Friday, July 21, 2017
PUrE Publications
The PUrE team have created a wide range of papers, articles and presentations both to diseminate information about PUrE and to push the research boundaries.

Here you will find details of all released publications.

 

Types of Publication:


1. Journal Publications [back to top]

2009

Dorini, G., Z. Kapelan and A. Azapagic (2009). Managing Uncertainty in Multiple-Criteria Decision Making Related to Sustainability Assessment. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. Under review.

A. Tiwary, O. Osammor, V. Sharifi, J. Swithenbank, Z. Chalabi, S. Vardoulakis, T. Fletcher, G. Leonardi, C. Grundy, A. Azapagic (2009). An integrated approach to assessing the impacts of human activities in the urban environment: A case study related to industrial and transport activities . The Science of Total Environment. Under review.

Pettit, C., Chung, W., Sharifi, V., Chalabi, Z., Fletcher, T., Cleall, P., Thomas, H., De Munck, C., Sinnett, D., Jefferies, S. and Azapagic, A. (2009). Sustainable Management of Urban Pollution: An Integrated Approach. Building Services Engineering Research & Technology. Under review.

Jeswani, H., A. Azapagic, P. Schepelmann and M. Ritthoff (2009). Options for Broadening and Deepening the LCA Approaches. Journal of Cleaner Production, In press.

Lukman, R., A. Tiwary and A. Azapagic (2009). Towards Greening a University Campus: The Case of the University of Maribor, Slovenia. Resources, Conservation & Recycling. 53, 639–644.

Sinnett, D., Hutchings, T.R. and Hodson, M.E. (In Press) Food-chain transfer of Zn from contaminated Urtica dioica and Acer pseudoplatanus to the aphids Microlophium carnosum and Drepanosiphum platanoidis Schrank. Environmental Polution.

YU-Chao, L., and Cleall, P.J. Analytical Solutions for the Advection-dispersion Solute Transport Equation in Double-layered Finite Porous Media (submitted to the International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics)

Vardoulakis, S., Lumbreras, J. and Solazzo, E. (2009) Comparative evaluation of nitrogen oxides and ozone passive diffusion tubes for exposure studies. Atmospheric Environment 43 pp 2509–2517.

YU-Chao, L., and Cleall, P.J. Analytical Solutions for Contaminant Diffusion in Double-layered Porous Media (submitted to the ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering)

Peachey, C.J., Sinnett, D., Wilkinson, M., Morgan, G.W., Freer-Smith, P., and Hutchings, T.R. (2009) Deposition and solubility of airborne metals to four plant species grown at varying distances from two heavily trafficked roads in London. Environmental Pollution 157(8-9) pp 2291-2299.

Tiwary, A., Sinnett, D., Peachey, C., Chalabi, Z., Vardoulakis, S., Fletcher, T., Leonardi, G., Grundy, C., Azapagic, A., Hutchings, T.R. (2009) An integrated tool to assess the role of new planting in PM10 capture and the human health benefits: a case study in London. Environmental Pollution 157 (10) pp 2645-2653.

Sinnett, D., Hodson, M. E. and Hutchings, T. R. Food-chain transfer of cadmium and zinc from contaminated Urtica dioica to Helix aspersa and Lumbricus terrestris. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 28 (8) pp 1756-1766.

2008

Poole, D., Argent, BB. Sharifi, V. and Swithenbank, J. Prediction of the distribution of alkali and trace elements between the condensed and the gaseous phases in a municipal solid waste incinerator. Journal of Fuel, Vol 87 (2008), pp 1318 – 1333.

Chung, W., Ossamor, O., Sharifi, V. and Swithenbank, J.. Characterisation of Airborne particulate matter in a city environment. Journal of Modern Applied Science, Vol 2, No 4, 2008.

2007

Chang, BF, Warner, N, Swithenbank, J. and Sharifi, V. A non-wetting Packed bed Gas Scrubber. Journal of Trans IChemE Process Safety & Environmental Protection Vol 85 (B3) pp. 11 – 17, 2007.

Azapagic, A., C. Pettit and P. Sinclair. A Life Cycle Approach to Mapping the Flows of Pollutants in the Urban Environment. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. 9(3) 199- 214.

Yang, YB, Sharifi, VN and Swithenbank, J. Converting moving-grate incineration from combustion to gasification - Numerical simulation of the burning characteristics. Waste Management, 27, 5, 2007, p 645-655.

Poole, D., Sharifi, V., Swithenbank, J., Argent, B. and Ardelt, D. On-line detection of metal pollutant spikes in MSW incinerator flue gases prior to clean-up. Waste Management, 27, 4, 2007, p 519-532.

Chang, BF., Swithenbank, J. and Sharifi, VN. A non-wetting packed bed gas scrubber. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, v 85, n 2 B, March, 2007, p 169-175.

Yang, YB, Sharifi, V.N. and Swithenbank, J. The effect of changing waste compositions on the incineration process of Municipal Solid Wastes in packed-bed systems: A CFD approach. Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, 2007, v 7, n 1, 2007, p 3-10.

Vardoulakis S., Chalabi Z., Fletcher T., Grundy C., Leonardi G.S. Impact and uncertainty of a traffic management intervention: Population exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons. The Science of the Total Environment 394, (2008), 244-251.

Azapagic, A. Energy from Municipal Solid Waste: Large-Scale Incineration or Small-Scale Pyrolysis?. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 6(5), (2007), p 337-346.

2006

Ryu, C., Phongphiphat, A., Sharifi, V. and Swithenbank, J. Characterisation of Ashes and Deposits from Municipal Waste Incineration. Journal of Waste Management, September 2006.

Yang, Y.B., Goodfellow, J., Sharifi, V.N. and Swithenbank, J. Investigation of biomass combustion systems using CFD techniques: A parametric study of packed-bed burning characteristics. Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, v 6, n 4-5, 2006, p 262-271.

2005

Azapagic, A. and S. Perdan (2005). An Integrated Sustainability Decision-support Framework: Problem Structuring, Part I. Int. J. Sustainable Development & World Ecology, 12(2), 98-111.

Azapagic, A. and S. Perdan (2005). An Integrated Sustainability Decision-support Framework: Methods and Tools for Problem Analysis, Part II. Int. J. Sustainable Development & World Ecology. 12(2), 112-131.

Pettit, C., Azapagic, A. and Jefferis S. Integrated Systems Approach to Managing Urban Pollution. Engineering Sustainability. Sustainable Urban Environments: Part 2. Vol 158, issue ES3, pp 163-169. September 2005.

Poole, D., Ardelt, D., Sharifi, V. and Swithenbank, J. Identification of metal concentration fluctuations in waste to energy plant flue gases. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, Vol 20, No.9, p 932 – 938, 2005.

2. Chapters in Books [back to top]

2010

Perdan, S. and A. Azapagic (2010). Measuring Sustainable Development: An Overview. Chapter 2. In: sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists, 2nd ed. (Azapagic, A. and S. Perdan, eds.). John Wiley & Sons, Chichester.

Perdan, S. and A. Azapagic (2010). Urban Sustainability: The Case of Transport. Chapter 14. In: Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists, 2nd ed. (Azapagic, A. and S. Perdan, eds.). John Wiley & Sons, Chichester.

Chalabi, Z. and T. Fletcher (2010). Health Impact Assessment of Urban Pollution. Chapter 16. In: Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists, 2nd ed. (Azapagic, A. and S. Perdan, eds.). John Wiley & Sons, Chichester.

3. Reports [back to top]

2009

Perdan, S. (2009). Thermal Treatment of Municipal Solid Waste – Social Considerations.

Perdan, S (2009). Urban Transport: Social and Behavioural Aspects.

Perdan, S (2009). Urban Transport: Indicators of Social Sustainability.

Sinnett, D. and Hutchings, T. (2009) Ecological Impacts Assessment of Pollutants in the Urban Environment (PUrE EIA) Level 1 Development.

Sinnett, D., De Munck, C. and Brunt, A. (2009) Ecological Impacts Assessment of Pollutants in the Urban Environment (PUrE EIA) Level 2/3 Development.

Peachey, C., Sinnett, D., Wilkinson, M. and Freer-Smith, P. (2009) Demonstration of the PUrE Framework using mixtures of pollutants – Ecological Impacts Assessment .

2008

Perdan, S. (2008). Towards and integrated approach to managing urban pollution: An overview of EU policies and regulation. The University of Manchester, October 2008.

Pettit, C., Azapagic, A., De Munck, C., Sinnett, D., Cleall, P., and W. Chung. Report for the PUrE Consortium Meeting # 3 (held 3 December 2007, London). Joint Report by The University of Manchester, Forest Research, Cardiff University, and Sheffield University. January 2008.

Asthana, A. PUrE Guidelines (Report 2): Flue Gas Treatment Systems. Report by the University of Sheffield. February 2008.

Chen, Q. PUrE Plus Project B: Avonmouth Case Study – Annual Emission for Avonmouth Smelter. Report by the University of Sheffield. February, 2008.

Peachey, C., Sinnett, D., Wilkinson, M., Hutchings, T.R. and Freer-Smith, P. 2008. Demonstration of the PUrE Framework using mixtures of pollutants – Ecological Impacts Assessment. Final Report.

Chalabi, Z., Vardoulakis, S., Fletcher, T., Leonardi, G., et al. PUrE Framework Guidance: Health Impacts Analysis. Draft Report by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Mecicine (Draft in preparation).

Azapagic, A, and Tiwary, A., et al. PUrE Framework Guidance: Life Cycle Assessment and Substance Flow Analysis. Draft Report by The University of Manchester (Draft in preparation).

Cleall, P., Jones, M., et al. PUrE Framework Guidance: Fate and Transport Modelling. Draft Report by the University of Cardiff (Draft in preparation).

Pettit C., et al. PUrE Framework Guidance: Sustainability Assessment. Draft Report by The University of Manchester (Draft in preparation).

Dorini, G., Chalabi. Z., et al. PUrE Framework Guidance: Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis. Draft Report by the University of Exeter and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Draft in preparation).

Azapagic, A., Tiwary, A., Dorini, G., Kapelan, Z., Chalabi, Z., and C. Pettit. Characterising and Dealing with Risks and Uncertainty in PUrE. Joint Report for PUrE Plus Project C by The University of Manchester, Exeter University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Draft in preparation).

Cleall, P., De Munck, C., Vardoulakis, S., Chen, Q., Azapagic, A., et al. Development of Models for Detailed Problem Analysis. Joint Report for the PUrE Plus Project B by Cardiff University, Forest Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Sheffield University, and The University of Manchester (Draft in preparation).

Asthana, A., Sharifi, V.N. and Swithenbank, J. Pollutant Releases to Water and Soil: Review of Emissions and Clean-Up Technologies. Report by Sheffield University Waste Incineration Centre (SUWIC), Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, The University of Sheffield. April 2008.

Chen, Q. PUrE Plus Project B: Avonmouth Case Study - Monthly Emissions for Avonmouth Smelter (1996 to 2003). Report by the University of Sheffield. April 2008.

2007

Khor, A. Case Study Examples to Demonstrate Policy Aspect of Decision Making. Sheffield University. PUrE Core Programme Report. June 2007.

Pettit, C., Azapagic, A., Chalabi, Z., Fletcher, T., and S. Jefferis. Report for PUrE Consortium Meeting # 2 Working Groups: MCDA Methods. Joint report by The University of Manchester, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and University of Surrey. Final Report June 2007.

Chung, W., Yang, Y.B., Swithenbank J., and Sharifi, V.N. Characterisation of Particulates in the Urban Environment. EPSRC Pollutants in the Urban Environment (PUrE) PLUS Project A Final Report. Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, The University of Sheffield. June 2007. Provided in five parts: Executive Summary: Literature Review; Experimental Sampling and Analysis; Generation of GS Maps; and Source Modelling.

Chung, W., Swithenbank J., and Sharifi, V.N. Charaterisation of Particulates in a City Environment. EPSRC Pollutants in the Urban Environment (PUrE ) PLUS Project A Case Study Summary - The City of Sheffield. Sheffield University Waste Incineration Centre (SUWIC). Department of Chemical & Process Engineering, The University of Sheffield. June 2007.

Pettit, C. Stakeholder Engagement. Report for the PUrE Main Study Stage 1. Final Draft. September 2007.

Pettit, C., Azapagic, A., Chalabi, Z., Kapelan, K., and G. Dorini. (2007) PUrE Risk Workshop Summary Report. Half-day Workshop on: Risk and Uncertainty in Decision-Making (held Monday 9th July 2007, Manchester). Joint Report prepared by The University of Manchester, Exeter University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. September 2007.

Khor, A., Swithenbank, J., and Sharifi, V. PUrE Framework Guidance: Sources and Pollutants. Draft Report by the University of Sheffield. November 2007.

Dorini, G., Kapelan, Z., Pettit, C., and Azapagic, A. Report on the Stakeholder Survey on Risks and Uncertainty in the PUrE Framework. The University of Exeter and The University of Manchester. December 2007.

2006

Poole, D.J., Chung, W., Phongphiphat, A., Yang, A.B., Sharifi, V.N. and Swithenbank, J. Second Progress Report for the PUrE Main Study: Sheffield University Waste Incineration Centre. Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Sheffield, May 2006.

Pettit, C. PUrE Methodology and Guidance Note, Draft report for the PUrE Main Study, Stage 2. University of Surrey, June 2006.

Jones, M.J., Cleall, P.J. and Thomas, H.R. The PUrE Software Platform: General Specification. An Internal Document for Distribution to the PUrE Consortium Partners. Geoenvironmental Research Centre, Cardiff University, October 2006

Khor, A. Report # 1 for Core Test Bed # 2. Sheffield University. Report prepared for PUrE Researchers Group Meeting, 28 September 2006.

Khor, A. Report # 2 for Core Test Bed # 2. Sheffield University. Report prepared for PUrE Researchers Group (Dated 28 October 2006).

Pettit, C. PUrE Tools Strategy Workshop – Summary Report for Day 1 (Monday 17th July 2006). For PUrE Consortium Partners & Invited Workshop Participants. The University of Manchester, November 2006.

Pettit, C. PUrE Tools Strategy Workshop – Report for Day 2 (Tuesday 18th July 2006). For PUrE Consortium Partners & members of the Steering Group. The University of Manchester, November 2006.

Pettit, C. PUrE Tools Strategy Workshop – Summary Note for the Worksheets and Feedback Forms. The University of Manchester, November 2006.

Tiwary, A., PUrE Plus A Study: Initial Report on LCA-SFA and Dispersion modelling activities. The University of Manchester. Draft, Dec 2006.

Pettit, C. Report for PUrE Consortium Meeting # 2 (held 4 December 2006, London).For PUrE Partners & members of the Steering Group. The University of Manchester, December 2006.

2005

Pettit C. and Azapagic A. PUrE Framework Development. Report for the PUrE Scoping Study, Stage 2. University of Surrey, January 2005.

Pettit C. Note for the PUrE Consortium Meeting # 1 (held 8 November 2005, London). For PUrE Consortium Partners. University of Surrey, December 2005.

DJ Poole, A Phongphiphat, W Chung, VN Sharifi, J Swithenbank. First Progress Report for the PUrE Main Study: Sheffield University Waste Incineration Centre. Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Sheffield, December 2005.

2004

Pettit, C. PUrE ‘Signposts’ Document – an inventory of current knowledge, tools and techniques for evaluating urban pollution and its impacts. Report for the PUrE Scoping Study, Stage 1. University of Surrey, February 2004.

SNIFFER. Report on stakeholder engagement (incorporating outcomes of the research end-users workshop, 17 October 2003). Report for the PUrE Scoping Study, Stage 1. Scotland and Northern Ireland Forum for Environmental Research, March 2004, UE1(04)1.

Al-Rahbi I.S., Yang Y.B., Swithenbank J., and Sharifi V.N. A Predictive Model to Quantifying the Pollutant Release (Gas, Liquid, Solid) to the Urban Environment from Combustion Systems. Report for the PUrE Scoping Study, Stage 2. University of Sheffield, June 2004.

Azapagic, A. and Sinclair P. A Life Cycle Approach to Mapping the Flow of Pollutants in the Urban Environment. Report for the PUrE Scoping Study, Stage 2. University of Surrey, June 2004.

McKinley J., and Yang Y. Integrated Use of Large Scale Index Methods and Site Scale Pollutant Transport Models for Assessing Urban Groundwater Vulnerability and Pollution Potential. Report for the PUrE Scoping Study, Stage 2. Queen’s University, Belfast, June 2004.

Seetharam S.C., Cleall P.J., Thomas H.R., Chalabi Z., Dowie J., and Leonardi G. An Integrated Modelling Framework for Health Impact Analysis of Urban Pollution. Joint Report for the PUrE Scoping Study, Stage 2. Cardiff University and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), June 2004.

4. Posters [back to top]

2008

Pollutants in the Urban Environment (PUrE) Research. Poster presented at the ISSUES Conference by the University of Manchester, London, 10 November 2008.

Pollutants in the Urban Environment (PUrE) Research. Poster presented at the EPSRC SUE3 Conference by the University of Manchester, Birmingham, 27 November 2008.

2007

Chung, W., Sharifi, V.N. and Swithenbank, J. Characterisation of Airborne Particulate Matter in a City Environment, Poster presented at the British Flame Event, organised by Combustion Institute, Department of Chemical Engineering, Sheffield University, 16 January 2007.

Chung, W., Sharifi, V.N. and Swithenbank, J. Characterisation of Airborne Particulate Matter in a City Environment, Poster presented at the EPSRC Dioxin Network Meeting , organised by SUWIC , Department of Chemical Engineering, Sheffield University,17 January 2007.

Khor, C. Ryu, Y. B. Yang, Sharifi, V.N. and Swithenbank J. Energy from Biofuel. Poster presented to Members of Parliament at Westminster, Set for Britain Event. 19th March 2007.

Sinnett, D., Hutchings, T.R., Hodson, M.E. Application of Ecological Risk Assessment to community greenspace. Poster presented at the University of Reading School of Environmental and Human Sciences post graduate research conference, 3-4th May 2007.

Ryu, C., Khor, A., Sharifi, V. and Swithenbank, J. Pollutant Emissions from Waste Incinerators: Mechanisms and Control. Poster presented at the CIWM International Waste Conference, Paignton, UK, 12 – 16th June 2007.

Khor, C. Ryu, Y. B. Yang, Sharifi, V.N. and Swithenbank J. Waste & Pollution Management in Urban Environment, Poster presented at the South East London Combined Heat & Power (SELCHP) Open Day (part of London Open House Weekend), 16 September 2007.

2006

Poole, DJ, Sharifi, VN, Swithenbank, J, Ardelt, D. Heavy Metals Persistent Pollutants: Quantification of Emission Sources. Poster Presented at the 1st Network Conference on Persistent Organic Pollutants, Birmingham, 29th-30th March 2006.

Chung, W, Poole, DJ, Sharifi, VN, Swithenbank, J. Characterisation of Particles in the Urban Environment. Poster Presented at the 1st Network Conference on Persistent OrganicPollutants, Birmingham, 29th-30th March 2006.

Phongphiphat, A, Ryu, C, Poole, DJ, Sharifi, VN, Swithenbank, J. Characterisation of Combustor Residues from a MSW Incinerator. Poster Presented at the 1st Network Conference on Persistent Organic Pollutants, Birmingham, 29th-30th March 2006.

2005

Pollutants in the Urban Environment (PUrE): Main Study (2005 to 2009). Poster presented at the PUrE Consortium Meeting, London, 8 November 2005.

Pollutants in the Urban Environment (PUrE) Research Theme 1: Sources, pollutants and human activities. The University of Surrey and Sheffield University. Poster presented at the PUrE Consortium Meeting, London, 8 November 2005.

Pollutants in the Urban Environment (PUrE) Research Theme 2: Fate and transport modelling. Cardiff University and University of Surrey. Poster presented at the PUrE Consortium Meeting, London, 8 November 2005.

Pollutants in the Urban Environment (PUrE) Research Theme 3: Human health and ecological effects. LSHTM and Forest Research. Poster presented at the PUrE Consortium Meeting, London, 8 November 2005.

2004

Pollutants in the Urban Environment (PUrE) Project. Poster presented at the SNIFFER Symposium: an emerging agenda for urban environmental research. Glasgow, 30 November to 1 December 2004.

2003

Pettit, C., Jefferis, S., Azapagic, A. and Jackson, T. Pollutants in the Urban Environment: PUrE Project. EPSRC Scoping Study – Sustainable Urban Environment (SUE). Poster presented at the Centre for Environmental Strategy (CES) 10th Anniversary Event, University of Surrey. October 2003.

5. Conference Papers [back to top]

2009

Vardoulakis S., Cleall P.J., Sinnett D., Chen Q., Tiwary A., Li Y-C., De Munck C.S., Chalabi Z., Sharifi V., Gummeneni S., Hutchings T.R., Fletcher T., Leonardi G.I., Azapagic A., 2009. Assessment of health and ecological impact of policy on a legacy contamination case study. 21st ISEE Conference on Food, Environment and Global Health, 25th – 29th August 2009, University College Dublin, Ireland.

Cleall P.J., Jones M.J., Thomas H.R., Kapelan Z., Dorini G., Hutchings T., Sinnett D., Swithenbank J., Sharifi V., Fletcher T., Chalabi Z., Vardoulakis S., Tiwary A., Azapagic A., 2009. Development of a software based decision support platform for assessing the impacts of urban pollutants. 21st ISEE Conference on Food, Environment and Global Health, 25th – 29th August 2009, University College Dublin, Ireland.

Vardoulakis S., Chalabi Z., Fletcher T., Grundy C., Leonardi G.S., Air quality and health impact assessment of a traffic management intervention in Birmingham (U.K.). 7th International Conference on Air Quality - Science and Application, 24-27 March 2009. Istanbul, Turkey.

2008

De Munck, C., Brunt, A., Sinnett, D. Exposure factor data for UK wildlife to support Ecological Risk Assessment models. SETAC UK Annual General Meeting 2008, University of Reading, 9-10th September 2008.

2007

Pettit, C. The Decision versus Problem Approach to Decision-Making. Invited Speaker – SustainabilityCITY Conference, The Art of Urban Living. Urbis Museum, Manchester, 25 and 26 April, 2007.

Pettit C., Azapagic A., Tiwary A., Sinnett D., Hutchings T., Peachey C., DeMunck C., Chung W., Sharifi V., Swithenbank J., Chalabi Z., Fletcher T., Vardoulakis S., Grundy C., Leonardi G., Thomas H., Cleall P., Jones M., and Jefferis, S. More Sustainable Management of Pollution: Integrated Approach, Models and Tools. Paper presented at the SUE-MoT International Conference on Whole Life Urban Sustainability and its Assessment, 27 to 29 June 2007, Glasgow.

Sinnett, D. and Hutchings, T.R. 2007. Vegetation, pollution and human health case studies. Presented at the Sibthorpe Trust, Ecosystems and Health workshop, 4-5th July 2007, Liverpool.

Azapagic, A. Energy from Municipal Solid Waste: Large-scale Incineration or Small-scale Pyrolysis? Plenary paper. 4th Int’l Conference on Environmental Engineering and Management: Sustainable Use of Natural Resources, Lasi, Romania, 13-15 September 2007.

Vardoulakis S., Chalabi Z., Fletcher T., Grundy C., Leonardi G.S., 2007. Population exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from road traffic: Modelled impact and uncertainty. Health Protection 2007, 17-19 September, University of Warwick, UK.

2006

Swithenbank J, Sharifi V, et al. Biomass Combustion, Gasification and Related Emissions. Invited Keynote Lecture, International Symposium, Technische Universite, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 6 – 8 February 2006.

Azapagic, A. (2006). Sustainable Energy and the Environment. Plenary paper. The University of British Colombia, Vancouver, 3 March 2006.

J Swithenbank, D Poole, W Chung, D Ardelt, V Sharifi. The Cutting-Edge of Micropollutant Emission Measurements. Invited Key note lecture - 6th International Symposium on Waste Treatment Technologies, UK, 12 – 17 June 2006.

Pettit, C, Azapagic, A., Robins, A.,Sinnett, D., Poole, D., Chalabi, Z., Fletcher, T., Jones, M., and Cleall, P. Integrated Assessment of Pollutants in the Urban Environment. Collaborations Across the Divide, RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2006. Kensington Gore, London, 30th August – 1st September 2006.

2005

Pettit, C., Azapagic, A. and Jefferis, S. Integrated Systems Approach to Sustainable Management of Urban Pollution. EPSRC SUE: Vision into Action Conference. Birmingham, February 28 to 2 March 2005. (Paper presentation awarded first prize)

Swithenbank, J., Sharifi, V.N., Yang, Y.B., Ryu, C.K., Poole, D., Goddard, C., and Gan, S. Tracking Micro-pollutants from Cradle to Grave. The 9th International Congress on Combustion By-Products and their Health Effects. Ventana Canyon Ranch Resort, USA, 12-15 June 2005.

Cleall P., Seetharam S., Thomas H., Chalabi Z., Dowie J., and Leonardi G. Development of an Integrated Health Impact Analysis Framework of Geoenvironmental Pollution. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of Computer Methods and Geomechanics (Vol 3). Edited by Barla G. and Barla M., pp 93-100. 2005.

GS Leonardi, Z Chalabi, J. Dowie, PJ Cleall, S.C. Seetharam, H.R. Thomas, A Azapagic, C Pettit. Decision analysis for non-health sector interventions on environmental hazards. A scoping study as part of the Pollutants in the Urban Environment (PUrE) project. Abstract submitted to HPA Conference, London, September 2005

Swithenbank J, Sharifi V, YB Yang et al. Modelling and Diagnostics of Thermal Treatment Systems. Invited Keynote Lecture, 1st International Conference on MSW treatment and Utilisation, Beijing, China, 21 – 24 November 2005.

2004

Pettit C., Jefferis S. and Azapagic, A. Development of a Framework for the Integrated Assessment of Pollutants in the Urban Environment (PUrE). The 2004 International Sustainable Development Research Conference. Conference Proceedings ERP Environment, Manchester, UK, 29-30 March, 2004.

Azapagic A., Pettit C. and Sinclair P. Sustainable Urban Environment: A Life Cycle Approach to Modelling Urban Pollution. EC/US EPA Conference on Understanding Sustainable Development: Models, Data, and Policy. Leibniz, Austria, 17-19 October, 2004.

6. Keynotes, Invited Presentations and Seminars [back to top]

(i) Partners/Stakeholders and Wider Audiences

2009

Azapagic, A. (2009). An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Development in Cities:
Identifying Sustainable Options. Plenary talk. Helmholtz Association Conference on Megacities, 7-9 September 2009, Leipzig.

2008

Ebbsfleet Valley Challenge Event organised by ISSUES Knowledge Transfer for the EPSRC SUE Programme (KT-SUE). Hosted by Land Securities plc. Ebbsfleet Valley Office, The Observatory. 15 and 16 April, 2008.

2007

Set for Britain Event – Researchers Meet with Members of Parliament, UK House of Commons, Westminster (19 March 2007).

Swithenbank, J., Sharifi, V., Ryu, C., Khor, A., Gilbert, P. and Chung, W. Thermal Treatment of Segregated wastes and the associated pollutants. Keynote Presentation IT3 International Conference on Incineration and Thermal Treatment Technologies, Arizona, USA, May 2007.

PUrE Aspects of Risk and Uncertainty in Decision-Making Workshop, University of Manchester, (9 July 2007).

Azapagic. Energy from Municipal Solid Waste: Large-Scale Incineration or Small-Scale Pyrolysis? Keynote Presentation at the 4th Int’l Conference on Environmental Engineering and Management, Lasi, Romania, 13-15 Sept 2007.

The PUrE Project and PUrE2 Intrawise. EPSRC and SUE ISSUES Workshop, London, (21 September 2007).

Cleall, P. Integrated assessment of pollutants in the urban environment. Geoenvironmental Research Park Day Conference 23rd November 2007, Tredomen Business and Technology Centre Hengoed.

PUrE Main Study Consortium Meeting #3, Interactive Demonstration of the PUrE Modelling Platform, and Working Groups Session with Four New PUrE Case Studies, Brunei Gallery, London, (3 Dec 2007).

2006

Azapagic, A. Sustainable Energy and the Environment. Plenary Presentation. The University of British Colombia, Vancouver, Canada, 3 March 2006.

Pettit, C. Pollutants in the Urban Environment (PUrE) Project. APRIL (Air Pollution Research in London) Network Meeting. Presentation to the APRIL Steering Group, London (15 June 2006).

PUrE Tools Strategy Workshop, University of Surrey, Guildford, Day 1 - Tools Workshop, Day 2 - Strategy Sessions, (17 and 18 July 2006).

PUrE Main Study Consortium Meeting # 2, presentation of Test bed #2, Working Groups Sessions on MCDA Techniques, hosted by UKWIR, London (4 December 2006).

2005

Pettit, C. The PUrE Project. EPSRC SUE Researchers Conference, Birmingham (28 and 29 Feb 2005).

(EDSnet) Environmental Decision Support Network Meeting, Southampton, 29 Nov 2005 (and other meetings in 2006).

PUrE Main Study Consortium Meeting #1, presentation of Test bed #1, Working Groups Sessions on Pollution Problems, held in London (8 November 2005).

Pettit, C. Pollutants in the Urban Environment (PUrE) Project. Fostering SUE Consortia Collaboration – Metrics, models and tools Workshop. London, (8 December 2005).

2004

PUrE Scoping Study Consortium Meeting #2, Research Projects and Plans for the Future Research Programme, London (13 January 2004).

Pettit, C. Pollutants in the Urban Environment (PUrE) Scoping Study. Sustainable Urban Environment-Metrics, Models & Toolkits Workshop. London, 5 July 2004.

PUrE Scoping Study Consortium Meeting # 3 – Last Chance to Influence the Future Research Programme, London (7 Sept 2004).

SNIFFER Symposium: an emerging agenda for urban environmental research. Glasgow, 30 November to 1 December 2004.

2003

EPSRC SUE Programme Launch Event, London (15 October 2003).

PUrE Scoping Study Research End-Users Workshop, Organised by SNIFFER and the University of Surrey, held at the Natural History Museum, London (17 October 2003).

PUrE Scoping Study Consortium Meeting #1, Workshop on the Research End-Users Actions, Organised by SNIFFER and Surrey, London (31 October 2003).

(ii) Professional Associations or Agencies.

2008

Pettit, C. PUrE Presentation to the Policy Team of Environment Protection UK (formerly NSCA), 26 Feb 2008, Brighton.

2007

Pettit, C. Cleall, P., and Vardoulakis, S. Pollutants in the Urban Environment (PUrE) Project Overview presented to ARPA Sicilia (Sicilian Environment Agency), Palermo, 16 May and Siracusa, 17 May 2007.

Pettit,C., and Azapagic, A. The PUrE Research Consortium, University of Manchester. ‘An integrated approach to more sustainable management of urban pollution’. Seminar presented at the IEMA (Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment) Environmental Knowledge Exchange Event. 7 November 2007, Manchester.

Chalabi, Z. et al.. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. A decision analysis framework for minimising health hazards of urban pollution: the example of waste. Presentation at The Royal Society of Medicine. Epidemiology & Public Health Section. 16 November 2007, London.

2006

Pettit, C. University of Surrey. PUrE Project presentation given to representatives of the Environment Agency, 27 March 2006, Reading.

2005

Azapagic,A., and Pettit, C, University of Surrey. PUrE Project Presentation given to the Urban Environment Board (SEPA, EHS, SE-SD Unit), 22 June 2005, Edinburgh.

Azapagic, A. An Integrated Decision-support Framework for More Sustainable Management of Urban Pollution. Invited Seminar presented to the US EPA, Cincinnati, USA, 3 Nov 2005.

2004

Society of Chemical Industry, Loughborough, (13 September 2004)

English Partnerships: Best Practice, London (8 December 2004)

7. Articles for Newsletters [back to top]

Arup Internal Newsletter – article provided in February 2007

ARPA View – anytime - tbd

Pollutants in the Urban Environment. Short article prepared for the Urban Environment Special Issue, of Environmental Scientist: Journal of the Institution of Environmental Science. Submitted on 11 April 2008

LARCI Quarterly Newsletter – when requests distributed

Pollutants in the Urban Environment (PUrE) Research Consortia and Project; A New Decision-Support Framework. Article for the Environmental Protection UK Monthly Briefing: June edition. Submitted on 22 May 2008

UKWIR Quarterly Newsletter – anytime - tbd

WRc Newsletter – anytime - tbd

8. Promotional Events [back to top]

2009

PUrE Launch Event, ARUP, London - June 24th, 2009.

Sustainability Live 2009 Exhibition, Birmingham NEC - Stand R115 - May 19th to May 21st, 2009.

9. Promotional Materials [back to top]

PUrE project summary (prepared for CIWEM Workshop), 2004

PUrE Mission Page, and list of Research Themes, 2005

PUrE Stakeholder Interview Invitation, 2005

PUrE Tools Strategy Workshop Invitation, 2006

PUrE Project Promo Page, 2006

PUrE Aspects of Risk & Uncertainty in Decision-making Workshop Invitation, 2007

PUrE Project profile website download, 2007

PUrE Conference Notice, International Conference on Impacts of Pollution in a Changing Urban Environment, University of Manchester 17 to 19 September 2008

PUrE Sustainabiity Assessment Software Brochure - May 2009

Article on PUrE Sustainabiity Assessment Software in Tradex News - August 2009

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