Research - Articles

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Science of The Total Environment, Volumes 616–617, 2018, Pages 453-461

Supporting SDGs 3 (good health and well-being), 6 (clean water and sanitation) and 12 (responsible consumption and production), this research investigates the occurrence and diversity of antibiotic resistance genes, from water source, through treatment plants, to tap in the Pearl River Delta region, South China.
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Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, Volume 41, March 2018, Pages 186-197.

Adding to SDG 3 (good health and wellbeing) and 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions), fear of crime (FOC) can restrict one’s daily physical and mental activities and reduce quality of life. In order to approach the fear of crime (FOC) on a more individual basis, this paper examines the influence of environmental and individual factors on the FOC.
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Geoforum, Volume 90, 2018, Pages 151-158, ISSN 0016-7185,

This paper examines the impacts on goal 3 (good health and wellbeing) of climate-related disasters covered by goal 13 (climate action). It focuses on children who have lost their parents to HIV/AIDS and their vulnerability during the flash floods in Malawi in 2015.
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World Development, Volume 103, March 2018, Pages 297–310

Data collection methods and poverty measures have not caught up with the reality of an increasingly urbanised world; as a result, urban poverty may be underestimated. This has important implications for targeting interventions and allocating resources in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This paper contributes to SDG 1 by providing recommendation on how to improve urban poverty measurement.
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Journal of Affective Disorders, Volume 234, July 2018, Pages 80-88

This article addresses Goal 3 by analysing access to treatment for depression across countries.
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Marine Policy, Volume 91, May 2018, Pages 41-48.

Most empirical research into Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) focus their studies on specific natural or social features and governing structures. This research approach looks into multi-use MPAs in the eelgrass restoration site in Japan. Findings from this research contribute directly to SDG 14 (life below water) and SDG 2 (zero hunger).
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Ocean & Coastal Management, Volume 154, March 2018, Pages 72-82.

This article contributes to SDG 13 (climate action), SDG 14 (life under water) and SDG 15 (life on land). Using case studies, this research examines the threats to mangroves, consequences, and potential solutions for effective conservation.
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Construction and Building Materials, Volume 161, 10 February 2018, Pages 63-69.

This Elsevier Atlas Award winning research explores a potential solution to India's sand shortage and concrete demands. Directly contributing to SDGs 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure) and 11 (sustainable cities and communities), this research identifies recycled plastic as a viable partial replacement for sand within concrete production.
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Journal of Aging Studies, Volume 44, March 2018, Pages 45-51

This article addresses goal 3 by examining the importance of stigma in shaping the experiences of people living with dementia and challenging their social citizenship.
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Marine Policy, Volume 88, Feb 2018, Pages 64-74.

This study suggests the promising potential of satellite remote sensing images for monitoring illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing activities, contributing to SDG 14 (life below water).

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