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What's happening in Sci4Dev this week? 11/08/2017

HIV infected T cell by NIAID
11 August 2017

Announcements and News

  • UK leads final push to make polio history – DFID News
  • Global Challenges Research Fund pre-announcement of four new calls: Mental Health, Education & skills, Decent work for all and; Transition towards sustainable & inclusive societies – ESRC News
  • Nine university and business research projects awarded funding totalling £177 million – HEFCE News
  • Professor Tony McEnery appointed as interim ESRC Chief Executive – ESRC News
  • A push to end the global HIV epidemic – Guardian Development Network
  • NERC is undertaking an evaluation of its support for Early Career Researchers (ECRs) – NERC news

Funding

Reports and events

 Other news and interesting links

  • Supporting mothers with depression and HIV to help children thrive – Insight MRC
  • Drones and phones: how mobile tech is fighting global diseases - LSHTM
  • Latin America bioinformatics project attracts criticism - SciDevNet
  • IDS Annual Lecture on  ‘The complexities of success: Globalisation, inequality and economic insecurity in China and India’ with Jayati Ghosh – IDS News
  • Tania Ghosh