Making science work for development

What's happening in Sci4Dev this week? 02/03/2018

DFID has launched Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation to explore how to use mobile technology to help tackle humanitarian challenges around the world
2 March 2018

Announcements and News

  • BEIS are inviting ideas for the third wave of societal and industrial challenges to tackle as part of government's Industrial Strategy – gov.uk
  • UK Research and Innovation infrastructure roadmap survey: respond by 19 March - UKRI
  • DFID has announced extra support to the UK’s biggest group of international development charities to allow closer work with private sector – gov.uk
  • Cabinet Office & FCO The Conflict, Stability and Security Fund has opened its procurement framework for retender – gov.uk
  • DFID has launched Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation to explore how to use mobile technology to help tackle humanitarian challenges around the world – gov.uk
  • Parliament The Science and Technology Committee will hold an evidence session on Research integrity and also an evidence session on Brexit science and innovation – parliament.uk
  • Bond Winners of the Bond International Development Awards 2018 – bond.org

Funding

Reports and events

Other news and interesting links

  • International prize recognises women scientists from five developing countries – scidev.net
  • Malaria parasite route to Americas traced – scidev.net
  • Africa 'set to miss UN development goal on malnutrition' - BBC
  • Innovation: Is the Internet of Things the future of farming? - Spore
  • How to attract and motivate passionate public service providers – World Bank Impact Evaluations
  • Sustainable development through stronger library consortia networking in Latin America - INASP
  • Olivia Berthon