Publications

You can find the academic papers from SURFACE projects at the University's repository pages.

In addition, the following publications are available:

Going Outdoors: Falls, Ageing & Resilience (Go Far) 2012, ‘Key facts’, 4pp full-colour introductory leaflet with details of the team, methodology and funding mechanisms behind research into older people, falls and the design of the outdoor environment.

Inclusive Design for Getting Outdoors (I'DGO) 2012, ‘Why does the outdoor environment matter?’, 4pp full-colour leaflet with research findings from both phases of I'DGO (One and TOO) and key messages for policy and practice.

Inclusive Design for Getting Outdoors (I'DGO) 2012, ‘The Design of Streets with Older People in Mind: Design Guide 001 – Seating’, 8pp full-colour design guidance leaflet on public seating, with notes on existing guidance, research findings and recommendations for policy and practice.

Inclusive Design for Getting Outdoors (I'DGO) 2012, ‘The Design of Streets with Older People in Mind: Design Guide 002 – Bus Stops’, 8pp full-colour design guidance leaflet on bus stops and shelters, with notes on existing guidance, research findings and recommendations for policy and practice.

Inclusive Design for Getting Outdoors (I'DGO) 2012, ‘The Design of Streets with Older People in Mind: Design Guide 003 – Tactile Paving’, 8pp full-colour design guidance leaflet on tactile paving, with notes on existing guidance, research findings and recommendations for policy and practice.

Inclusive Design for Getting Outdoors (I'DGO) 2012, ‘The impact of Inclusive Design for Getting Outdoors’, 2pp full-colour impact statement on I'DGO’s work with policy makers, professionals, not-for-profit organisations and the public.

Inclusive Design for Getting Outdoors (I'DGO) 2010, ‘Tactile paving: design, siting and laying’, 16pp full-colour mid-term progress report on the SURFACE I'DGO TOO study, with notes on background, methodology and preliminary findings.

Newton, R and Ormerod, M 2007, 'EnglishPartnerships Guidance Note: Inclusive Design', 30pp repository of inclusive design guidance for new-build and refurbishment projects commissioned by former National Regeneration Agency.

Ormerod, M and Thomas, P 2006, ‘Decent Homes Standards and Accessibility’, 34pp report, commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, on the impact on accessibility of refurbishment by social landlords to bring properties up to new Decent Homes Standards.

SURFACE Inclusive Design Research Centre 2004, ‘Towards Access Standards: The Work of Local Access Groups in England and Wales’, 145pp report, commissioned by the Disability Rights Commission, on the nature and workings of access groups in England and Wales.