Research - Articles

Elsevier,

Soil and Tillage Research, Volume 198, April 2020, 104553

Advancing SDG 15, this article investigates the potential pore structure recovery effect by growing either alfalfa or grass plots.
Elsevier,

One Earth, VOLUME 2, ISSUE 3, P269-283, MARCH 20, 2020

This article supports SDGs 2, 11 and 12 by introducing a mathematical model of food exchange and showing how generic networks of exchange can mitigate variability in food production.
Elsevier,

One Earth, VOLUME 2, ISSUE 3, P284-293, MARCH 20, 2020

This article supports SDGs 2, 12, and 13 by explaining how more diverse crop rotations yield benefits across all growing conditions and accelerate maize yield gains over time.
Elsevier,

One Earth: Perspective Volume 2, Issue 3, p 223-234, March 20, 2020

This article addresses SDGs 6, 12 and 14 by providing an ambitious scientific road map to define a new water planetary boundary consisting of sub-boundaries that account for a variety of changes to the water cycle.
Elsevier,

Solar Energy, Volume 199, 15 March 2020, Pages 510-520

This article addresses goals 7, 9 and 12 by experimenting with a small environmental heat-load photovoltaic/thermal solar panel, converting 71.3% of solar energy into electricity and heat supplies.
Elsevier,

Applied Energy, Volume 262, 15 March 2020, 114485

This article addresses goals 7, 9 and 13 by presenting a novel methodology to integrate both CO2 mitigation goals and the impacts of climate change into simulations of a power system expansion.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 395, Issue 10227, 14–20 March 2020, Pages 852-853

Increasing the number of healthcare professionals with disabilities into the public healthcare workforce is one example of an intervention to reduce the health-care inequities disabled people face. This article advances goal 3- good health and wellbeing, and goal 10 - reduced inequalities through its study of disability inclusion in the health profession.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, Issue 3, March 2020, Page 183

 

In support of SDG 5, this reflections piece highlights the challenges of eradicating female genital mutilation (FGM) in Tanzania. Talha Khan Burki reviews the acclaimed documentary “In the Name of Your Daughter”, which focuses on the efforts of Rhobi Samwelly, a woman who runs a safe house for vulnerable girls at risk of FGM in her community and is working to change cultural attitudes towards this practice.
Elsevier,

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 120, March 2020, 109663

Smart home technologies refer to devices that provide some degree of digitally connected, automated, or enhanced services, but are not always well tailored for all, such as those with disabilities. This article links to SDGs 3, 9 and 10.
Elsevier,

EclinicalMedicine, Volume 20, March 2020, 100298

This article addresses SDGs 3, 4 and 5 and by analying longitudinal data from 1995 to 2012-13 on women working in academic medicine in the USA, highlighting that women reporting severe sexual harassment in the workplace were more, rather than less, likely to pursue career advancement and attain full professorship. During career advancement, increased exposure to men who abuse their position of authority, and greater resilience and awareness of these abuses following early-career experiences of sexual harassment, are speculated to be potential reasons for this observed association.

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