Articles & Features

United Nations University, New York, March 2019. 

Focussing on SDGs 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth), 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions) and 17 (Partnerships for the Goals), Dr Alison Gardner, head of the Rights Lab’s Governance Programme, discusses the Slavery-Free Communities Programme’s work, highlighting promising practices in the context of Nottingham and the UK.
XpertHR,

5 Mar 2019

Employers today must plan for an aging workforce and make a strong effort to attract and retain older workers. It is critical for employers to take note of the value older workers can bring to an organization and consider the following steps to address their needs within the context of workforce planning.
Elsevier,

TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Volume 112, March 2019, Pages 248-254.

Directly contributing to SDG's 12 (responsible consumption and production) and 14 (life below water), this review explores current methods to identify sources of freshwater microplastic pollution. Effective identification of these sources will help shape and develop future best management practices.

United Nations University, February 2019.

Contributing to SDG 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions), this report constitutes a first step to establish evidence that can be used to inform practice in the joint application of UN sanctions and mediation, in its efforts to prevent and resolve conflict.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 529-530.

This correspondence develops SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth). By discussing the challenges and opportunities faced by disparate professional women over generations, valuable lessons, learning and skills can develop, enabling gender equality to flourish.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 601-603.

Directly relevant to SDGs 5 (gender equality), 3 (good health and well-being) and 8 (decent work and economic growth), this viewpoint proposes four critical recommendations to achieve women's representation and gender-inclusive practices across every level of science, medicine and global health.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 6-8.

Focussing on SDG 5 (gender equality), this correspondence seeks to explore the factors influencing adolescent girls' interest in science. Understanding these factors is an important step to reduce the gender gap within science, technology, engineering and mathematics undergraduate and graduate study programmes.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 604-608.

Contributing to SDG 5 (gender equality), SDG 3 (good health and well-being) and SDG 4 (quality education), this viewpoint piece explores USA and UK women's participation in higher education and their representation as researchers and leaders in science, medicine and global health fields.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 9-11.

Contributing to SDGs 5 (gender equality) and 3 (good health and well-being), this correspondence explores sources of bias in grant selection processes within the USA's medical and scientific industry. Recognition of such factors has the potential to advance career development of women within science and develop future funding of diverse medical research.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 609-610.

Advancing SDG 5 (gender equality), this viewpoint piece explores the gender dynamics that contribute to the under-representation of women, not only in the workplace, but in higher learning institutions as well.

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