The latest publications produced by OSRC-associated researchers at The Open University. A repository of research publications and other research outputs can be viewed at The Open University's Open Research Online.
Erenler , Hilary E.; Orr, Michael C.; Gillman, Michael P.; Parkes, Bethan R. B.; Rymer, Hazel and Maes, Jean-Michel (2016). Persistent nesting by Anthophora Latreille, 1803 (Hymenoptera: Apidae) bees in ash adjacent to an active volcano. Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 92(2), pp. 67–78.
Garcia-Baquero, Gonzalo; Silvertown, Jonathan; Gowing, David J. and Valle, Cipriano J. (2016). Dissecting the hydrological niche: soil moisture, space and lifespan. Journal of Vegetation Science, 27(2), pp. 219–226.
Cashore, Benjamin; Leipold, Sina; Cerutti, Paolo Omar; Bueno, Gabriela; Carodenuto, Sophia; Chen, Xiaoqian; de Jong, Wil; Denvir, Audrey; Hansen, Christian; Humphreys, David; McGinley, Kathleen; Nathan, Iben; Overdevest, Christine; Rodrigues, Rafael Jacques; Sotirov, Metodi; Stone, Michael W; Tegene, Yitagesu Tekle; Visseren-Hamakers, Ingrid; Winkel, Georg; Yemelin, Valentin and Zeitlin, Jonathan (2016). Global governance approaches to addressing illegal logging: Uptake and lessons learned. In: Kleinschmit, Daniela; Mansourian, Stephanie; Wildburger, Christoph and Purret, Andre eds. Illegal Logging and Related Timber Trade - Dimensions, Drivers, Impacts and Responses: A Global Scientific Rapid Response Assessment Report. IUFRO World Series (35). Vienna: International Union of Forest Research Organisations, pp. 119–131.
Cook, S.; Peacock, M.; Evans, C.D. ; Page, S.E.; Whelan, M.; Gauci, V. and Khoon, K.L. (2016). Cold storage as a method for the long-term preservation of tropical dissolved organic carbon (DOC). Mires and Peat, 18(25), pp. 1–8.
Rose, Gillian (2017). Screening smart cities: managing data, views and vertigo. In: Hesselberth, Pepita and Poulaki, Maria eds. Compact Cinematics: The Moving Image in the Age of Bit-Sized Media. London: Bloomsbury Academic, (In press).
Bhagwat, Shonil A.; Economou, Anastasia and Thornton, Thomas F. (2016). The Idea of Climate Change as a Belief System: Why Climate Activism Resembles a Religious Movement. GAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society, 25(2), pp. 94–98.
Matthews-Bird, Frazer; Brooks, Stephen J.; Holden, Philip B.; Montoya, Encarni and Gosling, William D. (2016). Inferring late-Holocene climate in the Ecuadorian Andes using a chironomid-based temperature inference model. Climate of the Past, 12 pp. 1263–1280.
Park, Yoon Jung; Lampert, Ben and Robertson, Winslow (2016). Editorial: China’s impacts on Africa’s development. African Review of Economics and Finance, 8(1), pp. 3–11.
Mooney, Gerry; McKendrick, John; Scott, Gill; Dickie, Peter and McHardy, Fiona eds. (2016). Poverty in Scotland 2016: Tools for Transformation. Poverty in Scotland. London: Child Poverty Action Group.
Papaioannou, Theo; Watkins, Andrew; Kale, Dinar and Mugwagwa, Julius (2016). Politics of Innovation and Development: the Role of Industry Associations in Integrating Political, Industrial and Health Systems in India and South Africa. In: 66th Political Studies Association Annual International Conference: Politics and the Good Life, 21-23 March 2016, Brighton, UK.
Siegenthaler, Andy; Welch, Bertie; Pangala, Sunitha R.; Peacock, Michael and Gauci, Vincent (2016). Semi-rigid chambers for methane gas flux measurements on tree stems. Biogeosciences, 13 pp. 1197–1207.
Rose, Gillian; Degen, Monica and Melhuish, Clare (2016). Looking at digital visualizations of urban redevelopment projects: dimming the scintillating glow of unwork. In: Jordan, Shirley and Lindner, Christoph eds. Cities Interrupted: Visual Culture and Urban Space. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 105–120.
Cook, Sarah; Peacock, Mike; Evans, Chris D.; Page, Susan E.; Whelan, Mick J.; Gauci, Vincent and Kho, Lip Khoon (2017). Quantifying tropical peatland dissolved organic carbon (DOC) using a UV-visible spectroscopy. Water Research (Early access).
Materić, D.; Blenkhorn, D.; Gonzalez-Mendes, R.; Bruhn, D.; Turner, C.; Morgan, G.; Mason, N. and Gauci, V. (2016). Monoterpene emission from young Scots pine may be influenced by nutrient availability. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research, 14(4), pp. 667–681.
Ormsby, Alison; Jackson, Wendy and Bhagwat, Shonil (2016). Can world heritage status help protect sacred natural sites in Asia? In: Verschuuren, Bas and Furuta, Naoya eds. Asian Sacred Natural Sites: Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 41–54.
Frascaroli, Fabrizio; Bhagwat, Shonil; Guarino, Riccardo; Chiarucci, Alessandro and Schmid, Bernhard (2016). Shrines in Central Italy conserve plant diversity and large trees. Ambio, 45(4), pp. 468–479.
Papaioannou, Theo and Srinivas, Smita (2016). Innovation as a Political Process of Development: Are Neo-Schumpetarians Value Neutral? In: SPRU’s 50th Anniversary Conference on Transforming Innovation, 7-9 September 2016, University of Sussex.
Miller, Charlotte S.; Gosling, William D.; Kemp, David B.; Coe, Angela L. and Gilmour, Iain (2016). Drivers of ecosystem and climate change in tropical West Africa over the past ∼540 000 years. Journal of Quaternary Science (Early View).
Humphreys, David (2016). Forest crimes and the international trade in illegally-logged timber. In: Eliott, Lorraine and Schaedla, William H. eds. Handbook of Transnational Environmental Crime. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 168–189.
Pryke, Michael (2017). ‘This time it’s different’ . . . and why it matters: the shifting geographies of money, finance and risks. In: Martin, Ron and Pollard, Jane eds. Handbook on the Geographies of Money and Finance. Research Handbooks in Geography. Edward Elgar, pp. 105–121.
Hinchliffe, Steve; Bingham, Nick; Allen, John and Carter, Simon (2016). Pathological Lives: Disease, Space and Biopolitics. RGS-IBG Book Series. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons.
McKendrick, John H.; Asenova, Darina; McCann, Claire; Reynolds, Rebecca; Egan, James; Hastings, Annette; Mooney, Gerry and Sinclair, Stephen (2016). Conceptualising Austerity in Scotland as a Risk Shift: Ideas and Implications. Scottish Affairs (In press).