Research - Articles

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The Leadership Quarterly, Volume 30, Issue 5, 2019, 101297

Norway was the first of ten countries to legislate gender quotas for boards of publicly traded firms. There is considerable debate and mixed evidence concerning the implications of female board representation. In this paper, the researchers explain the main sources of biases in the existing literature on the effects of women directors on firm performance and review methods to account for these biases. This addresses SDGs 5 and 8.
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Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, Volume 161, 2020, 107996.

The authors of this meta-analysis assessed the usefulness of multidisciplinary care teams (MCTs) in reducing amputation rates in adults with diabetes. They found that after implementing an MCT amputation prevention program, healthcare systems experience a very significant reduction in amputations. The study furthers SDG 3 (Good health and well-being) by illustratating the effectiveness of investing in an MCT prevention program in terms of ‘possible limbs saved’.
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Journal of Clinical & Translational Endocrinology, Vol 15, 2019, pages 70-75.

The KiDS project is a new collaboration designed to inform and teach staff, children and parents about diabetes management. Following trials in Brazil and India, the project has increased knowledge about diabetes, reflected through healthier food choices and support for physical activities at school. This supports SDG's 3, 4 and 10.
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Metabolism, Vol 101, 2019, 153988

A systematic review to investigate the effects of lifestyle interventions on health outcomes for people with metabolic syndrome. The results indicate that Health services should consider implementing lifestyle-intervention programs for people with metabolic syndrome to improve outcomes and prevent progression to chronic disease supporting SDGs 3 and 4.
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The Lancet Global Health, Volume 8, Issue 2, February 2020, Pages e254-e263

Contributing to SDGs 3 and 5, this study used stress management workshops to improve psychological distress in female refugees in Uganda, 26% of whom had experienced physical violence from an intimate partner, 10% of whom had experienced sexual violence from an intimate partner, and 24% of whom had experienced physical violence from someone other than an intimate partner.
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The Lancet Psychiatry, Volume 7, Issue 2, February 2020, Pages 173-190

This article addresses SDGs 3 and 5 by analysing the effectiveness of psychological interventions in treating anxiety, PTSD, depression, and psychological distress in women who have recently experienced or are currently experiencing intimate partner violence.
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The Lancet Global Health, Volume 8, Issue 2, February 2020, Pages e225-e236

This article addresses SDGs 3 and 5 by comprehensively analysing the impact of various gender-transformative interventions and programmes on sexual and reproductive health, HIV, and violence outcomes in low-income and middle-income countries. Programmes evaluated included those aimed at redressing power imbalances by transforming restrictive gender norms such as attitudes related to violence, female genital mutilation, and early marriage.
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eTransportation, Volume 3, February 2020, 100048

This article addressses goals 7, 12 and 13 showing the opportunity that implementation of zero emission ferry lines offers in the framework of 100% RES smart island energy systems and demonstrates their ability to supply the fuel for zero emission ferry lines.
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The Lancet Global Health, Volume 8, Issue 2, February 2020, Pages e254-e263

This article addresses SDGs 3 and 5 by demonstrating the effectiveness of a self-help intervention in reducing symptoms of PTSD, depression, and other forms of psychological distress in female refugees, many of whom are survivors of gender-based physical or sexual violence in conflict-affected populations.
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One Earth, VOLUME 2, ISSUE 1, P64-74, JANUARY 24 2020

This journal article addresses goals 14, 13, and 2 by focussing on coral reefs as vanguards for governance transformation, explaining the spatial, temporal, and political dynamics of reefs as they respond to climate change and outline a new governance paradigm applicable to all ecosystems.

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