Dr John Davies
Lecturer in Civil Engineering (Education)
School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
Lecturer in Civil Engineering
BSc Civil Engineering, Swansea University, 1971
MSc, Civil Engineering, Swansea University, 1973
PhD, Modelling drainage systems, CNAA, 1991
MA, Higher Education, Coventry University, 2007
Worked for eight years in civil engineering on the design and construction of drainage schemes, qualifying during that period as a Chartered Engineer. Then switched to an academic career, first at the University of Westminster, then at Coventry University becoming Head of Department of Built Environment and Professor of Civil Engineering. Working at Plymouth since 2013.
Chartered Engineer, MICE (1976), FICE (2007)
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, National Teaching Fellow (2012)
Hydraulics, Water Management, Civil Engineering
Drainage and SUDS. Engineering education.
Key publications are highlightedJournals
(2015) 'Public engagement in integrated urban water management in Saudi Arabia: teachers' perceptions in relation to water awareness' WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY-WATER SUPPLY 15, (4) 871-880 , DOI
(2013) 'Editorial' Engineering Education 8, (2) 1-1 , DOI
(2013) 'Collecting and presenting guidance on transition, induction and retention of students in HE STEM' Engineering Education 8, (1) 31-41 , DOI
(2013) 'Editorial' Engineering Education 8, (1) 1-1 , DOI
(2013) 'Using Students with Current Industry Experience to Evaluate Course Delivery' INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION 29, (5) 1199-1204
(2012) 'Editorial' Engineering Education 7, (2) 1-1 , DOI
(2012) 'Learning from fellow engineering students who have current professional experience' European Journal of Engineering Education 37, (4) 354-365 , DOI
(2012) 'Editorial' Engineering Education 7, (1) 1-1 , DOI
(2011) 'Editorial' Engineering Education 6, (1) 1-1 , DOI
(2008) 'Runoff infiltration to permeable paving in clogged conditions' Urban Water Journal 5, (2) 117-124 , DOI
(2008) 'Making Asset Investment Decisions for Wastewater Systems That Include Sustainability' Journal of Environmental Engineering 134, (3) 200-209 , DOI
(2006) 'What makes a good engineering lecturer? Students\\ put their thoughts in writing' European Journal of Engineering Education 31, (5) 543-553 , DOI
(2005) 'Sustainable Disposal of Domestic Sanitary Waste' Journal of Environmental Engineering 131, (2) 206-215 , DOI
(2003) 'SWARD: decision support processes for the UK water industry' Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal 14, (4) 444-459 , DOI
(2003) 'Gross solid transport in sewers' Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Water and Maritime Engineering 156, (2) 175-183 , DOI
(1996) 'Gross Solids' Movement in Sewers: Laboratory Studies as a Basis for a Model' Water and Environment Journal 10, (1) 52-58 , DOI
(2014) 'Engineering (Chapter 17)' in Fry H; Ketteridge S; Marshall S A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Enhancing academic practice Routledge 243-260
(2014) 'Urbanisation and Stormwater' Water Resources in the Built Environment John Wiley & Sons, Ltd 211-222 , DOI
(2019) 'Are our teaching approaches suited to the current generation of engineering students?' 7th annual conference, UK and Ireland Engineering Education Research Network Open access
(2014) 'Activity led learning and developing professional judgement capacity in undergraduate learners'
(2014) 'Early career female engineers: Influences and challenges'
(2012) 'A study of a multi-discipline built environment project'
(2012) 'Part-time students in the workforce - Enhancing practice in course provision'
(2012) 'Using part-time students as mentors'
(2011) 'The design approach and Activity-Led Learning' 187-192
(2008) 'The experiences of part-time students in civil engineering compared with those of full-time students'
(2008) 'Using part-time students to improve the student experience'
(2006) 'Essay competitions - Valuable feedback from engineering students' 162-166
(2006) 'Quality assurance and UK-SPEC - Avoiding 'them and us'' 287-292
(2006) 'Experimental Study of HDPE Material Used for Pervious Pavement Components' World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2006 American Society of Civil Engineers , DOI
(2002) 'A Model to Predict the Temporal Distribution of Gross Solids Loading in Combined Sewerage Systems' Ninth International Conference on Urban Drainage (9ICUD) American Society of Civil Engineers , DOI
(2002) 'Laboratory and Field Studies to Support a Model of Gross Solids Transport in Sewers' Ninth International Conference on Urban Drainage (9ICUD) American Society of Civil Engineers , DOI
(2002) 'Making More Sustainable Decisions for Asset Investment in the Water Industry - Sustainable Water Industry Asset Resource Decisions - The SWARD Project' Ninth International Conference on Urban Drainage (9ICUD) American Society of Civil Engineers , DOI
(2002) 'Laboratory study of permeable pavement systems to support hydraulic modelling' 1-9
(1999) 'Assessment of the sustainability of alternatives for the disposal of domestic sanitary waste' , DOI
(1999) 'Modelling in-sewer changes in wastewater quality under aerobic conditions' , DOI
(1998) 'Gross solids transport and degradation' , DOI
(1996) 'Gross solids transport in small diameter sewers' , DOI
(1996) 'Laboratory study and computer model development related to gross solids' movement in combined sewers' , DOI
(1996) 'Disposal of domestic sanitary waste: An issue for environmental engineers, students and the public' 209-218