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Furthering SDGs 5 and 10, this report aims to better understand the role gender plays in the global research enterprise and inspire evidence-based policy driven by powerful data. It examines research participation, career progression and perceptions across the European Union and 15 countries globally in 26 subject areas. The report concludes that while the participation of women in research is increasing overall, inequality remains across geographies and subject areas in terms of publication outputs, citations, awarded grants and collaborations.
This article addresses goals 7 and 12 with reviews across 28 countries on how culture creates barriers and defines ideas, customs, and social behavior regarding a transition to a low-carbon, low-energy future.
Elsevier,

Journal of Neuroscience Methods, Volume 337, 1 May 2020, 108669

This article addresses goal 3 by investigating the use of MRI for early Alzheimer's disease diagnosis.
Advancing SDGs 4 and 5, this article discusses how stereotypical assumptions about boys’ reading skills affect students’ reading outcomes.
Elsevier,

Materials Today Sustainability, 27 February 2020, 100032

Solar energy is an attractive clean energy source but storage and transportation is often a problem. Solar-light-driven water splitting provides a promising way to store and utilise abundant solar energy in the form of gaseous hydrogen. High temperature-promoted photocatalytic water splitting systems, described in this article, could open up a new direction for innovation in this field, furthering SDG 7 and 9.
Furthering SDG 7, this paper suggests a new way of preparing n-type Mg3Sb2-based Zintl compounds with high thermoelectric performance. It demonstrates that a large amount of extra Mg is not needed to achieve high ZT as long as Mg vacancies are suppressed and carrier concentration is properly optimized.
This conference summary presents world bone experts’ most current consensus positions for appropriate practice regarding densitometric monitoring of bone health, dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry machine cross-calibration, care of bone in instance of spinal cord injury, periprosthetic and orthopedic bone health, transgender medicine, and pediatric bone health. The article furthers SDG 3.
Elsevier,

One Earth, VOLUME 2, ISSUE 2, P188-196, FEBRUARY 21, 2020

This journal article addresses goal 14 by using data on 22,885 marine species and identifing 8.5 million km2 of priority areas that complement existing areas of conservation and biodiversity importance.
Elsevier,

One Earth, Review, Volume 2, Issue 2, p. 143-156, February 21 2020

This article addresses goals 10, 11, and 13 by showing how to build resilience to the impacts of climate change in informal settlements, focusing on those located in cities in low- and middle-income countries and how these settlements concentrate at-risk populations.
This journal article addresses goals 14, 2 and 1 by exploring progress evaluations toward SDG 14 (Life below Water) and intersecting social goals presented in submissions to the UN High-Level Political Forum.

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