Publications

For an updated list of my publications, please visit my university webpage, or my Google Scholar profile

 

 

Peer reviewed journal articles

· Briggs, K.M., Loveridge, F.A. and Glendinning, S., 2016. Failures in transport infrastructure embankments. Engineering Geology. (link)

· Briggs, K., Smethurst, J., Powrie, W. and O'Brien, A.S., 2016. The influence of tree root water uptake on the long term hydrology of a clay fill railway embankment. Transportation Geotechnics. (link)

·  Warren, L.A., Briggs, K.M. and McCombie, P.F., 2016. Thermal imaging assessment of drystone retaining walls. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Forensic Engineering. (link)

· Smethurst, J., Briggs, K., Powrie, W., Ridley, A. and Butcher, D., 2015. Mechanical and hydrological impacts of tree removal on a clay fill railway embankment. Geotechnique, 65 (11), pp. 869-882. (link)

· Briggs, K. M., Smethurst, J. A., Powrie, W., O'Brien, A. S. and Butcher, D. J. E., 2013. Managing the extent of tree removal from railway earthwork slopes. Ecological Engineering, 61 (C), pp. 690-696. (link)

·  Briggs, K. M., Smethurst, J. A., Powrie, W. and O'Brien, A. S., 2013. Wet winter pore pressures in railway embankments. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical engineering, 166 (5). (link)

·  Loveridge, F., Spink, T., O'Brien, T., Briggs, K. and Butcher, D., 2010. The impact of climate and climate change on infrastructure slopes with particular reference to southern England. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 43 (4), pp. 461-472. (link)

Prizes and competitions

 

From left: a) ICE Student and Graduate paper competition (southern branch, 2010) b) ICE Student and Graduate paper competition (national final, 2010) c) Science Engineering & Technology (SET) for Britain, 2011 d) The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) Cooling Prize, 2010