Areas of expertise

Background

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.

Current activities

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.

Clients

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.

Publications

Articles In Journals

Conference Papers

  • Yazdani A & Jeffrey P (2012) Robustness and vulnerability analysis of water distribution networks using graph theoretic and complex network principles. In: 12th Annual Conference: Water Distribution Systems Analysis, 2010, Tuscon, AZ, 12-15 September 2010.
  • Hochstrata R, Melina T & Jeffrey P (2006) Assessing the European wastewater reclamation and reuse potential - a scenario analysis. In: International conference on integrated water concepts in water recycling, 2005, Wollongong, 14-17 February 2005.
  • Torregrosa T, Mcintosh BS & Jeffrey P (2006) Institutional perspectives on the value and valuation of water. In: IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition, Beijing, China, 1 September 2006.
  • Jeffrey P & Gearey M (2006) Integrated water resources management: lost on the road from ambition to realisation?. In: 6th IWA international symposium on systems analysis and integrated assessment (WATERMATEX 2004), Beijing, 3-5 November 2004.
  • Alam UZ & Jeffrey P (2006) Benefit-sharing: A principle for intelligent water management ?. In: CIWEM 4th National Conference. Emerging Environmental Issues & Future Challenges, Newcastle, UK, 12 September 2006.
  • Ker Rault P, Bouzit M, Jeffrey P, Salman A, Al-Karablieh E, Attila O & Yzererolu S (2006) Application of a participatory foresight methodology at river basin scale in Jordan and Turkey. In: IAH conference on Integrated Water Resources Management and Challenges of the Sustainable Development, Marrakech, Morocco, 23 May 2006.
  • Mcintosh BS, Di Pierro F, Jeffrey P, Fox C, Khu ST, Savic D, Sewell MV & Tran H (2006) Taking account of water supply infrastructure in land-use planning: an integrated supply-demand approach. In: 3rd Biennial Conference of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, Burlington, Vermont, USA, 9 July 2006.
  • Medema W & Jeffrey P (2006) A Review of the Adaptive Management Theory in the Context of Integrated Water Resources Management. In: AWRA 2006 Conference on Adaptive Management and Water Resources, Missoula, MOntana, USA, 26 June 2006.
  • Jeffrey P (2005) A bibliometric study of industry-academia collaboration in the field of membrane applications for water treatment. In: 9th International Conference on Scientoetrics and Informetrics, Beijing, China, 18 February 2005.
  • Jeffrey P (2005) Assessment of water savings from single house domestic greywater recycling systems. In: IWA 2nd International Conference on Efficiant Use and Management of Water in Urban Areas, Tenerife, Spain, 18 February 2005.
  • Jeffrey P (2005) Championing good governance through the appreciation of legitimation dialogues. In: 14th Stockholm Water Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, 22 March 2005.
  • Jeffrey P (2005) Legitimacy and efficiency of water governance regimes; an emerging agenda to support policy tool development. In: IWA 2nd International Conference on Efficient Use and Management of Water in Urban Areas, Tenerife, Spain, 18 February 2005.
  • Jeffrey P (2005) Designing ICT tools to support participative catchment management processes. In: Proc. Conference on Policies and Tools for Sustainable Water Management in the EU, Venice, Italy, 18 February 2005.
  • Jeffrey P (2005) A generic approach to the assessment of cross-media pollution potentials within catchment scale landscapes. In: IWA World Water Congress, Berlin, Germany, 18 February 2005.
  • Jeffrey P & Jefferson B (2005) Identification and management of risk perception in participatory planning for water reuse. In: International conference on Integrated Concepts in Water Recycling, Wollongong, Australia, 17 February 2005.
  • Jeffrey P & Guimaraes Pereira A (2005) Principles and design of a tool to Inform Debates, Dialogues and Deliberations. In: Conference on Integrated, Participatory Management of European Water Resources, Casa Convalescencia, Barcelona, 18 February 2005.
  • Jeffrey P (2005) Societal responses to water conservation policy instruments: a literature review and some comments on emerging theory. In: Annual meeting of the EPSRC WATERSAVE network, Loughborough University, UK, 18 February 2005.
  • Jefferson B, Jeffrey P & Judd SJ (2005) Grey water characterisation and its impact on the selection and operation of technologies for urban reuse. In: 4th International Symposium on on Watewater Reclamation and Reuse, November 2003, Mexico City, Mexico, 17 February 2005.
  • Jeffrey P (2005) Factors for success with Case and EngD Studentships. In: Presentation at the 1-day conference on 'Business-University Research Collaborations: Practical advice from experienced practitioners, Cranfield University, UK, 18 February 2005.
  • Jeffrey P & Guimaraes Pereira A (2005) Application of a TIDDD to a case study in the Argolid Valley, Greece. In: Conference on Integrated, Participatory Management of European Water Resources, Casa Convalescencia, Barcelona, 18 February 2005.
  • Jeffrey P (2005) An evaluation of single - house greywater recycling systems. In: IWA 4th International Symposium on Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse, Mexico City, Mexico, 18 February 2005.
  • Jeffrey P & Jefferson B (2005) Water resource management and participatory planning: A preliminary analysis of survey data on the perceptions, needs and requirements of different stakeholder groups. In: Presentation at the institute of Irrigation and Drainage 2004 Seminar, London, 18 February 2005.
  • Hobson C, Mcintosh BS & Jeffrey P (2005) Domestic water demand forecasting for regional planning: the role of housing characteristics. In: CIWEM Proceedings of the Second National Conference, Volume One, Wakefield, UK, 17 February 2005.
  • Hobson C, Mcintosh BS & Jeffrey P (2005) Domestic water demand forecasting for regional planning. In: Efficient 2005, 3rd International Conference on the Efficient use and Management of Water, Santiago, Chile, 17 February 2005.
  • Sahota P, Jeffrey P & Lemon M (2004) Improving decision making and embracing the sustainability agenda. In: NESIS Summative Conference on 'New Economy Achievements and Lessons for the Future, Athens, Greece, 11 October 2004.
  • Swinford A, Mcintosh BS & Jeffrey P (2004) ICT Tools to Support public participation; the importance of strategic functions. In: 6th IWA international symposium on systems analysis and integrated assessment (WATERMATEX 2004), Beijing, 3 November 2004.
  • Alegre N, Jeffrey P, McIntosh B, Thomas JS, Hardwick I & Riley S (2004) Strategic options for sustainable water management at new developments: the application of a simulation model to explore potential water savings. In: 4th international symposium on wastewater reclamation and reuse, Mexico City, 12 November 2003.
  • Mcintosh BS, Seaton RAF & Jeffrey P (2004) Tools to think with? Towards understanding the use and impact of model-based support tools. In: 2nd Biennial Meeting of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, Manno, Switzerland, 1 June 2004.
  • Swinford A, Mcintosh BS & Jeffrey P (2004) Supporting the Strategic Objectives of Participative Management; an Evaluation of the Performance of Four ICT Tools. In: 2nd Biennial Meeting of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, Manno, Switzerland, 1 June 2004.
  • Jeffrey P & Jefferson B (2004) Participatory Water Reuse Planning: a conceptual model based on Social Learning and Personal Constructs. In: IWA World Water Congress, Marrakech, Morocco, 19 September 2004.
  • Pollard S, Cartmell E, Riddell-Black D, Gostelow P, Oakey JE, Jeffrey P, Morris J & Howsam P (2004) Sewage sludge - waste or fuel? An integrated appraisal of five co-combustion scenarios. In: Waste 2004, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK, 28 September 2004.
  • Jeffrey P, Stephenson T & Temple C (2003) Ever deeper and wider: incorporating sustainability into a practitioner orientated engineering curriculum. In: 3rd IWA International Conference Environmental Engineering Education, Zurich, Switzerland, 25 September 2003.
  • Hobson C, Jeffrey P & Mcintosh BS (2003) Water demand forecasting for regional development: The nature of the problem and an analysis of available methods. In: International Conference on Computing and Control for the Water Industry, London, 15 September 2003.
  • Mcintosh BS, Jeffrey P & Lemon M (2003) Exploring socio-natural processes using model-based methods: problems and prospects. In: EurAqua Scientific and Technical Review 10 'Improving Freshwater Research for the Benefit of European Society', CEH Wallingford, UK, 22 October 2003.
  • Swinford A, Jeffrey P & Mcintosh BS (2002) Designing ICT Tools to support participative catchment management processes. In: MULINO workshop 'Policies and tools for the sustainable water management in the EU', Venice, Italy, 20 November 2002.
  • Jefferson B, Judd SJ, Jeffrey P & Palmer A (2002) Reliability of biological processes for urban reuse of grey and black waters: Risk and Impact. In: IWA regional symposium on water recycling in Mediterranean region, Iraklio, 26 September 2002.
  • Boyce D, Mcintosh BS, Hallett SH, Winder N, Giraud F, Courtois N, Imeson A, Rinaudo JD, Jeffrey P & Thomas D (2002) SCAPT - A Support Tool for Utility Oriented Strategic River Basin Planning. In: The Marie Curie Euroconference 'Science for Water Policy: The Implications of the Water Framework Directive', University of East Anglia, Norwich, 2 September 2002.
  • Swinford A, Mcintosh BS & Jeffrey P (2002) The Design of Information and Communication Technologies to support participative processes under the Water Framework Directive: A model for design and evaluation. In: The Marie Curie Euroconference 'Science for Water Policy: the Implications of the Water Framework Directive', University of East Anglia, Norwich, 2 September 2002.
  • Lemon M, Jefferson B & Jeffrey P (2001) My land, my water, your problem: Coevolutionary processes and the development of appropriate water policy tools. In: Proc. 2nd Conference of the International Water History Association, University of Bergen, Norway, 9 March 2001.
  • Laine A, Jefferson B, Jeffrey P, Judd SJ & Stephenson T (2000) Water recycling from grey to black, the process engineering solution to the water resource problem. In: 2000 IChemE Research Event, Bath, UK, 1 January 2000.
  • Jeffrey PJ, Seaton RAF & Stephenson T (1997) Coevolution of society and technology: Understanding the dynamics of communities and utility infrastructures. In: 1997 International Symposium on Technology and Society: Technology and Society at a Time of Sweeping Change, Glasgow, 20-21 June 1997.

Books

  • Fewtrell L, Kay D, Jeffrey P & Jefferson B (2008) HIA of greywater reuse in the UK. In: Health impact assessment for sustainable water management, IWA publishing, p. 89-119.
  • Knops G, Pidou M, Kadewa W, Soares A, Jeffrey P & Jefferson B (2008) Reuse of urban water: Impact of product choice. In: Dangerous Pollutants (Xenobiotics) in Urban Water Cycle, Netherlands: Springer, p. 13-22.
  • Anderson J, Baggett S, Jeffrey P, Mcpherson L, Marks J & Rosenblum E (2007) Public Acceptance of Water Reuse. In: Water Reuse: An International Survey, IWA Publishing.
  • Mcglade J, Mcintosh BS & Jeffrey P (2007) Landscape Sensitivity, Resilience and Sustainable Watershed Management. In: Coping with Water Deficiency: From Research to Policy Making, Springer-Verlag.
  • Sahota PS, Jeffrey P & Lemon M (2007) Starting with the local - A knowledge-based approach to economic integration. In: Regionalisation, Growth, and Economic Integration, p. 119-145.
  • Jeffrey P (2006) The human dimensions of IWRM: Interfaces between knowledges and ambitions. In: Integrated Urban Water Resources Management, Springer, Dordrecht, p. 11-18.
  • (2006) Strategic Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions: Interdisciplinary Perspectives..
  • Tur AA, Noguera GO, Jeffrey P, Gearey M, Rinaudo JD, Loubier S, Veljanovski T & Ravbar N (2006) Socio-cultural influences on water utilisation: a comparative analysis.. In: Water Management in Arid and Semi-Aid Regions: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Edward Elgar.
  • Jeffrey P (2005) Principles and tools for supporting participative water resources planning and management.. In: Water on Mediterranean Islands, ZUFO, University of Munster.
  • Jeffrey P (2005) Community and institutional engagement in agricultural water reuse projects. In: Water reuse for irrigation: landscapes, turf grass and agriculture, CRC Press.
  • Gearey M & Jeffrey P (2005) Consumer reactions to water conservation policy instruments: a literature review and some comments on emerging theory. In: Water Demand Management, IWA Publishing.
  • Jeffrey P, Thompson A, Seaton RAF & Allen P (2000) Cross-disciplinary knowledge as a guide to the study and management of complexity. In: Transdisciplinarity: Joint Problem Solving among Science, Technology and Society', Birkhauser. Verlag.