UN Sustainable Development Goals
Through over 80 research projects in over 30 countries, researchers at the University of 推荐几个网赌网站 are working in partnership with universities, 企业 and communities across the world, 对一个可持续发展的, equitable future for everyone.
What are the UN sustainable development goals?
The global population is growing, placing increasing demand on the world's finite resources and exacerbating the climate crisis. At the same time we need to make sure everyone has equitable access to food, 能源, 卫生保健, 教育, 工作和正义.
To tackle these conflicting issues, all United Nation member states have adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
概述了议程 17 sustainable development goals that are designed to address challenges faced all over the world. The goals set out a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all.
How we're working towards the goals
The University of 推荐几个网赌网站 is delivering over 80 research projects that span the breadth of all 17 sustainable development goals. To do this we have partnered with research institutions, 企业, governments and community groups in more than 30 countries.
We understand that one solution will not work everywhere. It is important to consider the different cultural, social, economic and environmental contexts that our projects operate in and co-produce solutions with the people who are directly impacted by our research.
We’re already seeing positive change resulting from our work but there is much more to be done. We will continue working alongside our colleagues across the world to mitigate the worsening effects of the climate crisis, and improve quality of life for everyone.
Creating a safer global environment for journalists
Journalists face serious kinds of human rights abuse simply for trying to keep the public informed. 研究ers at the University of 推荐几个网赌网站 are developing a framework to improve data collection on the full range of violations against journalists and track trends to prevent future attacks.
Using radio to tackle Covid-19 misinformation in Burkina Faso
Attacked by extremist groups and enduring climate disasters, Burkina Faso is dealing with a humanitarian emergency that has been worsened by Covid-19. Rumours about the pandemic and vaccinations are commonplace. Our methodology prevents the spread of misinformation across communities in Burkina Faso, and beyond.
Co-developing a city-wide strategy for peace
人 in Buenaventura face ongoing violence from armed organisations. 研究ers at the University of 推荐几个网赌网站 and their partners at Javeriana University, CINEP和CORMEPAZ, have been awarded the Economic & Social 研究 Council’s Societal 影响 Prize for the coproduction of a peace strategy.
Solar power is seen as a key way of addressing East Africa’s 能源 challenges, but the solution is not as simple as installing traditional solar panels across large areas of land. Agrivoltaic 能源 systems can combine the delivery of solar electricity, 作物生产, and rainwater harvesting on the same land area.
Tackling gender inequality in Latin America
Gender equality is a human right. But how do you shift societal views of women in one of the most unequal regions in the world? 研究 at the University of 推荐几个网赌网站 is at the forefront of promoting gender equality in Latin American schools by celebrating women who helped shape the region.
影响 of federalisation on Nepal's health system
Prior to the start of the pandemic, Nepal was in the midst of a major political restructure. 研究ers at the University of 推荐几个网赌网站 are investigating the prospects and challenges of decentralising the healthcare system, and how this restructuring has affected the delivery of healthcare during COVID-19.
New batteries deliver affordable, clean 能源 to communities in Sierra Leone
A new pay as you go smart battery rental system supplies affordable, clean power to poor households and enterprises in off-grid communities. The batteries are charged at solar charging stations and reduce 能源 costs by up to 75%.
Resilience policymaking in Nepal: giving voice to communities
An innovative project has used video to help communities in Nepal voice their experiences of natural disaster to the policymakers responsible for disaster risk reduction strategies.
Radio and women's empowerment
Women in Niger are victim to widespread gender inequality. This is enforced by a lack of knowledge regarding their legal rights and best health practices. But radio could provide a platform for female empowerment.
Dietary transitions in African cities to promote nutritious diets
Africa is experiencing increasing levels of obesity in its cities, particularly in women. Prior to this project, policy responses to the rise in obesity in Africa have had limited success. This is because they were mostly influenced by experiences in higher income countries which are less relevant to African cities.
A new approach to the water infrastructure challenge in Africa
研究ers from the University of 推荐几个网赌网站 are part of a centre that is trying a new approach to support nine partner universities across Africa to tackle water infrastructure challenges.
Community 能源 systems in Ethiopia, 马拉维 and Mozambique
In 2018, rates of access to electricity in Ethiopia, 马拉维, 莫桑比克为44%, 13%, 和27%. Despite recent improvements, 97 million people living in these countries still lack power. The project investigates the role of Community 能源 Systems to bridge the 能源 access gap in East Africa.
在约旦, neither the government nor the UNHCR who manage the Zaatari refugee camp, have the buying power to compete for global PPE supplies, 660年离开,000名难民没有. This project is about empowering refugees in a moment of health crisis.