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Systems Group Publications database


Systems Group Publications
OU Systems Group publications database. For some articles, the abstract is also available in the database.

Copies of Publications authored or co-authored by Systems Department Academics are available through the Open University Library - Open Research Online site

2008 Ison, R.L. Systems Thinking and Practice for Action Research In: Reason, P. & Bradbury, H. (Eds.) Handbook of Action Research, 2nd Edition, London, Sage Publications

2007 Ison, R., Blackmore, C. & Armson, R. Learning participation as systems practice The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension (forthcoming)

2007 Collins, K., Blackmore, C., Morris, D., Seal, K. & Watson, D. Rethinking policies and practices for multi-stakeholder managing of water catchments in the UK: a systemic approach Environmental Science and Policy. (Forthcoming)

2007 Blackmore, C. 'What kinds of knowledge, knowing and learning are require for addressing resource dilemmas? - a theoretical overview.' (forthcoming) Environmental Science and Policy

2007 Blackmore, C. Teaching and learning environmental decision making: how can communities of practice help? In Communities of Practice: creating learning environments for educators. Kimble, C, & Hildreth, P. (Eds.) Information Age Publishing Inc. (forthcoming)

2006 Spear, R. Social Entrepreneurship: a different model? International Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol.33 (5 & 6): 399-410, May 2006.

2006 Spear, R. & Hulgard, L. Social entrepreneurship and the mobilisation of social capital in European social enterprises in Nyssens, M. Social Enterprise, Public Policy and Civil Society, Routledge (forthcoming)

2006 Slater, R. Networks, partnerships and local governance: the case of waste management in Murphy, J. (ed) Framing the present, shaping the future: contemporary governance of sustainable technologies. Earthscan Publications (book publication from ESRC Sustainable Technologies Programme) (in press)

2006 Slater, R, Frederickson, J., Thomas, C., Potter, S. & Wield, D. Partnership Working: New Roles for Local Authorities In proceedings: Waste 2006, Warwick, September, 2006.

2006 Reynolds, M. Evaluation based on critical systems heuristics in Williams, B, & Imam, I. (eds) Using Systems Concepts in Evaluation, Americal Evaluation Association, Fairhaven MA, USA. Tosunoglu Canan, Jones Ann, Butcher Philip, Shipp Karen, Nixon Tony, Morris Dick 1997 Evaluation of CAL numeracy materials for T102 Computer Aided Learning Research Group Reports. No 176

2006 Ramage, M. & Shipp, K. On boundaries and disciplines: constructing a set of key systems thinkers Systemist, Vol.28 (2).

2006 Ramage, M. Forms and proceses of information systems evolution Proceedings of the 11th Conference of the UK Academy of Information Systems, 9-11 April 2006, University of Gloucestershire. ISBN. 1 86174 176 6

2006 Morris, D., Oreszczyn, S., Blackmore, C., Ison, R.L. & Martin, S. A Systemic Approach to Scoping of Factors Influencing More Sustainable Land Use in Herefordshire Local Environment 11(6) pp.683-699

2006 Ison, R.L. Being systemic - doing systemic action research In Bradbury, H. & Reason, P. (eds) Handbook of Action Research 2nd edition, Sage. (forthcoming)

2006 Ison, R.L. & Blackmore, C. & Morris, R. Starting off systemically in environmental decision making Book 2 of Open University course T863 Environmental Decision Making: a systems approach

2006 Ison, R.L. & Blackmore, C. & Collins, K. Starting off systemically in environmental decision making Paper presented at the 7th European IFSA symposium, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 7-11 May 2006

2006 High, C., Slater, R. & Rengasamy, S. Are the shadows dark? Governance, informal networks and corruption in South India .(75% contribution) in Cheshire, L., Higgins, V. & Lawrence, G., (eds.) International Perspectives. Routledge Studies in Human Geography. Routledge, Abingdon, UK.

2006 Furniss, P., Morris, D., Berardi, A., Collins, K., Blackmore, C., Reynolds, M. & Simon, S. with the T863 course team Making environmental decisions and learning from them. Book 3 of Open University courses T863 Environmental Decision Making: a systems approach

2006 Fortune, J. & Peters, G. Systems analysis of failures as a quality management tool in Key Readings in Crisis Management, Smith, D. & Elliott, D. Routledge.

2006 Blackmore, C. 'Where do participatory approaches meet social learning systems in the context of environmental decision making?' Proceedings of the 7th European IFSA symposium, Wageningen, the Netherlands, 7 - 11 May 2006 Changing European farming systems for a better future - new visions for rural areas. Eds Langeveld, H. & Roling N. Wageningen Academic Publishers. pp29-35 ISBN-10: 90-86860-02-8/ ISBN-13:978-90-86860-02-9

2006 Blackmore, C. & Berard, A. with the T863 course team Introducing Environmental Decision Making Book 1 of Open University course T863 Environmental Decision Making: a systems approach

2006 Bell, S. & Christina, A. Systemic Project Planning in the UK National Health Service. (75%) Systemic Practice and Action Research. Vol 19, No. 1. pp.

2005 Wills, S., Naughton, J.J. & Stafford Fraser, Q. A sustainable networking architecture: progress on the Ndiyo project Less is More Symposium, Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK, April.

2005 Thomas, C, Yoxon, M., Slater, R. & Leaman, J. Motivators and Barriers to behavioural change Professional Presentation in: Recycling Participation in Inner-City London. Waste - The Social Context Conference, Edmonton, Canada

2005 Spear, R. & Bidet, E. Social Enterprise for Work Integration in 12 European Countries: a Descriptive Analysis. Annals of Public and Co-operative Economics. Vol.76(2): 195-231.

2005 Spear, R, Thiry, B. & Vivet, D. Impact of the Third Sector in Europe Chapter in The Third Sector in an Era of Globalisation, pp.217-256, published by Robert Owen Association

2005 Slater, R. The Role of Partnerships in Sustainable Waste Management. Professional Presentation at the 6th Open Meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change, IHDP, Bonn

2005 Schlindwein, S.L. & Ison, R.L. Human knowing an perceived complexity: implications for systems practice Emergence: Complexity & Organization (E:CO), Vol.6 (3), pp.19-24

2005 Russel, D.B. & Ison, R.L. The researcher of human systems is both choreographer and chorographer Systems Research and Behaviioural Science, Vol.22, 131-138

2005 Peters, G., Mensah, F. et al Planning for sustainability In: Hope, A. & Guiton, P. (Eds.)Strategies for Sustainable Open and Distance Learning Taylor & Francis. pp.29-51

2005 Peters, G. Current Activities of Commonwealth Agencies on the Application of Information and Communcations Technologies (ICTS) to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Democracy and Good Governance Prepared for the Coordinating Committee of the Commonwealth Action Programme on the Digital Divide

2005 Pelling, M. & High, C. Understanding adaptation: What can social capital offer assessments of adaptive capacity? Global Environmental Change, Part A, Vol. 15(4), pp.308-319. doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2005.02.001

2005 Paton, R., Peters, G., Storey, R. & Taylor, S. Handbook of Corporate University Development: Managing Strategic Learning Initiatives in Public and Private Domains Gower 2005 Publishing Limited ISBN: 0566085836, 376 Pages

2005 Paton, R., Peters, G. et al Corporate Universities as strategic learning initiatives in Handbook of Corporate University Development: Managing Strategic Learning Initiatives in Public and Private Domains. Paton, R, Peters, G, Storey, J. & Taylor, S. Gower

2005 Paton, R., Peters, G. et al Corporate Learning Strategies: Corporate Universities in Practice (Report) Brasilia Ministerio do Desenvolvimento, Industria e Comercio Exterior, Government of Brazil

2005 Ison, R.L. Traditions of understanding: language, dialogue and experience In Keen, M., Brown, V.A. & Dyball, R (eds), Social Learning in Environmental Management. Towards a Sustainable Future, pp.22-40, Earthscan, London.

2005 Hobson, A.M., Frederickson, J. & Dise, N.B. CH4 and N2O from mechanically turned windrow and vermicomposting systems following in-vessel pre-treatment. Waste Management 25, 345–352.

2005 Godley, A., Muller, W., Frederickson, J. & Barker, H. Comparison of the SRI and DR4 biodegradation test methods for assessing the biodegradability of untreated and MBT treated municipal solid waste. In proceedings: International Symposium MBT 2005. Cuvillier Verlag, Gottingham. ISBN: 3-86537-665-7.

2005 Godley, A., Graham, A., Frederickson, J. & Barker, H. Agency evaluation of organic waste biodegradability measurement methods. CIWEM 3rd National Conference, 6th-8th September, Wakefield, UK.

2005 Fortune, J. & Peters, G. Information Systems: Achieving Success by Avoiding Failure Wiley

2005 Dacombe, P.J., Banks, C.J., Khan, T., Maycox, A., Slater, R., Thomas & Thomas, C.I. Strategies and Technologies for Sustainable Urban Waste Management: Commercial and Industrail Waste Audit of SMEs Professional Presentation in Sustainable Urgan Environment: Vision into Action Conference, 28th Feb-2nd Marcy 2005, Birmingham, UK

2005 Blackmore, C. 'Learning to appreciate learning systems for environmental decision making – a 'work-in-progress' perspective.' Systems Research and Behavioural Science Vol.22 pp.329-341

2005 Blackmore, C. Engaging with learning systems and communities of practice for environmental decision making Presented in the Learning Newtworks and Innovation in Resource Utilization stream of the 12th International Multi-Organisational Partnerships, Alliances & Networks (MOPAN) conference June 2005, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, Wales. Published in conference proceedings: Engagement, MOPAN 2005. Gould, N. (Ed.) Short Run Press, UK. ISBN: 1 84054 142 3

2005 Bell, S. & Morse, S. Rounding the line: Delivering sustainability therapy in a projectified world. (50%) Journal of Environmental Management. Vol.75, No.1. pp.37–51

2005 Bell, S. & Morse, S. Holism and Understanding Sustainability. (50%) Systemic Practice and Action Research, Vol.18. No.4. pp.409–426

2005 Bell, S. & Coudert, E. A Practioner’s Guide to IMAGINE : the Systemic and Prospective Sustainability Analysis - Guide d’Utilisation pour «~IMAGINE~»~: l’Analyse de Durabilité Systémique et Prospective. BluePlan for the Mediterranean, Paper No. 3. Sophia Anitpolis, 51 pages. France. (90%). ISBN 2-912081-15-7

2004 Watson, D., Morris, D., Collins, K., Stoate, C., Blackmore, C., Reynolds, M. & Gibbon, D. SLIM-UK catchment cases: the Ythan and Eyebrook SLIM (Social Learning for Integrated Management and Sustainable Use of Water at Catchment Scale) Case Study Monograph 11 (available at http://slim.open.ac.uk)

2004 Thomas, C., Yoxon, M., Slater, R. & Leaman, J. Changing Recycling Behaviour: An Evaluation of Attitudes and Behaviour to Recycling in the Western Riverside Area of London Waste 2004 Integrated Waste Management and Pollution Control Conference, Stratford upon Avon, UK

2004 Thomas, C. Public Attitudes and Behaviour in Western Riverside Report for Waste Watch from The Open University's Integrated Waste Systems Research Group and MORI Social Research Institute, The Open University, Milton Keynes

2004 Thomas, C. Effective use of Data in Waste Strategy Planning in the UK ISWA World Environment Congress, Rome, Italy

2004 Slater, R. & Davis, P. Profiling the UK Composting Sector: On target for composting? Professional Presentation at: 1st UK Conference and Exhibition on Biodegradable and Residual Waste Management, CalRecovery Europe Ltd. Harrogate

2004 Russell, D.B. & Ison, R.L. Maturana's intellectual contribution as a choreography of conversation and action Cybernetics & Human Knowing, Vol.11 (2), pp.36-48

2004 Reynolds, M. Churchman and Maturana: Enriching the Notion of Self-Organisation for Social Design Systemic Practice and Action Research, Vol.17 (6):539-556, ISSN: 1094 429X

2004 Ramage, M. Information Systems - a Cyborg Discipline? Information Systems Research: Relevant Theory and Informed Practice (IFIP Working Group 8.2 Conference), 15-17 July 2004, Manchester. Boston Kluwer Academic Publishers, ISBN: 1 4020 8094 8

2004 Naughton, J.J. & Taylor, R.W. Zen and the art of research management In Herbert, A & Sparck-Jones, K. (eds), Computer Systems: Theory, Technology and Applications, Springer.

2004 Midgley, G. & Reynolds, M. Systems/Operational Research for Sustainable Development: Towards a New Agenda Sustainable Development, Vol.12 (1): 56-64, ISSN: 0968 0802, online Wiley Interscience. DOI: 10.1002/sd.218

2004 Midgley, G. & Reynolds, M. Community & Environmental OR: Towards a New Agenda in Midgley G. & Ochoa-Arias A.E. (eds.) Community Operatinal Research: OR and Systems Thinking for Community Development, pp.297-316, Contemporary Systems Thinking series, Kluwer New York, ISBN: 0306483351

2004 McClintock, D., Ison, R.L. & Armson, R. Conceptual metaphors: a review with implications for human understandings and systems practice Cybernetics and Human Knowing, Vol.11 (1), pp.25-47

2004 Ison, R.L., Steyaert, P., Roggero, P.P., Hubert, B. & Jiggins, J. Social Learning for the Integrated Management and Sustainable Use of Water at Catchment Scale (EVK1-2000-00695SLIM) Final Report. 89 pages. (see http://slim.open.ac.uk)

2004 Holwell, S.E. Themes, Iteration and Recoverability in Action Research Information Systems Research: Relevant Theory and Informed Practice. Kaplan, B, Truex III, D.P., Wastell, D, Wood-Harper, A.T. & DeGross, J.I., Boston, Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp.353-362. ISBH: 1 4020 8094 8

2004 High, C., Pelling, M. & Rengasamy, S. Local agency, adaptation and the shadow system: The institutional architecture of social learning in rural areas of the UK and India. XI World Congress of Rural Sociology, Trondheim, Norway.

2004 Collins, K. with Harrison, C.M. & Munton, R.J.C. Experimental discursive spaces: policy processes, public participation and the Greater London Authority Urban Studies, Vol.41, No.4, pp.903-917

2004 Checkland, P.B. & Holwell, S.E. Classical OR and Soft OR - An Asymmetric Complementarity. Systems Modelling: Theory and Practive, Pidd, M., Chichester, John Wiley & Sons, pp. 45-60. ISBN: 0 470 86731 0

2004 Butt, K.R., Lowe, C.N., Frederickson, J. & Moffat, A.J. The development of sustainable earthworm populations at Calvert Landfill Site UK. (25%) Land Degradation and Development 15, 27-36.

2004 Borzaga, C. & Spear, R. (eds.) Trends and Challenges for Co-operatives and Social Enterprises in developed and transition Countries Fondazione Cariplo

2004 Blackmore, C., Collins, K., Furniss, P., Morris, D. & Reynolds, M. The UK Policy context for water management. The English and Welsh policy context SLIM (Social Learning for Integrated Management and Sustainable Use of Water at Catchment Scale) Case Study Monography 12a. (available at http://slim.open.ac.uk)

2004 Blackmore, C. Social learning theory: a review Review written for the UK Environment Agency

2004 Blackmore, C. Ison, R.L. & Chapman, J. Managing sustainable development: learning with other stakeholders Block 4 of Open University course T306 Managing Complexity: a systems approach. Prepared wit the course team. 2004 & 2000.

2004 Blackmore, C. From one-off events to learning systems and communities of practice. Pre-proceedings Sixth IFSA European Symposium, April 4-7, Vila Real, Portugal, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro. 2004. pp449-458 abstract available

2004 Bell, S. & Morse, S. Experiences with Sustainability Indicators and Stakeholder Participation: a case study relating to a ‘Blue Plan’ project in Malta. Sustainable Development. Vol.12, pp.1-14.

2003 Thomas, C., Yoxon, M. & Slater, R. Public Attitudes Towards Waste and Recycling: Rethink Rubbish Western Riverside Campaign Evaluation Research Report on Focue Group Research, Integrated Waste Systems, The Open University, Milton Keynes

2003 Thomas, C., Slater, R., Yoxon, M., Leaman, J. & Downing, J. What makes people recycle? An evaluation of attitudes and behaviour in London Western Riverside International Solid Waste Association World Congress, Melbourne, Australia, November 2003.

2003 Thomas, C., Frederickson, J., Burnley, S. & Slater, R. Developing Integrated Waste Management Strategies: Information Needs and the Role of Locally-Based Data Integrated Waste Systems, The Open University, Milton Keynes

2003 Spear, R. with Aiken, M. & Newholm, T. Success Factors in UK Retail Co-ops Journal of Co-operative Studies.

2003 Slater, R., Thomas, C. & Frederickson, J. Evaluation of Green Waste Kerbside Collection Trials: Southampton, East Hants, Gosport and New Forest Integrated Waste Systems, Open University, Milton Keynes.

2003 Peters, G. Review of Retooling: A Historian Confronts Technological Change (Book Review) Education Communication and Information, Vol.3 (2), pp.296-299

2003 McClintock, D., Ison, R.L. & Armson, R. Metaphors of research and researching with people Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Vol,46 (5), pp.715-731

2003 Ison, R.L., Blackmore, C. & Armson, R. Learning participation as systems practice Conference paper. Conference on participation organised by the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, April 2-3.

2003 Holwell, S.E. Process Healthcare Health Equipment & Supplies: 5

2003 Frederickson, J. & Howell, G. Large-scale vermicomposting: emission of nitrous oxide and effects of temperature on earthworm populations. (90%) Pedobiologia. 47.

2003 Fortune, J. & Peters, G. The Formal System Paradigm for Studying Failures in Systems Thinking: Systems Theories & Modelling. Vol.2 pp.383-90, Midgley, G., Sage

2003 Burke, A., Shipp, K.D. E-learning Initiatives in a Distributed Organisation: Development and Evaluation Issues DEL 2003 Developments in e-Learning 2003 , Volume II The proceeding of the final conference of the SOCRATES Project No 90683-CP-1-2001-1-MINERVA-M abstract available

2003 Blackmore, C.P., Collins, K., Holwell, S. & Ison, R.L. Communities of Practice: from explanation to purposeful action Consultancy Report for Land & Water Australia

2003 Bell, S. & Wood-Harper, A.T. How to Set Up Information Systems: a non-specialists guide to the Multiview approach'. (80%) Earthscan, 213 pages, London. ISBN 1-85383-958-2

2003 Bell, S. & Morse, S. Measuring Sustainability: Learning by Doing. (50%). Earthscan, 189 pages, London. ISBN 1-85383-843-8.

2002 Thomas, C. & Parfitt, J.P. Developing a Model for Integrating Waste Data to Enhance Performance Monitoring and Strategic Planning Waste 2002 - Integrated Waste Management and Pollution Control: Research, Policy and Practice Conference Proceedings, Stratford upon Avon, UK, September 2002

2002 Slater, R. & Frederickson, J. Composting in the UK: Opportunities and Obligations. In proceedings: R'02, 6th World Congress on Integrated Resources Management, Geneva, Switzerland.

2002 Reynolds, M. In Defence of Knowledge Constitutive Interests Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol.53, pp.1162-1173, ISBN: 0160 5682

2002 Reynolds, M. Book review: ‘Earth, Air, Fire, Water - Humanistic Studies of the Environment’ Conway, J.K., Keniston, K., and Marx, L. 1999 Environmental Education Research

2002 Reynolds, M. & Midgley, G. Systems Research and Operational Research for Sustainable Development: Towards a New Agenda Paper to presented at 8th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference to be held at Hulme Hall, University of Manchester, 8-9 April, 2002.

2002 Ramage, M. Global Perspectices on Legacy Systems in Henderson, P. (ed.), Systems Engineering for Business Process Change: New Directions, London, Springer-Verlag, 2002, ISBN: 1 85233 399 5, pp.309-316

2002 Morris, R.M. Oreszczyn, S.M. Stoate, C. & Lane, A.B. Farmers’ Attitudes, Perceptions and the Management of Field Boundary Vegetation on Farmland. In: Frame, J (Ed) Conservation Pays? Reconciling environmental benefits with profitable grassland systems Occasional Symposium No. 36 British Grassland Society, pp151-5 (30%)

2002 Morris, R.M. Conservation pays? Or how to encourage farmers, conservationists and DEFRA to talk the same (systems) language Open Systems 28 October 2002-11

2002 Morris, R.M. Complex Systems and Public Policy: How does Government Learn. A Demos/HEDRA Seminar, 24 May 2002 Open Systems 28, 3-5

2002 Midgley, G. & Reynolds, M. Towards a New Agenda for Systems/Operational Research and Environmental Planning, paper to be presented at 7th United Kingdom Systems Society Conference under the theme Systems Theory & Practice in the Knowledge Age to be held in York (UK) Sunday July 7th to Wednesday July 10th, 2002.

2002 Midgley, G. & Reynolds, M. From Community OR to Environmental OR: Mobilising Purposeful Expert Support, Gerald Midgley & Alejandro E. Ochoa-Arias (Eds.) Community Operational Research: Directed Readings Kluwer’s Contemporary Systems Thinking series.

2002 J.S. Fisher & Simon, S. Virtu@lis-ICT's Citizens and the Environment WPC-1 Review, Open University, UK, EU Information Society Technology Programme, Key Action 1. Systems and Services for the Citizen (IST-2000-2812), March 2002

2002 High, C. & Rengasamy, S. Working with the system: Reconciling local activism and the policy process in Southern India. (100% contribution) Bridging policy and research case study, October 2002, Global Development Network, New York.

2002 High, C. Opening spaces for learning: A systems response to social complexity , Hofer, C. & Chroust, G., The Eleventh Fuschl Conversation, Vienna, Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, ISBN 3 85206 166 0, Proceedings of the International Federation of Systems Research, October 2002.

2002 Cowan, C., Francois, C., High, C., Medvedeva, T., Metcalf, G., & Ossimitz, G. Climbing mount awareness: Developing effective systemic responses to societal change In: Hofer, C. & Chroust, G. The Eleventh Fuschl Conversation, Vienna, Austrain Society for Cybernetic Studies. ISBH; 3 85206 166 0. Proceedings of the International Federation of Systems Research, October 2002,

2002 Collins, K. Ison, R.L. & Morris, R.M. Comments from members of SLIM on Draft 1.1 (27 August 2002) ‘Guidance on Public Participation in Relation to the Water Framework Directive’ Report to Environment Agency for England and Wales

2002 Blackmore, C.P., Collins, K.B., Furniss, P., Gibbon, D., Ison, R.L., Morris, R.M., Reynolds, M.D., Simon, S. & Watson, D. Social learning, systems thinking and practice for the integrated management and sustainable use of water at catchment scale - the UK team SLIM Project work programmes 5/6 working paper. See SLIM website: http://slim.open.ac.uk

2002 Blackmore, C. Learning about learning as systemic practice in the context of environmental decision-making. Pre-Proceedings Fifth IFSA European Symposium. April 8-11. Florence. Instituto Agronomico l’Outremaro. pp.548–556.

2002 Blackmore, C. and Smyth, J. Living with the big picture: a systems approach to citizenship of a complex planet. Chapter in Global Citizenship a critical reader Eds. Dower, N. and Williams, J. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN: 0 7486 1546 6/ISN; 0 7486 1547 4

2002 Blackmore, C. & Ison R.L. Exploring the context of environmental issues and formulating problems and opportunities Block 2 of Open University course T860 Environmental Decision Making: a systems approach. Prepared with the course team. (2002 & 1997)

2002 Blackmore, C. & Furniss, P. Introduction to Environmental Decision Making Block 1 of Open University course T860 Environmental Decision Making: a systems approach. Prepared with the course team. 2002 & 1997.

2002 Berardi, A. ASTROMOD: a computer program integrating vegetation dynamics modelling, environmental modelling and spatial data visualisation in Microsoft Excel. Environmental Modelling and Software, 17, 403-412. abstract available

2002 Bell, S. Surfing the Third Wave. An experiential guide to e-working Systemic Practice and Action Research Journal. Vol.15, No.1, pp.67-82

2002 Bell, S. & Morse S. Sustainability Indicators: A Systemic Practitioner’s Field-book Earthscan (50%).

2001 Zimmer, B. Practicing What We Teach in Teaching Systems Practice: The Action–Learning Cycle Systemic Practice and Action Research, Vol.14, No. 6, December 2001 abstract available

2001 Wright, T. Toward a Holistic View of Staff Development of Regional Tutorial Staff at the Open University Systemic Practice and Action Research, Vol.14, No. 6, December 2001 abstract available

2001 Thomas, C. Evaluating the role of public understanding in determining the effectiveness of kerbside recycling schemes in Hampshire Report for Hampshire County Council and Project Integra, Open University, UK

2001 Thomas, C. ‘Public understanding and its effect on recycling performance in Hampshire and Milton Keynes’ Resources, Conservation and Recycling 32, pp259-274

2001 Stoate, C., Morris, R.M. & Wilson, J.D. Cultural ecology of whitethroat Sylvia communis habitat management by farmers; treees and shrubs in Senegambia in Winter. J. Env. Man, 64 343-356

2001 Stoate, C. Morris R.M & Wilson, J.D. International use of field boundary shrubs by a migratory warbler: cultural and agricultural considerations of farmers. In: Colin Barr and Sandrine Petit (eds) Hedgerows of the world: their ecological functions in different landscapes. Proceedings of the tenth annual IALE (UK) conference, September 2001

2001 Spear, R., Defourny, J., Laville, J-L. & Favreau, L. Combating Social Exclusion in Europe Spear, R., Defourny, J., Laville, J-L. & Favreau L. (eds), Combating Social Exclusion in Europe, Ashgate, Hants. (Editor of UK version, author of UK chapter). Ashgate, Hants.

2001 Spear, R. The Dark Side of the Moon—Unilluminated Dimensions of Systems Practice Systemic Practice and Action Research, Vol. 14, No. 6, December 2001 abstract available

2001 Slater, R., Gilbert, J. & Frederickson, J. Review of Composting Practices in the UK In proceedings: Profit from Waste. Institute of Mechanical Engineers, London.

2001 Slater, R. A. Frederickson, J. & Gilbert, E.J. The State of Composting 1999 Published by the Composting Association at www.compost.org.

2001 Slater, R. A. & Frederickson, J. Composting municipal waste in the UK: some lessons from Europe. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 32, 359-374.

2001 Shipp, K., & Kear, K. Issues in the development of voice-supported teaching packages Telematics research report No. Eating 03 abstract available

2001 Reynolds, M. Co-guarantor attributes: a systemic approach to evaluating expert support in Remenyi, D. & Brown, A. (eds.) Eighth European Conference on Information Technology Evaluation, Conference proceedings, Oriel College, Oxford, UK, 17-18 September 2001, pp.561-571, MCIL, Reading, ISBN: 0 9540488 0 6

2001 Rengasamy, S., Devavaram, J., Prasad, R., Erskine, A., Balamurrigan, P. & High, C. 'Thaan vuzha nilam therisu: The land without a farmer becomes barren' Policies that work for sustainable agriculture and regenerating rural economies research series, IIED sustainable agriculture programme, London. ISSN 1561 1256

2001 Ramage, M. So What's a Metaproject For? Systemic Practice and Action Research, Vol.14 (6): 669-680, December 2001 abstract available

2001 Parfitt, J.P. & Thomas, C. Integrated re-assessment of Project Integra compositional data Report for Hampshire County Council and Project Integra, Open University, UK

2001 Parfitt J.P. & Thomas, C. The Effect of Public Understanding on Kerbside Recycling Scheme Performance’ Eighth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Sardinia, October 2001

2001 Morris, R.M., Oreszczyn, S., Blackmore, C.P. & Ison, R.L. Scoping Study for Sustainable Herefordshire Report to Project Carrot and Bulmers Foundation. May 2001

2001 Morris, R.M. A scoping study for a sustainable land use system. Open Systems 26, 5-6

2001 Mistry, J. & Berardi, A. Assessing fire risk in a Brazilian savanna nature reserve. In: Ganeshaiah, K.N., Uma Shaanker, R. and Bawa, K.S. (eds).Tropical Ecosystems: Structure, Diversity and Human Welfare (Supplement). Proceedings of the International Conference on Tropical Ecosystems. Pp31. ATREE, Bangalore, India.

2001 Midgley, G. & Reynolds, M. Greening Operational Research OR Newsletter 370 pp.15-18

2001 Midgley, G & Reynolds, M. Operational Research and Environmental Management: A New Agenda Operational Research Society, Birmingham

2001 Lane, A. & Morris, D. Teaching Diagramming at a Distance: Seeing the Human Wood Through the Technological Trees Systemic Practice and Action Research, Vol.14, No. 6, December 2001 abstract available

2001 Ison, R.L. Systems practice at the United Kingdom's Open University In J. Wilby and G. Ragsdell eds. Understanding Complexity. pp.45-54. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

2001 High, C., Goldsmith, R. & SPEECH Understanding livelihoods: Complexity, change and policies in Southern India. (50% contribution) VHS & resource material, Catcher Media, Hereford.

2001 Fortune, J. & Peters, G. Turning Hindsight into Foresight—Our Search for the Philosopher's Stone of Failure Systemic Practice and Action Research, Vol.14 (6), pp. 791-803, December 2001 abstract available

2001 Ekins, P. & Simon, S. Estimating the sustainability gap: methods and preliminary applications for the UK and the Netherlands in Ecological Economics. abstract available

2001 Drummond, S., Boldyreff, C. & Ramage, M. Evaluating Groupware Support for Software Engineering Students Computer Science Education, Vo.11 (1): 33-54

2001 Collins, K. with Bloomfield, D., Fry, C. & Munton, R. Deliberation and inclusion: vehicles for increasing trust in UK public governace? Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Vol.19, pp.501-503

2001 Brooke, C & Ramage, M Organisational scenarios and legacy systems International Journal of Information Management Vol.21 (5):365-384

2001 Blackmore, C. & Morris. D. Systems and Environmental Decision Making—Postgraduate Open Learning with the Open University Systemic Practice and Action Research, Vol.14, No. 6, December 2001 abstract available

2001 Bell, S. Soft Systems and Excellence Paper given at London Excellence Conference. 12 September.

2001 Bell, S. (ed.) Reflections on Systems Thinking and Systems Practice at the UK Open University Special edition of Systemic Practice and Action Research

2001 Bell, S, & Morse, S. Breaking through the glass ceiling: Who really cares about Sustainability Indictors? Local Environment Journal. Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 291 – 310. (50%).

2001 Armson, R., Ison, R. L., Short, L., Ramage, M. & Reynolds, M. Rapid Institutional Appraisal Systemic Practice and Action Research, Vol.14 (6): 763-777, December 2001 abstract available

2001 Armson, R. & Ison, R.L. If you're a fish what can you know about the water? Some reflections on doing Systems when you are immersed in the context Conference of the American Society of Cybernetics, Vancouver, May 2001.

2001 Armson, R. & Ison, R.L. If you're a fish what can you know about the water? Some reflections on doing Systems when you are immersed in the context Cybernetics & Systems

2000 Thomas, C. ‘Public Understanding, Diversion and Capture Rates in Source-Separation Recycling Schemes’ Proceedings of the R2000 Recovery, Recycling, Re-integration Congress, EMPA, Switzerland

2000 Thomas, A., Carr, S. & Humphreys, D. Environmental Policies and N.G.O. Influence: Land Degradation and Sustainable Resource Management in Sub-Saharan Africa London: Routledge.

2000 Tait, J. & Morris, R.M. Sustainable Development of agricultural Systems: Competing Objectives and Critical Limits Futures 32. 247-260

2000 Spear, R. Governance in Democratic Member Based Organisations in Special Issue of Annals of Public and Co-operative Economics: Governance in the Social Economy, pp.33-60.

2000 Simon, S. An accounting representation of sustainable agriculture practices. The case of a biogas agricultural unit in Sichuan Sustainable Development, Vol.8, No.2, 106-120 abstract available

2000 Simon, S. ‘Water accounting for sustainable development’ in Sullivan, C. (Ed) The development of a water poverty index. A report to DFID by the CEH Institute of Hydrology. – Consultancy report. abstract available

2000 Simon, S. & Proops, J. (Editors) Greening the accounts. A contribution to the International Library of Ecological Economics, Edward Elgar.

2000 Russell, D.B. & Ison, R.L. The research-development relationship in rural communities: an opportunity for contextual science In Ison, R.L. & Russell, D.B. eds Agricultural Extension and Rural Development: Breaking out of Traditions. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. pp. 10-31.

2000 Russell, D.B. & Ison, R.L. Enthusiasm: developing critical action for second-order R&D In Ison, R.L. & Russell, D.B. eds Agricultural Extension and Rural Development: Breaking out of Traditions. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. pp. 136-160.

2000 Russell, D.B. & Ison, R.L. Designing R&D systems for mutual benefit In Ison, R.L. & Russell, D.B. eds Agricultural Extension and Rural Development: Breaking out of Traditions. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. pp. 208-218.

2000 Reynolds, M. Book review: ‘Environmental Issues in Botswana. A Handbook’ by Atlhopeng et.al.1998 Environmental Education Research 6 (1) pp 96-99

2000 Peters, G. A personal view of Open and Distance Learning in the next Millennium In: V.V Reddy & Srivastava, M. (Eds.) The World of Open and Distance Learning, Viva Books, New Delhi. pp.466-469

2000 Maiteny, P.T. & Ison, R.L. Appreciating systems: critical reflections on the changing nature of systems as a discipline in a systems learning society Systems Practice & Action Research 16 (4) 559-586.

2000 Levidow, L. & Carr, S. Environmental precaution as learning: genetically modified crops in the UK Cow Up a Tree: Knowing and Learning for Change in Agriculture, 323-333 (eds M. Cerf, D. Gibbon, B. Hubert, R. Ison, J. Jiggins, M. Paine, J. Proost and N. Roling). Paris: INRA.

2000 Levidow, L. & Carr, S. (eds) Precautionary regulation: GM crops in the EU Special issue Journal of Risk Research 3: 187-285.

2000 Ison, R.L., High, C., Blackmore, C.P. & Cerf, M. Theoretical frameworks for learning-based approaches to change in industrialised-country agricultures In LEARN. eds. Cow up a Tree. Knowing and Learning for Change in Agriculture. Case Studies from Industrialised Countries. INRA (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique) Editions, Paris. pp. 31-54. ISBN: 2 7380 0929 8

2000 Ison, R.L. Technology: transforming grazier experience In Ison, R.L. & Russell, D.B. eds Agricultural Extension and Rural Development: Breaking out of Traditions. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. pp. 52-76.

2000 Ison, R.L. Systems approaches to managing sustainable development: experiences from developing supported open-learning Invited Paper: Ecological Sustainability Theme, Proc. 16th Symposium of the International Farming Systems Association and 4th Latin American Farming Systems Research & Extension Symposium, 27-29 November 2000, Centro de Extension Universidad Catolica, Santiago Chile.

2000 Ison, R.L. Supported open learning and the emergence of learning communities. The case of the Open University UK. In R. Miller, ed. Creating Learning Communities. Models, Resources, and New Ways of Thinking about Teaching and Learning, pp.90-96. Solomon Press, Brandon VT. Also at: http://users.cybercity.dk/~ida1561/ccl-llc/roman/intro.htm#ch-6

2000 Ison, R.L. & Russell, D.B. Exploring some distinctions for the design of learning systems Cybernetics and Human Knowing, 7 (4) 43-56.

2000 Ison, R.L. & Russell, D.B. eds Agricultural Extension and Rural Development: Breaking Out of Traditions. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. 239p.

2000 Ison, R.L Experience, tradition and service? Institutionalised R&D in the rangelands In Ison, R.L. & Russell, D.B. eds Agricultural Extension and Rural Development: Breaking out of Traditions. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. pp. 103-132.

2000 Hubert, B., Ison, R.L. & Röling, N. The 'problematique' with respect to industrialised country agricultures In LEARN. eds 2000 Cow up a Tree. Knowing and Learning for Change in Agriculture. Case Studies from Industrialised Countries. INRA (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique) Editions, Paris. pp. 13-30.

2000 High, C. & Shackleton, C.M. 'The comparative value of wild and domestic plants in home gardens of a South African rural village'.(80% contribution) Agroforestry Systems, Vol.48 pp.141-156.

2000 Fisher, J.S. Feasibility Study & Business Plan Wide Bay Information Technology Research and Development Centre, INDELTA, University of Southern Queenslnad, Hervey Bay, Queensland, July 2000

2000 Ekins, P. & Simon, S. Estimating sustainability gaps for the UK. Forum for the future. Sustainable economy programme. Insights publications series, New directions paper, NDP1. abstract available

2000 Cerf, M., Gibbon, D. , Hubert, B. , Ison, R., Jiggins, J., Paine, M. , Proost, J. & Roling, N. - Group Eds LEARN. Cow up a Tree. Knowing and Learning for Change in Agriculture. Case Studies from Industrial Countries. INRA (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique) Editions, Paris. 492pp.

2000 Carr, S. & Levidow, L. Exploring the links between science, risk, uncertainty and ethics in crop biotechnology regulation Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 12: 29-39.

2000 Boyle, G., Thomas, C. & Wield, D. Beyond Single Vision, Sustainable Futures a special issue of Futures, edited by Boyle, Thomas and Wield, Vol. 32, pp 221-228

2000 Blackmore, C. Some comparisons with a Danish University - a process of inquiry Open Systems: quarterly newsletter of the Open University Systems Society. Issue No.23, October 2000, pp.5/7

2000 Blackmore, C. & Martin, S. The Natural Step, systems approaches and higher education Journal of the Institution of Envrionmental Sciences, 9(1), Jan/Feb 2000, pp.12/13

2000 Bell, S. with Coleman, G., Guo, J. & Sewell, M. Information Systems Project in China: action research and Soft Systems Methodology Human Systems Management. Vol. 19, pp. 181 – 192 (70%).

2000 Bell, S. 'Vulnerability and the aware IS practitioner' In Clarke, S. and Lehaney, B. Human Centered Methods in Information Systems: Current Research and Practice, pp.102-117. Idea Group Publishing, Hershey.

2000 Bell, S. Still in the hole and still digging: visions of Information Technology/ Information Systems projects The Parliamentary Monitor: IT Briefing., June, 8, pp. 38-39.

2000 Bell, S. Logical Frameworks, Aristotle and Soft Systems: A note on the origins, values and uses of Logical Frameworks Public Administration and Development. Vol. 20, No.1, pp.29-31.

2000 Bell, S. 'Finding out Rapidly: a soft systems approach to training needs analysis (TNA)' In Development and Management, Eade, D. (Ed.), Oxfam Publication.

2000 Bell, S. Excommunication on the digital frontier The Parliamentary Monitor: IT Briefing, August, 9, pp. 6-7.

1999 Thomas, C. ‘Household Waste Recycling in Romania: a case study of know-how transfer in an economy in transition’ Proceedings of the R99 Recovery, Recycling, Re-integration Congress, EMPA, Switzerland

1999 Thomas, C. ‘Waste Management and Recycling in Romania: a case study of technology transfer in an economy in transition’ Technovation, Vol. 19, pp 365-371

1999 Simon, S. A framework for sustainable water management: integrating ecological constraints in policy tools in the UK in Environmental Practice: 227-238. abstract available

1999 Short, J.C.P, Frederickson, J & Morris, R.M Evaluation of traditional windrow-composting and vermi-composting for the stabilisation of wast paper sludge (WPS) Pedobiologia, 43 735-743

1999 Ramage, M The Learning Way: Evaluating Co-operative Systems PhD Thesis, University of Lancaster

1999 Proops, J.L., Atkinson, G., von Schlotheim, B. and Simon, S. International trade and the sustainability footprint: a practical criterion for its assessment. Ecological Economics, 28: 75-97

1999 Peters, G. The contribution of Open and Distance programmes to a Knowledge Based Economy: UK/EU perspectives Proceedings of 2nd UK-China Vice Chancellor's forum, HEFCE Bristol

1999 Peters, G. & Fortune, J. 'New Lightthrough old Windows - but is it the ring kind of light?' In: Castell, A.M.,Gregory, A.J., Hindle, G.A. James, M.E. & Ragsdell, G. (Eds.) Synergy Matters: Working with Systems in the 21st Century Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers ISBN: 0306461862, pp.463-468

1999 Morris, R.M., Mitchell, N. & Bell, M Student Use of Computer Mediated Communication in an Open University Level 1 Course: Academic or Social? Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 99 (2).

1999 Morris, R.M. Blackmore, C.P. Carr, S. Ison, R.L. Lane A.B. & Maiteny, P.T. Systems methodology and technological change in agriculture Doppler, W. and Koutsouris, A (eds) Rural and Farming Systems Analysis: Environmental Perspectives Margraf Verlag , Weikersheim 103-113 (ISBN 3-8236-1320-0)

1999 Morris, R.M. Blackmore, C.P. Carr, S. Corrigan, R. Furniss, P.M. Ison R.L. & Murphy, P. The use of case studies and a systems-based methodology for supported open-learning in environmental sciences Proceedings of the 1999 AUDES Conference on the use of Case studies in Environmental Sciences

1999 Morris, R. M. & Naughton, J.J. The future's digital - isn't it? Some Experience and Forecasts Based on the Open University's Technology Foundation Course Systems Research and Behavioural Science, 16, 147-56

1999 Levidow, L. & Carr, S. Biotechnology regulation: de/politicising scientific uncertainty In Environmental Futures, 153-168 (eds S. Elworthy et al.). London: Macmillan.

1999 Ison, R.L. Applying systems thinking to higher education. (Guest Editorial) Special Edition Systems Research & Behavioural Science 16, 107-112.

1999 Ison, R.L. & Blackmore, C. Evaluating, monitoring and taking action Block 5 of Open University course T860 Environmental Decision Making: a systems approach. Prepared with the course team. (1999 & 1997)

1999 Frederickson, J. Full-scale composting experiments at Morpeth Technical Report P314, pp 100. Published by The Environment Agency. ISBN 1 85705 169 6.

1999 Ekins, P. & Simon, S. The sustainability gap: a practical indicator of sustainability in the framework of the national accounts International journal of sustainable development, Vol.2, No1: 24-58 abstract available

1999 Carr, S. Achieving policy synergies: the case of reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy Synergy Matters: Working with Systems in the 21st Century, 307-312 (eds Castell, Gregory, Hindle, James and Ragsdell). New York: Plenum.

1999 Carr, S. & Levidow, L. Negotiated science – the case of agricultural biotechnology regulation in Europe European Discourses on Environmental Policy, 159-173 (eds M. Wissenburg, G. Orhan and U. Collier). Vermont, USA: Ashgate.

1999 Butt, K. R., Frederickson, J. & Lowe, C. N Colonization survival and spread of earthworms on a partially restored landfill site Pedobiologia 43, 684-690.

1999 Bell, S. The Remote Academic Systemic Practice and Action Research. Vol. 12, No. 6 pp. 649 – 655.

1999 Bell, S. TechnoCities and Development: Images of inferno and utopia In: Downey J. and McGuigan, J. TechnoCities. Sage, London.

1999 Bell, S. Rapid and Participatory IS Analysis and Design: A means to defy the ‘Anatomy of Confusion?’ In Castell, A., Gregory, A., Hindle, G., James,. And Ragsdell, G. (Eds.), Synergy Matters: Working with Systems in the 21st Century, Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht.

1999 Bell, S. Rapid and Participatory IS Analysis and Design: A means to defy the ‘Anatomy of Confusion’? Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the UK Academy for Information Systems, University of York, 7 - 9 April.

1999 Bell, S. Finding out Rapidly: a soft systems approach to training needs analysis (TNA) Development in Practice, Vol. 9, No. 1 and 2, pp. 18-32.

1999 Bell, S. Defying the Anatomy of Confusion in Information Systems Development Paper presented at the Public Administration and Development Jubilee Conference, St. Anne’s College, Oxford, 12-14 April.

1999 Bell, S. & Morse, S. Sustainability Indicators: Measuring the Immeasurable Earthscan, 175 pages, London. ISBN 1-85383-498-x. New edition 2000(50%).

1999 Bain, S.O., Butt, K.R. and Morris, R.M Survival and reproduction of Lumbricus terrestris L. in colliery spoil and sewage sludge, Pedobiologia, 43 729-734

1998 Simon, S. Green national accounting; conceptual shifts, construction and implementation M. Scott (ed) 'Green economics; beyond supply and demand to meeting people's needs'. Green Audit. abstract available

1998 Reynolds, M. Natural Resource-Use Appraisal for a National Conservation Strategy: Botswana case study. Phd Thesis (University of Manchester) Institute for Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester.

1998 Reynolds, M. Unfolding Natural Resource-Use Information Systems: fieldwork in Botswana Systemic Practice and Action Research 11 (2) pp127-152

1998 Morris, R.M Commentaire sur l'analyse de conjoncture concernant La place de l'agronomie dans la problematique environmentale Les dossiers de l'environment de l'INRA, 17 67-71

1998 Morris R.M Using computer mediated communication in a mass scale distance learning course. Designing virtual learning environments Proceedings of DEMETER ICT Workshop June 1998

1998 McClintock, D., Kersten, S., High, C., Blackmore, C.P. & Ison, R.L. Emergent practice in agricultural research: using metaphors and dialogue to create a space for understandings Proc. Learning Processes in Developed Agricultures Workshop, Hohenheim, 23-24 March, 1998.

1998 Lane, A.B., Morris, R.M., & Thomson, S Open Learning down on the farm Open Learning 3, 35-41

1998 Kersten, S. & Ison, R.L. Listening, interpretative cycles and dialogue: Process design for collaborative research and development The Journal of Agricultural Education & Extension 5, 163-178.

1998 Ison, R.L. The future challenge: the search for system Invited Keynote Paper, Proc. Australian Agronomy Conference, Wagga Wagga.

1998 Ison, R.L. Supported open learning for rural development: some experiences from the open university, UK. Proc. Seminar on The role of distance education and open learning for rural development in the Greater Mekong sub-region and South East Asia . Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University & UNESCO, Thailand.

1998 Frederickson, J. Compost Leachate: effect of composting duration on its composition and on its use as a fertilizer pp 107-111. Proceedings of the International Conference on Organic Recovery and Biological Treatment, held 3-5 September 1997. ISBN 0 9522270 3 7.

1998 Ekins, P. & Simon, S. Determining the sustainability gap: national accounting for environmental sustainability. in Vaze, P. (ed) UK environmental accounts: theory, data and application. Office for National Statistics, London. abstract available

1998 Blackmore, C.P. & Ison, R.L. Boundaries for thinking and action In Thomas, A.R., Chataway, J. & Wuyts, M. eds. Finding out Fast: Investigative Skills for Policy and Development, pp. 41 –66. Sage Publications: London.

1998 Blackmore, C.P & Ison R.L. Global Development Management Programme - Reader Chapter: Boundaries for thinking and action In: Thomas, A.R., Chataway. J., & Wuyts, M. (Eds.)Finding out Fast: Investigative Mathods for Policy and Development, London, Sage/Open University. pp.41-66

1998 Blackmore, C., Carr, S., Corrigan, R., Furniss, P., Ison, R.L. and Morris, R.M Environmental Decision Making - a systems approach Proc. Second Australasian Systems Conference, University of Western Sydney (Hawkesbury)

1998 Blackmore, C. Environmental education through distance education and open learning in the UK. In Filho, W.L. and Tahir, F. Eds. Environmental Education, Communication and Sustainability 2. Distance Education and Environmental Education. - Frankfurt an Main: Lang.

1998 Blackmore, C. 'Education for Sustainable Development' Guest Editorial in Development Education Association Journal, Autumn 1998

1998 Blackmore, C. & Smyth, J. Systemic approaches to learning in the context of Agenda 21. Paper written as a result of participation in the UN Commission on Sustainable Development in April 1998. Proceedings of the Australia and New Zealand Systems Society Conference, October 1998.

1998 Bell, S. Self-Reflection and Vulnerability in Action Research: bringing forth new worlds in our learning Systemic Practice and Action Research, Vol. 11, No. 2. pp. 179-192.

1998 Bell, S. Managing and Learning with Logical Frameworks: the case of an MIS project in China Human Systems Management. Vol. 17, No. 1 pp. 15-26.

1998 Bell, S. Information Systems projects in Africa: reflections on learning African Development Review: on Science, Technology and Development, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 173-189.

1998 Bell, S. Emerging Practices in learning from Uses of Technology in Distance Education. Project ‘Telework’ Keynote address at Project World 98 European Conference. Cumberland Hotel, London 11-15 May.

1998 Bell, S. & Wood-Harper, A. T. Rapid Information Systems Development: a non-specialists guide to analysis and design in an imperfect world. Second edition. 257 pages. McGraw-Hill, Maidenhead.. Original edition, 1992. Chinese version - Press of the University of Science and Technology of China, Beijing, 1995. ISBN 0-07-707579-x and 0-07-709427-1 (80%).

1998 Bell, S. & Lane, A. From Teaching to Learning: Technological potential and sustainable, supported open learning Systemic Practice and Action Research, Vol. 11. No. 6. pp. 629-650 (50%).

1997 Thomas, C. & Flood, M. ‘Materials Recovery and Recycling Schemes in the UK’ Powerful Information, Milton Keynes, UK

1997 Thomas, C. & Flood, M. ‘Guidelines for Setting up Materials Recovery Projects’ Powerful Information, Milton Keynes, UK

1997 Tait, E.J., Morris, R.M. and Ison, R.L Orchestrating Discipline-based Research and Learning:Why, When and How Systems for sustainability: People, Organizations and Environments, eds Stowell, F.A., Ison R.L., Armson, R., Holloway, J, Jackson, S and McRobb, S. Plenum, NY, 307-312

1997 Stowell, F.A., Ison, R.L., Armson, R., Holloway, J., Jackson, S. & McRobb, S. eds Systems for Sustainability. People, Organizations and Environments. Plenum, New York 728p.

1997 Smyth, J., Blackmore, C. & Harvey, T. Education for sustainability at the United Nations: making progress? The Environmentalist 17, pp173-179.

1997 Simon, S. Development of sustainability themes and indicators. How and what for? in Russel, N. et al. (eds). IRNES conference proceedings. 'Technology, the environment and us'. imperial college, London.

1997 Reynolds, M. Exploring the use of critical systems heuristics during fieldwork in Botswana Discussion document for Forum Two: Action Research and Critical Systems Thinking 3-day workshop at The Centre for Systems Studies at Hull University (23 -25 June, 1997)

1997 Reynolds, M. Education for sustainable development: Botswana Case Study MA (econ) Dissertation Institute for Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester.

1997 Peters, G., Mann, K. & Copley, R. Models for International Collaboration Proceedings of International Council of Distance Education Conference, ICDE '97, Penn State (CD ROM)

1997 Peters, G. Towards Flexibility of Provision: Distance Education In: Taylor, R. & Watson, D. From Continuing Education to Lifelong Learning: A Review of UACE Strategyand Objectives, Occasional Paper No. 20 UACE, Leeds, pp.53-60

1997 Peters, G. & Russell, C. Multi-level Multi-loop Organisational Learning in the Open University In: Stowell, F., McRobb S., Lander, R, Ison, R., Holloway, J. & Armson, R. (Eds.) Systems for Sustainability: People, Organizations and Environments, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference of the United Kingdom Systems Society, Milton Keynes, UK,July 7-11, Kluwer Academic/Plenum, ISBN: 030645615X, pp.299-305

1997 Morris, R.M The technology of sustainable agricultural systems Systems for sustainability: People, Organizations and Environments, eds Stowell, F.A., Ison R.L., Armson, R., Holloway, J, Jackson, S and McRobb, S. Plenum, NY, 91-96

1997 McClintock, D., Kersten, S. & Ison, R. Emergent practice in agricultural research: using metaphors and dialogue to create a space for understandings In Stowell, F.A. et al eds. Systems for Sustainability. People, Organizations and Environments. pp. 79-84. Plenum, New York.

1997 Maiteny, P. & Ison, R.L. Learner-centred evaluation of systems, systems courses and future needs in systems learning In Stowell, F.A. et al eds. Systems for Sustainability. People, Organizations and Environments. pp. 257-262. Plenum, New York.

1997 Levidow, L., Carr, S., Wield, D. & von Schomberg, R. European biotechnology regulation: framing the risk assessment of a herbicide-tolerant crop Science, Technology and Human Values 22: 472-505.

1997 Levidow, L., Carr, S. & Wield, D. Environmental risk disharmonies of European biotechnology regulation Agbiotech News and Information 9: 179-183.

1997 Levidow, L. & Carr, S. How biotechnology regulation sets a risk/ethics boundary Agriculture and Human Values 14: 29-43.

1997 Ison, R.L., Maiteny, P.T. & Carr, S. Systems methodologies for sustainable natural resources research and development Agricultural Systems 55, 257-272.

1997 Ison, R.L. Organising for flexibility and change in universities UK Deans of Science Spring Meeting, Cambridge, May.

1997 Frederickson, J. & Frederickson, N. The integration of systemic and scientific thinking in the development of an innovative process for environmental management Systems for Sustainability. Eds Stowel, F.A., Ison, R.L., Armson, R., Holloway, J., Jackson, S. & McRob, S. Plenum Press, New York.

1997 Carr, S., Levidow, L. & Wield, D. Fausses notes dans le concert reglementaire Biofutur 172: 26-28.

1997 Carr, S. NGO influence on environmental policies The Desertification Circular 14: 15-16.

1997 Carr, S. & Levidow, L. How biotechnology regulation separates ethics from risk Outlook on Agriculture 26: 145-150.

1997 Carr, S. & Levidow, L. Coping with environmental uncertainty by social learning: the case of agricultural biotechnology regulation in Europe Systems for Sustainability: People, Organisations and Environments, 27-31 (eds F. Stowell, S. McRobb, R. Lander, R. Ison, J. Holloway and R. Armson). London: Plenum.

1997 Butt, K.R., Frederickson, J. Morris, R.M. & Daniel, C Combining vermiculture with traditional green waste composting systems Soil Biol Biochem 29 725-730

1997 Butt, K.R., Frederickson, J. & Morris, R.M The Earthworm Inoculation Unit technique: An Integrated system for cultivation and soil inoculation of earthworms Soil Biol Biochem 29 251-257

1997 Blackmore, C. Educating for a sustainable future Led workshop for UNESCO & UK Higher Education Conference, Paper presented.

1997 Blackmore C Using Systems for Sustainability in the context of Agenda 21. In Stowell F.A, Ison R.L., Armson R., Holloway J., Jackson S., McRobb S. eds Systems for Sustainability - people, organizations and environments. pp21-26.

1997 Bell, S. Self-Reflection and Vulnerability in Action Research: first thoughts. in Forum Two: action research and critical systems thinking J Wilby (Ed.). Papers for the Forum Two Discussion, Hull, June 23 - 25.

1997 Bell, S. Not in Isolation: the necessity for systemic heuristic devices in all development practice Public Administration and Development, Vol. 17, pp. 449-452.

1997 Bell, S. New Communities, Tried and Tested Methods: Tentative thoughts towards planning network communities on the internet (NCIs) A paper prepared for ‘Open Society’ Conference, Upsalla, Sweden. November 24 - 25.

1997 Bell, S. IT Training, Personality Type and Winnie-the Pooh The Systemist, August, Vol. 19, (3), pp. 133-146.

1997 Bell, S. & Morse, S. Systems Thinking and Gauging Sustainable Development In Systems for Sustainability, Stowell, F., Ison, R. et al, pp. 407-412. Plenum, London (50%).

1997 Bell, S. & Lane, A. Experience of the United Kingdom Open University with Open Learning in Developing Countries In IFIP Conference WG 9.4/ WG 9.5, June 19 - 21, Florianoplois (50%).

1997 Bell, S. & Lane, A. Experience of the United Kingdom Open University with Open Learning in Developing Countries In the CD ROM of the IFIP Conference WG 9.4/ WG 9.5 (50%).

1997 Bell, S. & Lane, A. A Systems View of Teaching and Learning: technological potential and sustainable, supported open learning In Systems for Sustainability, Stowell, F., Ison, R. et al, pp. 171-176, Plenum, London (50%).

1996 Thomas, C. and Flood M ‘Reclamation and Recycling: materials and energy recovery from municipal solid waste’ Powerful Information, Milton Keynes, UK

1996 Thomas, C. Milton Keynes Household Source-Separation Recycling Scheme - Evaluation of Public Perception and Participation Milton Keynes Borough Council, Milton Keynes, UK

1996 Smyth, J., Blackmore, C. & Harvey, T. Promoting Education at CSD4 Connections, UNED-UK

1996 Reddish, A., Greene, O. & Blackmore, C. U206 Chapter 5 Sustainable Development In: Blackmore, R. & Reddish, A. (Eds.) Global Environmental Issues 2nd Edition, Hodder & Stoughton/Open University. pp.238-279

1996 Pinheiro, S.L.G., Pearson, C.J. & Ison, R.L. A farming systems research/extension (FSR/E) model underway in Santa Catarina, Brazil: A critical analysis ExtensionNet, 4 (2): 6-7.

1996 Peters, G. Subject based public funding comparisons of the Open University and other English Higher Education In: Fandel, G, Bartz, R. & Nickolmann University Distance Education in Europe Assessment and Perspectives, Deutscher Studien Verlag, Weinheim. pp.149-155

1996 Peters, G. Developing Open and Distance Learning Some Lessons from the Recent Past Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Distance Education in Russia (ICDED '96) Association for International Education, Moscow (CD ROM)

1996 Peters, G. & Russell, C. 'Chaos has no plural - a holistic approach to internal communications, self-organisation and organisational learning Proceedings of the 40th Annual meeting of the ISSS

1996 Levidow, L., Carr, S., von Schomberg, R. & Wield, D. Regulating agricultural biotechnology in Europe: harmonization difficulties, opportunities and dilemmas Science and Public Policy 23:135-157.

1996 Levidow, L., Carr, S., von Schomberg, R. & Wield, D. Bounding the risk assessment of a herbicide-tolerant crop. In Coping with Deliberate Release: The Limits of Risk Assessment 81-102 (ed. Ad van Dommelen). The Netherlands: International Centre for Human and Public Affairs. ISBN 90-802139-4-2.

1996 Levidow, L. & Carr, S. UK: disputing boundaries of biotechnology regulation. Science and Public Policy 23: 164-170.

1996 Levidow, L. & Carr, S. (guest eds) Special issue on Biotechnology Risk Regulation in Europe Science and Public Policy 23. (200 pages)

1996 Jansen, P.I., Ison, R.L & Cousens, R. Population dynamics of Trifolium balansae and T. resupinatum in self-regenerating pastures. II. Predicting long term persistence from a demographic model Journal of Applied Ecology 33, 1251-56.

1996 Jansen, P.I. & Ison, R.L. Population dynamics of Trifolium balansae and T. resupinatum in self-regenerating pastures. I. Seed and plant densities and dry matter yield Journal of Applied Ecology 33, 1241-50.

1996 Ison, R.L. Facilitating institutional change Proceedings ANU/IIED/OFI Sustainable Forest Policy Short Course, Oxford.

1996 Carr, S. & Mpande, R. Does the definition of the issue matter? NGO influence and the International Convention to Combat Desertification in Africa In NGOs in Asia and Africa, 143-166 (ed. D. Potter). London: Frank Cass. ISBN 071464215-0.

1996 Carr, S. & Mpande, R. Does the definition of the issue matter? NGO influence and the International Convention to Combat Desertification in Africa Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics XXXIV: 143-166.

1996 Blumenthal, M.J. & Ison, R.L. Plant population dynamics in subterranean clover and murex medic swards. III. The effect of pod burial, summer grazing and autumn cultivation on emergence Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 36, 533-538.

1996 Blackmore, C. Systems, language and interdisciplinarity Open Systems: quarterly newsletter of the Open University Systems Society. Issue No.5, January 1996, p.7

1996 Blackmore, C. Education for Sustainable Development and Earth Summit II. UNED-UK conference paper

1996 Blackmore C. Open University - Environmental Education and Training. Environmental Education- the Journal of the National Association for Environmental Education (UK) Vol 51: Spring 1996

1996 Bell, S. Systems research Interests Odyssey for 1996 and beyond In Forum One: action research and critical systems thinking, J Wilby (Ed.). Papers for the Forum One Discussion, Hull, April 29 - May 1.

1996 Bell, S. Reflections on Learning in Information Systems Practice The Systemist, May, Vol.17 (2) pp.54-63.

1996 Bell, S. Learning with Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation in Dir District, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan Systems Practice. March, Vol. 9.2 . pp 129 -150.

1996 Bell, S. Learning with Information Systems: learning cycles and information systems development 230 pages. Routledge, London. ISBN 0-415-10603-6.

1995 Webber, L.M. & Ison, R.L. Participatory rural appraisal design: conceptual and process issues Agricultural Systems 47, 107-31.

1995 Peters, G., Orton, L. & Mann, K. Models for International Collaboration Proceedings of IX Asian Association of Open Universities Conference, Taipei. pp.114-119

1995 Peters, G., Fortune, J., Stewart, R. & Dodd, W. 'Why electronic patient record systems in hopsital can go wrong - a systems failures study' In: Ellis, K., Gregory, A., Mear-Young, B. & Ragsdell, G. (Eds.) Critical Issues in Systems Theory and Practice: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference of the United Kingdom Systems Society Hull, UK, July 10-14 1995 Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers ISBN: 030645100X

1995 Peters, G., Edwards, H., Parsons, E. & Richenburg, K. Challenging the Blame Culture: A case study of a mistakes workshop Proceedings of a Workshop on Stress and Mistake Making inthe Operational Workplace, October 24, IEE & Hazards Forum Digest, pp.177-182

1995 Peters, G. & Fortune, J. New Developments in the Use of Systems Thinking in the Analysis of Failures In: Ellis, K., Gregory, A., Mears-Young,B. & Ragsdell, G. (Eds.) Critical Issues in Systems Theory and Practice: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference of the United Kingdom Systems Society, Hull, UK, July 10-14, 1995. Kluwer Academic/Plenum ISBN: 030645100X

1995 Peters, G. & Fortune, J. Learning from Failure: The Systems Approach Wiley,ISBN: 0471944203, 274 Pages

1995 Morris, R.M., Carr, S., Ison, R.L. Maiteny, P Synergistic interactions among new technologies for the TIBRE project Report to Scottish Natural Heritage TIBRE project

1995 Morris, R. M Environmental effects of precision farming Silsoe Link

1995 Kersten, S. & R.L. Ison, Towards participative research and development: graziers and researchers in dialogue Salt Lake City: Proceedings 5th International Rangeland Conference pp. 284-85.

1995 Jansen, P.I. & Ison, R.L. Factors contributing to the loss of seed from the seed bank of Trifolium balansae and T. resupinatum over summer Australian Journal of Ecology 20, 248-256.

1995 Fisher, J.S. Technology Education & Change, Keynote Paper South Australian Deputy Principals Association Annual Conference, Adelaide, Australia, May 1995

1995 Fisher, J.S. Information Technology and Its Role in Supporting the Development of Science-Linked Technology Education Thesis Outline Paper, Deputy Principals Association Annual Conference, Adelaide, Australia, May 1995

1995 Butt, K. R. & Frederickson, J. Earthworm cultivation and soil innoculation: a practical technique for land restoration Journal of Practical Ecology and Conservation 1, 14-19. ISSN 1354-0270.

1995 Blackmore, C.P & Ison R.L. A systems approach to education for sustainability Proc. Greening of Higher Education Conference.

1995 Blackmore, C. P & Ison R.L. Learning how to use a systems approach for sustainability Conference Paper for the Greening of Higher Education Council Conference. London, 11-13 September.

1995 Blackmore, B.S., Wheeler, P.N. Morris, J. Morris, R.M. & Jones, R.J.A The Role of Precision Farming in Sustainable Agriculture: A European Perspective PC Robert, RH Rust,and WE Larson, (eds) 1995 'Site-Specific Management for AgriculturalSystems' ASA, CSSA and SSSA, Madison

1995 Bell, S. MIS and systems analysis applications in China: a case study of the Research Institute for Standards and Norms In Global Information Technology and Socio-Economic Development. M Odedra-Straub (Editor). Proceedings of the IFIP, working group 9.4 Cairo Conference 1994. Ivy League Publishing, Nashua, USA.

1995 Armson, R. & Ison, R.L. Systems and the polo mint metaphor Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference of the UKSS on Critical Issues in Systems Theory and Practice Hull, England, pp. 637-642.

1994 Rooney, V.A., Kellaway, R.C., Ison, R.L. & Annison, G. The nutritive value of mature subterranean and persian clover for sheep Proc. Australian Society for Animal Production.xx

1994 Pinheiro, S.L.G., Pearson, C.J. & Ison, R.L. A farming systems research/extension (FSR/E) model underway in Santa Caterina, Brazil: a critical analysis Proc. Systems-oriented Research in Agriculture and Rural Development Conference, Montpellier, 21-25 November. pp. 280-281.

1994 Peters, G., Watkinson M. & Daniel,J. The Funding of United Kingdom Open University In: Perspectives in Distance Education, Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, pp.13-20

1994 McClintock, D. & Ison, R.L. Revealing and concealing metaphors for a systemic agriculture Proc. International Symposium on Systems- Oriented Research in Agriculture and Rural Development, Montpellier, pp. 212-216.

1994 McClintock, D. & Ison, R.L. Responsible (Response-able) design metaphors Proc. World Congress 3 on Action Learning, Action Research and Process Management, Bath U.K.

1994 Li, X., Kellaway, R.C., Stimson, C., Ison, R.L. & Annison, G. Kinetics of digestion of hemicellulosic fractions using NIR spectroscopy Proc. 6th International Conf. NIR Spectroscopy.

1994 Li, X., Kellaway, R.C., Ison, R.L. & Annison, G. Digesta flow studies in sheep fed two mature annual legumes Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 45, 889-900.

1994 Kersten, S. & Ison, R.L. Listening to graziers: vegetation management from their perspective Grassland Society of NSW Newsletter, Summer 9 (1):10-12.

1994 Kersten, S. & Ison, R.L. Diversity in yearly calendars on pastoral properties in western New South Wales: a constructivist perspective The Rangeland Journal 16, 206-220.

1994 Jansen, P.I. & Ison, R.L. Temperature effects on germination of Trifolium balansae and T. resupinatum with special reference to high-temperature dormancy Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 45, 689-701.

1994 Jansen, P.I. & Ison R.L. Hydration-dehydration and subsequent storage effects on seed of the self-regenerating annuals Trifolium balansae and T. resupinatum Seed Science & Technology 22, 435-447.

1994 Ison, R.L. Designing learning systems: How can systems approaches be applied in the training of research workers and development actors? Proceedings International Symposium on Systems-oriented Research in Agriculture and Rural Development Vol. 2. Lectures and Debates. pp. 369-394. CIRAD-SAR, Montpellier.

1994 Butt, K.R., Frederickson, J. & Morris, R.M The lifecycle of the earthworm Lumbricus terrestris L (Oligochaeta: lumbricidae) in culture European Journal of Soil Biology 30

1994 Butt, K.R., Frederickson, J. & Morris, R.M Effects of earthwork density on the growth and reproduction of Lumbricus terrestris L (Oligochaeta: lumbricidae) in culture Pedobiologia 38 254-261

1994 Butt, K.R., Frederickson, J. & Morris, R.M An earthworm cultivation and soil inoculation technique for land restoration Ecological Engineering 3

1994 Brouwer, D.W., Ison, R.L. & O'Reilly, M. V. A Guide to Better Pastures in Temperate Areas. 5th Edition, NSW Agriculture, Paterson. 94p

1994 Blumenthal, M.J. & Ison, R.L. Plant population dynamics in sub. clover and murex medic swards. I Size and composition of the seed bank Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 45, 929-44.

1994 Blumenthal, M.J. & Ison, R.L. Plant population dynamics in sub. clover and murex medic swards. II Plant population density Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 45, 913-28.

1994 Blackmore, S. Wheeler, P., Morris R.M., Morris, J & Graham, J Information Technology in Arable farming Report to Scottish Natural Heritage TIBRE project

1994 Blackmore, C. The role of distance education in sustainable development Paper presented at Global Forum June 1994, Manchester, proceedings published.

1994 Blackmore, C. Taking Responsibility - promoting sustainable practice through Higher Education Curricula - Science and Technology. (part of series) Council for Environmental Education - Pluto Press in association with WWF

1994 Blackmore, C. Education and training for sustainable human development Social Summit Papers UNED-UK

1994 Bell, S. Methods and Mindsets: towards an understanding of the tyranny of methodology Journal of Public Administration and Development. Vol. 14 No. 4, pp. 323-338.

1994 Bell, S. & Mayhew, P. Lessons in the Application of Systems Analysis in Developing Countries A paper prepared for the Second European Conference on Information Systems, Nijenrode University, Holland, June 1-2, 1994 (80%).

1994 Bell, S. & Gibbon, D. Farming Systems and Learning Systems: notes from the experience of the School of Development Studies, UEA, Norwich Presented at the International Symposium: Systems Orientated Research in Agriculture and Rural Development, Montpellier, France, 21-25 November, 1994 (60%).

1993 Webber, L.M., Ison, R.L., Russell, D.B, Davey, P.C., Dignam, D., Major, P. & McClintock, D.N. Developing alternative models for community based research and development.....A journey of research with people Proc. Australia - Pacific Extension Conference, Gold Coast.

1993 Russell, D.B. & Ison R.L. The research-development relationship in rangelands: an opportunity for contextual science Invited Plenary Paper, Proc. IVth International Rangeland Congress, Montpellier, 1991. Vol. 3, pp. 1047-1054.

1993 Peters, G., Horlick-Jones, T. & Fortune, J. 'Vulnerable Systems, Failure and Disaster' In: Stowell, F.A., Howell, J.G. & West, D. (Eds.) Systems Science: Addressing Global Issues, Proceedings of United Kingdom Systems Society Conference, Paisley, Scotland, July 27-30, 1993, Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, ISBN: 0306445220, pp.559-564

1993 Peters, G. & Fortune, J. 'United Kingdom Higher Education - a Systems Failure?' In: Stowell, F.A., Howell, J. G. & West, D. (Eds.)Systems Science: Addressing Global Issues, Proceedings of United Kingdom Systems Society Conference, Paisley, Scotland, July 27-30, 1993, Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers,ISBN: 0306445220 pp.41-46

1993 Peters, G. & Daniel, J.S Comparison of Public Funding of Distance Education and Other Modes of Higher Education in England Open Learning Institute Press Dhanarajan, G. et al.(Eds.) Proceedings of Asian Association of Open Universities VII Conference, Hong Kong, November. pp.31-34

1993 Kersten, S.M.M. & Ison, R.L. Pastoralist patterns of understanding of vegetation in the semi-arid rangelands of New South Wales Proc. XVII International Grassland Congress, Palmerston North & Rockhampton Vol 1. pp. 641-643.

1993 Kellaway, R.C., Ison, R.L., Li, X. & Annison, G. The nutritive value of alternative legumes In Michalk, D.L., Craig, A.D. & Collins, W.J. eds. Alternative Pasture Legumes 1993. pp.176-187. Primary Industries South Australia, Technical Report 219.

1993 Ison, R.L., Russell, D.B. & Fell, L. Knowledge: you can't give it away! Proc. Universities as Interpretative Communities Conference, November 1993, University of Sydney. pp. 169 - 174.

1993 Ison, R.L. Soft systems: a non computer view of decision support In Decision Support Systems For the Management of Grazing Lands:Emerging Issues. J.W Stuth & B.G. Lyons eds. pp. 82-115. UNESCO-Man and the Biosphere Book Series. Vol 11. Parthenon Publishing, Carnforth, U.K.

1993 Ison, R.L. Changing community attitudes (Invited Keynote Paper) The Rangeland Journal 15, 154-66.

1993 Ison R.L. Participative ecodesign: a new paradigm for professional practice Proc. Epidemiology Chapter, Australian Veterinary Association Annual Conference, Gold Coast. pp. 41-50.

1993 Humphreys, C.F. & Ison, R.L. Meeting the challenge of problem based learning Higher Education Research and Development 12, 107-111.

1993 Butt, K.R., Frederickson, J. & Morris, R.M Investigations of an earthworm inoculation experiment, London Borough of Hillingdon Waste Planning 7 9-12

1993 Blumenthal, M.J. & Ison, R.L. Water use and productivity in subclover and murex medic swards. I. Dry matter production Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 44, 89-107.

1993 Blumenthal, M.J. & Ison, R.L. Water use and productivity in subclover and murex medic swards. II. Seed production Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 44, 109-19.

1993 Blumenthal, M.J. & Ison, R.L. The use of water balance models to examine the role of climate in annual legume decline in central-west NSW Proc. XVII International Grassland Congress, Palmerston North & Rockhampton Vol 1. pp. 61-62.

1993 Ampt, P.R. & Ison, R.L. Problem identification for agronomic research: evaluation of rapid rural appraisal in the Forbes Shire of N.S.W In Pests of Pastures, ed. E.S. Delfosse. Australian Wool Corporation/CSIRO, Melbourne, Australia. pp. 404-408.

1992 Yoxon, M. & Blackmore, C. Report of the Open University's environmental and training task force The Open University

1992 Webber, L.M., Ison, R.L., Russell, D.B., Major, P. & Davey, P.C. Extending invitations to express enthusiasms for action: a basis for participatory research and development Proc. Second World Congress on Action Learning, pp. 101-104.

1992 Webber, L.M., Ison, R.L., Russell, D.B., Major, P. & Davey, P.C. Community approaches to rangelands research Proc. Seventh Biennial Conf., Australian Rangeland Society, Cobar. pp. 393-4.

1992 Thomas, C. Recycling in the United Kingdom: the experience in Milton Keynes Resource Recycling, Vol. X1 no 9

1992 Schueuermeier, U. & Ison, R.L. Together get a grip on the future: an RRA in the Emmental of Switzerland RRA Notes 15, 56-64.

1992 Pearson, C.J. & Ison, R.L. University education for multiple-goal agriculture in Australia Agricultural Systems, 38, 341-362.

1992 Li, X., Kellaway, R.C., Ison, R.L. & Annison, G. Chemical composition and nutritive value of mature annual legumes for sheep Animal Feed Science & Technology, 37, 221-231.

1992 Li, X., Kellaway, R.C., Ison, R.L. & Annison, G Cell-wall composition and digestibility of annual legumes Proc. Australian Society Animal Production. 19, 326.

1992 Li, X., Kellaway, R.C., Ison R.L. & Annison, G. In vivo digestibility of mature annual legumes Proc. Nutrition Society of Australia, 17, 73.

1992 Ison, R.L. The case for contextual R&D. Proc. Hortsearch 2000 Conference, July 17. NSW Agriculture: Sydney. pp. 27-34.

1992 Ison, R.L. Changing community attitudes Proceedings Australian Rangeland Society Biennial Conference, Cobar. pp. 169-182

1992 Ison, R.L. & Parson, Anne E.B. Comparative growth and development of Kenya clover (Trifolium semipilosum) and white clover (T.repens cv. Haifa): II. Temperature and daylength effects on flowering. Tropical Grasslands 26, 51-57.

1992 Ison, R.L. & Ampt, P.R. Rapid rural appraisal: a participatory problem formulation method relevant to Australian agriculture Agricultural Systems, 38, 363-386.

1992 Ison, R.L, Parson, Anne E.B. & Jacobs, B.C. Comparative growth and development of Kenya clover (Trifolium semipilosum) and white clover (T.repens cv. Haifa): I. Seedling and plant growth. Tropical Grasslands 26, 40-50.

1992 Ison R.L. An invitation to critically reflect on innovating within a structured curriculum Proc. Problem-Based Learning & Education Conference, Sydney, November. pp. 159-60.

1992 Fisher, J.S. ESTED (European Science and Technology Education Database System) A dedicated database system for technology educators and teachers; an Omnis 5 application. Versions for IBM PC and Apple Macintosh, Oxford, August 1992

1992 Fisher, J.S. Biotechnology Education 'A Case for Co-operation between Science and Technology Educations' EGTB Journal, Germany, January 1992. ISSN: 1015-4418

1992 Butt, K.R., Frederickson, J. & Morris, R.M The intensive production of Lumbricus terrestris L. for soil amelioration Soil Biology and Biochemistry 24, 1321-1326

1992 Bell, S., Odedra, M. & Collis, B. Computers in Africa: Social Issues PC World Africa, June 1992, pp. 31-32 (33%).

1992 Bell, S. Self-Analysis and Pre-Analysis: Lessons in the application of systems analysis in DCs Paper presented at an International Conference in Nairobi, Kenya, March 23-25, 1992. To be published in proceedings by Tata-McGraw-Hill.

1992 Bell, S. Information Systems and Developing Countries Computer Bulletin, June/July 1992, pp. 24-25.

1992 Bawden, R.J. & Ison, R.L. The purpose of field-crop ecosystems: social and economic aspects In Field-Crop Ecosystems. Ed. C.J. Pearson, Elsevier, Amsterdam. pp.11-35.

1991 Stimson, C., Kellaway, R.C., Tassell, R.J. & Ison, R.L. Prediction of the nutrient content of botanical fractions from annual legumes by near infra-red reflectance spectroscopy Grass & Forage Science 46, 99-105.

1991 Peters, G. & Fortune, J. 'Are all Failures systems failures?' In: Blackham, R.B.,Flood, R.L., Jackson, M.C., Mansell, G.J. & Probert, S.V.E. (Eds.), Systems Thinking in Europe, Plenum Press, ISBN-10: 0-306-44013-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-306-44013-7, pp. 273-278

1991 Blackmore, C., Chisholm, C, Atkinson, E. et al A Business Plan for Open University Environmental Education and Training The Open University

1991 Bell, S. Systems Analysis and Systems Design in Developing Countries - Present problems, various methods, self analysis, pre analysis and the need for professional humility Paper presented at a Meeting of the British Computer Society Developing Countries Special Interest Group, London School of Economics, 14 October, 1991.

1991 Bell, S. Self-Analysis and Pre-Analysis: analytical honesty and information systems design in developing countries Development Studies Association of the United Kingdom Annual Conference, September 1991, Swansea.

1991 Bell, S. Information Systems and Development: problems, problems, problems Background paper for a presentation/ discussion at The African Computer Market: prospects for the 1990s’. An International Conference held on 26 Feb., 1991, Forum International Hotel, London.

1991 Bell, S. Information Systems and Aid: who wears the red nose? Computers in Africa, March 1991.

1991 Bell, S. Information Systems Analysis and Design in the Public Sectors of Nigeria and Nepal: a rich mix of problems - the need for a flexible methodology and Self-Analysis Paper presented to the UK Information Systems Doctoral Consortium, September, City University, London.

1991 Bell, S. & Wood-Harper, A.T. Getting the Planning Right: learning our lessons in information systems development The East Africa Computer and Telecoms Conference, Nairobi, 1991 (80%).

1991 Bell, S. & Wood-Harper, A. T. Getting the Planning Right: learning our lessons in information systems development Paper presented at an International Conference in Zurich, December: Technology Transfer for Development: The Prospect and limits of Information Technology, Published in proceedings (80%).

1990 Thomas, C. Milton Keynes Pilot Household Source-Separation Recycling Scheme Milton Keynes Borough Council, Milton Keynes, UK

1990 Simon, S. The sustainability gap in monetary terms for SO2, NOx and CO2. Mimeo. Department of environmental social sciences, Keele university.

1990 Pearson, C.J. & Ison, R.L. Agricultural education in universities: time to ask for whom and how? Agricultural Science, 3,(4), 24-28.

1990 Li, X., Annison, G., Kellaway, R.C. & Ison, R.L. The nutritive value of annual legumes Proc. Nutrition Society of Australia, 15, 143.

1990 Jansen, P.I. & Ison, R.L. Effects of temperature on the germination of Trifolium resupinatum and T. balansae Proc. 5th Australian Agronomy Conference. p. 422

1990 Ison, R.L. Teaching threatens sustainable agriculture Gatekeeper Series No. 21. International Institute for Environment & Development, Sustainable Agriculture Programme: London. 20pp.

1990 Ison, R.L. Issues relevant to the further development of an Australian herbage seed industry Proc. Seed Industry Workshop, Rural Industries R&D Corporation & Grains Council of Australia: Canberra. pp. 23-32.

1990 Ison, R.L. In search of a post-modern agriculture? In Out of the Crucible: Science, Creativity and the Human Condition , CHAST, University of Sydney, December 1990. pp.99-104.

1990 Ison, R.L. Setzt Euch mit RRA auseinander! Interview with Ray Ison, Berater-Information, 9, October.(LBL, Switzerland), pp.13-16.

1990 Blumenthal, M.J. & Ison, R.L. Longevity of high-temperature embryo dormancy in Medicago murex and Trifolium subterraneum Proc. 5th Australian Agronomy Conference, p.429.

1990 Bell, S., Shephard, I. & Wood-Harper, A. T. Information Technology and Development Paper for the Development Studies Association Conference, Glasgow, September. 1990 (40%).

1990 Bell, S. The Virus Threat to Development Computers in Africa, Vol. 4, No. 7, September 1990, pp.17-19.

1990 Bell, S. The Information Technology Fix - lessons from the Third World Computers in Africa, Vol. 3.

1990 Bell, S. Information Needs and Availability in Central African Countries In - Information Sources in Pharmaceuticals, Bowker Saur.

1990 Bell, S. & Wood-Harper, A.T. Systems analysis and systems design in developing countries: - real needs, analytical honesty and a multi-perspective methodology Paper presented at the IT Conference, Khartoum, Sudan December (80%).

1990 Bell, S. & Wood-Harper, A. T. Information Systems Development for Developing Countries In Information Technology in Developing Countries, Bhatnagar, S C and Bjorn Andersen, North Holland (60%). (Paper originally presented at an International gathering in Delhi, India.)

1990 Bell, S. & Shephard, I. Increasing Computerisation in the New democracies of Eastern Europe - Lessons from the Third World Paper for a Conference on IT in Gdansk, Poland, September 1990. Published in Conference Proceedings (50%).

1989 Shipp, K.D. Getting Women into Computing: Strategies for Overcoming Prejudice Lovegrove G. & Segal B. (Eds) 1991 Women into Computing: Selected Papers 1988 - 1990 Springer-Verlag

1989 Russell, D.B., Ison, R.L., Gamble, D.R. & Williams, R.K. A Critical Review of Rural Extension Theory and Practice Australian Wool Corporation/ University of Western Sydney (Hawkesbury). 67pp. French Edition: 1991. Analyse Critique de la Theorie et de la Pratique de Vulgarisation Rurale en Australie. INRA, France. 79pp. Persian Edition: 1995. The translation into Persian by Ahmad Khatoonabadi.

1989 Peters, G. & Tait, E.J. Modelling Social Behaviour In:Cropper, S.A.; Jackson, Michael C.; Keys, Paul (Eds.), Operational Research and the Social Sciences, ISBN-10: 0-306-43149-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-306-43149-4, pp.505-507

1989 Ison, R.L., Potts, W.H.C. & Beale, G. Improving herbage seed industry productivity and stability through action research Proc. XVI International Grassland Congress, Nice, pp. 685-86.

1989 Ison, R.L.(ed.) Pastures Revisited: Getting the Management Right Proc. 4th Conf. Grassland Society of NSW. 117p.

1989 Ison, R.L. Public Hearing and Submission to Senate Standing Committee on Education & Training; Priorities for Reform in Higher Education Hansard Vol 1. pp. 996-1028.

1989 Ison, R.L. Predicting and managing change in the seed industry Agricultural Science, 4, 44-8.

1989 Ison, R.L. Improving forage supplies for dairy cows. Options for the Future. In Production and Marketing of Milk in New South Wales, pp.13-27. The Dairy Research Foundation, University of Sydney.

1989 Fisher, J.S. CityLink event based software for simulating financial events related to the City of London financial institutions Targeted at advanced level economic awareness, versions for IBM PCs and Apple Mackintosh, for BIS 1989 (500 copies produced)

1989 Blumenthal, M.J. & Ison, R.L. Does murex medic have a role in the Central-west of NSW? Proc. Ann. Conf, Grassland Society of NSW, 4, p.113.

1989 Blackmore, C., Kirk, J. & Lane, A. The interpretation of Salcey Forest to Visitors Report

1989 Blackmore, C. Final report of the Farm Interpretation Project January 1986 OU Reference: TF/149/13

1989 Beranger, C., Ison, R.L. & Johnson, J. Technology transfer in animal production systems based on grasslands: Links between research, training and development Proc. XVI International Grassland Congress, Vol 3, pp.1846-49.

1989 Bell, S. & Wood-Harper, A. T. Systems Analysis and Systems design in Developing Countries: a brief review of real needs and a multiperspective methodology Paper presented to the development Studies Association Annual Conference, Belfast, 1989 (80%).

1989 Bell, S. & Shephard, I. Application of a Systems Development Methodology in Less Developed Countries Journal of Information Technology for Development, Vol. 4, No.2 (70%).

1989 Ampt, P.R. & Ison, R.L. RRA has a role to play in developed countries RRA Notes, 5, 22-33.

1989 Ampt, P.R. & Ison, R.L. Rapid rural appraisal for the identification of grassland research problems Proc. XVI International Grassland Congress, Nice, pp. 1291-92.

1988 Shipp, K. & Sutton, D. An Analysis of Attempts to Remember that Some Students are Female Lovegrove, G. & Segal, B. (Eds) Women into Computing: Selected Papers 1988 - 1990 Springer-Verlag

1988 Packham, R.G., Ison, R.L. & Roberts, R.J. Soft-systems methodology for action research: The role of a college farm in an agricultural education institution Agricultural Administration & Extension, 30, 109-127.

1988 Morris, R. M., Newman, S. M. & Wainwright, J. The interception of light by spaced trees in grassland Proceedings of the Aberystwyth research meeting of the British Grassland Society

1988 Kirk, J., Blackmore, C. & Morris, D. Opening Eyes to the Countryside A report onthe launch of the Open University's Countryside Interpretation Unit 11 July 1988

1988 Kellaway, R.C., Stimson, C., Tassell, R.J. & Ison, R.L. NIR prediction of the nutrient content of annual legumes Proc. NIR Workshop, Hamilton, Vic. P.4.

1988 Ison, R.L. ed. Pasture Composition and Productivity - Balancing the Inputs. Proc. 3rd Conf. Grassland Society of NSW. 112 p.

1988 Ison, R.L. & Kellaway, R.C. Local evaluation and grazing trials with new pasture species In. Pastures and Grain Legumes for Better Cereals in the Nineties. ed. D.R. de Kantzow. pp. 15-20. AIAS Occasional Publication No.37.

1988 Frederickson, J. & Knight, D. The use of anaerobically digested cattle solids for vermiculture. In Earthworms in waste and environmental management pp 33-47. Eds. Edwards, C.A. & Neuhauser, E.F. SPB Academic Publishing, The Hague. ISBN 90-5103-017-7.

1988 Fisher, J.S. Techdata 50 for financial planning and management of technology project work Versions for BBC Master, RM Nimbus, IBM PC, Acorn Archimedes, for the BIS 1988, 7000 copies paid for by DTI for UK Schools.

1988 Bell, S. Computerisation: donor policy and planning for Government training Institutions in Nigeria Journal of Information Technology for Development, Vol. 3, No. 3.

1988 Bell, S. & Shephard, I. Application of a Systems Development Methodology in Less Developed Countries Paper presented to the Development Studies Association Conference, Birmingham, 1988 (50%).

1987 Potts, W.H.C. & Ison, R.L. Australian Seed Industry Study Occasional Publication No.1, Grains Council of Australia, Canberra. Vol.1. 239 pp. Vol.2 (Appendices). 316 pp.

1987 Pearson, C.J. & Ison, R.L. Agronomy of Grassland Systems Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. 169 pp. i) 1997. 2nd Edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. 222p. ii) 1994 Spanish Edition: Agronomia de los Sistemas Pastoriles. Editorial Hemisferio Sur: Buenos Aires (translator: J.L. Danelon).

1987 Morris, R.M., Butt, K.R., & Frederickson, J Earthworms as a potential livestock enterprise Report to AFRC Alternative Enterprises pane

1987 Lane, A.B., Davies, W.P., & Morris, R.M Changing demands in crop protection for farmer education and training Harris A.G. (ed) Improving plant protection through education and training, Monograph no. 38 British Crop Protection Council

1987 Ison, R.L. Conference overview: From seed to success In Pasture Establishment and Renovation Today and Tomorrow, Proc. 2nd Annual Conference, Grassland Society of NSW, Ed. W.J. McDonald. pp.1-10.

1987 Fletcher, I., Ison, R.L. & Andrews, A. Evaluation of seed production of Kenya clover in the Lachlan Valley, NSW In Proc. 2nd Annual Conference of the Grassland Society of NSW. Orange, 1987. p.89.

1987 Blumenthal, M.J. & Ison, R.L. Population dynamics of Medicago murex and Trifolium subterraneum on a red-brown earth in central west NSW In Proc. Weed Seed Biology Workshop, Orange, NSW, September 1987. pp. 80-83.

1987 Blumenthal, M., Millar, A., Courtier, D. & Ison, R.L. Establishment of pasture legumes on red-brown earths In Proc. 2nd Annual Conference, Grassland Society of NSW. Orange, 1987.p. 84.

1987 Bell, S. A Guide to Computing Systems Evaluation and Adoption for Users in LDCs: some problems in applying standard techniques Journal of Information Technology for Development, Vol. 3, March 1987.

1986 Studdy, C.D., Morris, R.M., & Ridge, I. The use of reed canarygrass in land application of slurry Cooper, J.P. and Raymond, W.F. Grassland Manuring, Occasional Symposium No 20, British Grassland Society, 106-108

1986 Ison, R.L. The Australian seeds industry; What can it grow and sell? What is it? Where is it and who cares? Paper presented to Primary Industry Association of Western Australia Seed Section, October 22, 1986.

1986 Bell, S. Introduction to WordStar Word-processing, Versions 2.00, 3.2, 3.3 and 4 School of Development Studies Manual and Report Series, No. 33, 30 pp.

1986 Bell, S. Information Systems Planning and Operation in LDCs: a review of literature produced by information personnel Journal of Information Science. three parts, Vol. 12, pp. 231-245, 319-331, 333-335.

1985 Morris, R.M. Agricultural Continuing Education and the Open University Agric Progress 60 62-69

1985 Ison, R.L. Short-day cycle requirements for floral initiation of Stylosanthes guianensis (Aublet) Sw. Var. guianensis Australian Journal of Plant Physiology, 12, 291-96.

1985 Ison, R.L. Reproductive development of two Desmodium cultivars Proc. XV International Grassland Congress, Kyoto, Japan. pp. 300-302.

1985 Ison, R.L. & Hopkinson, J.M. Pasture grasses and legumes of warm climate regions In A Handbook of Flowering. Ed. A.H. Halevy, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl. USA. Vol. 1. pp.208-52.

1985 Duff, C., Ison, R.L. & Valentine, I. Acid soils: An example of problem based learning In 'Problem Based Learning in Education for the Professions', D. Boud (ed.), HERDSA, Sydney, Australia. pp.185-88.

1985 Bell, S. Women in Rural Development in Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe: a partially annotated bibliography School of Development Studies Bibliography Series, No. 3, 40 pp.

1985 Bell, S. Information on Development Studies: a guide to development information sources for the School of Development Studies School of Development Studies Manual and Report Series, No. 28, 32 pp.

1985 Bell, S. Electronic Information Systems Analysis: present and future information systems use by academics involved in development studies School of Development Studies Discussion Paper, No. 180, 28 pp.

1985 Bell, S. & Abel, N. Geographic Information Systems: a review of ILCA’s requirements in relation to the characteristics of existing systems, for the International Livestock Centre for Africa, Addis Ababa School of Development Studies Manual and Report Series, No. 30, 41 pp. (80%).

1985 Bawden, R.J., Ison, R.L., Macadam, R.D., Packham, R.G. & Valentine, I. A research paradigm for systems agriculture In Farming Systems Research. Australian Expertise for Third World Agriculture. Ed. J.V. Remenyi, ACIAR, Canberra. pp. 31-42.

1984 Thomas, C. Conservation: Tackling Unnecessary Waste in ‘The Environmental Crisis’, Wilson D (ed.), Heinemann

1984 Smith, S.J., Ridge, I. & Morris, R.M The biomass potential of seasonally flooded wetlands Proceedings of Bioenergy '84. The bioenergy Council, Stockholm

1984 Peters, G. & Blunden, M. Vickers Papers for Open Systems Group. Harper & Row

1984 Ison, R.L. Flowering of Desmodium uncinatum cv. Silverleaf, D.intortum cv. Greenleaf and Centrosema pubescens cv. Common Proc. Aust. Seeds Res. Conf., Lawes, Qld. September 1984, 65-69.

1984 Ison, R.L. Development of floral apex after floral induction in stylo (Stylosanthes guianensis (Aubl) Sw. var. guianensis) Annals of Botany, 54, 813-20.

1984 Ison, R.L. & Humphreys, L.R. Reproductive physiology of Stylosanthes In The Biology and Agronomy of Stylosanthes. Eds. H.M. Stace & L.A. Edye. Academic Press, Sydney. pp.257-77.

1984 Ison, R.L. & Humphreys, L.R. Flowering of Stylosanthes guianensis in controlled temperatures under natural photoperiod Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 35, 121-26.

1984 Ison, R.L. & Humphreys, L.R. Flowering of Stylosanthes guianensis in relation to juvenility and the long-short day requirement Journal of Experimental Botany, 35, 121-26.

1984 Ison, R.L. & Humphreys, L.R. Effects of temperature on the flowering and seed production of Stylosanthes guianensis cultivars Annals of Applied Biology, 104, 347-55.

1984 Ison, R.L. & Humphreys, L.R. Day and night temperature control of floral induction in Stylosanthes guianensis cv. Schofield. Annals of Botany, 53, 207-12.

1983 Morris, R.M. Thomson, A., Walsingham, J.M, Wilkins, R.J, & Edmunds, H. The responsible use of support energy in agriculture Wilkinson J.M. (Ed) Responsible Use of Resources in Agriculture R.U.R.A.L., Edenbridge, Kent

1983 Ison, R.L. & Humphreys, L.R. Altitudinal effects on Stylosanthes guianensis at a low latitude site 1. Flowering. Journal of Agricultural Science, Cambridge, 101, 223-30.

1983 Ison, R.L. & Humphreys, L.R. Altitudinal effects on Stylosanthes guianensis at a low latitude site 2. Seed Production. Journal Agricultural Science, Cambridge, 101, 231-40.

1982 Turner, R.K & Thomas, C. Source Separation Recycling Schemes Resources Policy, Vol. 8 no 1

1982 Morris, R.M. & Osner, R.C Food Production Systems: a new course from The Open University Howat R. (ed) New Trends in Nutrition Education, UNESCO

1982 Hopkinson, J.M. & Ison, R.L. Investigations of ripeness to flower in tobacco Field Crops Research. 5, 335-48.

1981 Peters, G. Systems Behaviour for Open Systems Group (ed.), Harper & Row

1981 Larkin, S.B.C., Morris, R.M., Noble, D.H. & Radley, R.W Resource mapping of agricultural wastes and residues Report to the Department of Energy (ETSU) Crown Copyright 1981

1981 Larkin, S.B.C., Morris, R.M., Noble, D.H. & Radley, R.W Mapping the distribution of agricultural wastes in England and Wales Hall & Morton (Eds) Solar World Forum, Pergamon v.2 1234-38, Pergamon.

1981 Ison, R.L. & Humphreys, L.R. Flowering, seed formation and juvenility in Stylosanthes guianensis: The effect of climatic factors Proc. XIV International Grassland Congress, Lexington, Kentucky, USA.

1980 Packer, I.J. & Ison, R.L. Stabilization of aeolian sands in the Braidwood area Journal Soil Conservation Service of New South Wales. 36(2):90-99.

1980 Morris, R.M. & Larkin, S.B.C The energetics of livestock manure management Palz, Chartier & Hall, eds Energy from Biomass, Applied Science Pubs. 118-123

1980 Morris, R.M Feed conversion efficiency and the efficiency of the UK food chain Agric. Systems 5 267-78

1980 Larkin, S.B.C., Morris, R.M., Noble, D.H., & Radley, R.W Mapping agricultural wastes and residues as an energy source, in Vogt F Proceedings of an International conference on renewable energy sources for agriculture and horticulture. Pergamon, 64-70

1980 Larkin, S.B.C., Morris, R.M., Noble, D.H., & Radley, R.W Production, distribution and energy con-tent of agricultural wastes and residues in the U.K Palz, Chartier and Hall, (Eds) Energy from Biomass, Applied Science Pubs. 124-130

1979 Peters, G. Improving the Human Condition: Quality and Stability in Social Systems in: Ericson, R.F. Society for General Systems Research, Louisville, KY

1979 Morris, R.M The Open University and Agricultural Education Agric. Progress 54 45-56

1979 Morris, R.M Economic control signals in the livestock industries Proceedings of the Silver Jubilee Symposium of the Society for General Systems Research, London 426-430

1977 Morris, R.M The systems component in teaching resource planners Agric. Systems 2 227-37

1977 Bignell, V., Peters, G. & Pym, C. Catastrophic Failures Open University Press, ISBN: 0 335 00038 X. 273 Pages

1974 Morris, R.M, & Dean, P.G The use of interactive simulation in Biological Science teaching. Int. J. Math. Educ. Sci. Technol. 5 389-94

1973 Peters, G. & Beishon, J. Employees Attitudes and their effect on Labour Turnover in The Clothing Industry NEDO

1973 Morris, R. M Some factors influencing water loss from grasses during conservation Int. J. Biometeor. 17 407-10

1972 Morris, R.M. & Thomas, J.G The seasonal patern of dry matter production of grasses in the North Pennines J. Br. Grassld Soc. 27 163-172

1972 Morris, R.M The rate of water loss from grass samples during hay-type conservation. J. Br. Grassld Soc. 27 99-105

1972 Beishon, J. & Peters, G. Systems Behaviour Harper & Row,Book, ISBN: 0063180103,320 Pages

1970 Morris, R.M The use of cutting treatments designed to simulate defoliation by sheep. J. Br. Grassld Soc. 25 198-206

1969 Morris, R.M The pattern of grazing in continuously grazed swards J. Br. Grassld Soc. 24 65-70