Research - Articles

Elsevier,

Progress in Disaster Science, Volume 2, July 2019, 100008

This article addresses goals 1, 11 and 13 by shifting the discourse back to basic axioms of why disasters happen so that fundamental actions for applying the axioms can be provided. It also summarises the key findings from past decades of disaster-related research, policy and practice.
Elsevier,

Building and Environment, Volume 158, 2019, Pages 133-144, ISSN 0360-1323

Contributing to goals 11, 13 and 15, this article discusses the significance of integrating green spaces into urban projects to minimise biodiversity loss and incorporate the existing ecosystem services on offer.
Elsevier,

Progress in Disaster Science, Volume 2, July 2019, 100033

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction encourages investment in innovation and technology development in disaster risk management. However, needs for science and technology inputs are unmet, and there is a lack of policy making that is based on science and evidence. This article addresses goals 1, 11, 13 and 17 by exploring three key issues that could help overcome these barriers: networking, coproduction of knowledge, and a stronger role played by academia.
Elsevier,

Progress in Disaster Science, Volume 2, July 2019, 100011

This articles addresses goals 1, 3 and 10 by sharing a global policy perspective on the importance of disaster risk reduction as a tool to build and safeguard our own and our children’s wellbeing and prosperity in an increasingly interconnected and complex risk landscape.
Elsevier,

Social Science & Medicine, Volume 232, July 2019, Pages 86-93.

This research directly links to SDG 10 (reduced inequalities) and SDG 3 (good health and well-being). This qualitative study seeks to understand how the intersection of racism, homonegativity, HIV stigma, and pre-exposure prophylaxis stigma collectively affect HIV risk and prevention opportunities for young Black gay, bisexual, or other men who have sex with men.
Elsevier,

Journal of Business Venturing,  In Press, Available online 14 June 2019. 

Directly contributing to SDGs 1 (no poverty), 3 (good health and well-being) and 8 (decent work and economic growth), this Elsevier Atlas Award winning article offers an understanding of the processes whereby entrepreneurship can improve life circumstances in poverty contexts.
Elsevier,

Social Science & Medicine, Volume 230, June 2019, Pages 280-294.

Developing SDG 10 (reduced inequalities) and SDG 3 (good health and well-being), this article reviews current literature on HIV-related care for transgender men, transgender women and gender diverse people.
Elsevier,

Gynecologic Oncology, Jun 2019, Pg 521-529.

Contributing to SDG 3 (good health and wellbeing), this research explores non- surgical, non- ablative therapeutics to control HPV diseases associated with cancer.
Elsevier,

Current Opinion in Insect Science, Volume 33, June 2019, Pages 43-48

Insect populations are declining even in protected areas, but the underlying causes are unclear.This journal article addresses goals 15 and 13 by exploring whether the factors driving the loss of insect diversity include invasive and/or introduced insects transmitting pathogens to less-resistant native species.
Elsevier,

Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 125, June 2019, Pages 180-187

This journal article addresses goals 7, 12, 13 and 15 by discussing how the rising demand for renewable resources has increased silage maize production which has adverse environmental effects and therefore limits the advantages of renewable biomass.

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