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Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development

MagIC's commitment to transparency and accessibility aligns perfectly with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) emphasis on inclusive participation and knowledge sharing to address global challenges. We achieve this by strategically aligning our research publications and R&D projects with specific SDGs. Through this approach, MagIC significantly contributes to:

  • Policy development: Our research informs policymakers by providing data-driven insights for creating effective regulations and interventions.
  • Societal transformation: We translate research findings into practical solutions that improve people's lives and well-being.
  • Industry innovation: Our research collaborations with industry partners foster the development of new technologies and solutions that address critical societal challenges.
  • Global collaboration: We actively participate in international research initiatives, promoting knowledge exchange and accelerating progress towards the SDGs.

Key Impact Areas and SDG Contributions

MagIC focuses its research efforts on five key impact areas, each contributing to multiple SDGs:

Health (SDG 3):

We leverage data science to improve healthcare delivery. Our research has led to:

  • More accurate diagnoses
  • Personalized treatment plans
  • Enhanced patient care across various medical specialties
  • Innovative solutions for chronic disease management, mortality prediction, mobile health, electronic health portals, and video consultations.
Smart Cities (SDG 11):

MagIC tackles complex urban challenges through advanced data analysis. Our work includes:

  • Pilot-scale digital smart city platform: This platform supports urban modeling and planning for sustainable development.
  • IoT-based system for waste management: This system facilitates Pay-As-You-Throw schemes and incentivizes recycling.
  • Analysis of large datasets related to micromobility, parking, pollution, and emergency response, informing policy decisions for a more efficient and sustainable urban environment.
Sustainability (SDG 7 & SDG 13):

Our research deepens the understanding of sustainable technologies and energy communities. We develop:

  • Strategies and toolkits for emerging sustainable technologies and energy communities.
  • Solutions to improve the quality of life in urban environments through sustainable practices.
  • Initiatives that promote "energy citizenship," empowering individuals to make sustainable choices.
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Tourism and Hospitality (SDG 8):

MagIC uses data science to explore trends and challenges in the tourism and hospitality industry. Our research focuses on:

  • Social influence in travel decisions
  • The impact of technology on sharing economy platforms
  • Customer acceptance of AI-based services
  • Strategies to navigate the evolving digital landscape of tourism and hospitality.
Education (SDG 4):

MagIC's research sheds light on e-learning technologies, including:

  • Key factors influencing the success of e-learning systems
  • Prediction of student performance using machine learning techniques
  • Analysis of higher education data to identify trends and inform policy decisions
  • The role of e-learning in academic achievement at the high school level.

Explore More: Dive Deeper into MagIC's SDG Impact

Interested in learning more about MagIC's contributions to each SDG?

Explore our interactive Power BI dashboards (Section 7) to delve deeper into the data and discover the full breadth of our research impact on achieving the SDGs.