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Features and comment articles

Clare Bryden. Notes for a small island. Church Times, 28 October 2016. Available on Church Times website (paywall). View on this website.
As sterling wobbles, Clare Bryden investigates revolutionary approaches to money and economics

Clare Bryden. A hymn to bees. Third Way Magazine, March 2016. Available on Third Way website (paywall). View on this website.
As the first shoots and blooms appear, Clare Bryden welcomes the returning buzz of bees, and takes a year-round look at the complex threats to these and other pollinators so necessary to the interconnected web of creation.

Clare Bryden. When the world acted for the good. Church Times, 2 October 2015. Available on Church Times website (paywall). View on this website.
Agreements on ozone show how countries can do the right thing, says Clare Bryden

Clare Bryden. More tea? Yes, and do take your time. Church Times, 11 September 2015. Available on Church Times website (paywall). View on this website.
A quick coffee might suit some, but there is no substitute for ritual, Clare Bryden discovers.

Clare Bryden. Knitting and other revolutionary acts. Third Way Magazine, May 2015. Available on Third Way website (paywall). View on this website.
As competing political voices reach election crescendo, could it be that artistic, home-spun forms of activism are more positive and quietly persuasive? Clare Bryden hails the rise of ‘Craftivism’ and explains how knitting can change the world.

Clare Bryden. What the frack? Third Way Magazine, October 2014. Available on Third Way website (paywall). View on this website.
Depending who you ask, hydraulic fracturing – fracking – is either a panacea for our energy crisis or an environmental apocalypse in waiting. Clare Bryden drills through the propaganda in search of some answers.

Clare Bryden. A Spirit of Our Time. Resurgence Magazine online, September/October 2014. Available on Resurgence website. View on this website.
Clare Bryden introduces Simone Weil, whose life and philosophy were one and the same.

Clare Bryden. Ethics on hold? Third Way Magazine, November 2013. Available on Third Way website (paywall). View on this website.
Is the smartphone in your pocket fuelling violence on the other side of the world? Clare Bryden asks some uncomfortable questions about our complex relationship with gadgets – and investigates new ways to connect more ethically.

Clare Bryden. How Place Shapes Prayer. Reform Magazine, November 2013. Extract available on Reform website. View on this website.
Clare Bryden explores the spirituality of place in a Benedictine community in Worcestershire.

Clare Bryden. Far more than two’s company. Church Times, 11 October 2013. Available on Church Times website (paywall). View on this website.
Crowdfunding is one way of raising finance which can benefit church and community projects, and offer ethical projects for donors and investors, Clare Bryden discovers.

Clare Bryden. An appeal to inner values. Church Times, 30 August 2013. Available on Church Times website (paywall). View on this website.
Good causes will get further by emphasising their intrinsic worth rather than external rewards, argues Clare Bryden.

Clare Bryden. Blackberrying for beginners. Resurgence Magazine, Sep/Oct 2013. Issue available to purchase on Resurgence website. View on this website.
Shortlisted essay from the Resurgence & Ecologist Nature Writing Competition.

Clare Bryden. Digging where we stand. Third Way Magazine, June 2013. Available on Third Way website (paywall). Download pdf.
Driven by restless searching, our modern world often seems to undermine the very community we crave. But Clare Bryden believes that’s an invitation to dig deeper for the roots that truly sustain us.

Clare Bryden. As if people mattered, 40 years on. Church Times, 24 May 2013. Available on Church Times website (paywall). Download pdf.
E. F. Schumacher’s ideas still need to be reckoned with, argues Clare Bryden.

Clare Bryden. It’s the equality, stupid. Church Times, 30 July 2012. Available on Church Times website (paywall). Download pdf.
Measures of wealth and poverty are complex and subtle; but there is one simple factor, argues Clare Bryden.

Clare Bryden. A fresh way to share good ideas. Church Times, Issue 7786, 8 June 2012. Available on Church Times website (paywall). Download pdf.
TED talks are spreading in influence. The Church can learn from them, says Clare Bryden.

Clare Bryden. Listen intently and then get your hands dirty. Church Times, Issue 7749, 23 September 2011. Available on Church Times website. Download pdf.
After a year living in community at Mucknell, Clare Bryden offers a Benedictine perspective on the crisis in sustainability.

Clare Bryden. Lessons on sustainable living, with the green monks [and nuns!] of Mucknell. Guardian, Comment is Free: Belief, 15 September 2011. Available on Guardian websiteDownload pdf.
Spending a year with Benedictine monks has taught me how to cultivate a healthy environmental idealism rooted in reality.

Clare Redfern and Clare Bryden. Green, not grandiose. Church Times, Issue 7693, 27 August 2010. Available on Church Times website (paywall). Download pdf.
Churches should join forces with the Transition movement to promote sustainable living, say Clare Redfern and Clare Bryden.

Clare Bryden. Sustainability at Mucknell Abbey. Mucknell Abbey, July 2010. Available as a series of pages on Mucknell Abbey websiteDownload pdf.

Clare Bryden. Climate Change, a new prophetic ministry for Anglican Religious? Mucknell Abbey, March 2010. Available on Mucknell Abbey website. Download pdf.

Reviews

Clare Bryden. Wiggle room in the universe. The Porch Magazine, October 2016. Available on The Porch website (paywall). View on this website.
“Suppose you had the revolution you are talking and dreaming about. Suppose your side had won, and you had the kind of society that you wanted. How would you live, you personally, in that society? Start living that way now!” – Paul Goodman. Clare Bryden embraces Rebecca Solnit’s vision of Hope in the Dark.

Clare Bryden. Cultural highlights of 2014: The Bookshop in Wigtown, Scotland. Third Way Magazine, February 2015. Available on Third Way website (paywall). View on this website.

Clare Bryden. Review of “Counter-Tourism: The Handbook” assembled by Crab Man. Third Way Magazine, June 2013. Available on Third Way website (paywall). Download pdf.

Clare Bryden. Review of “Mythogeography: A Guide to Walking Sideways” by Phil Smith. Reform Magazine, April 2013. Available on Reform website. Download pdf.

Clare Bryden. Peril of eating all the pie. Review of “The Price of Inequality” by Joseph E. Stiglitz. Church Times, 12 October 2012. Available on Church Times website (paywall). Download pdf.

Clare Bryden. Review of “Sharing Possessions” by L.T.Johnson. Modern Believing, Volume 53:2, April 2012. Download pdf.

Poems

Clare Bryden. Presence. Inspired by Creation competition commended, Earthing Faith, October 2010.

Claire Bryden (sic). Waiting for the Fionnphort Bus. Poetry Scotland, New Series No 64, Late Spring 2010.

Peer-reviewed Papers and Articles – Health

C. Bryden, W. Bird, H.A. Titley, D.M.G. Halpin, M.L. Levy. Stratification of COPD patients by previous admission for targeting of preventative care. Respiratory Medicine 2009;103:558-565. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2008.10.027.

J.Dawson, C.Weir, F.Wright, C.Bryden, S.Aslanyan, K.Lees, W.Bird, M.Walters. Associations between meteorological variables and acute stroke hospital admissions in the west of Scotland. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica 2007;117(2):85-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0404.2007.00916.x.

Pulimood T, Corden J, Bryden C, Sharples L, Nasser S. Epidemic asthma and the role of the fungal mold Alternaria alternata. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2007 ;120(3):610-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2007.04.045.

Mark Levy and Clare Bryden. Thunderstorm asthma. Br Jour Prim Care Nursing (Respiratory), 2007;1(2):69-71. http://www.bjpcn-respiratory.com/download/2644

Chris Jones, Barbara Stephens, Clare Bryden. Heat waves and heart failure: Dilemmas in advising patients. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing 2007;2(1):30-34. http://www.internurse.com/cgi-bin/go.pl/library/article.cgi?uid=22640;article=cn_2_1_30_34.

Agnelo Fernandes, Susan Pache, William Bird, Clare Bryden. Measures to improve knowledge and self-care among patients with COPD: a UK general practice audit. Primary Care Respiratory Journal 2006;15(5):307-309. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pcrj.2006.07.001.

William Bird, Tish Laing-Morton, Clare Bryden. Health Forecasting for COPD Patients: a new discipline to prevent emergency admissions. Airways J 2006;4(4):201-4.

Barker, Terry, Susan Baylis and Clare Bryden. ‘Achieving the Rio Target: CO2 Abatement through Fiscal Policy in the UK’, Fiscal Studies, vol.15, no.3, pp.1-18, 1994. Available at http://www.ifs.org.uk/publications.php?publication_id=2300.

Peer-reviewed Abstracts – Health

Levy M, Pagliari C, Bryden C, Pinnock H. Initial findings of a feasibility study into the use of automated calling for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Whitstable, Kent to inform the methodology of a randomised control trial. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Volume 177, Abstracts Issue, April 2008.

Bryden C, Marno P, Sachon P, McIver S, Laing-Morton T. COPD Health Forecasting and Anticipatory Care: a healthcare provider perspective. ERS Annual Congress, Stockholm, 15-19 September 2007.

Bryden C, Marno P, Sachon P, McIver S, Laing-Morton T. COPD Health Forecasting and Anticipatory Care: a patient perspective. ERS Annual Congress, Stockholm, 15-19 September 2007.

Sachon P, Lindman P, Jokinen T, Bryden C. COPD Health Forecasting: evaluation of automated direct-to-patient calls. GPIAG 2007 Conference, University of Keele, 22-23 June 2007.

Sachon P, Monem S, Sarah Thompson, Bryden C. COPD Health Forecasting: patients’ experience of direct automated calling. GPIAG 2007 Conference, University of Keele, 22-23 June 2007.

Chris Jones, Barbara Stephens, Clare Bryden. Heat waves and heart failure. 7th Annual Cardiovascular Nursing Spring Meeting, Manchester, 23-24 March 2007.

Bryden C, Bird W, Halpin DM, Levy ML. Seasonality in COPD emergency admissions to hospital, and predictability using surveillance for Influenza-Like Illness. British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting 2006, London, 6-8 December 2006. Programme and Abstracts S079. Thorax 2006;61 Suppl II: ii29.

Bryden C, Smith M, Sachon P, Laing-Morton T. Improved COPD management through a service combining Health Forecasting with Anticipatory Care. 7th International Conference of the International Network of Integrated Care and First Annual NHS Networks Conference, London, 29-30 November 2006.

Bryden C, Laing-Morton T, Gibbs M. The use of Influenza surveillance data to forecast risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease exacerbation resulting in hospitalization. Proceedings of the Health Protection Agency, Health Protection conference, University of Warwick, 11-13 September 2006. Abstracts: Oral presentations and posters, O124.

Laing-Morton T, Bryden C, Marno P, Gibbs M. Hypotheses regarding how the environment may influence the timing and geographical spread of influenza epidemics and pandemics. Proceedings of the Health Protection Agency, Health Protection conference, University of Warwick, 11-13 September 2006. Abstracts: Oral presentations and posters, O125.

Marno P, Watkin HA, Bryden C, Gibbs M. Forecasting COPD Winter Hospital Admissions to promote anticipatory care: a Met Office Health Forecasting framework. Proceedings of the European Respiratory Society, 16th ERS Annual Congress, Munich, 2-6 September 2006. ERJ 2006;28(S50):451s.

Marno P, Bryden C, Bird W, Watkin HA. How different measures of cold weather affect Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) hospital admissions in London. Proceedings of the European Respiratory Society, 16th ERS Annual Congress, Munich, 2-6 September 2006. ERJ 2006;28(S50):146s.

C Bryden, W Bird, D Halpin, M Levy. Stratification of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients by previous hospital admissions as a predictor for risk of future admission. COPD5 conference, Birmingham, 28-30 June 2006.

Bryden C, Bird W, Gibbs M. Improved COPD management through a service combining Health Forecasting with Anticipatory Care. COPD5 conference, Birmingham, 28-30 June 2006.

Bryden C, Bastian A, Laing-Morton T. Socio-economic indices as determinants of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) prevalence and admissions. COPD5 conference, Birmingham, 28-30 June 2006.

Bryden C, Bird W, Fernandes A, Pache S. The use of health forecasting in a UK general practice to target preventative care for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD5 conference, Birmingham, 28-30 June 2006.

Laing-Morton T, Marno P, Watkin HA, Bryden C. How different measures of cold weather affect Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) hospital admissions in London. COPD5 conference, Birmingham, 28-30 June 2006.

Bird W, Bryden C, Gibbs M. Improved COPD management through a service combining Health Forecasting with Anticipatory Care. Oral presentation at Faculty of Public Health Annual Scientific Meeting 2006.

Marno P, Bastian A, Bryden C. Socio-economic indices as determinants of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) prevalence and admissions. Proceedings of the Spatial Epidemiology Conference, Imperial College London 2006. pp.54-59.

Bird W, Bryden C, Fernandes A, Pache S. The use of health forecasting in a UK general practice to target preventative care for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society, ATS 2006 International Conference. Volume 3 Abstracts issue, April 2006, p.A120.

Bryden C, Bird W, Halpin D, Levy M. Stratification of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients by previous hospital admissions as a predictor for risk of future admission. Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society, ATS 2006 International Conference. Volume 3 Abstracts issue, April 2006, p.A851.

Pulimood TB, Corden J, Bryden C, Nasser SM. Sensitivity to Alternaria alternata in grass pollen sensitive asthmatics is an important factor in thunderstorm outbreaks of asthma. Programme and abstracts, British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting 2005. Thorax 2005;60(Suppl II).

Published Reports – Weather

Bryden, C: Objective verification of the SSFM coupled with MOSES II and the non-local BL mixing scheme, Forecasting Research Technical Report No.398, The Met Office, January 2003.

Bryden, C: The Feasibility of an Ensemble Low Cloud Prediction System, Forecasting Research Technical Report No.361, The Met Office, August 2001.

Published Reports – Economics

Claire Alger, Terry Barker, Susan Baylis, Laura Beckwith, Clare Bryden, Keith Dixon, Ben Gardiner, Chao-Dong Huang, Richard Lewney, Matthew Ward, and Hitoshi Hayami (2000) “Energy Balance Simulations to 2010 for China and Japan”, JBIC Research Paper No.6, Research Institute for Development and Finance, Japan Bank for International Cooperation.

The 20% Solution: Meeting the Government’s Targets on Climate Change, by Paul Ekins, Cathy Hough and Andrew Russell of Forum for the Future, and Clare Bryden and Charlie Hargreaves of Cambridge Econometrics, BWEA Policy Briefing PB4/99, November 1999.

Clare Bryden and Charlie Hargreaves: Solar Millennium: a Renewables and Energy Efficiency Development Initiative for the UK, Cambridge Econometrics, Technical Report TR4/99, November 1999.

Bryden, Clare, Nick Johnstone and Charlie Hargreaves: ‘The Integration of a Bottom-Up Model of the Electricity Supply Industry with a Top-Down Model of the Economy in the UK’, in Laroui and van Leeuwen (eds) Top-Down or Bottom-Up Modelling: an application to CO2 abatement, Foundation for Economic Research, University of Amsterdam, 1995.