with the maintenance of wind turbines. Since icing events on turbine rotor blades are a leading cause of operational f... Read More about Domain-invariant icing detection on wind turbine rotor blades with generative artificial intelligence for deep transfer learning.

Writing remoteness: Language and place-making at Spurn (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Horkan, T. (2023, June). Writing remoteness: Language and place-making at Spurn. Paper presented at Energy and Environment Institute Summer Conference 2023, University of Hull

What makes a ‘remote place’ remote? Using the example of Spurn on the Holderness coast, this flash talk will contend that ‘remoteness’ is a concept produced by the discursive juxtaposition of closeness and distance, the ‘here’ and ‘there’, both in sp... Read More about Writing remoteness: Language and place-making at Spurn.

Sustainable Language Training for Engineering Students: Integrating Resource-Efficiency into the Course Content through the Educational Process (2023)
Journal Article
Gordon, N., Kemerova, N., Bolsunovskaya, L., & Osipov, S. (2023). Sustainable Language Training for Engineering Students: Integrating Resource-Efficiency into the Course Content through the Educational Process. Education Sciences, 13(2), Article 176. https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci13020176

The sustainable use of the Earth’s resources is recognized as increasingly important on a global scale, especially in relation to natural resource management, and is effectively addressed under the auspices of resource efficiency within engineering e... Read More about Sustainable Language Training for Engineering Students: Integrating Resource-Efficiency into the Course Content through the Educational Process.

Three-dimensional topological magnetic monopoles and their interactions in a ferromagnetic meta-lattice (2023)
Journal Article
Rana, A., Liao, C., Iacocca, E., Zou, J., Pham, M., Lu, X., …Miao, J. (in press). Three-dimensional topological magnetic monopoles and their interactions in a ferromagnetic meta-lattice. Nature nanotechnology, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-022-01311-0

Topological magnetic monopoles (TMMs), also known as hedgehogs or Bloch points, are three-dimensional (3D) nonlocal spin textures that are robust to thermal and quantum fluctuations due to the topology protection1-4. Although TMMs have been observed... Read More about Three-dimensional topological magnetic monopoles and their interactions in a ferromagnetic meta-lattice.

Three-dimensional topological magnetic monopoles and their interactions in a ferromagnetic meta-lattice (2023)
Journal Article
Rana, A., Liao, C., Iacocca, E., Zou, J., Pham, M., Lu, X., …Miao, J. (in press). Three-dimensional topological magnetic monopoles and their interactions in a ferromagnetic meta-lattice. Nature nanotechnology, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-022-01311-0

Topological magnetic monopoles (TMMs), also known as hedgehogs or Bloch points, are three-dimensional (3D) nonlocal spin textures that are robust to thermal and quantum fluctuations due to the topology protection1-4. Although TMMs have been observed... Read More about Three-dimensional topological magnetic monopoles and their interactions in a ferromagnetic meta-lattice.