Research - Articles

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,

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,

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,

TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Volume 112, 2019, Pages 234-240.

This research examines the effects of microplastic pollution on aquatic ecosystems from an ecology perspective, supporting SDGs 12 (responsible consumption and production) and 14 (life below water).
Elsevier,

TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Volume 112, 2019, Pages 66-74.

This research tracks the life cycle of plastics within Lake Geneva, linking plastic pollution observations to their original sources. This research supports SDGs 12 (responsible consumption and production) and 14 (life below water).
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.
Elsevier,

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.

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