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Pesticides and bees : ecological-economic modelling of bee populations on farmland
(2017-09-24) - Journal article
Production of insect-pollinated crops typically relies on both pesticide use and pollination, leading to a potential conflict between these two inputs. In this paper we combine ecological modelling with economic analysis ...
Changes in Timor Strait hydrology and thermocline structure during the past 130 ka
(2016-11-15) - Journal article
Paleostudies of the Indonesian Throughflow (ITF) are largely based on temperature and salinity reconstructions of its near surface component, whereas the variability of its lower thermocline flow has rarely been investigated. ...
Plausible microbial metabolisms on Mars
(2013) - Journal article
Sophie L Nixon, Claire R Cousins and Charles S Cockell explore the possible ways in which any Martian life could get energy.
Transfusing our lifeblood: reframing research impact through inter-disciplinary collaboration between health geography and nurse education
(2016-11) - Journal article
Geographers have long grappled with how their research can positively impact individuals, communities and society. Demonstrating research impact is an increasingly important aspect of academic life internationally. In this ...
Understanding the distribution of economic benefits from improving coastal and marine ecosystems
(2017-04-15) - Journal article
The ecological status of coastal and marine waterbodies world-wide is threatened by multiple stressors, including nutrient inputs from various sources and increasing occurrences of invasive alien species. These stressors ...
Communicating research on the economic valuation of coastal and marine ecosystem services
(2017-01) - Journal article
Quantifying the monetary value of ecosystem services (ES) provided by coastal and marine resources can help policy makers assess the trade-offs and synergies inherent in ecosystem-based management of marine and coastal ...
The potential of community entrepreneurship for neighbourhood revitalization in the United Kingdom and the United States
(2015) - Journal article
Purpose - The global economic crisis has had a major impact on government spending for urban regeneration. In the context of these austerity regimes, in many European countries, community entrepreneurship and active ...
Neighbourhood ethnic mix and the formation of mixed-ethnic unions in Britain : a longitudinal analysis
(2014-02-28) - Journal article
Although developed societies are becoming increasingly ethnically diverse, relatively little research has been conducted on geographies of mixed-ethnic unions (married or cohabiting). There is some recent evidence from the ...
Challenging the comfort zone : self-discovery, everyday practices and international student mobility to the Global South
(2017) - Journal article
This paper scrutinises the underlying motivations of short-term international students by unpacking the notion of ‘leaving the comfort zone’ for self-discovery and self-change. Drawing on semi-structured interviews with ...
Exploring the stigmatization of energy efficiency in the UK : an emerging research agenda
(2015-11) - Journal article
Energy efficiency technology is widely accepted as a positive step to improve the comfort of homes whilst simultaneously reducing harmful carbon emissions. There is a convincing case that more widespread adoption of energy ...