Research - Articles


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).

Internet of Things, Volume 5, March 2019, Pages 12-33.

This paper supports SDGs 9 and 11 (industry, innovation & infrastructure and sustainable cities & communities). To deal with the issues of urbanization such as traffic, pollution and waste, new information and communication technologies (ICT) and solutions coming from the Internet of Things (IoT), Edge, Cloud computing and Big Data are brought together to fulfill the vision of Smart Cities.

Energy and Buildings, Volume 186, March 2019, Pages 405-415.

A total of 1.8–4.1 billion people are potentially exposed to heat stress due to lack of access to cooling energy systems. This study develops a comprehensive measure of energy access by introducing the dimension of space cooling. This research has direct implications for human health and wellbeing (SDG 3), and interacts with SDGs 7 (affordable and clean energy) and 11 (sustainable cities and communities).

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 Connect, February 26, 2019

This special issue of The Lancet is dedicated to advancing SDG 5 (gender equality) with its focus on gender equity in science, medicine and global health.

January 21, 2019

This analysis of 160 cases of artificial intelligence (AI) being used for social good touches on all 17 of the SDGs, with Goal 3, good health and wellbeing, being particularly well documented in terms of AI for good.

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 502-504.

This commentary critically explores methods used to reduce implicit bias surrounding SDG 5 (gender equality) within science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 504-506.

Exploring SDG 5 (gender equality), this commentary explores a reduced number of senior level women in scientific research within Africa. Structural changes along with improved best practice is necessary to close the African gender gap.

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Page 511.

This commentary expresses the urgent need for the inclusion of SDG 5 (gender equality) within global health communities. Ending discrimination against women and girls is essential to achieve SDG 3 (good health and well-being).

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 531-540

This Canadian study identifies gender pay gaps in research funding are attributable to less favourable assessments of women investigators, not of the quality of their proposed research. Developing SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth), this research article identifies strategies to foster fair and rigorous academia peer review systems.