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Acorn: developing full-chain industrial carbon capture and storage in a resource- and infrastructure-rich hydrocarbon province. (2019)
Journal Article
ALCALDE, J., HEINEMANN, N., MABON, L., WORDEN, R.H., DE CONINCK, H., ROBERTSON, H., MAVER, M., GHANBARI, S., SWENNENHUIS, F., MANN, I., WALKER, T., GOMERSAL, S., BOND, C.E., ALLEN, M.J., HASZELDINE, R.S., JAMES, A., MACKAY, E.J., BROWNSORT, P.A., FAULKNER, D.R. and MURPHY, S. 2019. Acorn: developing full-chain industrial carbon capture and storage in a resource- and infrastructure-rich hydrocarbon province. Journal of cleaner production [online], 233, pages 963-971. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.06.087

Research to date has identified cost and lack of support from stakeholders as two key barriers to the development of a carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) industry that is capable of effectively mitigating climate change. This paper responds to... Read More

Fukuoka: adapting to climate change through urban green space and the built environment. (2019)
Journal Article
MABON, L., KONDO, K., KANEKIYO, H., HAYABUCHI, Y. and YAMAGUCHI, A. 2019. Fukuoka: adapting to climate change through urban green space and the built environment? Cities [online], 93, pages 273-285. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2019.05.007

This paper profiles Fukuoka City in Kyushu, Japan. We focus on the city’s local climate change adaptation policies, and in particular the role of urban and greenspace planning in facilitating adaptation actions within Fukuoka. Fukuoka is a humid subt... Read More

Relative strangers: sibling estrangements experienced by children in out-of-home care and moving towards permanence. (2019)
Journal Article
JONES, C., HENDERSON, G. and WOODS, R. 2019. Relative strangers: sibling estrangements experienced by children in out-of-home care and moving towards permanence. Children and youth services review [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.05.038

Loss of sibling relationships is a common experience across international jurisdictions for children entering public care. This is the case despite statutory guidance that emphasizes the need to place siblings together when in their best interests, a... Read More

What is the role of epistemic communities in shaping local environmental policy? Managing environmental change through planning and greenspace in Fukuoka City, Japan. (2019)
Journal Article
MABON, L., SHIH, W.-Y., KONDO, K., KANEKIYO, H. and HAYABUCHI, Y. 2019. What is the role of epistemic communities in shaping local environmental policy? Managing environmental change through planning and greenspace in Fukuoka City, Japan. Geoforum [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2019.04.024

This paper evaluates the role of epistemic communities in shaping local environmental policy, through the case of management of environmental change through planning and greenspace in Fukuoka City, Japan. Amidst increasing global interest in the role... Read More

Assessing the effectiveness of the WFD as a tool to address different levels of water scarcity based on two case studies of the Mediterranean region. (2019)
Journal Article
APOSTOLAKI, S., AKINSETE, E., TSANI, S., KOUNDOURI, P., PITTIS, N. and LEVANTIS, E. 2019. Assessing the effectiveness of the WFD as a tool to address different levels of water scarcity based on two case studies of the Mediterranean region. Water [online], 11(4), article ID 840. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/w11040840

Despite being a natural phenomenon, water scarcity is, to a great extent, human-induced, particularly affected by climate change and by the increased water resources vulnerability. The Water Framework Directive (WFD), an ‘umbrella’ directive that aim... Read More

Enhancing post-disaster resilience by ‘building back greener’: evaluating the contribution of nature-based solutions to recovery planning in Futaba County, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. (2019)
Journal Article
MABON, L. 2019. Enhancing post-disaster resilience by ‘building back greener’: evaluating the contribution of nature-based solutions to recovery planning in Futaba County, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. Landscape and urban planning [online], 187, pages 105-118. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.03.013

This research evaluates the contribution of nature-based solutions to urban resilience in post-disaster situations. Post-disaster recovery planning is an opportunity to ‘build back greener’ by fostering ecosystem approaches towards social and ecologi... Read More

The pedagogy and principles of teaching therapeutic practice with children and young people. (2019)
Journal Article
BOLGER, J. 2019. The pedagogy and principles of teaching therapeutic practice with children and young people. Journal of teaching in social work [online], 39(2), pages 181-188. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08841233.2019.1581122

Technical approaches suggesting that systematically produced, generalized, and scientific knowledge are the most solid foundations for practice present significant challenges for the social work profession, in which the decisions faced often are not... Read More

The link between ecosystem services and human wellbeing in the implementation of the European Water Framework Directive: assessing four river basins in Europe. (2019)
Journal Article
AKINSETE, E., APOSTOLAKI, S., CHATZISTAMOULOU, N., KOUNDOURI, P. and TSANI, S. 2019. The link between ecosystem services and human wellbeing in the implementation of the European Water Framework Directive: assessing four river basins in Europe. Water [online], 11(3), article ID 508. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/w11030508

This paper explores the relationship between the environment and human wellbeing whilst considering water resource pressures in the context of ecosystem services, before assessing the management actions to facilitate human wellbeing under the Europea... Read More

Inter-professional education/learning across social work education provision in Scotland. (2019)
Journal Article
BOLGER, J. 2019. Inter-professional education/learning across social work education provision in Scotland. Journal of further and higher education [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877x.2019.1576861

This research study was undertaken to map out inter-professional education (also known as inter-professional learning) provision across higher education institutions (HEIs) delivering qualifying social work programmes in Scotland, identify the streng... Read More

Landscape and well-being: a conceptual framework and an example. (2019)
Journal Article
YUILL, C., MUELLER-HIRTH, N., NGUYEN, S.T., NGUYEN, T.K.D., PHAM, T.T. and MABON, L. 2019. Landscape and well-being: a conceptual framework and an example. Health [online], 23(2), pages 122-138. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1363459318804603

This article explores why landscape is a crucial element in researching the relationship between environment and wellbeing. The main point we make is that human social agents are embedded in particular landscapes and it is in landscapes that environm... Read More

Toxic Toxteth: understanding press stigmatization of Toxteth during the 1981 uprising. (2019)
Journal Article
BUTLER, A. 2019. Toxic Toxteth: understanding press stigmatization of Toxteth during the 1981 uprising. Journalism [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884918822666

This article investigates how the press stigmatized Toxteth during, and immediately following, the disturbances in 1981. It builds upon a body of literature on territorial stigmatization where there is a gap in understanding surrounding the productio... Read More

Home self-administration of intravenous antibiotics as part of an outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy service: a qualitative study of the perspectives of patients who do not self-administer. (2019)
Journal Article
TONNA, A., ANTHONY, G., TONNA, I., PAUDYAL, V., FORBES-MCKAY, K., LAING, R., MACKENZIE, A., FALCONER, S., MCCARTNEY, G. and STEWART, D. 2019. Home self-administration of intravenous antibiotics as part of an outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy service: a qualitative study of the perspectives of patients who do not self-administer. BMJ open [online], 9(1), article ID e027475. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027475

Objectives: This study aimed to use a theoretical approach to understand the determinants of behaviour in patients not home self-administering intravenous antibiotics. Setting: Outpatient care: included patients were attending an outpatient clinic fo... Read More

Walking the tightrope: the funding of South African NGOs and the governance of community development. (2019)
Book Chapter
MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2019. Walking the tightrope: the funding of South African NGOs and the governance of community development. In McCrea, N. and Finnegan, F. (eds.) Funding, power and community development. Bristol: Policy Press [online], chapter 3. https://policy.bristolu...d-community-development

This chapter examines the role of intermediary NGOs in community development in Post-Apartheid South Africa, specifically exploring how these organisations have been shaped by changing funding modalities. The South African non-profit sector is very l... Read More

Perceived roles and barriers in caring for the people who are homeless: a survey of UK community pharmacists. (2019)
Journal Article
PAUDYAL, V., GIBSON SMITH, K., MACLURE, K., FORBES-MCKAY, K., RADLEY, A. and STEWART, D. 2019. Perceived roles and barriers in caring for the people who are homeless: a survey of UK community pharmacists. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 41(1), pages 215-227. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-019-00789-4

Background: Community pharmacists can be an accessible source for advice and support for the people who are homeless, given their utilisation of a variety of currently available services such as dispensing of medicines, drugs and alcohol services. Ob... Read More

Offshore workers and health behaviour change: an exploration using the Theoretical Domains Framework. (2018)
Journal Article
GIBSON SMITH, K., PAUDYAL, V., QUINN, F., KLEIN, S. and STEWART, D. 2018. Offshore workers and health behaviour change: an exploration using the Theoretical Domains Framework. International maritime health [online], 69(4), pages 248-256. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5603/IMH.2018.0040

Background: Previous research has identified the importance of promoting behaviour change within theoffshore workforce. This qualitative study sought to: identify self-care behaviours perceived to require behaviour change within the offshore workforc... Read More

A Scottish and Japanese experience of patient-centred diabetic care: descriptive study of interprofessional education on live webinar. (2018)
Journal Article
SUEMATSU, M., JOSEPH, S., ABE, K., YASUI, H., TAKAHASHI, N., OKAZAKI, K., HAXTON, J., MCFADYEN, M., WALKER, P. and DIACK, L. 2018. A Scottish and Japanese experience of patient-centred diabetic care: descriptive study of interprofessional education on live webinar. Nagoya journal of medical science [online], 80(4), pages 465-473. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18999/nagjms.80.4.465

To minimise the global burden of diabetes, the awareness of appropriate intervention methods for diabetes education and practice is essential. This project is the first international interprofessional education (IIPE) for the awareness of diabetes, w... Read More

Patients' learning in cyberspace: a thematic analysis of patient-patient discussions in a chronic illness Facebook page. (2018)
Journal Article
STEVENS, G., O'DONNELL, V.L. and WILLIAMS, L. 2018. Patients' learning in cyberspace: a thematic analysis of patient-patient discussions in a chronic illness Facebook page. International journal of web based communities [online], 14(4), pages 417-431. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJWBC.2018.096253

Online support groups play an increasingly important role in patients' lived experience of chronic illness. The objective of this study was to explore how learning takes place from patients' interactions in an online chronic illness support group. Qu... Read More

Sustainable energy for emerging nations development: a case study on Togo renewable energy. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
KANSONGUE, N., NJUGUNA, J. and VERTIGANS, S. 2018. Sustainable energy for emerging nations development: a case study on Togo renewable energy. In Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power and Energy Society (PES) and Industrial Applications Society (IAS) PowerAfrica 2018 conference, 26-29 June 2018, Cape Town, South Africa. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], pages 137-141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/PowerAfrica.2018.8521054

This paper explores the need for an appropriate energy delivery, placing emphasis on the role of the indigenous people in developing their future needs. The case study is based on Togo renewable energy sustainability and employs qualitative and quant... Read More

Politics, power and community development. (2018)
Journal Article
HARMS SMITH, L. 2018. Politics, power and community development. Critical and radical social work [online], 6(3), pages 429-433. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/204986018X15388225942229

This review looks at a book that is a collection of writings forming the first of a series on ‘Rethinking community development’. The series in intended to challenge readers of various disciplines to critically rethink what community development mean... Read More

Social workers and alienation: the compassionate self and the disappointed juggler. (2018)
Journal Article
YUILL, C. 2018. Social workers and alienation: the compassionate self and the disappointed juggler. Critical and radical social work [online], 6(3), pages 275-289. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/204986018X15388225375247

British social work has been undergoing a series of radical transformations from the 1980s onwards. The main shift has been a move away from the parochial professionalism of the 1970s to a profession that is being constantly reshaped by the impulses... Read More