Diversity and inclusion

This article studies the connection between wellbeing and disability among adults in the UK showing people with disabilities to have lower wellbeing scores. Part of the special issue for International Day of People with Disabilities, this articles advances goal 10, reduced inequalities and goal 3, good health and wellbeing.

The Lancet Public Health; Volume 5, Issue 8, August 2020, Page e423

The limited availability of disability data means the impact of Covid-19 on people with disabilities is not fully known and the interventions needed to rebuild society equitably is more challenging. This article in The Lancet Public Health advances goals 3 and 10.
This article examines the challenges aging adults with long-term mobility disabilities face particularly with everyday activities and independent living. It advances goal 3, good health and wellbeing and goal 10, reduced inequalities.

Disability and Health Journal, Volume 10, Issue 4, October 2017, Pages 475-484

Advancing goal 3 - good health and wellbeing, and goal 10 - reduced inequalities, this article studies the costs of living for people with disabilities. The study finds that costs can be sizeable and vary according to the severity of disability, life cycle and household composition.

December 3rd is the International Day of People With Disabilities (IDPWD). In support of this year's theme - 'Not all Disabilities are Visible' - Elsevier presents presents a curated, open access collection of over 50 journal articles and book chapters focused on spreading awareness and understanding of disabilities, many of which are not immediately apparent. This includes mental illness, chronic pain or fatigue, brain injuries, neurological disorders, learning differences and cognitive dysfunctions, among others. 


Active Above-Knee Prosthesis, A Guide to a Smart Prosthetic Leg, 2020, Pages 1-17

During the last decade, there has been both academic and industry interest in devising technologically advanced solutions for the improvement of mobility of people with a lower-limb amputation. This is due to the increased number of lower-limb amputees and the fact that the majority of current prosthetic solutions are energetically passive devices that are unable to restore full mobility to lower-limb amputees. This book chapter addresses SDG 10 by focusing specifically on lower limb prosthetics for amputees.
Proud Experiences hosts a series of podcasts to connect the LGBTQ+ travel community. In the series they explore the modern family, representation and intersectionality. The podcast series advances SDG 10.
The article examines the way in which artificial intelligence based decision making technologies assess individuals within society to reach a decision. These tools often have elements embedded within them which result in a decision which is disadvantageous to groups who have historically experienced discrimination, disadvantage, disempowerment and marginalisation including (but not limited to) people with disabilities. Contributing to SDGs 3, 4, 9, 10 and 16, the authors recommend that legislature should respond accordingly by identifying contexts in which it is mandatory to employ human decision-makers and by enacting the relevant legislation.

Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, Volume 62, September 2020, 102099

Contributing to SDG 3, this study explores how machine learning can be used to compare connectivity and network measures in the study of Autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Journal of Transport & Health, Volume 18, September 2020, 100913

Transport, a well-recognised determinant of health, is particularly salient to well-being and equitable health outcomes amongst older people and people living with disabilities living in low-and middle-income countries. Contributing to SDGs 3, 10 and 11, this study explores the facilitators and barriers for safe and accessible transportation from the perspectives of older people and those living with disabilities in Sri Lanka.