Dr John Watt


NameDr John Watt
Job titleAssociate Professor in Risk Management
Research institute
Primary appointmentNatural Sciences
Email addressj.watt@mdx.ac.uk
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9771-4442
Contact categoryResearcher

Research outputs

Was Physical Education as bad as people remember it? A qualitative thematic review

Elliott, A., Evans, T., Cohen, R., Watt, J. and Volante, M. 2022. Was Physical Education as bad as people remember it? A qualitative thematic review. The Sky-International Journal of Physical Education and Sports Sciences (IJPESS). https://doi.org/10.51846/the-sky.v0i0.2071

Using Narrative Inquiry to understand physical activity connections through the lifecourse

Elliott, A., Volante, M., Watt, J. and Cohen, R. 2022. Using Narrative Inquiry to understand physical activity connections through the lifecourse. LSA Conference. In pursuit of leisure: inequality, storytelling and the meanings of place. Falmouth University 12 - 14 Jul 2022 Falmouth University. pp. 1-80

Are personal trainers' values and philosophy of practitionership hampering clients' success?

Elliott, A., Volante, M., Watt, J. and Cohen, R. 2021. Are personal trainers' values and philosophy of practitionership hampering clients' success? Leisure Studies Association annual conference: Leisure identities, health and wellbeing. Solent University, UK (Virtual) 06 - 08 Jul 2021 LSA/Solent University. pp. 65-65

Was Physical Education as bad as people remember it?

Elliott, A., Volante, M., Evans, T., Watt, J. and Cohen, R. 2021. Was Physical Education as bad as people remember it? Dancs, H., Whyte, I. and Gaillard, J. (ed.) The INSHS 13th International Christmas Sports Scientific Conference. Hungary (online) 01 - 03 Dec 2021 Savaria University Press. pp. 15-15

Improving society's management of risks - a statement of principles

Ball, D., Humpherson, E., Johnson, B., McDowell, M., Ng, R., Radaelli, C., Renn, O., Seedhouse, D., Spiegelhalter, D., Uhl, A. and Watt, J. 2020. Improving society's management of risks - a statement of principles. Brussels, Belgium Atomium, EISMD.

Risk assessment of dietary exposure to Aflatoxin contamination in spices

Ali, N. and Watt, J. 2019. Risk assessment of dietary exposure to Aflatoxin contamination in spices. Advances in Clinical Toxicology. 4 (1), pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.23880/act-16000145

Crisis decision-making: the overlap between intuitive and analytical strategies

Okoli, J. and Watt, J. 2018. Crisis decision-making: the overlap between intuitive and analytical strategies. Management Decision. 56 (5), pp. 1122-1134. https://doi.org/10.1108/MD-04-2017-0333

Exploring the efficacy of adaptive safety for social sustainability in construction supply chain management

O'Loughlin, M., Watt, J. and Lundy, L. 2017. Exploring the efficacy of adaptive safety for social sustainability in construction supply chain management. REA2017 Resilience Engineering Association Symposium 2017. Liege, Belgium 26 - 29 Jun 2017

Enhancing the resilience of children and young people in a risky world

Ball, D., Watt, J. and de Rijke, V. 2017. Enhancing the resilience of children and young people in a risky world. SRA-E 26th Annual Conference: New challenges, new threats: resilience and adaptation in a risky world. Lisbon, Portugal 19 - 21 Jun 2017

Heavy metals distribution and risk assessment in soil from an informal e-waste recycling site in Lagos State, Nigeria

Isimekhai, K., Garelick, H., Watt, J. and Purchase, D. 2017. Heavy metals distribution and risk assessment in soil from an informal e-waste recycling site in Lagos State, Nigeria. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 24 (20), pp. 17206-17219. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-017-8877-9

Risk management as a basis for integrated water cycle management in Kazakhstan

Meyer, B., Lundy, L., Watt, J., Abdullaev, I. and Capilla Roma, J. 2016. Risk management as a basis for integrated water cycle management in Kazakhstan. Journal of Environmental Geography. 9 (3-4), pp. 33-42. https://doi.org/10.1515/jengeo-2016-0010

Towards the classification of fireground cues: a qualitative analysis of expert reports

Okoli, J., Watt, J. and Weller, G. 2017. Towards the classification of fireground cues: a qualitative analysis of expert reports. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management. 25 (4), pp. 197-208. https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-5973.12129

Evaluating lay perceptions of maternal mortality to improve risk communication: a case study in Rivers State, Nigeria

Oyibo, N., Weller, G. and Watt, J. 2017. Evaluating lay perceptions of maternal mortality to improve risk communication: a case study in Rivers State, Nigeria. Global Public Health. 12 (6), pp. 666-679. https://doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2016.1211165

Managing complex fires in urban environments: a tale of two cultures

Okoli, J., Watt, J. and Weller, G. 2016. Managing complex fires in urban environments: a tale of two cultures. International Conference on Urban Risks (ICUR 2016). Lisbon, Portugal 30 Jun - 02 Jul 2016 CERU - European Centre of Urban Risks. pp. 531-538

Trees and the urban environment - weighing risks and benefits

Ball, D., Watt, J. and Fay, N. 2016. Trees and the urban environment - weighing risks and benefits. International Conference on Urban Risks (ICUR 2016). Lisbon, Portugal 30 Jun - 02 Jul 2016 pp. 575-582

Airborne particulate matter and diesel vehicles in cities - changing perspectives

Ball, D. and Watt, J. 2016. Airborne particulate matter and diesel vehicles in cities - changing perspectives. International Conference on Urban Risks (ICUR 2016). Lisbon, Portugal 30 Jun - 02 Jul 2016 CERU - European Centre of Urban Risks. pp. 933-940

Utilising expertise to manage dynamic urban risks

Watt, J., Ball, D. and Okoli, J. 2016. Utilising expertise to manage dynamic urban risks. International Conference on Urban Risks (ICUR 2016). Lisbon, Portugal 30 Jun - 02 Jul 2016 CERU - European Centre of Urban Risks. pp. 123-129

The role of expertise in dynamic risk assessment: a reflection of the problem-solving strategies used by experienced fireground commanders

Okoli, J., Watt, J., Weller, G. and Wong, B. 2016. The role of expertise in dynamic risk assessment: a reflection of the problem-solving strategies used by experienced fireground commanders. Risk Management. 18 (1), pp. 4-25. https://doi.org/10.1057/rm.2015.20

Information processing and intuitive decision-making on the fireground: towards a model of expert intuition

Okoli, J., Weller, G. and Watt, J. 2016. Information processing and intuitive decision-making on the fireground: towards a model of expert intuition. Cognition, Technology and Work. 18 (1), pp. 89-103. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10111-015-0348-9

Eliciting experts’ knowledge in emergency response organizations

Okoli, J., Weller, G. and Watt, J. 2014. Eliciting experts’ knowledge in emergency response organizations. International Journal of Emergency Services. 3 (2), pp. 118-130. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJES-06-2014-0009

Risk assessment at an informal e-waste recycling site in Lagos state, Nigeria

Isimekhai, K., Watt, J., Garelick, H. and Purchase, D. 2014. Risk assessment at an informal e-waste recycling site in Lagos state, Nigeria. Society for Risk Analysis Europe Conference. Istanbul, Turkey 16 - 18 Jun 2014

Further thoughts on the utility of risk matrices

Ball, D. and Watt, J. 2013. Further thoughts on the utility of risk matrices. Risk Analysis. 33 (11), pp. 2068-2078. https://doi.org/10.1111/risa.12057

The rise and fall of a regulator: adventure sports in the United Kingdom

Ball-King, L., Watt, J. and Ball, D. 2013. The rise and fall of a regulator: adventure sports in the United Kingdom. Risk Analysis. 33 (1), pp. 15-23. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1539-6924.2012.01850.x

The risk to the public of tree fall

Ball, D. and Watt, J. 2013. The risk to the public of tree fall. Journal of Risk Research. 16 (2), pp. 261-269. https://doi.org/10.1080/13669877.2012.737827

A risk management interpretation of a series of studies of exposure to lead

Watt, J. 2012. A risk management interpretation of a series of studies of exposure to lead. Applied Geochemistry. 27 (5), pp. 977-984. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2011.11.013

Soiling.

Watt, J., Hamilton, R., Lefèvre, R. and Ionescu, A. 2009. Soiling. in: Hamilton, R., Kucera, V., Tidblad, J. and Watt, J. (ed.) The effects of air pollution on cultural heritage. Boston MA. Springer. pp. 105-126

Monitoring, modelling and mapping.

Hamilton, R., Crabbe, H., Fitz, S. and Grøntoft, T. 2009. Monitoring, modelling and mapping. in: Hamilton, R., Kucera, V., Tidblad, J. and Watt, J. (ed.) The effects of air pollution on cultural heritage. Boston, MA Springer. pp. 29-52

Environment, pollution and effects.

Hamilton, R. and Crabbe, H. 2009. Environment, pollution and effects. in: Hamilton, R., Kucera, V., Tidblad, J. and Watt, J. (ed.) The effects of air pollution on cultural heritage. Boston, MA Springer. pp. 1-28

The effects of air pollution on cultural heritage.

Watt, J., Tidblad, J., Kucera, V. and Hamilton, R. 2009. The effects of air pollution on cultural heritage. Springer.

Dose - response functions for the soiling of heritage materials due to air pollution exposure

Watt, J., Jarrett, D. and Hamilton, R. 2008. Dose - response functions for the soiling of heritage materials due to air pollution exposure. Science of the Total Environment. 400 (1-3), pp. 415-424. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.07.024

Cultural heritage stock at risk from air pollution

Watt, J., Andrews, E., Machin, N., Hamilton, R., Beevers, S., Dajnak, D., Guinart, X. and De la Viesca Cosgrove, P. 2007. Cultural heritage stock at risk from air pollution. in: Morrison, G. and Rauch, S. (ed.) Highway and urban environment. Springer.

Charisma: cultural heritage, access and risk management.

Ball, D. and Watt, J. 2002. Charisma: cultural heritage, access and risk management. Brandt-Grau, A., Pérez-Vitoria, S., Chapuis, M. and Leissner, J. (ed.) The European Commission. pp. 222

Characterisation of selected speciated organic compounds associated with particulate matter in London

Hamilton, R., Kendall, M., Watt, J. and Williams, I. 2001. Characterisation of selected speciated organic compounds associated with particulate matter in London. Atmospheric Environment. 35 (14), pp. 2483-2495. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1352-2310(00)00431-3
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