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Beyond calorie counting: assessing the sustainability of food provided for public consumption
Food consumption outside home is a growing phenomenon that is rapidly gaining in importance in terms of its impact on both consumers and the food system. This paper presents an innovative tool for measuring the sustainability ...
From invisibility to impact: Recognising the scientific and societal relevance of interdisciplinary sustainability research
Academics are increasingly expected to produce concrete and directly applicable solutions to hard-to-solve 'real world problems' such as poverty, development, and environmental degradation. However, conventional assessments ...
Interview with Séamus Grimes, Emeritus Professor, NUI Galway, Ireland
(IDATE DigiWorld, 2017)
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Spatio-temporal evolution of urban innovation structure based on zip code geodatabase: An empirical study from Shanghai and Beijing
(Springer Verlag, 2016-11-11)
In today's world, the innovation of science and technology has become the key support for improving comprehensive national strength and changing the mode of social production and lifestyle. The country that possesses ...
China's increasing participation in ICT's global value chain: A firm level analysis
This paper synthesises evidence from international trade data of China-based ICT companies in order to map their involvement in the ICT global value chain (GVC). The ICT GVC is divided into three types of companies: Own ...
From foreign technology dependence towards greater innovation autonomy: China's integration into the information and communications technology (ICT) global value chain (GVC)
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-03-30)
China s integration into the information and communications technology global value chain has taken place as global technology corporations outsourced and offshored an increasing range of functions, including manufacturing, ...
In situ10Be production-rate calibration from a 14C-dated late-glacial moraine belt in Rannoch Moor, central Scottish Highlands
An objective of terrestrial in situ cosmogenic nuclide research is to obtain precise and accurate production-rate estimates on the basis of geological calibration sites from a diverse range of latitudes and altitudes. ...
Interstadial rise and Younger Dryas demise of Scotland's last ice fields
(American Geophysical Union, 2018-04-06)
Establishing the atmospheric expression of abrupt climate change during the last glacial termination is key to understanding driving mechanisms. In this paper, we present a new 14C chronology of glacier behavior during ...
Younger Dryas deglaciation of Scotland driven by warming summers
(National Academy of Sciences, 2014-04-14)
The Younger Dryas Stadial (YDS; similar to 12,900-11,600 y ago) in the Northern Hemisphere is classically defined by abrupt cooling and renewed glaciation during the last glacial- interglacial transition. Although this ...
The moral dimension of third world development
(Irish Province of the Society of Jesus, 1997)
The 1987 Encyclical of Pope John Paul II, Solicitudo Rei Socialis is a most remarkable statement on the problem of development, particularly in relation to the Third World. While following the tradition of the social ...