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Research Publications

 

Recent Publications

USTAOGLU, E., WILLIAMS, B., PETROV, L. (2017)  Scenario Analysis of Alternative Land Development Patterns for the Leipzig-Halle Region:  Implications for Transport-Land-Use Sustainability.  Urban Planning.  Vol. 2 Issue 1 pg. 108 -129

USTAOGLU, E., WILLIAMS, B. (2017) (forthcoming) Determinants of urban expansion and agricultural land conversion in 25 EU countries.  Journal of Environmental Management.

NEDOVIC-BUDIC, Z., KNAAP, G.J., SHAHUMYAN, H., WILLIAMS, B., SLAEV, A. (2016) Measuring urban form at community scale: Case study of Dublin, Ireland. Cities. Vol. 55 pg.148-164

FOLEY, W., SHAHUMYAN, H., WILLIAMS, B.,  (2017) (forthcoming) Quantitative Assessments of the Spatial Distribution of Business Clusters in Ireland. International Journal of Business Intelligence and Data Mining.

NEDOVIC-BUDIC, Z., KNAAP, G.J., SHAHUMYAN, H., WILLIAMS, B., SLAEV, A. (2016) Measuring urban form at community scale: Case study of Dublin, Ireland. Cities. Vol. 55 pg.148-164

WILLIAMS, B., NEDOVIC-BUDIC, Z. (2016) The real estate bubble in Ireland. Policy context and responses. Urban Research and Practice Vol. 9: 2

SHAHUMYAN, H., MOECKEL, R. (2016) Integration of land use, land cover, transportation and environmental impact models:  Exploring scenario analysis with multiple modules.  Environment and Planning B:  Planning and Design. Online May 2016

COATES, D., McNEILL, J., WILLIAMS, B. (2016)  Estimating Cash Buyers and Transaction Volumes in the Residential Property sector in Ireland 2000 - 2014.  Central Bank of Ireland Quarterly Bulletin. 3 pg. 68-81

USTAOGLU, E., WILLIAMS, B., MURPHY, E. (2016) Integrating CBA and land-use development scenarios: evaluation of planned rail investments in the Greater Dublin Area., Ireland. Case Studies on Transport Policy. Vol. 4:2 pg.104-12

VAN de VOORDE, T., VAN der KWAST, J., POELMANS, L., CANTERS, F., BINARD, M., CORNET, Y., ENGELEN, G., ULJEE, I., SHAHUMYAN, H., WILLIAMS, B., CONVERY, S., LAVALLE, C. (2016) Projecting alternative urban growth patterns:  The development and applicaiton of a remote sensing assisted calibration framework for the Greater Dublin Area.  Ecological Indicators 60  1056-1069

SHAHUMYAN, H., WILLIAMS, B., FOLEY, W. (2015) Spatial Cluster Analysis Informing Policy Making in Ireland. Computational Science and its Applications. ICCSA 2015. 9157: 511-524

GE, X. J., WILLIAMS, B. (2015) House Price Determinants in Sydney. 22nd Annual European Real Estate Society Conference. ERES

Archive Peer Reviewed Articles

WILLIAMS, B., BOYLE, I. (2012) The Role of Property Tax Incentives in Urban Regeneration and Property Market Failure in Dublin. Journal of Property Tax Assessment & Administration Vol. 9: 2.

USTAOGLU, E., WILLIAMS, B., PETROV, L. (2012) Developing a CBA methodology for the Scenario-based land-use impact assessment of proposed rail investements in the Leipzig Region. in Campagna, M., de Montis, A., Isola, F., Lai, S., Pira, C., Zoppi, C. (eds.) Planning Support Tools: Policy Analysis, Implementation and Evaluation. Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Informatics and Urban and Regional Planning INPUT 2012. Francoangeli/Urbanistica, Milano, Italy.

PETROV, L.O., WILLIAMS B., SHAHUMYAN, H., CONVERY, S. (2012) National Borders and Transport corridors in Europe: Evidence of linkages in the Dublin-Belfast corridor. in Campagna, M., de Montis, A., Isola, F., Lai, S., Pira, C., Zoppi, C. (eds.) Planning Support Tools: Policy Analysis, Implementation and Evaluation. Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Informatics and Urban and Regional Planning INPUT 2012. Francoangeli/Urbanistica, Milano, Italy.

WILLIAMS, B., HUGHES, B., REDMOND, B., (2010) Managing an Unstable Housing Market. UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper Series, 10/02. 21p

BRENNAN, M., SHAHUMYAN, H., WALSH, C., CARTY, J., WILLIAMS, B., CONVERY, S. (2009) Regional Planning Guideline review: using MOLAND as part of the Strategic Environmental Assessment Process. UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper Series, 09/07. 26p

ORSINI, F.& WILLIAMS, B. 2009 Performance of planning systems and responses to dispersed urban growth at the regional level. A comparison of approaches in France and Ireland over the period 1990 - 2006. UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper Series 09/06.

WILLIAMS, B., SHAHUMYAN H., BOYLE I., CONVERY, S., WHITE R., 2009 Adapting an Urban-Regional Model (MOLAND) for Supporting the Planning and Provision of Strategic Regional Infrastructure: Providing Wastewater Treatment Capacity in the Dublin Region 2006 – 2026 UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper Series 09/05.

A full list of UEP publications is given below.

Peer Reviewed Articles

International Journals

KELLY, J. A., RYAN, L., CASEY, E. & O'RIORDAN, N. 2009. Profiling road transport activity: Emissions from 2000 to 2005 in Ireland using national car test data. Transport Policy

WILLIAMS, B., SOKOL, M. & EGERAAT, C. V. Regional studies. Revisiting the Informational City. Regional Studies.

WALSH, C. & WALSH, J. Demographic and Socio-economic Change in Ireland: A Spatial Perspective. Journal of Scottish Affairs (Special Issue)

WILLIAMS, B. 2006. Fiscal Incentives and Urban Regeneration in Dublin from 1986 to 2005. Journal of Property Investment and Finance. 24 542-548.

National Journals

MCINERNEY, D. O. & WALSH, C. 2009. The Spatial Composition and Distribution of Land-Use Change in the Dublin City Region 1990-2006. Irish Geography 42, 207-233.

WALSH, C. 2008. Demographic Structure and Spatial Change in the Dublin City-Region 1996 -2006. Progress in Irish Urban Studies 4, 13 - 24.

WILLIAMS, B. The integration of enterprise, regeneration and cluster policies. The development of The International Financial services Centre in Dublin Journal of Irish Urban Studies.

Industry Publications

CASEY, E. J., SMITH, W. J., TIMONEY, D. J., 2009. Examination of Low-Cost Systems for the Determination of Kinematic Driving Cycles and Engine Operating Conditions in Dublin, Ireland. SAE Technical Paper 2009-01-2791.

Books

DUBBEN, N. & WILLIAMS, B. 2009. Partnerships in Urban Property Development, Wiley-Blackwell, London.

Working Papers

ATTUYER, K., WILLIAMS, B. & MACLARAN, A. 2009. Changing office location patterns and their importance in the peripheral expansion of the Dublin region 1960 - 2008. UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper Series, 09/01.

BRENNAN, M. & TWUMASI, B. O. 2008. Does MOLAND work as a tool for the assessment and/or as a predictor of th e distribution of urban biodiversity in Dublin city? UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper Series, 08/04.

BRENNAN, M., SHAHUMYAN, H., WALSH, C., CARTY, J., WILLIAMS, B., CONVERY, S. (2009) Regional Planning Guideline review: using MOLAND as part of the Strategic Environmental Assessment Process. UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper Series, 09/07 26p

BRENNAN, M. (2009) Simulating Urban Encroachment upon Natura2000 sites using the MOLAND model: Supporting Appropriate Assessment, UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper Series, 09/08 11p.

BRENNAN, M., McINERENEY, D.O., HOCHSTRASSER, T., HAYDEN, T. (2009) Where have all the parks gone? Changes in Dublin's green space between 1990 & 2006. UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Papers Series, 09/02 10pp.

CARTY, J. & AHERN, A. 2008. Exploring the link between transport and urban form: applications of the MOLAND model. UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper series, 08/06. THIS PAPER HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN AT THE REQUEST OF THE AUTHOR

CASEY, E., LENNON, D., SMITH, W. & TIMONEY, D. 2007. Description of the Development of the LabVIEW Instantaneous Emissions Estimation Software for use in the Urban Environment Project Air Quality Work Package. UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper Series, 07/01.

CASEY, E., SMITH, W., TIMONEY, D. 2007. Vehicle Pollutant Formation & Adverse Health Implications. UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper Series, 07/02.

CASEY, E. & TWUMASI, B. O. 2008. Air quality and MOLAND: Description of a methodology to determine emissions output and affected populations. UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper Series, 08/05.

FOLEY, R., CRITCHLEY, M. & CONVERY, S. 2008. Calculating Population Density for MOLAND in the Dublin Urban Area. UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper Series, 08/08.

LIU, X. & TWUMASI, B. O. 2008. Analysing Climate Impact on Energy Demand Using the MOLAND Model. UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper Series, 08/03.

MCINERNEY, D. O. & WALSH, C. 2008. The Spatial Composition and Distribution of Land-Use Changes in the UEP Study Region 2000-2006 UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper Series, 1-11.

ORSINI, F.& WILLIAMS, B. 2009 Performance of planning systems and responses to dispersed urban growth at the regional level. A comparison of approaches in France and Ireland over the period 1990 - 2006. UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper Series 09/06, 2009.

SHAHUMYAN H., TWUMASI B., CONVERYy S., FOLEY R., VAUGHAN E., CARTY J., WALSH C., BRENNAN M., 2009. Data Preparation for the MOLAND Model Application for Greater Dublin Region. UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper series, 09/04.

SHAHUMYAN H., WHITE R., TWUMASI B., CONVERY S., WILLIAMS B., CRITCHLEY M., CARTY J., WALSH C., BRENNAN M., 2009. The MOLAND Model Calibration and Validation for Greater Dublin Region. UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper series, 09/03.

TWUMASI, B. O. Recommendations for Further Improvement to the MOLAND model. UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper series , 08/01.

WALSH, C. & TWUMASI, B. O. 2008. The MOLAND Model: Utility and Limitations for Spatial Planning Practice and Research UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper series, 08/02.

WILLIAMS, B. 2006. Fiscal incentives and urban regeneration in Dublin GPEP Working Papers Series.

WILLIAMS, B. 2006. The Functional Urban region of Dublin. GPEP Working Papers Series.

WILLIAMS, B., SHAHUMYAN H., BOYLE I., CONVERY, S., WHITE R., 2009 Adapting an Urban-Regional Model (MOLAND) for Supporting the Planning and Provision of Strategic Regional Infrastructure: Providing Wastewater Treatment Capacity in the Dublin Region 2006 – 2026 UCD Urban Institute Ireland Working Paper Series 09/05, 2009.

Conferences

IPresentations

BRENNAN, M., HOCHSTRASSER, T. (2009) Encroachment upon protected areas within the Greater Dublin Area under two simulated futures. Universitas 21 Postgraduate Conference 2009 Proceedings: Sustainable cities of the future. Melbourne & Brisbane. Nov 30 – Dec 4, 2009

BRENNAN, M., MCINERNEY, D. O., HOCHSTRASSER, T. & HAYDEN, T. 2009. Where have all the parks gone? Changes in Dublin's green space between 1990 & 2006. 8th International Symposium (UPE 8) of the International Urban Planning and Environment Association. Kaiserslautern, Germany.

CARTY, J 2008 A review of the relationship between Urban Transport and Urban Form. Universities/ Transport Study Group Conference. Portsmouth, UK.

CARTY, J. & AHERN, A. Modelling the link between Urban Transport and Urban form. Transport Research Arena, Europe 2008. Slovenia.

CARTY, J. & AHERN, A. 2009. The relationship between transport energy consumption & urban from characteristics for the Greater Dublin Area. 8th International Symposium (UPE 8) of the International Urban Planning and Environment Association. Kaiserslautern, Germany.

CARTY, J. & AHERN, A. 2009. Urban form & transport energy consumption: can urban planning result in lower energy consumption? Urban Transport Study Group 2009 London, UK.

CASEY, E., SMITH, W. & TIMONEY, D. Year. A Low Cost System for Monitoring On-Road Vehicle and Engine Operation. In: 3rd Environment and Transport Symposium and 17th Transport and Air Pollution Symposium, 2009 Toulouse. France.

CASEY, E., SMITH, W., TIMONEY, D. (2009). Examination of Low-Cost Systems for the Determination of Kinematic Driving Cycles and Engine Operating Conditions in Dublin, Ireland. SAE 2009 Powertrains Fuels and Lubricants Meeting , November 2009, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

CONVERY, S. & SHAHUMYAN, H. 2009. Decision-support systems for spatial planning: an application of the MOLAND model in the Greater Dublin Region. 8th International Symposium (UPE 8) of the International Urban Planning and Environment Association. Kaiserslautern, Germany.

LIU, X. & SWEENEY, J. I mpacts of c limate c hange on e nergy d emand in Greater Dublin Region , Ireland . 20th Conference on Climate Variability and Change. New Orleans, USA.

LIU, X. & SWEENEY, J. Modeling e ffects of a tmospheric a erosols on m icrophysical p rocesses of w arm c loud 15th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA. New Orleans, USA.

LIU, X. & SWEENEY, J. 2009. Spatial analysis of the impact of urban residential structures on domestic energy use in Ireland. 8th International Symposium (UPE 8) of the International Urban Planning and Environment Association. Kaiserslautern, Germany.

SHAHUMYAN, H. & CONVERY, S. 2009. Assessment of the Greater Dublin Region's Development Using the MOLAND Model. ESRI User Conference. San Diego, USA.

SHAHUMYAN, H. & CONVERY, S. 2009. The MOLAND Model Calibration and Validation for Greater Dublin Region. ECQT09 (European Colloquium on Quantitative Techniques in Geography). Maynooth, Ireland.

WALSH, C. 2007. Demographic Change and Settlement Patterns in the Dublin City-Region. Regional Studies Association Conference on Economic Growth and Demographic Change. Glasgow, UK.

WALSH, C. 2008. Governance and Spatial Planning in the Dublin City-Region: Developing a Conceptual Framework. 2nd AESOP Young Academics Meeting. St. Petersburg, Russia.

WALSH, C. 2009. Achieving coordination between spatial and sectoral policies: assessing the capacity for spatial governance in the Dublin city-region. 8th International Symposium (UPE 8) of the International Urban Planning and Environment Association. Kaiserslautern, Germany.

WALSH. C. (2009) Strategic Spatial Planning and the Provision of Social and Community Infrastructure: a Case Study of the Dublin City-region, Unequal Places, Planning and Territorial Cohesion, Planning Research Conference, Newcastle, England, April 2009.

WALSH, C. (2009) Spatial Planning and Urban Development in the Dublin City-region: 1990-2006, Planning as Rear View Mirror or Crystal Ball, Diversities of Planning Cultures,Traditions, Identities 3rd Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) Young Academics Meeting, Vienna, February 2009, awarded Best Paper in Track.

 

Publications

CASEY, E., SMITH, W. & TIMONEY, D. Year. A Low Cost System for Monitoring On-Road Vehicle and Engine Operation. In: Proceedings of 3rd Environment and Transport Symposium and 17th Transport and Air Pollution Symposium, 2009 Toulouse . Charron, A. (ed.) Actes INRETS No 122, Bron, France.

Workshops

International

CONVERY, S. & SHAHUMYAN, H. Applications of GIS and Urban Modelling for Environmental Policy. Applying MOLAND as a Decision-Tool for Sustainable Development Brussels, Belgium.

LIU, X. & SWEENEY, J. 2008. Modelling the Impact of Climate Change on Energy Demand for the Greater Dublin region. 6th International NCCR Climate Summer School Land Surface – Atmosphere Interactions in a Changing Climate. Grindelwald, Switzerland.

MCINERNEY, D. O. Complimenting the Irish National Forest inventory using optical satellite imagery. Earth Observation Research Workshop. Dublin, Ireland.

WALSH, C. Institutional coordination and Spatial Planning in the Dublin City-Region: A Conceptual Framework. 2nd AESOP Young Academics Meeting. St. Petersburg, Russia.

National

BRENNAN, M., CARTY, J., WALSH, C. (2008) MOLAND applications: Urban Transport, Development Patterns and Biodiversity, Conference of Irish Geographers 2008, University of Liverpool , May 2008

CONVERY, S. & CONVERY, F. The potential for land-use modelling to advance Ireland's sustainable development. EPA Today's Environmental Research, Tomorrow's Environmental Protection. Dublin, Ireland.

CONVERY, S., TWUMASI, B. O., LIU, X., CASEY, E., CARTY, J., WALSH, C., BRENNAN, M. & MCILHATTON, D. 2008. MOLAND - Decision -support tools for managing urban environment in Ireland Climate Change and Air Quality; Transport, urban sprawl and biodiversity; Regional development in Northern Ireland and the assessment of development initiatives in the Republic of Ireland's bordering counties: The application of the MOLAND model - a policy support tool. Conference of Irish Geographers. Liverpool, UK.

CONVERY, S. & WILLIAMS, B. Modelling urban development: an application of the MOLAND model. GIS Ireland 2008. Dublin, Ireland.

CONVERY, S. & WILLIAMS, B. Urban development: an application of the MOLAND model in the Greater Dublin Region. 2nd Annual Earth Observation Symposium, . NMCI, Cork, Ireland.

LIU, X. & SWEENEY, J. Analyzing the impact of climate on electricity demand in Ireland. Conference of Irish Geographers. Dublin, Ireland.

WALSH, C. & WILLIAMS, B. Evolving spatial planning, territorial governance and institutional structures: A critical examination of policy and practice in Ireland and Europe. Conference of Irish Geographers. Cork, Ireland.

 

Online Publications

CASEY, E. 2009. Using NI LabVIEW to Develop an Onboard Diagnostic Data Extraction System for Vehicle Emission Analysis. National Instruments Solutions Case Studies [Online]. Available: http://sine.ni.com/cs/app/doc/p/id/cs-11633

WALSH C. & MCNICHOLAS E. (eds.) (2009) Urban Environment Project Digital Atlas, UCD Urban Institute Ireland. Electronic publication available at http://www.uep.ie/outputs/index.html

 

Reports

BRENNAN, M., SHAHUMYAN, H., WALSH, C., CARTY, J., WILLIAMS, B., CONVERY, S. 2009 Regional Planning Guideline review: using MOLAND as part of the Strategic Environmental Assessment Process. UCD

CONVERY, S., CAREY, T., CLABBY, G. & BRENNAN, C. 2008. Green City Guidelines: Advice for the Protection and Enhancement of Biodiversity in Medium to High-density developments. UCD.

WILLIAMS, B. & REDMOND, D. 2006. Ideopolis: Knowledge City Region Dublin Case Study

SWEENEY, J. & LIU, X. 2008. Impacts of Climate Change on Energy Demand in the Greater Dublin Region, Ireland. EPA.

 

Posters

BRENNAN, M., HOCHSTRASSER, T. (2009) Encroachment upon protected areas within the Greater Dublin Area under two simulated futures. Universitas 21 Postgraduate Conference 2009: Sustainable cities of the future. Melbourne & Brisbane.

BRENNAN, M. The Urban Environment Project (UEP): how land use change affects biodiversity in Dublin. Postgraduate Ecology Forum.

BRENNAN, M., HOCHSTRASSER, T. & HAYDEN, T. What is the effect of green infrastructure (GI) zoning on future development? . Applying MOLAND as a Decision-Tool for Sustainable Development Brussels, Belgium.

CARTY, J. & AHERN, A. 2009. Can urban planning reduce transport energy consumption? . Applying MOLAND as a Decision-Tool for Sustainable Development Brussels, Belgium.

CASEY, E., TIMONEY, D. & SMITH, W. 2009. How can planners and decision makers examine the air quality implications of changes in infrastructure and land use?( Applying MOLAND as a Decision-Tool for Sustainable Development Brussels, Belgium.

LIU, X. & SWEENEY, J. 2009. How can we tell how emissions related to residential energy demand will change in the future and how changes in settlement patterns will influence energy demand? Applying MOLAND as a Decision-Tool for Sustainable Development Brussels, Belgium.

LIU, X. & SWEENEY, J. 2009. The impact of urban form on domestic energy consumption and related CO2 emissions in the Greater Dublin Region. The IARU International Scientific Congress on Climate Change. Copenhagen, Denmark.

WALSH, C. & WILLIAMS, B. How can we simulate the future impact of planning policy on settlement patterns? Applying MOLAND as a Decision-Tool for Sustainable Development Brussels, Belgium.

 

Invited Presentations

CASEY, E. Towards a suitable model for the prediction of pollution emission and dispersal in Dublin. The BOC Presentations, 2007. Dublin.

CONVERY, S. & WILLIAMS, B. Decision-support systems for spatial planning: an application of the MOLAND model in the Greater Dublin Region. Dublin, 2009.

LIU, X. & SWEENEY, J. Modelling the Impact of Climate Change on Energy Demand for the Greater Dublin Region. 6 th International Centre for Competence in Research Climate Summer School, ‘Land Surface – Atmosphere Interactions in a Changing Climate' Grindelwarld, Switzerland 2007

WALSH, C Invited presentation on PhD research, AESOP PhD workshop, Italy, 2007

WILLIAMS, B. 2009. Shaping the Dublin of 2020: meeting future challenges for managing the Urban Environment. UCD Earth Systems Institute ‘Tackling the Challenge of Climate Change' Public Lecture Series. Dublin.

 

Scholarly Association Newsletters

WALSH, C. 2008. Strategic Spatial Planning and Governance in the Dublin City Region. Regions.

 

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