Making science work for development
  • Your Research, for Global Good
  • Funding opportunities
  • What we do

Your Research, for Global Good

Visit our researcher hub for inspiration from world-leading scientists and the tools to use your skills and knowledge to tackle the world's greatest challenges.

Funding opportunities

Find the latest funding opportunities and an overview of the UK funding landscape to help your research ideas take flight.

What we do

We bring people together. We share knowledge. We promote opportunites. UKCDS ensures the best science is funded and used to benefit international development, as well as the UK

The UK Collaborative on Development Sciences brings together UK government departments and research funders to deliver effective development outcomes

Professor Duncan Wingham
  • UKCDS Chair
  • Chief Executive, Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)


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.@research_uk #GCRF twitter chat starting NOW. Ask your qus about ‘Growing Research Capability’ Call.
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Are you an engineering institution in #SSA? Get #funding from @raeng to build engineering capacity. Apply by 9 Nov.
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.@research_uk #GCRF twitter chat 2-3pm UK time TODAY. Ask your qus about ‘Growing Research Capability’ Call.
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UK-Brazil researcher mobility awards open for application. Apply by 24th Oct. #ECRchat @confapbrasil @NewtonFund
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#gcrf funding: Growing research capability to meet the challenges faced by developing countries, register by 25 Oct:
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Join the @research_uk #GCRF twitter chat. 2-3pm on Weds and ask qus about about ‘Growing Research Capability’ Call.
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DOST-Newton PhD Scholarship will support #Filipino researchers at UK institution. Apply by 10 Oct. @BritishCouncil
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Looking for funding? This Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) MSc Scholarship could be for you! Deadline for apps: 30 Sept
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Weekly #globaldev update including action on #AMR, World Social Science Report and @DFID_Research #funding.
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.@metoffice #funding with Brazil on modelling, forests and climate change. EOIs by 30 Sept.
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.@DFID_UK is seeking input on training for delivering early #childhood development at scale. 6 Oct #funding
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