Europe

International Built Environment Week (IBEW), to be held from 3 to 6 September 2019, is the most comprehensive event in Asia Pacific on the built environment. IBEW 2019 will feature 4 co-located tradeshows showcasing the latest innovations and industry solutions: BEX Asia covering the integrated design and planning space, Innobuild (IB) Asia focusing on construction 4.0, Mostra-Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia zooming in on energy efficient solutions and renewable energy and Smart Cities and Buildings (SCB) Asia featuring the latest advances in urban solutions and smart cities.

This report showcases the latest transaction patterns, trends and cybercrime threats in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). It is essential reading for anyone involved in cybersecurity, financial crime, digital identity, fraud management and threat detection, advancing SDGs 8 (decent work and economic growth) and 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions).
Directly focussing on SDG 3 (good health and wellbeing), a pan-European study of 467,336 men and women found that physical activity is associated with a reduced risk of developing liver cancers over the next decade.
Contributing to SDG 13 (climate action), this rigorous study shows that renewable electricity systems could work equally well in both historical and future climates, despite changing weather patterns.
Elsevier,

Building and Environment, Volume 150, March 2019, Pages 245-253.

The findings from this research support the premise that biodynamic lighting could be a promising non-pharmacological intervention for people with dementia who still live at home. This supports Sustainable Development Goal 3 (good health and well being).
Elsevier,

TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Volume 112, 2019, Pages 66-74.

This research tracks the life cycle of plastics within Lake Geneva, linking plastic pollution observations to their original sources. This research supports SDGs 12 (responsible consumption and production) and 14 (life below water).
Elsevier,

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Volume 159, March 2019, Pages 167-180.

Directly contributing to SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities), this article explores sexual orientation-based differences in access to workplace authority within the UK.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 519-520.

Exploring SDGs 5 (gender equality) and 8 (decent work and economic growth), this perspective piece discusses the impacts of rapid privatisation and liberalised labour markets on women within Eastern Europe following the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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, Page 14.

This correspondence contributes to SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth), discussing gender gaps within the healthcare industry. The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has sought to address the challenge of inspiring women to aspire towards leadership roles as a key strategic goal.

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