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What's happening in Sci4Dev this week? 04/08/2017

smoke stack photo by Caleb Woods
4 August 2017

Announcements and News

  • Councils tighten rules for GCRF grant winners – Research Professional
  • Defra group areas of research interest –Gov.UK
  • NERC has appointed seven new members to its Innovation Advisory Board – NERC News
  • Pre announcement: BBSRC GCRF fund for Sustainable Agriculture for Sub-Saharan Africa (SASSA) - BBSRC
  • Government's commitment to Horizon 2020 welcomed by RCUKRCUK News
  • Professor Mike Ferguson will become Deputy Chair of Wellcome Trust’s Board of Governors in January 2018 – Wellcome Trust News
  • AHRC and BBC Radio 3 announces New Generation thinkers 2018 scheme for all researchers – AHRC News
  • Brexit: UK's top universities demand Theresa May rethink plans for EU citizens' rights – The Independent





Reports and events



Other news and interesting links


  • Global blindness set to triple by 2050 – BBC Health
  • Malaria fast disappearing in China - WHO
  • ‘Breakthrough’ mosquito trap uses human smell and heat - SciDevNet
  • Tania Ghosh