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Frances Hill



Frances Hill is a Senior Lecturer on the MSc SA, and Subject Leader on MSc SEPDM.


With a background in physics, and a PhD in Environmental Engineering, Frances lectures on heat transfers in buildings, and on renewable energy provision. She also teaches study skills including in data analysis.

Publications include:

Maximising energy savings from domestic microgeneration: a cultural and behavioural analysis;  2009 Bergman et al, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford


Micro-generation from renewable and other sources; Staffell et al, 2009, UKERC


Towards a zero energy store – a scoping study (ZEST), Hill, Courtney, Levermore, 2010, Sustainable Consumption Institute, University of Manchester, UK.


Consumer Impacts on Dividends from Solar Water Heating, Hill, Levermore, Lynch, Energy Efficiency 2011 4:1-8, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s12053-010-9086-2


Identification of changes needed in supermarket design for energy demand,  Hill, Edwards, Levermore, International Conference for Enhanced Building Operation, Manchester, October 2012.


Process energy in supermarket design compliance: modelling stratification to interrogate the Gap, Hill, Edwards, Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers Technical Symposium, Liverpool, 11-12 April 2013.

2013, Embedding Employability: Does it work?, Hill, Tomkinson, Hiley, Educational Developments, 14.2, June 2013, SEDA, London.


Influence of display cabinet cooling on performance of supermarket buildings, Hill, Edwards, Levermore, Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 2014 vol. 35 no. 2 170-181 DOI: 0143624413478955


Developing figures for 'gain' in relation to refrigerated cabinets in a supermarket building, Hill, Watkins, Edwards, Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 2014 vol. 35 no. 5 465-474 DOI: 0143624413510165


Learning style preferences: an examination of differences amongst students with different disciplinary backgrounds, Hill, Tomkinson, Hiley,  Innovations in Education, Taylor and Francis 2016, 53:2 https://doi.org/10.1080/14703297.2014.961504


The impacts of climate change on UK energy demand, Wood FR, Calverley D, Glynn S, Mander S, Walsh C, Kuriakose J, Hill F, Roeder M, Infrastructure Asset Management Volume 2 Issue 3, 2015, pp. 107-119 ISSN 2053-0242 | E-ISSN 2053-0250