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Front page of Independent for PhD Student Malcolm Morgan and Dr Heather Cruickshank

last modified Jun 18, 2014 11:22 AM
Front page of Independent for PhD Student Malcolm Morgan and Dr Heather Cruickshank

Malcolm Morgan

The Independent newspaper has published an article on it's front page based on a paper by PhD Student Malcolm Morgan and Dr Heather Cruickshank. The paper is about quantifying the extent of space shortages in English Dwellings. The Independent article by Jonathan Brown  is titled "Rabbit-hutch Britain: Growing health concerns as UK sets record for smallest properties in Europe"

For full paper see: Quantifying the extent of space shortages: English Dwellings

For full article see: Rabbit Hutch Britain on the Independent newspaper website.

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Context

The need to engage in better problem definition through careful dialogue with all stakeholder groups and a proper recognition of context.

Perspectives

An ability to work with specialists from other disciplines and professional groups acknowledging that technical innovation and business skills also must be understood, nurtured and combined as precursors to the successful implementation of sustainable solutions

Change

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