Research - Articles

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Child Abuse & Neglect, Volume 36, Issue 9, September 2012, Pages 645-655.

This research investigates early-life victimization and adversity in efforts to explain sexual orientation disparities in mental health among adolescents and young adults, contributing to SDG 3 (good health and well-being) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities).
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Ophthalmology, Volume 119, Issue 4, April 2012, Pages 789-801

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the most common microvascular complication of diabetes and the leading cause of new cases of vision loss and blindness among working-aged adults in the United States and most developed countries. This study explores treatment for those suffering loss of vision contributing to Goal 3.
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Transport Policy, March 2012

Research since 2000 has clearly shown the links between transport disadvantage, poverty, and economic and social exclusion. This paper reflects on the extent to which a social exclusion approach to research on transport disadvantage has been successful in opening up new avenues of research enquiry and/or identifying new theoretical perspectives and/or methodological approaches. It aligns with and shows the connections between SDGs 1, 10 and 11.
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Journal of the American College of Radiology, Volume 9, Issue 7, July 2012, Pages 488 - 494

The 2011 RAD-AID Conference on International Radiology for Developing Countries discussed data, experiences, and models pertaining to radiology in the developing world, where widespread shortages of imaging services significantly reduce health care quality and increase health care disparities. Combining multidisciplinary strategies to improve the planning, accessibility, and quality of imaging services in the developing world can contribute to advancing SDG 3 to minimise health care disparities and provide health and well-being for all.
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Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 35, Issue 10, 15 October 2011, Pages 4390-4398

This journal article addresses goals 7, 13 and 15 by discussing how wood residues from forest harvesting or disturbance wood from wildfire and insect outbreaks may be viewed as biomass “feedstocks” for bioenergy production to help reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.
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Energy Policy, Volume 38, Issue 9, September 2010, Pages 4828–4837

With the global urban population now exceeding 50 percent, the inhabitants of cities are recognized as a major driver of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This paper describes the methodology and data used to determine greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions attributable to ten cities or city-regions. Identifying cities with better per capita performance than others may help to guide climate change policies and contribute to SDG 13.3 to improve education, awareness and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation and adaption.
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Addictive Behaviors, Volume 35, Issue 5, May 2010, Pages 517-521.

This research directly contributes to SDG 10 (reduced inequalities) and SDG 3 (good health and well-being). This study aims to increase current understandings of the development of drug use in lesbian, gay and bisexual adolescents.
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Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Volume 24, Issue 8, August 2009, Pages 439-446.

Contributing to SDG 10 (reduced inequalities), this research explores how natural selection might have driven the evolution of same-sex sexual behaviors and the ways in which behaviors act as selective forces that shape social, morphological and behavioral evolution.
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Sexologies, Volume 17, Issue 4, October 2008, Pages 211-224.

Psychotherapy can play an important role in planning the real life experiences and in developing resilience in coping with the inevitable psychosocial challenges associated with gender-identity disorders. This article develops SDG 3 (good health and well-being) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities).
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Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Volume 78, Issue 2, 9 May 2005, Pages 125-134.

Directly contributing to SDGs 3 (good health and well-being) and 10 (reduced inequalities), this project evaluated the efficacy of four behavioural drug abuse treatments for reducing methamphetamine use and sexual risk behaviours among methamphetamine-dependent gay and bisexual men.

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