Publications

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The home halo effect: how air quality perception is influenced by place attachment. 2019. Á. Hofflinger, À. Boso, C. Oltra. Human Ecology 47 (4), 589-600.

Examining Patterns of Air Quality Perception: A Cluster Analysis for Southern Chilean Cities. 2019. À. Boso, B. Álvarez, C Oltra, Á. Hofflinger, A. Vallejos-Romero, J. Garrido. SAGE Open 9 (3), 2158244019863563.

Participation in a programme for assisted replacement of wood-burning stoves in Chile: The role of sociodemographic factors, evaluation of air quality and risk perception. 2019. À. Boso, C. Oltra, Á. Hofflinger. Energy policy 129, 1220-1226.

Trust perceptions among residents surrounding nuclear power plants: A descriptive and explanatory study. 2019. C. OltraR. SalaS. GermánS. López-Asensio. Progress in Nuclear Energy 113, 1-6.

Gonçalves, L., Navarro, J. B., & Sala, R. (2019). Spanish validation of the Benchmark Resilience Tool (short-form version) to evaluate organisational resilience. Safety science, 111, 94-101.

Upham, P., Dütschke, E., Schneider, U., Oltra, C.Sala, R.Lores, M., Kepler, R & Bögel, P. (2018). Agency and structure in a sociotechnical transition: Hydrogen fuel cells, conjunctural knowledge and structuration in Europe. Energy Research & Social Science, 37, 163-174. CF. 2J033.

Bögel, P., Oltra, C.Sala, R.Lores, M., Upham, P., Dütschke, E., & Wiemann, P. (2018). The role of attitudes in technology acceptance management: Reflections on the case of hydrogen fuel cells in Europe. Journal of cleaner production188, 125-135. CF: 2J033.

Boso, À., Hofflinger, A. Q., Oltra, C., Alvarez, B., & Garrido, J. (2018). Public support for wood smoke mitigation policies in south-central Chile. Air Quality, Atmosphere &  Health11(9), 1109-1119. CF: M4000.

Oltra, C., Sala, R., Boso, À., & López-Asensio, S. (2017). Public engagement on urban air pollution: an exploratory study of two interventions. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 189(6), 296.  

Prades, A., Espluga, J., & Horlick-Jones, T. (2017). Hybrid Focus Groups as a Means to Investigate Practical Reasoning, Learning Processes and Indigenous Activities. In A New Era in Focus Group Research (pp. 179-204) Palgrave Macmillan, London.

Prades, A., Horlick-Jones, T., Barnett, J., Constantin, M., Enander, A., Espluga, J., ... & Rosenhead, J. (2017). PACHELBEL/STAVE: Shining a light on citizens’ everyday environment-related behaviours. In Knowledge Brokerage for Sustainable Development (pp. 188-206). Routledge.

Espluga, J., Konrad, W., Mays, C., Oltra, C., Poumadére, M., & Prades, A. (2016). How to address citizens' practices and policies on sustainability? A consultative tool for brokering policy-related knowledge between the worlds of policymaking and everyday citizens' life. Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 12(3), 381-404.

Germán, S., Navajas, J., Silla, I. (2016). Safety challenges in Spain's nuclear industry according to sector experts. Progress in Nuclear Energy 90, 155-163. 

Espulga Trenc, J. E., Boso, À., & Prades, A. (2015). Diseño de políticas de sostenibilidad y prácticas ciudadanas. El caso del comercio y las agendas 21 locales. Papers: Revista de Sociologia, 100(4), 425-451.

Horlick-Jones, T., & Prades, A (2015). Translating between social worlds of policy and everyday life: The development of a group-based method to support policymaking by exploring behavioural aspects of sustainable consumption. Public Understanding of Science, 24(7), 811-826.

Poumadère, M., Bertoldo, R., Boso, À., Espluga-Trenc, J., Mays, C., Oltra, C., Prades, A.  & Schneider, N. (2015). Entre consommation durable et vie quotidienne: les premiers balbutiements du compteur communicant en France et en Espagne. La Sociologie de l’énergie, Ed. CNRS, Collection Alpha.

Prades, A., Horlick-Jones, T., & Espluga, J. (2015) Riesgos tecnológicos, conflictos sociales y políticas ambientales. Papers: Revista de Sociología, 100(4), 0395-423.

Oltra, C. y Sala, R. (2015). Communicating the risks of urban air pollution to the public. A study of urban air pollution information services. Revista Internacional de Contaminación Ambiental 31, 4, 361-375. 

Sala, R., Oltra, C., & Gonçalves, L. (2015). Attitudes towards urban air pollution: a Q methodology study. Psyecology, 6(3), 359-385. 

Šuljok, A., Oltra, C., Delicado, A., Prades, A., Pereira, S., Schmidt, L & De Filippo, D. (2015). Representations of science and technology. Changes, 12, 03.

Upham, P., Oltra, C., & Boso, À. (2015). Towards a cross-paradigmatic framework of the social acceptance of energy systems. Energy Research & Social Science, 8, 100-112. 

Espluga Trenc, J., Farré Coma, J., Gonzalo Iglesias, J., Prades López, A.  (2014) Factores que inhiben la movilización social: el caso del área petroquímica de Tarragona. REIS. Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas Nº 146.

Oltra, C., Delicado, A., Prades, A., Pereira, S., & Schmidt, L. (2014). The Holy Grail of energy. A content and thematic analysis of the presentation of nuclear fusion on the Internet. Journal of Science Communication 13 (04), 1-18.   

Silla, I., & Gamero, N. (2013). Shared time pressure at work and its health-related outcomes: Job satisfaction as a mediator. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology 23 (3), 1-14. 

Navajas, J., Silla, I., Sal·labarnada, E., Muñoz, V., Badia, E. (2013). The limits of the photographic act as a metaphor for the assessment of organizational culture.   An ethnographic study of High Reliability Organizations. Safety Science 59, 116-125. 

Oltra, C.; Boso, A.; Espluga, J.; Prades, A. (2013) A qualitative study of users’ engagement with real-time feedback from in-house energy consumption displays. Energy Policy 61, 788-792. 

Riesch,H., Oltra, C. et al. (2013). Internet-based public debate of CCS: Lessons from online focus groups in Poland and Spain. Energy Policy 56, May 2013, Pages 693–702. 

Christian Oltra; Roser Sala; Àlex Boso. (2012). The influence of information on individuals reaction to CCS technologies. Results from an experimental online survey research. Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology. 

Horlick-Jones, T., Prades, A., Espluga, J. (2012) Investigating the degree of 'stigma' associated with nuclear energy technologies: a cross-cultural examination of the case of fusion power. Public Understanding of Science 1, pp.: 1-19.

Oltra, C.; Paul Upham; Hauke Riesch; Àlex Boso; Suzanne Brunsting; Elisabeth Dütschke; Aleksandra Lis. (2012). Public responses to CO2 storage sites: Lessons from five European cases. Energy and Environment.23 (2), pp.227- 248. 

Gamero, N., Espluga, J., Prades, A., Oltra, C., Solá, R. y Farré, J. (2011). Institutional dimensions underlying public trust in information on technological risk. Journal of Risk Research 14, 6, 2011, 1-18. 

Domínguez Bravo, J., Lago Rodríguez, C., Prades López, A., Díaz Cuevas, M. (2010) Energías renovables y modelo energético, Una perspectiva desde la sostenibilidad. Nimbus, nº 25-26, 1139-2010 Págs. 43-63.

Espluga, J., Prades, A. y Gonzalo, J. (2010). Communicating at the edge: Risk communication processes and structural conflicts in highly industrialized petrochemical areas. Catalan Journal of Communication & Cultural Studies. Vol. 2. 

Espluga, J., Prades, A., Gamero, N. y Solá R. (2009). “El papel de la confianza en los conflictos socioambientales”. Política y Sociedad, Vol. 46, Núm.1: 253-271.

Horlick-Jones, T. y Prades, A. (2009). On interpretative risk perception research: some reflections on its origins; its nature; and its possible applications in risk communication practice. Health, Risk and Society, 11 (5). P. 409-430. 

Oltra, C., Solà, R., Sala, R., Prades, A. y Gamero, N. (2009) Cambio climático: percepciones y discursos públicos. Prisma Social. Revista de Ciencias Sociales, num. 2.

Prades, A., Espluga, J., Real, M., Solá, R. (2009) “The Siting of a Research Centre on Clean Coal Combustion and CO2 capture in Spain: Some notes on the Relationship between Trust and Lack of Public Information”. Journal of Risk Research. Vol. 12, No. 5, July 2009, pp 709–723.

Prades, A; Oltra, C. (2009) Social acceptance of wind energy and wind farms. In: European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). Wind Energy – The Facts. A guide to the technology, economics and future wind power.  Routledge.

Solá, R., Prades, A., Espluga, J., y Real, M. (2009) “Confianza, incertidumbre y percepción social de tecnologías avanzadas. Un estudio de caso”. Revista Internacional de Sociología  (RIS) Vol.67, nº 1, Enero-Abril, pp 161-175.

Prades, A., Horlick-Jones, T, Oltra, C. & Solá, R. (2008) “Lay perceptions of nuclear fusion: Multiple modes of understanding”. Science and Public Policy, 35 (2) pp 95-105.