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Cellulose-based solutions can improve environmental performance of food packaging. Food products require specific barrier functions from cellulose-based packaging. Eco-design enables quantifying environmental performance and identifying trade-offs. Fulfilling the barrier requirements for food product packaging is crucial.
Building and Environment will host a series of free webinars on COVID-19 Control. The second webinar of the series will feature 2 presentations from experts in the field on the following topics: COVID-19 and indoor and outdoor sports, presented by Bert Blocken, Professor of Civil Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands & KU Leuven, Belgium. Efficient reduction of airborne transmission by advanced ventilation, presented by Arsen K. Melikov, Professor of Ventilation and Air Distribution, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark.
In this third conversation of the “World We Want” podcast series, RELX’s Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, Dr Márcia Balisciano, talks to Dr. Heinz Fischer about leadership.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Digital Health, Volume 3, Issue 3, 2021, Pages e144-e146, ISSN 2589-7500

This journal article advances SDG 3 and 10 by examining how structural inequalities, biases, and racism in society are easily encoded in datasets and in the application of data science, and how this practice can reinforce existing social injustices and health inequalities as well as the role of data scientists in tackling racism.
This journal article addresses SDG 5 and 10 by showcasing maternity ideals, and the ideal of the “natural” birth, can be particularly stressful on those who fear childbirth. Norms concerning femininity and cisgender can contribute to FOC among those who do not comfortably conform with feminine body ideals or feminine gender expressions.
Elsevier,

Economic Effects of Natural Disasters, Theoretical Foundations, Methods, and Tools, 2021, Pages 77-95

This book chapter advances SDG 5 and 13 by unpacking the gendered nature of economic dimensions of climate change and identifing that climate change needs to be seen as a pervasive economic issue impacting men and women differently.
This journal article advances SDG 3 and 10 by exploring racial inequality intersecting with a gender lens.
This chapter addresses SDG 10 and SDG 3 by reviewing the explosion of research over the past 15 years on the role of segregation, and resultant differences in childhood neighborhood quality, as fundamental causes of health disparities over the life course.
Elsevier,

Handbook of Advanced Approaches Towards Pollution Prevention and Control, 2021, Pages 281-305

This book chapter advances SDGs 3 and 6 by explaining why SDG goals toward clean water are so essential to those targeting good health.
Identifying the association between neighborhood poverty and hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) outcomes for pediatric allogeneic HCT recipients in the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research database.

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