Research - Articles

January 21, 2019

This analysis of 160 cases of artificial intelligence (AI) being used for social good touches on all 17 of the SDGs, with Goal 3, good health and wellbeing, being particularly well documented in terms of AI for good.
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 502-504.

This commentary critically explores methods used to reduce implicit bias surrounding SDG 5 (gender equality) within science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 504-506.

Exploring SDG 5 (gender equality), this commentary explores a reduced number of senior level women in scientific research within Africa. Structural changes along with improved best practice is necessary to close the African gender gap.
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Page 511.

This commentary expresses the urgent need for the inclusion of SDG 5 (gender equality) within global health communities. Ending discrimination against women and girls is essential to achieve SDG 3 (good health and well-being).
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 531-540

This Canadian study identifies gender pay gaps in research funding are attributable to less favourable assessments of women investigators, not of the quality of their proposed research. Developing SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth), this research article identifies strategies to foster fair and rigorous academia peer review systems.
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 541-549.

This research piece explores factors contributing to women's under-representation in the medical industry, advancing SDG 3 (good health and well-being), SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth).
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 550-559.

Contributing to Sustainable Development Goals 3 (good health and well-being), 5 (gender equality), 8 (decent work and economic growth) and 10 (reduced inequalities), this research identifies the importance of diversification and gender equity in the scientific workforce and in the research populations to produce effective medical research.
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The Extractive Industries and Society, Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 81-90

Nominated for the July/August 2018 Elsevier Atlas Award, this article examines Fairtrade in artisanal and small-scale gold mining. Contributing to goal 8 (decent work and economic development), goal 10 (reduced inequalities) and goal 12 (sustainable consumption and production) the article looks at the benefits of Fairtrade for these miners and how these benefits will be further distributed.
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Journal of Vocational Behavior, Volume 107, August 2018, Pages 57-70

Nominated for the July/August 2018 Elsevier Atlas Award, this article contributes to goal 4 on quality education and goal 5 on gender equality. It explores young people's motivations to become future business leaders and in doing so helps to explain the under representation of women among entrepreneurs and top-level managers.
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Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2018, Pages 115-121

Nominated in September 2018 for the Elsevier Atlas Award, this study explores the effectiveness of peer-education in raising awareness of HIV/AIDS among foreign-origin street children. It supports goals 3 with a focus on target 3.3 as well as goal 4.

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