Research - Articles

Elsevier,

Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, Volume 8, 2018, Pages 31-46

This research directly contributes to SDG 3 (good health and wellbeing) and 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure). This paper presents and tests a potential solution for providing refrigerated storage of vital medical supplies to rural communities without connection to electrical grids.
Elsevier,

Chem, Volume 5, Issue 3, March 2019, Pages 664-680.

Solar water disinfection catalysed by metal-free photocatalyst has emerged as a promising approach for clean water production, directly contributing to SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation).
Elsevier,

World Development, Volume 118, 2019, Pages 106-117, ISSN 0305-750X

This article assesses governance challenges at the local level associated with SDG 6, which pledges to ensure sustainable water and sanitation for all. It reviews prior shortcomings in global monitoring efforts, as well as local governance challenges and potential barriers to implementation facing SDG 6.
Elsevier,

Joule, Volume 3, Issue 3, 20 March 2019, Pages 631-633.

This piece provides insights into what has caused solar photovoltaic costs to fall so rapidly, such that in many parts of the world solar power plants are now more economical than coal- or gas-fired plants. This relates directly to SDG 7 (affordable & clean energy).
Elsevier,

Joule, Volume 3, Issue 4, April 2019, pages 992- 1005.  

Contributing to SDG 13 (climate action), this rigorous study shows that renewable electricity systems could work equally well in both historical and future climates, despite changing weather patterns.
Elsevier,

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).
Elsevier,

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).
Elsevier,

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.
Elsevier,

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,

TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Volume 112, 2019, Pages 196-200.

This study supports SDG 3 (good health and well-being) as well as SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production). This paper maps out the exposure pathways of microplastics to humans and explores approaches to decrease its negative impact on humans.

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