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We developed a method to work out how #toilets really get used. This sounds silly, but it's got some big consequences. Here's a thread about how to do it, and what it means. Perfect for reading with your breakfast! A girl standing, super impo...
Our paper was just published in Architectural Science Review, so if you want all the details, go there. tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.10…
@nicolelgh @BaptisteHiggs @aidenkray @ishaan_varshney did so much important work on this. There is NO WAY that this could have happened without them.
There's 2 parts to this, how people use urinals, and how people use cubicles. (Or whatever you call the enclosed bit of a public toilet, stalls, private office...)
Let's start with urinals:
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@RNTata2000 @tatatrusts That’s great! Sir, could you also look into toilets and open peeing by men runners in .@TataMumMarathon . Last year you promised me that you will take care of it. But, it again happened this year #tatamumbaimarathon. This is a serious issue that needs your personal attention.
@RNTata2000 @tatatrusts @TataMumMarathon Possible solution:1. Acknowledge publicly that you don’t want runners to pee openly at the start line or in the holding area. Inspite of the promise, no effort was made by .@TataMumMarathon .@procamintl to raise any awareness around hygiene and open peeing by men runners.
@RNTata2000 @tatatrusts @TataMumMarathon @procamintl 2. Use social media, event handbook, Bib collection expo to raise awareness. @RNTata2000 why there is hesitation in making a statement around hygiene and condemning open peeing by runner men in holding area, near start line? Many international marathons have strict rules 2 stopit
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Today, I will try my hand at live tweeting insights from "A #Home of One's Own", a two-day #researchworkshop on socially & economically #marginalised women's experiences of and negotiations with #genderinequalities in #informalurbanhousing in India.
This workshop has been organised by #JadavpurUniversity (School of Women's Studies), #RabindraBharathiUniversity (Centre for Women's Studies) and #Parichiti, a women's organisation. All three are research partners on a #GCRF project funded by @GoldsmithsUoL.
Since Oct 2018, I have collaborated with Dr. Henrike Donner, who is leading it, to develop #researchcollaborations with #educational and #development organisations in India to implement a pilot study on #genderurbanhousing. This workshop marks the end of the first phase.
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