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Future malaria environmental suitability in Africa is sensitive to hydrology (2024)
Journal Article
Smith, M. W., Willis, T., Mroz, E., James, W. H. M., Klaar, M. J., Gosling, S. N., & Thomas, C. J. (2024). Future malaria environmental suitability in Africa is sensitive to hydrology. Science, 384(6696), 697-703. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.adk8755

Changes in climate shift the geographic locations that are suitable for malaria transmission because of the thermal constraints on vector Anopheles mosquitos and Plasmodium spp. malaria parasites and the lack of availability of surface water for vect... Read More about Future malaria environmental suitability in Africa is sensitive to hydrology.

The effects of extreme heat on human health in tropical Africa (2024)
Journal Article
Kunda, J. J., Gosling, S. N., & Foody, G. M. (2024). The effects of extreme heat on human health in tropical Africa. International Journal of Biometeorology, 68, 1015-1033. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00484-024-02650-4

This review examines high-quality research evidence that synthesises the effects of extreme heat on human health in tropical Africa. Web of Science (WoS) was used to identify research articles on the effects extreme heat, humidity, Wet-bulb Globe Tem... Read More about The effects of extreme heat on human health in tropical Africa.

Just public algorithms: Mapping public engagement with the use of algorithms in UK public services (2024)
Journal Article
Pallett, H., Price, C., Chilvers, J., & Burall, S. (2024). Just public algorithms: Mapping public engagement with the use of algorithms in UK public services. Big Data and Society, 11(1), https://doi.org/10.1177/20539517241235867

This paper proposes and models a novel approach to public engagement with the use of algorithms in public services. Algorithms pose significant risks which need to be anticipated and mitigated through democratic governance, including public engagemen... Read More about Just public algorithms: Mapping public engagement with the use of algorithms in UK public services.

Notable shifts beyond pre-industrial streamflow and soil moisture conditions transgress the planetary boundary for freshwater change (2024)
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Porkka, M., Virkki, V., Wang-Erlandsson, L., Gerten, D., Gleeson, T., Mohan, C., …Kummu, M. (2024). Notable shifts beyond pre-industrial streamflow and soil moisture conditions transgress the planetary boundary for freshwater change. Nature Water, https://doi.org/10.1038/s44221-024-00208-7

Human actions compromise the many life-supporting functions provided by the freshwater cycle. Yet, scientific understanding of anthropogenic freshwater change and its long-term evolution is limited. Here, using a multi-model ensemble of global hydrol... Read More about Notable shifts beyond pre-industrial streamflow and soil moisture conditions transgress the planetary boundary for freshwater change.

Biochar carbon markets: A mitigation deterrence threat (2024)
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Price, C., Morris, J., & Morris, C. (2024). Biochar carbon markets: A mitigation deterrence threat. Environmental Science and Policy, 154, Article 103704. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2024.103704

This article aims to add to the emerging empirical mitigation deterrence literature by drawing on ongoing research into a particular form of greenhouse gas removal technology – biochar – and associated biochar carbon markets. As such, the aim of this... Read More about Biochar carbon markets: A mitigation deterrence threat.

UK flockdown: A survey of smallscale poultry keepers and their understanding of governmental guidance on highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) (2024)
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McClaughlin, E., Elliott, S., Jewitt, S., Smallman-Raynor, M., Dunham, S., Parnell, T., …Tarlinton, R. (2024). UK flockdown: A survey of smallscale poultry keepers and their understanding of governmental guidance on highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 224, Article 106117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prevetmed.2024.106117

The scale of the current outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) due to the A/H5N1 virus in the United Kingdom is unprecedented. In addition to its economic impact on the commercial poultry sector, the disease has devastated wild bird co... Read More about UK flockdown: A survey of smallscale poultry keepers and their understanding of governmental guidance on highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).

Veterinarians' knowledge and experience of avian influenza and perspectives on control measures in the United Kingdom (2024)
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Jewitt, S., Mcclaughlin, E., Elliott, S., Smallman-Raynor, M., Clark, M., Dunham, S., & Tarlinton, R. (in press). Veterinarians' knowledge and experience of avian influenza and perspectives on control measures in the United Kingdom. Veterinary Record, Article e3713

Background The scale of the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in 2021–23 due to the influenza A/H5N1 virus is unprecedented. Methods An online survey was designed to explore veterinarians’ experiences of and confidence in trea... Read More about Veterinarians' knowledge and experience of avian influenza and perspectives on control measures in the United Kingdom.

Veterinarians’ knowledge and experience of avian influenza and perspectives on control measures in the UK (2024)
Journal Article
Jewitt, S., McClaughlin, E., Elliott, S., Smallman-Raynor, M., Clark, M., Dunham, S., & Tarlinton, R. (2024). Veterinarians’ knowledge and experience of avian influenza and perspectives on control measures in the UK. Veterinary Record, Article e3713. https://doi.org/10.1002/vetr.3713

Background: The scale of the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in 2021–23 due to the influenza A/H5N1 virus is unprecedented. Methods: An online survey was designed to explore veterinarians’ experiences of and confidence in treatin... Read More about Veterinarians’ knowledge and experience of avian influenza and perspectives on control measures in the UK.

Neighbourhood influences on youth mental health and stress levels during the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic (2023)
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Wray, A., Martin, G., Ferguson, K. N., Coen, S. E., Seabrook, J. A., & Gilliland, J. (2024). Neighbourhood influences on youth mental health and stress levels during the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Cities & Health, 8(2), 143-154. https://doi.org/10.1080/23748834.2023.2282850

The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on youth mental health and stress levels warrants urgent attention. In Canada, as elsewhere in the world, public health measures in the early stages of the pandemic dramatically transformed the everyday geographie... Read More about Neighbourhood influences on youth mental health and stress levels during the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Functional relationships reveal differences in the water cycle representation of global water models (2023)
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Gnann, S., Reinecke, R., Stein, L., Wada, Y., Thiery, W., Satoh, Y., …Wagener, T. (2023). Functional relationships reveal differences in the water cycle representation of global water models. Nature Water, 1, 1079-1090. https://doi.org/10.1038/s44221-023-00160-y

AbstractGlobal water models are increasingly used to understand past, present and future water cycles, but disagreements between simulated variables make model-based inferences uncertain. Although there is empirical evidence of different large-scale... Read More about Functional relationships reveal differences in the water cycle representation of global water models.

Teens talk vaping: A co-produced participatory study exploring teens’ reflections on vaping experiences and exposures in their everyday environments (2023)
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Coen, S. E., Nelson Ferguson, K., Burke, S. M., Dela Cruz, T. J. E., Girum, L., Guisandes Bueno, G. I., …Gilliland, J. A. (2023). Teens talk vaping: A co-produced participatory study exploring teens’ reflections on vaping experiences and exposures in their everyday environments. SSM - Qualitative Research in Health, 4, Article 100367. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmqr.2023.100367

Increasing prevalence of vaping (e-cigarette use) among youth in Canada and elsewhere has become a serious public health concern. The Teens Talk Vaping project sought to co-produce research about teen vaping with teens to generate in-depth qualitativ... Read More about Teens talk vaping: A co-produced participatory study exploring teens’ reflections on vaping experiences and exposures in their everyday environments.

Postdigital Nature 2.0 (2023)
Book Chapter
Price, C. (2023). Postdigital Nature 2.0. In P. Jandrić (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Postdigital Science and Education. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-35469-4_16-1

Postdigital nature is the consumption and prosumption of nature through postdigital technologies. Individuals are increasingly co-creating with nature as postdigital technologies become more prevalent. Where interactions with nature used to be betwee... Read More about Postdigital Nature 2.0.

Exploring the responses of smallscale poultry keepers to avian influenza regulations and guidance in the United Kingdom, with recommendations for improved biosecurity messaging (2023)
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Jewitt, S., Smallman-Raynor, M., McClaughlin, E., Clark, M., Dunham, S., Elliott, S., …Tarlinton, R. (2023). Exploring the responses of smallscale poultry keepers to avian influenza regulations and guidance in the United Kingdom, with recommendations for improved biosecurity messaging. Heliyon, 9(9), Article E19211. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2023.e19211

Understanding how smallscale (‘backyard’) poultry keepers interpret and respond to governmental directives designed to reduce the transmission of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is of paramount importance in preparing for future HPAI outbrea... Read More about Exploring the responses of smallscale poultry keepers to avian influenza regulations and guidance in the United Kingdom, with recommendations for improved biosecurity messaging.

Using mixed methods and community participation to explore household and ambient air pollution practices in a rural community in Malawi (2023)
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Phillip, E., Conroy, R. M., Walsh, A., Jumbe, V., Jewitt, S., Lee, S., & Stanistreet, D. (2023). Using mixed methods and community participation to explore household and ambient air pollution practices in a rural community in Malawi. Journal of Public Health, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10389-023-02008-x

Aim Globally, household and ambient air pollution (HAAP) accounts for almost 7 million premature deaths each year. Over half of these are from incomplete biomass fuel combustion in open fires and inefficient cookstoves. Solutions to the problem rema... Read More about Using mixed methods and community participation to explore household and ambient air pollution practices in a rural community in Malawi.

Postdigital Environmental Crises (2023)
Book Chapter
Price, C. (2023). Postdigital Environmental Crises. In Encyclopedia of Postdigital Science and Education (1-5). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-35469-4_6-1

Postdigital technologies can be a double-edged sword for environmental crises. Various postdigital technologies are being used to good effect to address environmental crises including the climate crisis, biodiversity loss, and the destruction of rain... Read More about Postdigital Environmental Crises.

Top ten priorities for global saltmarsh restoration, conservation and ecosystem service research (2023)
Journal Article
Pétillon, J., McKinley, E., Alexander, M., Adams, J. B., Angelini, C., Balke, T., …Skov, M. W. (2023). Top ten priorities for global saltmarsh restoration, conservation and ecosystem service research. Science of the Total Environment, 898, Article 165544. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.165544

Coastal saltmarshes provide globally important ecosystem services including ‘blue carbon’ sequestration, flood protection, pollutant remediation, habitat provision and cultural value. Large portions of marshes have been lost or fragmented as a result... Read More about Top ten priorities for global saltmarsh restoration, conservation and ecosystem service research.

“It Helped Me Feel Like a Researcher”: Reflections on a Capacity-Building Program to Support Teens as Co-Researchers on a Participatory Project (2023)
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Nelson Ferguson, K., Coen, S. E., & Gilliland, J. (2023). “It Helped Me Feel Like a Researcher”: Reflections on a Capacity-Building Program to Support Teens as Co-Researchers on a Participatory Project. Journal of Adolescent Research, https://doi.org/10.1177/07435584231176992

The inclusion of youth voices in research relating to their own daily environments, wellbeing, and development is increasingly recognized as essential to ensuring rigor and success in mobilizing community change. Few studies have qualitatively examin... Read More about “It Helped Me Feel Like a Researcher”: Reflections on a Capacity-Building Program to Support Teens as Co-Researchers on a Participatory Project.

Multispecies, More-Than-Human, Nonhuman, Other-Than-Human: Reimagining idioms of animacy in an age of planetary unmaking (2023)
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Price, C., & Chao, S. (2023). Multispecies, More-Than-Human, Nonhuman, Other-Than-Human: Reimagining idioms of animacy in an age of planetary unmaking. Exchanges: The Interdisciplinary Research Journal, 10(2), 177-193. https://doi.org/10.31273/eirj.v10i2.1166

Life on Earth is sustained by interconnected more-than-human entanglements. In the era of the Anthropocene, many of these webs are unravelling due to climate change, biodiversity loss, toxicity and pollution, natural resource extraction, and water an... Read More about Multispecies, More-Than-Human, Nonhuman, Other-Than-Human: Reimagining idioms of animacy in an age of planetary unmaking.

Do we need Artificial Pollination if we have Multispecies Justice in the Anthropocene? (2023)
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Price, C. (2023). Do we need Artificial Pollination if we have Multispecies Justice in the Anthropocene?. Exchanges: The Interdisciplinary Research Journal, 10(2), 50-73. https://doi.org/10.31273/eirj.v10i2.966

The era we now live in is termed the Anthropocene. Climate change, land use change, pesticide and insecticide use, and pollution are all contributing to pollinator loss. To ensure food crops continue to be pollinated, artificial pollinator technologi... Read More about Do we need Artificial Pollination if we have Multispecies Justice in the Anthropocene?.