SWITCH: Managing Water for the City of the Future

Managing Water for the City of the Future

SWITCH Resources

SWITCH - Outputs and publications

Definitions of categories

  1. Briefing Notes
    A short paper written by members of the SWITCH Consortium that quickly and effectively informs the reader about the key issues relating to a particular topic associated with a work package.
  2. Case Studies and Demonstrations
    Information relating to specific SWITCH demonstration projects and case studies
  3. Deliverables
    Deliverables are specific, required outputs for each SWITCH work package, listed in the Description of Work and submitted to the European Commission as part of formal reporting procedures. To be posted on the public website, a deliverable must be in final form and approved according to Scientific Committee procedures.
  4. Newsletters
    The SWITCHED ON! Newsletter is produced by the SWITCH Dissemination and Exploitation Committee and is aimed at anyone who is interested in the future of urban water management, whether involved directly in the SWITCH project or not. It includes recent highlights and achievements of the SWITCH project, key events, and any publications and products which may be of interest.
  5. Papers
    The category 'paper' is sub-divided into the following:
    • SWITCH Scientific Meeting papers: The majority of papers are produced by SWITCH Consortium members for presentation at SWITCH Scientific Meetings e.g. BH08 (Belo Horizonte), TA07 (Tel Aviv); BIR07 (Birmingham). They are peer reviewed, fully referenced technical papers. The papers are also listed for each scientific meeting here.
    • Journal and conference papers: submitted to external conferences and forums by SWITCH Consortium members.
    • Other: all those which do not indicate a particular conference or journal.
  6. PhD Theses
    PhD theses are commissioned by the SWITCH project as part of its activities as a stated requirement of particular work packages and are produced by members of the SWITCH Consortium.
  7. Posters
    Each SWITCH city has produced a Learning Alliance poster and a Demonstration Project poster where appropriate. The category also includes posters presented at SWITCH Scientific Meetings by Consortium members.
  8. Presentations
    This category includes presentations associated with technical papers given at the SWITCH Scientific Meetings by Consortium members and other presentations related to the various work packages, produced for external events attended by SWITCH Consortium members.
  9. Project documents
    Documents and presentations which summarise the activities, themes and structure of the SWITCH project.
  10. Reports
    Includes reports based on particular SWITCH activities that are not deliverables (see above) and final reports of postgraduate theses, commissioned by the SWITCH project as part of its activities as a stated requirement of particular work package and produced by members of the SWITCH Consortium.
  11. SWITCH in the media
    Includes any materials which have been disseminated to external audiences, e.g., local language media reports of SWITCH city activities; materials and press releases disseminated internationally within the sector on appropriate websites, practitioner journals, etc.