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Professor Paul Jeffrey
Professor of Water Management
T: +44 (0) 1234 754814
Areas of expertise
Environmental Technology, Environmental Policy and Regulation, Water Science and Engineering
Professor Paul Jeffrey's research interests encompass the development of sustainable water use arrangements and the relationships between human (e.g. socio-cultural, psychological, behavioural, economic), natural (e.g. water quality, environmental) and technological (engineering, technology and infrastructure design) dimensions of water management.
He has contributed to over 100 journal and conference publications in fields as diverse as water resources management, science and society, technology assessment, social justice, and complex systems.
- Professor Jeffrey holds a first class honours degree in Science & Society from Middlesex University as well as an MSc in Energy and Environment and a doctorate in Technology Policy from Cranfield. As a post-doc researcher he spent three years studying sustainable development issues at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, returning to Cranfield in 1996.
- Professor Jeffrey's research has attracted over £10m of funding from organisations from across the water sector as well as government departments, charities, and research councils.
Smith HM, Rutter P & Jeffrey P (2015) Public perceptions of recycled water: a survey of visitors to the London 2012 Olympic Park, Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination, 5 (2) 189-195.
Roma E, Bond T & Jeffrey P (2014) Factors involved in sustained use of point-of-use water disinfection methods: A field study from Flores Island, Indonesia., Journal of Water and Health, 12 (3) 573-583.
Smith HM, Blackstock KL, Wall G & Jeffrey P (2014) River basin management, development planning, and opportunities for debate around limits to growth, Journal of Hydrology, 519 (C) 2624-2631.
Turner S, Blackwell R, Smith MA & Jeffrey P (2014) Risk-based water resources planning in England and Wales: challenges in execution and implementation, Urban Water Journal.
Gormley A, Amezaga J, Shucksmith J, Savic D, Templeton M, Mcadam E & Jeffrey P (2014) One researcher, two guvnors: Negotiating academic and practitioner value in the water sector., Proceedings of the ICE - Management, Procurement and Law, 168 (1) 8-11.
Gormley-Gallagher A, Amezaga J, Shucksmith J, Savic D, Templeton M, McAdam E & Jeffrey P (2014) Briefing: Negotiating value at the research-practice interface in the water sector, Proceedings of the ICE - Management, Procurement and Law, 168 (1) 8-11.
Turner SWD, Marlow D, Ekström M, Rhodes BG, Kularathna U & Jeffrey PJ (2014) Linking climate projections to performance: A yield-based decision scaling assessment of a large urban water resources system, Water Resources Research, 50 (4) 3553-3567.
Birkholz S, Muro M, Jeffrey P & Smith HM (2014) Rethinking the relationship between flood risk perception and flood management, Science of the Total Environment, 478 12-20.
Jimenez-Redal R, Parker A & Jeffrey P (2014) Factors influencing the uptake of household water connections in peri-urban Maputo, Mozambique, Utilities Policy, 28 22-27.
Garcia X, Muro M, Ribas A, Llausàs A, Jeffrey P & Saurí D (2013) Attitudes and behaviours towards water conservation on the Mediterranean coast: the role of socio-demographic and place-attachment factors, Water International, 38 (3) 283-296.
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