Dr Simon Curling

Project Officer

Affiliations

  1. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  2. Published

    A rapid method for investigating the absorption of formaldehyde from air by wool

    Curling, S. F., Loxton, C. & Ormondroyd, G. A., 1 Apr 2012, In : Journal of Materials Science. 47, 7, p. 3248-3251

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    A rapid screening method to determine the susceptibility of bio-based construction and insulation products to mould growth

    Stefanowski, B., Curling, S. & Ormondroyd, G., 1 Jan 2017, In : International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. p. 124-132 8 p., 116.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Absorption of Volatile Organic Compounds by Different Wool Types

    Mansour, E., Curling, S. F., Stéphan, A. & Ormondroyd, G. A., Mar 2016, In : Green Materials. 4, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Analysis of the water vapour sorption isotherms of thermally modified acacia and sesendok.

    Curling, S. F., Jalaludin, Z., Hill, C. A., Xie, Y., Samsi, H. W., Husain, H., Awang, K. & Curling S.F., N. V., 1 Sep 2010, In : Wood Material Science and Engineering. 5, 3, p. 1748-0280

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    Assessment of lignocellulosic nut wastes as an absorbent for gaseous formaldehyde

    Stefanowski, B., Curling, S. & Ormondroyd, G., 1 Apr 2017, In : Industrial Crops and Products. 98, April, p. 25-28 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    Assessment of the use of dynamic mechanical analysis to investigate initial onset of brown rot decay of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.)

    Ormondroyd, G., Alfredsen, G., Raghavalu Thirumalai, D., Curling, S., Stefanowski, B., Spear, M. & Gobakken, L. R., May 2017, In : International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. 120, p. 1-5 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    Biodegradation of Polyactic Acid and starch composites in compost and soil

    Wilfred, O., Tai, H., Marriott, R., Liu, Q., Tverezovskiy, V., Curling, S., Fan, Z. & Wang, W., 25 Oct 2018, In : International Journal of Nano Research. 1, 2, p. 1-11

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Published

    CO2 laser interactions with wood tissues during single pulse laser-incision

    Nath, S., Waugh, D., Ormondroyd, G., Spear, M., Pitman, A., Sahoo, S., Curling, S. & Mason, P., 1 Jun 2020, In : Optics and Laser Technology. 126, 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Published

    Comparative Toxicity of Nanoparticulate CuO and ZnO to Soil Bacterial Communities

    Rousk, J., Ackermann, K., Curling, S. F. & Jones, D. L., 29 Mar 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 3, p. e34197

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Comparison of the effects of gamma irradiation and steam sterilization on southern pine sapwood.

    Curling, S. F., Curling, S. & Winandy, J. E., 1 Jan 2008, In : Forest Products Journal. 58, 1-2, p. 87-90

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Decay resistance of acetylated and hexanoylated hardwood and softwood species exposed to Coniophora puteana.

    Hill, C. A., Curling, S. F., Kwon, J. H. & Marty, V., 1 Aug 2009, In : Holzforschung. 63, 5, p. 619-625

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    Development of a method for the production of hemicellulosic gels from Sitka spruce.

    Curling, S. F., Fowler, P. A. & Hill, C. A., 2 Jul 2007, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 69, 4, p. 673-677

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    Effect of methyltrimethoxysilane impregnation on the cell wall porosity and water vapour sorption of archaeological waterlogged oak

    Broda, M., Curling, S., Spear, M. & Hill, C., May 2019, In : Wood Science and Technology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Published

    Effectiveness of a wool based packaging system on the abundance of surface spoilage microorganisms on meat products

    Curling, S., Jones, D., Ormondroyd, G. & Williams, A., 2017, In : Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research. 34, 2/3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Published

    Effectiveness of a wool based packaging system on the abundance of surface spoilage microorganisms on meat products

    Lahmer, R. A., Morris, A., Curling, S., Ormondroyd, G., Jones, D. & Williams, A., May 2016, In : Assiut Journal of Agricultural Sciences (AJAS). 47, 2, p. 24-28

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Evaluating mould colonisation and growth on MDF panels modified to sequester Volatile Organic Compounds

    Stefanowski, B., Ormondroyd, G. & Curling, S., Dec 2016, In : International Wood Products Journal. 7, 4, p. 188-194

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Feasibility of using straw in a strong, thin, pulp moulded packaging material

    Curling, S., Laflin, N., Davies, G., Ormondroyd, G. & Elias, R., Mar 2017, In : Industrial Crops and Products. 97, p. 395-400

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Fractional separation and structural characterization of chlorophyll and lignin from perennial ryegrass (L-perenne) and cocksfoot grass (D-glomerata)

    Xu, F., Liu, C. F., Ren, J. L., Sun, J. X., Sun, R. C., Curling, S. F., Fowler, P. A. & Baird, M., 2007, In : Separation Science and Technology. 42, 8, p. 1809-1829

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published

    Fractionation and characterization of chlorophyll and lignin from de-juiced Italian ryegrass (Lolium multifolrum) and timothy grass (Phleum pratense)

    Xu, F., Zhou, Q. A., Sun, J. X., Liu, C. F., Ren, J. L., Sun, R. C., Curling, S. F., Fowler, P. A. & Baird, M., 1 May 2007, In : Process Biochemistry. 42, 5, p. 913-918

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    Laser incising of wood: A Review

    Nath, S., Waugh, D., Ormondroyd, G., Spear, M., Pitman, A., Curling, S. & Mason, P., 2020, In : Lasers in Engineering. 45, 4-6, p. 381-403 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    Modified wood: review of efficacy and service life testing

    Ormondroyd, G. A., Spear, M. J. & Curling, S. F., Aug 2015, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Construction Materials. 168, 4, p. 187-203

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published

    Moisture adsorption isotherms of acacia mangium and endospermum malaccense using dynamic vapour sorption.

    Zaihan, J., Hill, C. A., Curling, S. F., Hashim, W. S. & Hamdan, H., 1 Jan 2009, In : Journal of Tropical Forestry Science. 21, 3, p. 277-285

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    Observed and projected changes in the climate based decay hazard of timber in the United Kingdom

    Curling, S. & Ormondroyd, G., 1 Oct 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 8 p., 16287 (2020).

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published

    Ocean Warming, More than Acidification, Reduces Shell Strength in a Commercial Shellfish Species during Food Limitation

    Mackenzie, C. L., Ormondroyd, G. A., Curling, S. F., Ball, R. J., Whiteley, N. M. & Malham, S. K., 28 Jan 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 1, p. e86764

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    On the effect of heat on the chemical composition and dimensions of thermally-modified wood.

    Gonzalez-Pena, M. M., Curling, S. F. & Hale, M. D., 1 Dec 2009, In : Polymer Degradation and Stability. 94, 12, p. 2184-2193

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    Physicochemical characterization of cellulose from perennial ryegrass leaves (Lolium perenne)

    Liu, C. F., Xu, F., Sun, J. X., Ren, J. L., Curling, S. F., Sun, R., Fowler, P. A. & Baird, M. S., 27 Nov 2006, In : Carbohydrate Research. 341, 16, p. 2677-2687

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Published

    Plants and architecture: the role of biology and biomimetics in materials development for buildings

    Raghavalu Thirumalai, D., Spear, M., Curling, S., Ormondroyd, G., Wootton-Beard, P. C., Donnison, I. & Jones, P., 2019, In : Intelligent Buildings International. 11, 3-4, p. 178-211

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Published

    The dynamic water vapour sorption behaviour of natural fibres and kinetic analysis using the parallel exponential kinetics model.

    Xie, Y., Hill, C. A., Jalaludin, Z., Curling, S. F., Anandjiwala, R. D., Norton, A. J. & Newman, G., 1 Jan 2011, In : Journal of Materials Science. 46, 2, p. 479-489

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Published

    The effect on panel properties of incorporation of reject paper fibre into MDF panels

    Curling, S., Stefanowski, B., Laflin, N., Davies, G. & Ormondroyd, G., 2016, In : International Wood Products Journal. 7, 3, p. 165-170 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Published

    The kinetics of water vapour sorption: analysis using parallel exponential kinetics model on six malaysian hardwoods.

    Curling, S. F., Zaihan, J., Hill, C. A., Curling, S., Hashim, W. S. & Hamdan, H., 1 Apr 2010, In : Journal of Tropical Forest Science. 22, 2, p. 107-117

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Published

    The water vapour sorption behaviour of acetylated birch wood: how acetylation affects the sorption isotherm and accessible hydroxyl content

    Popescu, C. M., Hill, C. A., Curling, S. F., Ormondroyd, G. A. & Xie, Y., 1 Mar 2014, In : Journal of Materials Science. 49, 5, p. 2362-2371

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Published

    The water vapour sorption characteristics and kinetics of different wool types

    Ormondroyd, G., Curling, S., Mansour, E. & Hill, C., 2017, In : Journal of the Textile Institute. 108, 7, p. 1198-1210

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Published

    Water sorption, surface structure and surface energy characteristics of wood composite fibres refined at different pressures

    Ormondroyd, G. A., Källbom, S. K., Curling, S. F., Stefanowski, B. K., Segerholm, B. K., Wålinder, M. E. & Jones, D., 19 Feb 2016, In : Wood Material Science and Engineering. 12, 4, p. 203-210

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Published

    What is the role of the accessibility of wood hydroxyl groups in controlling moisture content?

    Rautkari, L., Hill, C. A., Curling, S. F., Jalaludin, Z. & Ormondroyd, G. A., 1 Sep 2013, In : Journal of Materials Science. 48, 18, p. 6352-6356

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. Chapter › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  37. Published

    Chemical composition of natural fibres

    Ormondroyd, G. & Curling, S., 12 Oct 2016, Advanced High Strength Natural Fibre Composites in Construction. Fan, M. & Fu, F. (eds.). 1 ed. Cambridge, UK: Woodhead Publishing Ltd, p. 23-58 35 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  38. Published

    Performance of buildings: Indoor air quality

    Stefanowski, B., Curling, S. & Ormondroyd, G., 21 Jul 2017, Performance of biobased building materials. Jones, D. & Brischke, C. (eds.). 1st Edition ed. Duxford, UK: Woodhead Publishing Ltd, p. 351-365

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  39. Published

    Test methods for Biobased building materials

    Curling, S., 21 Jul 2017, Performance of Biobased building materials. Jones, D. & Brischke, C. (eds.). 1st ed. Duxford, United Kingdom: Woodhead Publishing Ltd, p. 385-481 (Civil and Structural Engineering).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  40. Published

    Wood as a biobased building material - Panels

    Curling, S. & Kers, J., 21 Jul 2017, Performance of biobased building materials. Jones, D. & Brischke, C. (eds.). 1st ed. Duxford, UK: Woodhead Publishing Ltd, p. 52-61

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  41. Conference contribution › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  42. Published

    Adding value to UK grown timber by CLT production: A KTP project

    Dimitriou, A., Ellis, P., Spear, M., Curling, S., Jones, R. & Ormondroyd, G., 4 Oct 2017, Proceedings of the International Panel Products Symposium 2017. Bangor University, p. 177-178 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  43. Published

    Adding value to UK grown timber in construction: a challenging opportunity in a future market

    Dimitriou, A., Ellis, P., Spear, M., Curling, S., Jones, R. & Ormondroyd, G., 26 Jun 2018, Timber 2018. Spear, M. (ed.). London, p. 71-73 3 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  44. Published

    Dynamic mechanical thermal analysis of wood modified with bio-polyesters

    Grosse, C., Spear, M., Curling, S., Noel, M., Rautkari, L., Uimonen, T. & Gerardin, P., 17 Sep 2018, Proceedings of 9th European Conference on Wood Modification. Creemers, J. (ed.). 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  45. Published

    Effects of Methyl Methacrylate impregnation on durability of timber.

    Curling, S., Spear, M., Ormondroyd, G. & Gibson, R., 7 Sep 2017, Building with bio-based materials: Best practice and performance specification: Final Cost ation FP1303 Conference. University of Zagreb

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  46. Published

    Fluid flow in wood: investigation of the influence of laser incision parameters on uptake and flow paths in four wood species

    Spear, M., Holmberg, J., Nath, S., Pitman, A., Waugh, D., Mason, P., Curling, S. & Ormondroyd, G., 26 Jun 2018, Timber 2018. Spear, M. (ed.). London, p. 137-144 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  47. Published

    Implications of synergistic durability relationships on design of construction elements.

    Curling, S. & Ormondroyd, G., 1 Mar 2017, COST FP1303 Design, Application and Aesthetics of biobased building materials. Sofia: European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST), p. 17-18 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  48. Published

    Physical properties and durability of methacrylate impregnated timber

    Curling, S., Spear, M., Ormondroyd, G. & Gibson, R., 28 Sep 2017, Proceedings of the 13th Annual Northern European Network for Wood Science and Engineering Conference. Copenhagen: Univeristy Of Copenhagen

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  49. Conference contribution › Research › Peer-reviewed
  50. Published

    An Industry Prioritised survey of thermal, mechanical, hydro and decay properties of natural fibre insulation materials

    Ormondroyd, G., Stefanowski, B., Mansour, E., Spear, M. & Curling, S., 5 Oct 2017, Proceedings of the International Panel Products Symposium 2017. Bangor, UK, p. 179-184 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  51. Published

    COMPUTER MODEL FOR THE SIMULATION OF RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF AN INDOOR ENVIRONMENT

    Raghavalu Thirumalai, D., Spear, M., Curling, S. & Ormondroyd, G., Oct 2018, Proceedings of 29th Inter-American Congress of Chemical Engineering incorporating the 68th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference. 1 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  52. Published

    Potential effects of climate change on durability of timber and wood based building materials

    Curling, S. & Ormondroyd, G., 26 Jun 2018, Timber 2018 . Spear, M. (ed.). p. 193-200 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  53. Published

    SIMULATION MODEL TO EVALUATE HUMAN COMFORT FACTORS FOR AN OFFICE IN A BUILDING

    Raghavalu Thirumalai, D., Curling, S., Spear, M. & Ormondroyd, G., 24 Aug 2018, MDPI AG Proceedings Journal. Vol. 2(15). p. 1126 4 p. https://doi.org/10.3390/proceedings2151126

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  54. Paper › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  55. Published

    Absorption of Formaldehyde by different wool types

    Mansour, E., Curling, S. F. & Ormondroyd, G. A., 7 Oct 2015, p. 285-288.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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