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How Do We Learn Now? Pluralising Urban Pedagogies in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Julia Wesely, Ruchika Lall, Nandini Dutta, Geetika Anand, Adriana Allen 

The Role of Cultural and Natural Heritage for Climate Action: A White Paper commissioned for the International Co-Sponsored Meeting on Culture, Heritage and Climate Change

Nick Shepherd, Joshua Benjamin Cohen, William Carmen, Moses Chundu, Christian Ernsten, Oscar Guevara, Franziska Haas, Shumon T Hussain, Felix Riede, A. R. Siders, Chandni Singh, Pindai Sithole, Alexandra Troi

Rethinking planning education for urban equality: Higher education as a site for change

Neha Sami, Ruchika Lall, Geetika Anand, Shriya Anand

Opportunities and Challenges for LCA in India for Innovative Technologies

Yogitha Miriyala, Amanda Thounaojam, Prasad Vaidya, Amol Mangrulkar

Comparative Evaluation of Thermal Performance and Energy Conservation of Residential Buildings in Cold Climate of India

Neha Das, Rajasekar Elangovan, Prabhjot Chani, Aafsha Kansal, Tarun Garg, Satish Kumar, Prasad Vaidya

The State of Inequalities in Sub-Saharan African and Asian cities

Wilbard J. Kombe, Neethi P, Keerthana Jagadeesh, Athira Raj

Inclusive Urban Futures: Master Planning Delhi

Rashee Mehra, Ravi Anand Loknath

Synergies and Trade-offs Between Climate Change Adaptation Options and Gender Equality: A Review of the Global Literature

Joyashree Roy, Anjal Prakash, Shreya Some, Chandni Singh, Rachel Bezner Kerr, Martina Angela Caretta, Cecilia Conde, Marta Rivera Ferre, Corinne Schuster-Wallace, Maria Cristina Tirado-von der Pahlen, Edmond Totin, Sumit Vij, Emily Baker, Graeme Dean, Emily Hillenbrand, Alison Irvine, Farjana Islam, Katriona McGlade, Hanson Nyantakyi-Frimpong, Federica Ravera, Alcade Segnon, Divya Solomon & Indrakshi Tandon

Cultivating Sustainable and Healthy Cities: A Systematic Literature Review of the Outcomes of Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture

Nitya Rao, Sheetal Patil, Chandni Singh, Parama Roy, Charles Pryor, Prathigna Poonacha, Mariam Genes

Spatialising Urban Vulnerability: Perspectives from COVID-19 Food Relief in Delhi

Gautam Bhan, Hridbijoy Chakraborty, Parushya

Air Pollution Exposure and its Impacts on Everyday life and Livelihoods of Vulnerable Urban Populations in South Asia

Amina Maharjan, Sagar Adhikari, Rida Ahmad, Usman Ahmad, Zulfiqar Ali, Sugat Bajracharya, Jeevan Baniya, Sadikshya Bhattarai, Amit Gautam, Elisabeth Gilmore, Hein Min Ko, Nilar Myat, Theingi Myint, Parth Sarathi Mahapatra, Chandni SinghArabinda Mishra

Generating Megacity-Scale Building Height Maps without DGNSS Surveyed GCPs: An Open-Source Approach

Pratyush Tripathy, Krishnachandran Balakrishnan, Carlo de Franchis, Amit Kumar

Understanding the Impacts of Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture on Human Wellbeing and Urban Sustainability: Case of Bangalore and Pune

Chandni Singh, Sheetal Patil, Prathigna Poonacha, Parama Roy, Teja Malladi, Ashwin Mahalingam, Maitreyi Koduganti, Swarnika Sharma

COVID-19 and Precarious Housing: Paying Guest Accommodation in a Metropolitan Indian City

SaiRama Raju Marella, Pooja Vincia D'Souza, Krishna Priya

Reconciling Big Data and Thick Data to Advance the New Urban Science and Smart City Governance

Andy Hong, Lucy Baker, Rafael Prieto Curiel, James Duminy James, Bhawani Buswala, ChengHe Guan, Divya Ravindranath

Towards Cleaner Cooking in India

Nilanjan Bhor

One Amongst Many: Higher Education Institutions in an Ecosystem of Urban Knowledges

Geetika Anand, Ruchika Lall, Julia Wesely, Adriana Allen

Ensuring Occupational Safety of De-sludging Operators/Sanitation Workers Using Hierarchy of Controls

Mamta Gautam, Kavita Wankhade, Niladri Chakraborti, Srinithi Sudhakar

Challenges to Co-Treatment Caused by Grit in Fecal Sludge

Senthil Kumar G, S Jeevan Raj, Dhanik Narayan, S Yohananthan, Santhosh Ragavan

Fecal Sludge Treatment Plants Implementation: Quality Assurance at Scale in Tamil Nadu, India

Sasikumar Eswaramurthy, Santhosh Ragavan, Dhanik Narayan

Positioning FSTPs as Resource Centres

Abhilaasha Nagarajan, Sasikumar Eswaramurthy, Kavita Wankhade, Vignesh M, Shiny Rehel

Feasibility of Solutions to Improve Occupational Safety of Desludging Workers

Mamta Gautam, Mamta Mantri, Kavita Wankhade, Srinithi Sudhakar

Key messaging and dissemination around Menstrual Health Management (MHM)

Monisha Ravi, Niladri Chakraborty, Vinitha Murukesan, Blessy Oviya, Abhilaasha Nagarajan, Sugantha Priscilla

Health Camp for Sanitation Workers: A Collaborative Initiative to Improve their Health

Niladri Chakraborti, Monisha Ravi, Vinitha Murukesan

Sanitation Programme Design and Setup to Scale FSM in Tamil Nadu

Kavita Wankhade, Santhosh Ragavan, Mahima Vijendra

Sustainable and Equitable De-sludging Services: A Tamil Nadu Case Study

Mahima Vijendra, Kavita Wankhade, Rajesh Ramamoorthy, Srinithi Sudhakar, Anneka Majhi

Behaviour Change Communication (BCC) Approaches for FSM

Kavita Wankhade, Abhilaasha Nagarajan, Niladri Chakraborti, Sugantha Priscilla

Governance Mechanisms for a Cluster-Approach to FSM Service Delivery in Tamil Nadu, India

Mahima Vijendra , Srinithi Sudhakar , Rajesh Ramamoorthy , Kavita Wankhade , O.L.V Ganesan

Approach to Scale-up Co-treatment of Fecal Sludge in STPs- Case Study from Tamil Nadu, India

Senthil Kumar G, Dhanik Narayan, Santhosh Ragavan, Kavita Wankhade

A Systematic Approach to Securing Capital and O&M Funds for Scaling FSM

Kavita Wankhade, Rajiv Raman, Gayathri Ramesh, Navamani Ramasamy, Srinithi Sudhakar, Mahima Vijendra, Anneka Majhi

School WASH – Effective Tool to Address Sanitation and Hygiene

Blessy Oviya , Monisha Ravi , Niladri Chakraborti , Nandhini Natraj

Women Managed Community Toilets– Sustained Service, Combating COVID-19

Sugantha Priscilla, Kavita Wankhade, Amala Celine Rani, Rajeswari

Roles and Responsibilities of Public and Private Sector Actors in FSM: Case Study of Tamil Nadu

Srinithi Sudhakar, Mahima Vijendra, Kavita Wankhade

Process Documentation for Establishing Muzhu Sugadharam Information System

Reeba Devaraj, Gayathri Sarangan, Srinithi Sudhakar Moopanar, M. Ganesh, S. Yohananthan

A New Index to Quantify Longitudinal River Fragmentation: Conservation and Management Implications

Suman Jumani, Matthew J. Deitch, Denis Valle, Siddarth Machado, Vincent Lecours, David Kaplan, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Jeanette Howard

Recovery as Resilience : Domestic Work and Workers in the Aftermath of COVID-19

Kinjal Sampat, Antara Rai Chowdhury, Gautam Bhan

Forbidden Fruits? Ecosystem Services from Seed Dispersal by Fruit Bats in the Context of Latent Zoonotic Risk

Kadambari Deshpande, Abi T. Vanak,M. Soubadra Devy, Jagdish Krishnaswamy

A CNN based method for Sub-pixel Urban Land Cover Classification using Landsat-5 TM and Resourcesat-1 LISS-IV Imagery

Krishna Kumar Perikamana, Krishnachandran Balakrishnan, Pratyush Tripathy

Drivers of Air Pollution Variability During Second Wave of COVID-19 in Delhi, India

Ummed Singh Saharan, Rajesh Kumar, Pratyush Tripathy, M. Sateesh, Jyoti Garg, Sudhir Kumar Sharma, Tuhin Kumar Mandal

Species and Functional Group Composition of ant Communities Across an Elevational Gradient in the Eastern Himalaya

Aniruddha Marathe, Kartik Shanker, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Dharma Rajan Priyadarsanan

A Convergence Research Perspective on Graduate Education for Sustainable Urban Systems Science

Jose Lobo, Marina Alberti, Melissa Allen-Dumas, Luis M. A. Bettencourt, Anni Beukes, Luis A. Bojorquez Tapia, Wei-Qiang Chen, Anne Dodge, Zachary Neal, Anna Perreira, Deirdre Pfeiffer, Aromar Revi, Debra Roberts, Céline Rozenblat, Shade Shutters, Michel E. Smith, Eleanor Stokes, Deborah Strumsky and Jianguo Wu

Stretching the Habitat Envelope: Insectivorous Bat Guilds Can Use Rubber Plantations, but Need Understorey Vegetation and Forest Buffers

Kadambari Deshpande, Nachiket Kelkar, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Mahesh Sankaran

The Global Adaptation Mapping Initiative (GAMI): Part 1 – Introduction and Overview of Methods

Lea Berrang-Ford, Alexandra Lesnikowski, A Paige Fischer, AR Siders, Katharine J Mach, Adelle Thomas, Max Callaghan, Neal Haddaway, Rachel Bezner Kerr, Robbert Biesbroek, Kathryn Bowen, Delphine Deryng, Susan Elliott, James D Ford, Matthias Garschagen, Elisabeth Gilmore, Sherliee Harper, Marjolijn Hassnoot, Tabea Lissner, Shuaib Lwasa, Alexandre K Magnan, Jan Minx, Mike Morecroft, Mark New, Erin Coughlan de Perez, Diana Reckien, Nick Simpson, Chandni Singh, Lindsay Stringer, Edmond Totin, Chris Trisos, Maarten Van Aalst

A Global Assessment of Policy Tools to Support Climate Adaptation

Nicola Ulibarri, Idowu Ajibade, Eranga K. Galappaththi, Elphin Tom Joe, Alexandra Lesnikowski, Katharine J. Mach, Justice Issah Musah-Surugu, Gabriela Nagle Alverio, Alcade C. Segnon, A.R. Siders, Garry Sotnik, Donovan Campbell, Vasiliki I. Chalastani, Kripa Jagannathan, Vhalinavho Khavhagali, Diana Reckien, Yuanyuan Shang, Chandni Singh, Zinta Zommers, The Global Adaptation Mapping Initiative Team

Middlemen Versus Middlemen in Agri-Food Supply Chains in Bengaluru, India: Big Data Takes a Byte

Natasha Susan Koshy, Keerthana Jagadeesh, Shwetha Govindan, Neha Sami

Exploring Trade-Offs Between SDGs for Indus River Dolphin Conservation and Human Water Security in the Regulated Beas River, India

Andrea Momblanch, Nachiket Kelkar, Gill Braulik, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Ian P. Holman

Gamma Diversity and Under-Sampling Together Generate Patterns in Beta-Diversity

Aniruddha Marathe, Dharma Rajan Priyadarsanan, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Kartik Shanker

A Systematic Global Stocktake of Evidence on Human Adaptation to Climate Change

Lea Berrang-Ford, A. R. Siders, Alexandra Lesnikowski, Alexandra Paige Fischer, Max W. Callaghan, Neal R. Haddaway, Katharine J. Mach, Malcolm Araos, Mohammad Aminur Rahman Shah, Mia Wannewitz, Deepal Doshi, Timo Leiter, Custodio Matavel, Justice Issah Musah-Surugu, Gabrielle Wong-Parodi, Philip Antwi-Agyei, Idowu Ajibade, Neha Chauhan, Chandni Singh, … Thelma Zulfawu Abu et al.

School Based Teacher Preparation-Possibilities and Challenges

Indumathi Sundararaman, Sameera Sood

The Supreme Court of India on Euthanasia: Too Little, Too Late

Sunita Vs Bandewar, Leni Chaudhuri, Lubna Duggal, Sanjay Nagral