Articles & Features

Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 587-593.

This review piece highlights the chronic lack of recruitment, promotion, and retention of women in science and medicine. Developing SDG 5 (gender equality), this article expresses systemic, structural, organisational, institutional, cultural and societal barriers to equity and inclusion.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 528-529.

This correspondence discusses the changing vocabulary around gender equality within scientific publications. Such shifting vocabulary indicates accelerating change towards SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth).
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 594-600.

Developing SDG 5 (gender equality), this health policy piece seeks to improve the career progression of women and ethnic minorities in public health universities by including staff diversity data in university rankings.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 579-586.

This review piece explores SDG 5 (gender equality) with a focus on women's inclusion within the science and medicine industry, further contributing to SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth). Despite women's representation on the rise, women still encounter bias and discrimination when compared to men in these fields across a variety of outcomes.
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RELX,

February 6, 2019

During the World Economic Forum in Davos, Márcia Balisciano, Corporate Responsibility Director at RELX Group, spoke about how women are advancing the 17 SDGs in a panel empowering women to advance the goals.
Elsevier,

TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Volume 111, 2019, Pages 252-260,

This critical review explores current knowledge surrounding interactions between microplastics and persistent organic pollutants present within the marine environment. Enhanced understanding of microplastic's environmental impact supports SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production) and 14 (life below water).
Elsevier,

TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Volume 111, 2019, Pages 139-147.

Directly supporting SDGs 3 (good health and wellbeing), 12 (responsible consumption and production), 14 (life below water) and 15 (life on land), this piece outlines current research on the accumulation of microplastics and their associated contaminants in a variety of organisms including humans.
Elsevier,

TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Volume 111, 2019, Pages 229-238.

This critical review aims to enhance the effectiveness and reliability of microplastic identification methods used within environmental research. This discussion advances SDG 9.5 (enhance scientific research) along with multiple SDGs in which microplastics impact, including SDGs 12 (responsible consumption and production), 14 (life below water) and 15 (life on land).
XpertHR,

January 18, 2019

Companies can advance SDG 10, reduced inequalities and contribute to SDG 8, decent work for all by ensuring inclusive cultures and attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. This article outlines mistakes companies need to avoid if they are to be truly diverse and inclusive.
Elsevier,

TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Volume 110, January 2019, Pages 375-392.

This critical review develops SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production) and SDG 14 (life below water), exploring the impact of microplastics and smaller nanoplastics within freshwater ecosystems.

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