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.

United Nations University, February 2019.

Directly relevant to SDGs 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth) and 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions), this piece explores an innovative methodology for modelling the risk of modern slavery.
Elsevier,

Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, Volume 33, Issue 1, February 2019, Pages 120-130.

Contributing to SDG 3 (Good health and Well-being), this Elsevier Atlas Award winning review identifies empirical evidence on the benefits of Mindfulness interventions for the treatment of women affected by violence, specifically victims of interpersonal violence.
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).

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