Managing smart city governance: A playbook for local and regional governments
Beckers, D., Gerli, P., Mora, L., Thabit, S., & Tonnarelli, F. (2023)
Managing smart city governance: A playbook for local and regional governments. Nairobi, Kenya: United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat
This playbook and its recommendations are primarily aimed at municipal governments and their political leaders, local administrators, and public officials who are involved in ...
Nature Inspired Optimisation for Delivery Problems: From Theory to the Real World
Urquhart, N. (2022)
Nature Inspired Optimisation for Delivery Problems: From Theory to the Real World. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-98108-2
This book explains classic routing and transportation problems and solutions, before offering insights based on successful real-world solutions. The chapters in Part I introdu...
IoT for Sustainability
Davison, B. (2022)
IoT for Sustainability. In R. Buyya, L. Garg, G. Fortino, & S. Misra (Eds.), New Frontiers in Cloud Computing and Internet of Things (253-286). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-05528-7_10
The Internet of Things (IoT) comprises a set of complementary technologies which offer unprecedented opportunities for interacting with the physical environment. Faced with mu...
A Compact Wideband Circularly Polarized Planar Monopole Antenna with Axial Ratio Bandwidth Entirely Encompassing the Antenna Bandwidth
Mousa, F. M., Al-Yasir, Y. I. A., Ali, N. T., Gharbia, I., See, C. H., & Abd-Alhameed, R. (2022)
A Compact Wideband Circularly Polarized Planar Monopole Antenna with Axial Ratio Bandwidth Entirely Encompassing the Antenna Bandwidth. IEEE Access, 10, 81828-81835. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3196610
The antenna presented in this study is a compact wideband monopole with wideband circular polarization that can be used across the whole antenna bandwidth. A rectangular C-sha...
Structural Material Demand and Associated Embodied Carbon Emissions of the United States Building Stock: 2020-2100
Arehart, J., Pomponi, F., D'Amico, B., & Srubar, W. (2022)
Structural Material Demand and Associated Embodied Carbon Emissions of the United States Building Stock: 2020-2100. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 186, Article 106583. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2022.106583
This study uses material flow analysis to estimate the material stocks and flows and associated upfront embodied carbon emissions for gravity building structural systems in th...
Science, technology and innovation for sustainable urban development in a post-pandemic world
Zhang, L., Mora, L., Hasannudin, Z., Akgun, E., Zhang, J., & Godunova, M. (2022)
Science, technology and innovation for sustainable urban development in a post-pandemic world. Geneva: United Nations
This UN report focuses on the contribution that Science, technology and innovation (STI) practices make towards mitigating some of the most pressing sustainability challenges ...
Graffiti, Place and Society
Presentation / Conference
Victoria, M. (2022, May)
Graffiti, Place and Society. Paper presented at TBS Research Seminar, Edinburgh Napier University
‘DON’T KIL URSELF’. ‘ YOU SHALL OVERCOME.’ The impetus for this study comes from serendipitous encounters with certain types of graffiti around Edinburgh during the covid-19 ...
Single-Element and MIMO Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas with Negligible Back Radiation for 5G Mid-Band Handsets
Alnahwi, F. M., Al-Yasir, Y. I. A., See, C. H., & Abd-Alhameed, R. A. (2022)
Single-Element and MIMO Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas with Negligible Back Radiation for 5G Mid-Band Handsets. Sensors, 22(8), Article 3067. https://doi.org/10.3390/s22083067
In this paper, single-element and MIMO microstrip antenna with two pairs of unequal slits is proposed as a circularly polarized antenna with negligible back radiation for 5G m...
Is Population Density Associated with Non-Communicable Disease in Western Developed Countries? A Systematic Review
Carnegie, E. R., Inglis, G., Taylor, A., Bak-Klimek, A., & Okoye, O. (2022)
Is Population Density Associated with Non-Communicable Disease in Western Developed Countries? A Systematic Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(5), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19052638
Over the last three decades, researchers have investigated population density and health outcomes at differing scale. There has not been a systematic review conducted in order...
State-steered smartmentality in Chinese smart urbanism
Zhang, J., Bates, J., & Abbott, P. (2022)
State-steered smartmentality in Chinese smart urbanism. Urban Studies, 59(14), 2933-2950. https://doi.org/10.1177/00420980211062888
This study explores the socio-political shaping of Chinese smart urbanism by examining the power relations between the government (national and municipal), private firms and c...