Data & Analytics

Research and commentary on artificial intelligence, contributing to goal 9 on industry, innovation and infrastructure, with particular focus on the technology-related targets.
Elsevier,

Internet of Things, Volume 5, March 2019, Pages 12-33.

This paper supports SDGs 9 and 11 (industry, innovation & infrastructure and sustainable cities & communities). To deal with the issues of urbanization such as traffic, pollution and waste, new information and communication technologies (ICT) and solutions coming from the Internet of Things (IoT), Edge, Cloud computing and Big Data are brought together to fulfill the vision of Smart Cities.
This analysis of 160 cases of artificial intelligence (AI) being used for social good touches on all 17 of the SDGs, with Goal 3, good health and wellbeing, being particularly well documented in terms of AI for good.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 502-504.

This commentary critically explores methods used to reduce implicit bias surrounding SDG 5 (gender equality) within science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 504-506.

Exploring SDG 5 (gender equality), this commentary explores a reduced number of senior level women in scientific research within Africa. Structural changes along with improved best practice is necessary to close the African gender gap.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 508-510.

Contributing to SDG 5 (gender equality), this commentary explores gender gaps within the academic publishing system.
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).
This Canadian study identifies gender pay gaps in research funding are attributable to less favourable assessments of women investigators, not of the quality of their proposed research. Developing SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth), this research article identifies strategies to foster fair and rigorous academia peer review systems.
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 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).

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