Elsevier Connect, February 2017
The Elsevier Foundation partners with Imperial College London to support a high-tech makerspace next to the college. The programme offers 14 to 18 year-olds from one of London's most disadvanataged communities the opportunity to enhance soft skills and engage with cutting-edge science, engineering and design through workshops, afterscool clubs, and mentoring. The maker challange programmes offer important enrichment to young people, who would not otherwise have this explosure, and further support both SDG 4 and SDG 17.
Elsevier, International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences, Volume 6, 2017
Background As global efforts to increase the nursing and midwifery workforce intensify to improve access and quality of healthcare, clinical nursing and midwifery research must increase concomitantly
Elsevier, Social Science Journal, Volume 53, 1 December 2016
Welfare spending and quality of growth in developing countries: A note on evidence from Hopefuls, Contenders and Best Performers
The transition from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has shifted the policy debate from growth to ‘quality of growth’ (QG).
Elsevier Connect, September 2016
The Elsevier Foundation partners with the IMC WeekendSchool in Amsterdam to supporting tech outreach through science, health and tech enrichment programs for under-served 10-14 years old. Aligning with SDG target 10, Quality Education, the partnership aims to help children get greater exposure to science education.
Elsevier, International Journal of Educational Development, Volume 44, September 01, 2015
This paper examines the effect of age of marriage on women's schooling outcomes for 36 countries from Sub-Saharan Africa and South West Asia.
This report, conducted by Elsevier in collaboration with SciDev.net, contributes to the understanding of sustainability science as a research field and the dialogue between science and society in sustainable development. The report is relevant to all 17 SDGs as it underlines the inter-disciplinary nature of sustainability science and the impact that has on the success of the SDGs. The report helps to advance SDG 4 Quality education and SDG 10 Reduced inequalities.
Sustainability in Higher Education, Chapter 2, 2015, Pages 21–49
With the increasing importance of sustainability education, this chapter analyses the competence requirements of sustainability managers and the different learning formats that best support competence development. It aligns to goal 4 (quality education).
Navigating Academia: Chapter 11 - African-American Researchers in Computing Sciences: Expanding the Pool of Participation
Navigating Academia, A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty, 2015, Pages 155-168
This chapter advances SDG 4, 5, and 10 by exploring the known reasons why African-Americans do not pursue or persist in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines in general and in computing sciences in particular.
This report, a partnership between Elsevier and the World Bank, examines and compares the research enterprise of sub-Saharan Africa from 2003 and 2013, with a special emphasis on research in STEM. This analysis provides valuable insights that help to advance SDG 4 Quality education and SDG 10 Reduced inequalities.
Improving Library Services to People with Disabilities - Chapter 4: Adaptive technology for people with physical disabilities using information and communications technology
Improving Library Services to People with Disabilities, Chandos Information Professional Series, 2007, Pages 65-86
To maximize potential, people must have lifelong access to the information and services offered through books and libraries. Whether to address concerns of an ageing population or to enable all citizens to contribute fully through meaningful education and work opportunities, more emphasis is being given to promoting library services to people who have disabilities. This content addresses SDGs 4 and 10 by focusing on serving adults with disabilities in an international setting allowing librarians, policy makers and constituents to understand the importance of serving all potential patrons.