Sustainability Research Institute


TitleSustainability Research Institute
Configured behaviouruel:research-institute:sustainability-research-institute
TypeSchool
UniversityUEL
DeanMr Alan Chandler
Research AdministratorMrs Daiva Raguckiene
Mrs Nazmin Uddin
Research Degrees LeaderDr Bamdad Ayati
DeputyMs Caroline Nash
Examination OfficerMrs Daiva Raguckiene
Mrs Nazmin Uddin

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UNFCCC COP26 Global Peatlands Pavilion Summary Report
Van Offelen, J., Brooks, S., Clough, J., Kopansky, D., Lindsay, R., Peters, J., Proctor, S., Reed, M., Scheel, P., Schutten, H., Soto, C. and Tanneberger, F. 2022. UNFCCC COP26 Global Peatlands Pavilion Summary Report. Global Peatlands Initiative.

Project report

Microplastic abundance in the Thames River during the New Year period
Devereux, R., Westhead, E., Jayaratne, R. and Newport, D. 2022. Microplastic abundance in the Thames River during the New Year period. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 177 (Art. 113534). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2022.113534

Article

O Que as Cidades Precisam Para se Transformarem Com Soluções Baseadas na Natureza?
Frantzeskaki, N., Vandergert, P. and Dick, G. 2022. O Que as Cidades Precisam Para se Transformarem Com Soluções Baseadas na Natureza? in: Herzog, C., Freitas, T. and Wiedman, G. (ed.) Soluções Baseadas na Natureza e os Desafios da Água: Acelerando a transição para cidades mais sustentáveis European Commission - Directorate-General for Research and Innovation. pp. 106-114

Book chapter

Laboratórios Vivos Urbanos: Experiências de Soluções Baseadas na Natureza na Comunidade Europeia
Collier, M. and Connop, S. 2022. Laboratórios Vivos Urbanos: Experiências de Soluções Baseadas na Natureza na Comunidade Europeia. in: Herzog, C., Freitas, T. and Wiedman, G. (ed.) Soluções Baseadas na Natureza e os Desafios da Água: Acelerando a transição para cidades mais sustentáveis European Commission - Directorate-General for Research and Innovation. pp. 145-153

Book chapter

Fire and Smoke: Savouring Ethnographic Encounters with Sustainability in Cyprus’ Rural Tourism Spaces
Georgiou, P. 2022. Fire and Smoke: Savouring Ethnographic Encounters with Sustainability in Cyprus’ Rural Tourism Spaces. International Journal of Tourism Anthropology. p. In Press.

Article

Ramsar Policy Brief No. 5. Restoring drained peatlands: A necessary step to achieve global climate goals
Dinesen, L., Joosten, H., Rochefort, L., Lindsay, R. and Glatzel, S. 2021. Ramsar Policy Brief No. 5. Restoring drained peatlands: A necessary step to achieve global climate goals. Secretariat of the Convention on Wetlands.

Project report

The abundance of microplastics in cnidaria and ctenophora in the North Sea
Devereux, R., Hartl, M. G. J., Bell, M. and Capper, A. 2021. The abundance of microplastics in cnidaria and ctenophora in the North Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 173 (Art. 112992). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112992

Article

Evaluating the Effects of the Installation of a Noise Barrier outside Bromley by Bow Station
Jelliman, S., Wood, M., Georgiou, P. and Vandergert, P. 2021. Evaluating the Effects of the Installation of a Noise Barrier outside Bromley by Bow Station. Sustainability Research Institute, University of East London.

Project report

Case Study G: University of East London – Growing Sphagnum Moss at Scale
Clough, J. 2021. Case Study G: University of East London – Growing Sphagnum Moss at Scale. IUCN UK Peatland Programme.

Project report

Data Requirements
Leo, L.S., Kalas, M., Baldacchini, C., Budau, O. E., Castellar, J., Comas, J., Connop, S., Corbane, C., Decker, S., Draghia, M., Dubovik, M., Dushkova, D., Haase, D., Ivits, E., Körmöndi, B., Kumar, P., Laikari, A., Leopa, S., Littkopf, A., Ommer, J., Rinta-Hiiro, V., Spano, G., Spinnato, P., Vranić, S., Teixeira da Silva, R. and Zavarrone, E. 2021. Data Requirements. in: Dumitru, A. and Wendling, L. (ed.) Evaluating the Impact of Nature-Based Solutions: A Handbook for Practitioners European Commission. pp. 279-369

Book chapter

Application of the NBS Impact Evaluation Framework: NBS Performance and Impact Evaluation Case Studies
Dubovik, M., Dumitru, A., Wendling, L., Briega, P., Capobianco, V., Connop, S., Crespo, L., Fermoso, J., Giannico, V., Gómez, S., González, M., Kakoulaki, G., Kumar, P., Leppänen, S., Marijuan, R., Pablo, S., Pérez, J. A., Pilla, F., Rinta-Hiiro, V., Riquelme, H., Sánchez, E., Sánchez, I., Sánchez, J. C., Sánchez, R., San José, E., Sanz, J. M., Sanz, N., Serramia, J., Spano, G., Särkilahti, M., Tomé-Lourido, D., van de Sijpe, K., Verdugo, F., Villazán, A., Vos, P., Zulian, G., Allaert, K., Almenar, J.B., Arnbjerg-Nielsen, K., Baldacchini, C., Basco, L., Beaujouan, V., Benoit, G., Bockarjova, M., Bonelli, S., Bouzouidja, R., Butlin, T., Calatrava, J., Calfapietra, C., Cannavo, P., Caroppi, G., Chancibault, K., Cioffi, M., Dadvand, P., de Bellis, Y., de Keijzer, C., de la Hera, A., Decker, S., Djordjevic, S., Dushkova, D., Faneca, M., Fatima, Z., Ferracini, C., Fleury, G., García, I., García‐Alcaraz, M., Gerundo, C., Gil-Roldán, E., Giordano, R., Giugni, M., Gonzalez-Ollauri, A., Guidolotti, G., Haase, D., Heredida, J., Hermawan, T., Herranz-Pascual, K., Hölscher, K., Jermakka, J., Kiss, M., Kraus, F., Körmöndi, B., Laikari, A., Laille, P., Lemée, C., Llorente, M., Lodder, M., Lourido, D. T., Macsinga, I., Manzano, M., Martelli, F., Martins, R., Mayor, B., McKnight, U., Mendizabal, M., Mendonça, R., Mickovski, S. B., Nash, C., Nadim, F., Nolan, P., Oen, A., Olsson, P., Olver, C., Paradiso, F., Petucco, C., Pisani, N., Piton, G., Pugliese, F., Rasmussen, M., Munro, K., Reich, E., Reichborn-Kjennerud, K., Renaud, F., Rhodes, M. L., Robles, V., Rodriguez, F., Roebeling, P., Ruangpan, L., Rugani, B., Rödl, A., Sánchez Torres, A., Sanesi, G., Scharf, B., Silvestri, F., Skodra, J., Stanganelli, M., Szkordilisz, F., Tacnet, J.-M., Vay, L., Vella, S., Vercelli, M., Vojinovic, Z., Werner, A., Wheeler, B., Young, C., Zorita, S. and zu-Castell Rüdenhausen, M. 2021. Application of the NBS Impact Evaluation Framework: NBS Performance and Impact Evaluation Case Studies. in: Dumitru, A. and Wendling, L. (ed.) Evaluating the Impact of Nature-Based Solutions: A Handbook for Practitioners European Commission. pp. 179-234

Book chapter

Indicators of NBS Performance and Impact
Wendling, L., Dumitru, A., Arnbjerg-Nielsen, K., Baldacchini, C., Connop, S., Dubovik, M., Fermoso, J., Hölscher, K., Nadim, F., Pilla, F., Renaud, F., Rhodes, M. L., San José, E., Sánchez, R., Skodra, J., Tacnet, J.-M., Zulian, G., Allaert, K., Almassy, D., Ascenso, A., Babí Almenar, J., Basco, L., Beaujouan, V., Benoit, G., Bockarjova, M., Bode, N., Bonelli, S., Bouzouidja, R., Butlin, T., Calatrava, J., Calfapietra, C, Cannavo, P., Capobianco, V., Caroppi, G., Ceccherini, G., Chancibault, K., Cioffi, M., Coelho, S., Dadvand, P., de Bellis, Y., de Keijzer, C., de la Hera, A., De Vreese, R., Decker, S., Djordjevic, S., Dowling, C., Dushkova, D., Eiter, S., Faneca, M., Fatima, Z., Ferracini, C., Fjellstad, W., Fleury, G., Freyer, B., García, I., García‐Alcaraz, M., Gerundo, C., Gil-Roldán, E., Giordano, R., Giugni, M., Goličnik Marušić, B., Gómez, S., González, M., Gonzalez-Ollauri, A., Guidolotti, G., Haase, D., Heredida, J., Hermawan, T., Herranz-Pascual, K., Jermakka, J., Jones, L., Kiss, M., Kraus, F., Körmöndi, B., Laikari, A., Laille, P., Lemée, C., Llorente, M., Lodder, M., Macsinga, I., Maes, J., Maia, S., Manderscheid, M., Manzano, M., Martelli, F., Martins, R., Mayor, B., McKnight, U., Mendizabal, M., Mendonça, R., Mickovski, S. B., Miranda, A. I., Moniz, G. C., Munro, K., Nash, C., Nolan, P., Oen, A., Olsson, P., Olver, C., Ozturk, E. D., Paradiso, F., Petucco, C., Pisani, N., Piton, G., Pugliese, F., Rasmussen, M., Ravknikar, Ž., Reich, E., Reichborn-Kjennerud, K., Rinta-Hiiro, V., Robles, V., Rodriguez, F., Roebeling, P., Ruangpan, L., Rugani, B., Rödl, A., Sánchez, I., Sánchez Torres, A., Sanesi, G., Sanz, J. M., Scharf, B., Silvestri, F., Spano, G., Stanganelli, M., Szkordilisz, F., Tomé-Lourido, D., Vay, L., Vela, S., Vercelli, M., Villazán, A., Vojinovic, Z., Werner, A., Wheeler, B., Young, C., Zorita, S., Zandersen, M. and zu-Castell Rüdenhausen, M. 2021. Indicators of NBS Performance and Impact . in: Dumitru, A. and Wendling, L. (ed.) Evaluating the Impact of Nature-Based Solutions: A Handbook for Practitioners European Commission. pp. 115-173

Book chapter

Principles Guiding NBS Performance and Impact Evaluation
Skodra, J., Connop, S., Tacnet, J.-M., Van Cauwenbergh, N., Almassy, D., Baldacchini, C., Basco Carrera, L., Caitana, B., Cardinali, M., Feliu, E., Garcia, I., Garcia-Blanco, G., Jones, L., Kraus, F., Mahmoud, I., Maia, S., Morello, E., Pérez Lapeña, B., Pinter, L., Porcu, F., Reichborn-Kjennerud, K., Ruangpan, L., Rutzinger, M. and Vojinovic, Z. 2021. Principles Guiding NBS Performance and Impact Evaluation. in: Dumitru, A. and Wendling, L. (ed.) Evaluating the Impact of Nature-Based Solutions: A Handbook for Practitioners European Commission. pp. 47-72

Book chapter

Stewardship Innovation: The Forgotten Component in Maximising the Value of Urban Nature-Based Solutions
Nash, C., Rumble, H. and Connop, S. 2021. Stewardship Innovation: The Forgotten Component in Maximising the Value of Urban Nature-Based Solutions. in: Catalano, C., Andreucci, M. B., Guarino, R., Bretzel, F., Leone, M. and Pasta, S. (ed.) Urban Services to Ecosystems: Green Infrastructure Benefits from the Landscape to the Urban Scale Springer. pp. 165-182

Book chapter

Urban Blue Spaces, Health and Well-being: The Healthy New Towns Programme
Vandergert, P., Georgiou, P., Peachey, Lisa and Jelliman, S. 2021. Urban Blue Spaces, Health and Well-being: The Healthy New Towns Programme. in: Cassin, J., Matthews, J. and Gunn, E. (ed.) Nature-based Solutions and Water Security: An Action Agenda for the 21st Century Elsevier.

Book chapter

Burning on Blanket Bog: Part 2 - Recovery Pathways
Lindsay, R. 2020. Burning on Blanket Bog: Part 2 - Recovery Pathways.

Digital or visual media

Raised bog formation
Lindsay, R. 2020. Raised bog formation.

Digital or visual media

Burning on Blanket Bogs: Part 1 - Effects of Fire
Lindsay, R. 2020. Burning on Blanket Bogs: Part 1 - Effects of Fire.

Digital or visual media

Explaining the impacts of draining peatland on carbon emissions, hydrology & peat structure
Lindsay, R. 2020. Explaining the impacts of draining peatland on carbon emissions, hydrology & peat structure.

Digital or visual media

COP 26: Pavilion Proposals
Kasim, H., Patel, M., Pinsky, M., Zandavali, B., Chandler, A. and Lindsay, R. 2020. COP 26: Pavilion Proposals. University of East London, School of Architecture Computing and Engineering.

Project report

Peatland Training Programme – Part 1
Lindsay, R. 2020. Peatland Training Programme – Part 1. IUCN UK Peatland Programme.

Documentation

A global horizon scan of the future impacts of robotics and autonomous systems on urban ecosystems
Goddard, M. A., Davies, Z. G., Guenat, S., Ferguson, M. J., Fisher, J. C., Akanni, A., Ahjokoski, T., Anderson, P. M. L., Angeoletto, F., Antoniou, C., Bates, A. J., Barkwith, A., Berland, A., Bouch, C. J., Rega-Brodsky, C. C., Byrne, L. B., Cameron, D., Canavan, R., Chapman, T., Connop, S., Crossland, S., Dade, M. C., Dawson, D. A., Dobbs, C., Downs, C. T., Ellis, E. C., Escobedo, F. J., Gobster, P., Gulsrud, N. M., Guneralp, B., Hahs, A. K., Hale, J. D., Hassall, C., Hedblom, M., Hochuli, D. F., Inkinen, T., Ioja, I-C., Kendal, D., Knowland, T., Kowarik, I., Langdale, S. J., Lerman, S. B., MacGregor-Fors, I., Manning, P., Massini, P., McLean, S., Mkwambisi, D. D., Ossola, A., Luque, G. P., Pérez-Urrestarazu, L., Perini, K., Perry, G., Pett, T. J., Plummer, K. E., Radji, R. A., Roll, U., Potts, S. G., Rumble, H., Sadler, J. P., de Saille, S., Sautter, S., Scott, C. E., Shwartz, A., Smith, T., Snep, R. P. H., Soulsbury, C. D., Stanley, M. C., Van de Voorde, T., Venn, S. J., Warren, P. H., Washbourne, C-L., Whitling, M., Williams, N. S. G., Yang, J., Yeshitela, K., Yocom, K. P. and Dallimer, M. 2020. A global horizon scan of the future impacts of robotics and autonomous systems on urban ecosystems. Nature Ecology and Evolution. 5, p. 219–230. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-020-01358-z

Article

Influence of waste glass in the foaming process of open cell porous ceramic as filtration media for industrial wastewater
Shishkin, A., Aguedal, H., Goel, G., Peculevica, J., Newport, D. and Ozolins, J. 2020. Influence of waste glass in the foaming process of open cell porous ceramic as filtration media for industrial wastewater. Journal of Cleaner Production. 282 (Art. 124546). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.124546

Article

Hard Hill experimental plots on Moor House – Upper Teesdale National Nature Reserve - A review of the experimental set up (NECR321)
Clutterbuck, B., Lindsay, R., Chico, G. and Clough, J. 2020. Hard Hill experimental plots on Moor House – Upper Teesdale National Nature Reserve - A review of the experimental set up (NECR321). Natural England.

Project report

Impact of Public Charging Infrastructure on the Adoption of Electric Vehicles in London
Vandergert, P., Jordan, S., Newport, D. and Sandland, S. 2020. Impact of Public Charging Infrastructure on the Adoption of Electric Vehicles in London. International Conference of Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society (SEEDS) 2019. University of Suffolk, Ipswich, UK 11 - 12 Sep 2019 Springer International Publishing. pp. 327-333 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-44381-8_25

Conference paper

Literature Review: Defra project SP1218: An assessment of the potential for paludiculture in England and Wales
Mulholland, B., Abdel-Aziz, I., Lindsay, R., McNamara, N., Keith, A., Page, S., Clough, J., Freeman, B. and Evans, C. 2020. Literature Review: Defra project SP1218: An assessment of the potential for paludiculture in England and Wales. UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology.

Project report

Geo‐Hydromorphological Assessment of Europe’s Southernmost Blanket Bogs
Chico, G., Clutterbuck, B., Clough, J., Lindsay, R., Midgley, N. G. and Labadz, J. C. 2020. Geo‐Hydromorphological Assessment of Europe’s Southernmost Blanket Bogs. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 45 (12), pp. 2747-2760. https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.4927

Article

What cities need to transform with nature-based solutions?
Frantzeskaki, N., Vandergert, P. and Dick, G. 2020. What cities need to transform with nature-based solutions? in: Herzog, H., Freitas, T. and Wiedman, G. (ed.) Soluções Baseadas na Natureza e os Desafios da Água: accelerando a transição para cidades mais sustentáveis European Commission - Directorate-General for Research and Innovation.

Book chapter

Examining the policy needs for implementing nature-based solutions in cities: Findings from city-wide transdisciplinary experiences in Glasgow, UK, Genk, Belgium and Poznań, Poland
Frantzeskaki, N., Vandergert, P., Connop, S., Schipper, K., Zwierzchowska, I., Collier, M. and Lodder, M. 2020. Examining the policy needs for implementing nature-based solutions in cities: Findings from city-wide transdisciplinary experiences in Glasgow, UK, Genk, Belgium and Poznań, Poland. Land Use Policy. 96 (Art.104688). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.104688

Article

Urban living labs: nature-based solutions experiences in the EU
Collier, M. and Connop, S. 2020. Urban living labs: nature-based solutions experiences in the EU. in: Herzog, H., Freitas, T. and Wiedman, G. (ed.) Soluções Baseadas na Natureza e os Desafios da Água: accelerando a transição para cidades mais sustentáveis European Commission - Directorate-General for Research and Innovation.

Book chapter

Understanding and Applying Ecological Principles in Cities
Rumble, Heather, Angeoletto, Fabio, Connop, S., Goddard, Mark A. and Nash, C. 2019. Understanding and Applying Ecological Principles in Cities. in: Lemes de Oliveira, Fabiano and Mell, Ian (ed.) Planning Cities with Nature Springer. pp. 217-234

Book chapter

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park BAP Monitoring: Terrestrial Invertebrate Survey Report for idverde
Nash, C., Connop, S. and The Ecology Consultancy 2018. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park BAP Monitoring: Terrestrial Invertebrate Survey Report for idverde. The Ecology Consultancy.

Project report

Restoration of Freshwaters: Principles and Practice
Sayer, Carl, Bennion, Helen, Gurnell, Angela, Goodyer, Emma, Kotze, Donovan and Lindsay, R. 2018. Restoration of Freshwaters: Principles and Practice. in: Hughes, Jocelyne (ed.) Freshwater Ecology and Conservation: Approaches and Techniques Oxford University Press. pp. 378-403

Book chapter

Nature-Based Solutions Initiating Scaling Guidebook
Connop, S. and Vandergert, P. 2019. Nature-Based Solutions Initiating Scaling Guidebook. Connecting Nature.

Book

Appendix 3A of BD5104 Ecological Vegetation Assessment
Lindsay, R. 2019. Appendix 3A of BD5104 Ecological Vegetation Assessment. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

Project report

Over the Top— how far should we go?
Lindsay, R. 2019. Over the Top— how far should we go? Delivering the 25 Year Environment Plan: Woodland Creation in Upland Protected Landscapes. Chatsworth House, Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK 22 - 22 Oct 2019

Conference item

Peatlands: the challenge of mapping the world’s invisible stores of carbon and water
Lindsay, R., Ifo, A., Cole, L., Montanarella, L. and Nuutinen, M. 2019. Peatlands: the challenge of mapping the world’s invisible stores of carbon and water. Unasylva: An international journal of forestry and forest industries. 70, pp. 46-57.

Article

Chrysomela saliceti Suffrian (Chrysomelidae) - thriving and potentially spreading in urban green areas in London
Skipp, S. K., Geiser, M. F., McGill, J., Nash, C. and Connop, S. 2019. Chrysomela saliceti Suffrian (Chrysomelidae) - thriving and potentially spreading in urban green areas in London. The Coleopterist. 28 (4), pp. 173-176.

Article

Supplementary material for 'An overview of the patterned fens of Great Sandy Region, far eastern Australia'
Fairfax, R. and Lindsay, R. 2019. Supplementary material for 'An overview of the patterned fens of Great Sandy Region, far eastern Australia'. International Mire Conservation Group and International Peat Society. https://doi.org/10.19189/MaP.2018.OMB.369

Data collection

An overview of the patterned fens of Great Sandy Region, far eastern Australia
Fairfax, R. and Lindsay, R. 2019. An overview of the patterned fens of Great Sandy Region, far eastern Australia. Mires and Peat. 24 (Art.22), pp. 1-18. https://doi.org/10.19189/MaP.2018.OMB.369

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