Publications and other outputs


Radcliffe, J, Bryson, JR, Cox, E, Leach, J, Luiu, C & Reardon, L 2022, 'A regional approach to COVID-19 recovery: lessons from the West Midlands', Town Planning Review, vol. 93, no. 1, pp. 7-14.

Luiu, C, Wandera, A, Radcliffe, J, Pope, F, Bukachi, V & Mulligan, J 2022, 'COVID-19 impacts on mobility in Kenyan informal settlements: a case study from Kibera, Nairobi', Transport Findings.

Mehta, N., Anderson, A., Johnston, C. R., and Rooney, D. W. (2022), Evaluating the opportunity for utilising anaerobic digestion and pyrolysis of livestock manure and grass silage to decarbonise gas infrastructure: A Northern Ireland case study, Renewable Energy, 196, 343-357.

Fawzy, S., Osman, A. I., Mehta, N., Moran, D., Al-Muhtaseb, A. H., and Rooney, D. W. (2022), Atmospheric carbon removal via industrial biochar systems: A techno-economic-environmental study, Journal of Cleaner Production, 371, 133660.

Osman, A. I., Elgarahy, A. M., Mehta, N., Al-Muhtaseb, A. H., Al-Fatesh, A. S., and Rooney, D. W. (2022), Facile synthesis and life Cycle assessment of highly active magnetic sorbent composite derived from mixed plastic and biomass waste for water Remediation, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 10(37), 12433-12447.

Mehta, N., Cunningham, E., Doherty, M., Sainsbury, P., Bolaji, I., Firoozi-Nejad, B., and Smyth, B.M. (2022), Using regional material flow analysis and geospatial mapping to support the transition to a circular economy for plastics, Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 179, 106085.

Al-Muhtaseb, A.H., Osman, A.I., Jamil, F., Mehta, N., Al-Haj, L., Coulon, F., Al- Maawali, S., Al Nabhani, A., Kyaw, H.H., Zar Myint, M.T., and Rooney, D.W. (2022), Integrating life cycle assessment and characterisation techniques: A case study of biodiesel production utilising waste Prunus Armeniaca seeds (PAS) and a novel catalyst, Journal of Environmental Management, 304, 114319.

Halawy, S.A., Osman, A.I., Mehta, N., Abdelkader, A., Vo, D.-V.N., and Rooney, D.W. (2022), Adsorptive removal of some Cl-VOC’s as dangerous environmental pollutants using feather-like γ-Al2O3 derived from aluminium waste with life cycle analysis, Chemosphere, 295, 133795.


Wang, X, Day, R, Murrant, D, Marín, AD, Botello, DC, González, FL & Radcliffe, J 2021, 'A capabilities-led approach to assessing technological solutions for a rural community', Energies, vol. 14, no. 5, 1398.

Acton, J, Anderson, P, Andres, L, Angus, M, Amor, P, Arrowsmith, J (ed.), Asmelash, H, Bartington, S (ed.), Bengtsson, F, Bhullar, L, Bloss, W, Bonet, B, Börner, S, O Bonsu, N, Bryson, JR, Burns, V, Burrows, A, Calvert, C, Cassidy, N, Cavoski, A, Chadyiwa, M, Chapman, H, Chapman, L, Cockram, M, Degendardt, L, Dickinson, D, Ding, Y, Dobrzynski, D, Dolo, M, Dora, J, Ercolani, M, Ersoy, A, Farag, H, Ferranti, E, Fisher, R, Freer, M, Goldmann, N, Goode, CE, Greenham, S, Gulati, S, Hadfield-Hill, S, Harper, G, Hegerl, G, Hillmansen, S, Holmes, J, Huang, JJ, Huser, C, Jackson, R, Jaroszweski, D, Jefferson, I, Johnson, J, Kaewunruen, S, Kelly-Akinnuoye, F, Kettles, G, Kraftl, P, Krause, S, Leckebusch, GC, Lee, R, Lockwood, B (ed.), Lohse, J, Luna Diez, E, Lynch, I (ed.), MacKenzie, R, Maddison, D, Makepeace, J, Mann, V, Marino, R, Mavronicola, N, McDonald, M, McGowan, K (ed.), Metje, N, Ng, K, Nicol, J, O'Sullivan, C, Phalkey, N, Prestwood, E, Pyatt, N, Quinn, A, Radcliffe, J (ed.), Ravi, M, Reardon, L, Reeder, T, O’Regan, P, Remedios, L, Roberts, J, Rogers, C, Rungskunroch, P, van Schaik, W, Swan, J (ed.), Thomson, I, Toft, H (ed.), Tong, J, Botello Villagrana, F, Walton, A, Wason, C (ed.), Weir, C, Wood, R & Zhong, J 2021, Addressing the climate challenge. University of Birmingham.

Osman, A. I., Mehta, N., Elgarahy, A. M., Al-Hinai, A., Al-Muhtaseb, A. H., and Rooney, D. W. (2021), Conversion of biomass to biofuels and life cycle assessment: A review, Environmental Chemistry Letters, 19, 4075-4118

Bolaji, I., Nejad, B., Billham, M., Mehta, N., Smyth, B., and Cunningham, E. (2021), Multi-criteria decision analysis of agri-food waste as a feedstock for biopolymer production, Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 172, 105671

Osman, A. I., Mehta, N., Elgarahy, A. M., Hefny, M., Al-Hinai, A., Al-Muhtaseb, A. H., and Rooney, D. W. (2021), Hydrogen production, storage, utilisation and environmental impacts: A review, Environmental Chemistry Letters, 20, 153-188

Al-Muhtaseb, A. H., Osman, A. I., Murphin Kumar, P. S., Jamil, F., Al-Haj, L., Al Nabhani, A., Kyaw, H. H., Myint, M. T. Z., Mehta, N., and Rooney, D. W. (2021), Circular economy approach of enhanced bifunctional catalytic system of CaO/CeO2 for biodiesel production from waste loquat seed oil with life cycle assessment study, Energy Conversion and Management, 236, 114040

Al-Mawali, K. S., Osman, A. I., Al-Muhtaseb, A. H., Mehta, N., Jamil, F., Mjalli, F., Vakili-Nezhaad, G. R., and Rooney, D. W. (2021), Life cycle assessment of biodiesel production utilising waste date seed oil and a novel magnetic catalyst: A circular bioeconomy approach, Renewable Energy, 170, 832–846

Mehta, N., Cunningham, E., Roy, D., Cathcart, A., Dempster, M., Berry, E., and Smyth, B. M. (2021), Exploring perceptions of environmental professionals, plastic processors, students and consumers of bio-based plastics: Informing the development of the sector, Sustainable Production and Consumption, 26, 574–587.

Graham, S. P., M. Rouainia, A. C. Aplin, P. Cubillas, T. D. Fender, and P. J. Armitage. (2021) Geomechanical characterisation of organic-rich calcareous shale using AFM and nanoindentation. Rock mechanics and rock engineering 54, no. 1 (2021): 303-320.

C.M. Harrison, P.R. Slater, R. Steinberger-Wilckens, Lanthanum nickelates and their application in Solid Oxide Cells – The LaNi1-xFexO3 system and other ABO3-type nickelates, Solid State Ionics. 373 (2021).

Luiu, C. (2021), Pedestrian safety, older people. In Vickerman, R. (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Transportation, 1st Edition, Elsevier, pp. 429–434.

Luiu, C. and Tight, M. (2021), Travel difficulties and barriers in later life: Evidence from the UK National Travel Survey, Journal of Transport Geography, 91, 102973.


Wu, W, Lin, B, Xie, C, Elliott, RJR & Radcliffe, J 2020, 'Does energy storage provide a profitable second life for electric vehicle batteries?', Energy Economics, vol. 92, 105010.

Mehta, N., Cipullo, S., Cocerva, T., Coulon, F., Dino, G. A., Ajmone-Marsan, F., Padoan, E., Cox, S. F., Cave, M. R., and De Luca, D. A. (2020), Incorporating oral bioaccessibility into human health risk assessment due to potentially toxic elements in extractive waste and contaminated soils from an abandoned mine site, Chemosphere, 255, 126927

Mehta, N., Dino, G. A., Passarella, I., Ajmone-Marsan, F., Rossetti, P., and De Luca, D.A. (2020), Assessment of the possible reuse of extractive coming from abandoned mine sites: Case study in Gorno, Italy, Sustainability, 12(6), 2471

Fender, Thomas D., Mohamed Rouainia, Cees Van Der Land, Martin Jones, Maria Mastalerz, Jan AI Hennissen, Samuel P. Graham, and Thomas Wagner. (2020). Geomechanical properties of coal macerals; measurements applicable to modelling swelling of coal seams during CO2 sequestration. International Journal of Coal Geology 228: 103528

Fender, T. D., C. Van Der Land, M. Rouainia, S. P. Graham, D. M. Jones, C. H. Vane, and T. Wagner. (2020). The assessment of organic matter Young's modulus distribution with depositional environment and maturity. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 125, no. 12 (2020): e2020JB020435

C.M. Harrison, P.R. Slater, R. Steinberger-Wilckens, A review of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell cathode materials with respect to their resistance to the effects of chromium poisoning, Solid State Ionics. 354 (2020) 115410.


Xie, C, Li, Y, Ding, Y & Radcliffe, J 2019, 'Evaluating levelized cost of storage (LCOS) based on price arbitrage operations: with liquid air energy storage (LAES) as an example', Energy Procedia, vol. 158, pp. 4852-4860.

Mehta, N., Cocerva, T., Cipullo, S., Padoan, E., Dino, G.A., Ajmone-Marsan, F., Cox, S.F., Coulon, F., and De Luca, D.A. (2019), Linking oral bioaccessibility and solid phase distribution of potentially toxic elements in extractive waste and soil from an abandoned mine site: Case study in Campello Monti, NW Italy, Science of The Total Environment, 651, 2799–2810


Xie, C, Hong, Y, Ding, Y, Li, Y & Radcliffe, J 2018, 'An economic feasibility assessment of decoupled energy storage in the UK: With liquid air energy storage as a case study', Applied Energy, vol. 225, pp. 244-257.

Murrant, D & Radcliffe, J 2018, 'Assessing energy storage technology options using a multi-criteria decision analysis-based framework', Applied Energy, vol. 231, pp. 788-802.

Castagneto Gissey, G, Dodds, PE & Radcliffe, J 2018, 'Market and regulatory barriers to electrical energy storage innovation', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 82, no. Part 1, pp. 781-790.

Dino, G.A., Mehta, N., Rossetti, P., Ajmone-Marsan, F., and De Luca, D.A. (2018), Sustainable approach towards extractive waste management: Two case studies from Italy, Resources Policy, 59, 33–43

Mehta, N., Dino, G.A., Ajmone-Marsan, F., Lasagna, M., Romè, C., and De Luca, D.A. (2018), Extractive waste management: A risk analysis approach, Science of The Total Environment, 622–623, 900–912

Luiu, C., Tight, M. and Burrow, M. (2018), An investigation into the factors influencing travel needs in later life. Journal of Transport and Health, 11, 86-99

Luiu, C., Tight, M. and Burrow, M. (2018), Factors Preventing the Use of Alternative Transport Modes to the Car in Later Life. Sustainability, 10, 1982

Luiu, C., Tight, M. and Burrow, M. (2018), A conceptual framework to assess the unmet travel needs in later life. Journal of Transport and Health, 9, 321-333

Luiu, C., Eskandari Torbaghan, M., Burrow, M. (2018), Rates of Return for Railway Infrastructure Investment in Africa. K4D Helpdesk Reports. Brighton, Institute for Development Studies


Sciacovelli, A, Smith, D, Navarro, ME, Vecchi, A, Peng, X, Li, Y, Radcliffe, J & Ding, Y 2017, 'Performance analysis and detailed experimental results of the first liquid air energy storage plant in the world', Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Transactions of the ASME, vol. 140, no. 2, 022001.

Fikiin, K, Stankov, B, Evans, J, Maidment, G, Foster, A, Brown, T, Radcliffe, J, Youbi-Idrissi, M, Alford, A, Varga, L, Alvarez, G, Ivanov, IE, Bond, C, Colombo, I, Garcia-Naveda, G, Ivanov, I, Hattori, K, Umeki, D, Bojkov, T & Kaloyanov, N 2017, 'Refrigerated warehouses as intelligent hubs to integrate renewable energy in industrial food refrigeration and to enhance power grid sustainability', Trends in Food Science & Technology, vol. 60, pp. 96-103.

Uddin, K, Gough, R, Radcliffe, J, Marco, J & Jennings, P 2017, 'Techno-economic analysis of the viability of residential photovoltaic systems using lithium-ion batteries for energy storage in the United Kingdom', Applied Energy, vol. 206, pp. 12-21.

Steinberger-Wilckens, R, Dodds, P, Kurban, Z, Velazquez Abad, A & Radcliffe, J (eds) 2017, The role of hydrogen and fuel cells in delivering energy security for the UK. H2FC SUPERGEN Hub White Papers, H2FC SUPERGEN, London.

Luiu, C., Tight, M. and Burrow, M. (2017), The unmet travel needs of the older population: a review of the literature. Transport Reviews, 37, 488-506

Eskandari Torbaghan, M., Luiu, C. and Burrow, M. (2017), Applications of digital and innovative construction techniques in lower-income countries. K4D Helpdesk Reports. Brighton, Institute for Development Studies 


Barbour, E, Wilson, G, Radcliffe, J, Ding, Y & Li, Y 2016, 'A review of pumped hydro energy storage development in significant international electricity markets', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 61, pp. 421–432.

Li, Y, Sciacovelli, A, Peng, X, Radcliffe, J & Ding, Y 2016, 'Integrating compressed air energy storage with a diesel engine for electricity generation in isolated areas', Applied Energy, vol. 171, pp. 26-36.

Mehta, N., Basu, S., and Kumar, A. (2016), Separation of zinc oxide nanoparticles in water stream by membrane filtration, Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination, 06-1