Articles & Features

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 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.
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, Page 493.

Contributing to SDGs 3 (good health and well-being), 5 (gender equality) and 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions), this editorial piece discusses the need for men, researchers, clinicians, institutional leaders and medical journals to improve gender equity and support feminism within the fields of science, medicine and global health.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 7 February 2019, Pages 12-13.

Focussing on SDG 5 (gender equality), this correspondence explores the leadership gender gap in health research within Cameroon. In particular, the role of female mentor-protégé relationships and their opportunities are discussed.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 494-495.

This commentary identifies male investigators are 1.4 times more likely to receive funding than female investigators. Reasons behind this gender disparity are explored, developing SDG 5 (gender equality).
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 499-502.

Directly contributing to SDG 5 (gender equality), this commentary explores the potential of goal-oriented organisations such as TIME'S UP to coordinate the responses and develop solutions to gender discrimination and harassment within the healthcare industry.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Page 14.

This correspondence contributes to SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth), discussing gender gaps within the healthcare industry. The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has sought to address the challenge of inspiring women to aspire towards leadership roles as a key strategic goal.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 495-497.

Focussing on SDG 5 (gender equality), this commentary seeks to explain Australia's poor retention rates of women in surgical training. To improve retention rates, the underlying multiple stressors and constituent factors which build up over time must be addressed before a tipping point is reached.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 506-508.

Directly contributing to SDG 5 (gender equality), this commentary discusses the necessity for gender advocacy campaigns to acknowledge and support non-binary people, including trans women from both high and low-income countries.

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