Research

Elsevier,

Agricultural Water Management, Volume 243, 1 January 2021, 106464

Advancing SDGs 2 and 15, a field study was conducted in Northern Jordan to assess the influence of combined in-situ water harvesting techniques, micro-catchment and mulching on soil moisture content, plant morphology, gas exchange and midday stem water potential of young pistachio trees.
Elsevier,

Agricultural Water Management, Volume 243, 1 January 2021, 106449

Advancing SDG 15, this article aims to assess the agro-environmental sustainability of irrigating crops with produced water in hot and hyper-arid climate.
Elsevier,

Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Volume 305, 1 January 2021, 107167

Advancing SDGs 2 and 15, this article explores the relationship between pesticides and earthworms.
Elsevier,

Forensic Science International: Reports, Volume 2, December 2020, 100089

Advancing SDGs 3, 5 and 16, this article discusses increased risk of family violence during COVID-19 pandemic and suggests that collaborations between human welfare and animal welfare agencies, expanding community partnerships, and informing the public of the great importance of reporting any concerns of abuse are all critical at this time.
Elsevier,

Current Research in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Volume 26, December 2020, 100385

Valorisation is the process of converting food waste materials into useful products including chemicals, materials, and fuels. This article contributes to SDGs 9, 11 and 12 by discussing the valorisation of food waste and the positive economic impacts to be gained.
Elsevier,

Food Packaging and Shelf Life, Volume 26, December 2020, 100551

Contributing to SDG 12, this article summarises strategies to improve the properties of chitosan-based films, a more sustainable alternative to plastic packaging.
Elsevier,

Disability and Health Journal, Volume 13, Issue 3, July 2020, 100889

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.
Elsevier,

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.
Elsevier,

Disability and Health Journal; Volume 13, Issue 4, October 2020, 100936

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.
Elsevier,

Forensic Science International: Reports, Volume 2, December 2020, 100053

In this brief perspective piece, a rural sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) program is described in the hopes that dissemination will lead to increased numbers of rural SANEs, increased reporting of sexual assaults in rural and underserved communities, increased prosecution rates of sexual assault perpetrators, and program sustainability through the provision of a nurse-centered approach to training and support. This article contributes SDGs 3, 5, 9, and 16.

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