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What's happening in Sci4Dev this week? 01/09/2017

Library by Stewart Butterfield
1 September 2017

Announcements and News

  • UK increasing support to save lives and rebuild north east Nigeria as famine looms after Boko Haram destruction – news
  • British public to have their say on how UK aid is spent as government supports largest ever round of charity appeals – DFID news
  • Royal Society: what will research look like in 2035? – Times Higher Education
  • The aid sector in 2030: Challenges and changes ahead for INGOs - Bond
  • Drawing the line: The short- and long-term consequences of partitioning India - VoxDev




Reports and events

  • ESRC funded: Women leaders, heralded as saviours during the financial crisis, are still measured by a male yardstick report
  • IGC: The effectiveness of government bureaucracy: A study of the Ghanaian civil service report
  • Chatham House: The Role of the Private Sector in Global Health Security event in London on 28 September
  • International symposium on soil and water-bioengineering in a changing climate: Register (a few places left) in Glasgow on 6-7 September


Other news and interesting links



  • Tania Ghosh