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Durham University

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Dr Paul Hughes

Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 42450
Room number: E208 b (Christopherson)

(email at paul.hughes2@durham.ac.uk)

Research Groups

Department of Engineering

Research Projects

Department of Archaeology

Selected Publications

Chapter in book

  • Stirling, R.A., Hughes, P.N., Davie, C.T. & Glendinning, S. (2014). Cyclic relationship between saturation and tensile strength in the near-surface zone of infrastructure embankments. In Unsaturated soils: research & applications: proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, UNSAT 2014, Sydney, Australia, 2-4 July 2014. Khalili, N., Russell, A.R. & Khoshghalb, A. London: CRC Press/Balkema. 1501-1505.
  • Hen-Jones, R.M., Hughes, P.N., Glendinning, S., Gunn, D.A., Chambers, J.C., Wilkinson, P.B. & Uhlemann, S. (2014). Determination of moisture content and soil suction in engineered fills using electrical resistivity. In Unsaturated soils: research & applications: proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, UNSAT 2014, Sydney, Australia, 2-4 July 2014. Khalili, N., Russell, A.R. & Khoshghalb, A. London: CRC Press/Balkema. 1695-1699.
  • Toll, D. G., Mendes, J., Gallipoli, D., Glendinning, S. & Hughes, P. N. (2012). Investigating the impacts of climate change on slopes: field measurements. In EARTHWORKS IN EUROPE. Radford, TA 26: 151-161.

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Selected Grants

  • 2018: Achillies (£551677.63 from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)
  • 2018: Biopolymer treatment for stabilisation of transport infrastructure slopes (£218231.60 from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)
  • 2018: CACTUS: Climate Adaptation Control Technologies for Urban Spaces (£349758.00 from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)
  • 2017: Reducing Disaster Risk to Life and Livelihoods by Evaluating the Seismic Safety of Kathmandu's Historic Urban Infrastructure (£109301.00 from The British Academy)
  • 2015: Rooting for sustainable performance (£2380.00 from Epsrc)
  • 2015: Unsaturated Soils Mechanics for Engineering Practice (UnsatPractice) (£152219.56 from ESRC)