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What's happening in Sci4Dev this week? 16/06/2017

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16 June 2017

Announcements and News

  • Election 2017: Prime Minister and Cabinet appointments –
  • Priti Patel reappointed as International Development Secretary - DFID
  • Lord Ahmad appointed FCO Minister for the Commonwealth and UN - FCO
  • Sir Mark Lowcock confirmed as next UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs - DFID
  • Ethiopia’s Tedros becomes first African to head WHO – Al Jazeera
  • Innovate UK appointments confirmed – BEIS
  • International Research Scholars announced - Wellcome


Reports and events

Other news and interesting links

  • Context and credibility in scientific evidence – UKCDS
  • Vacancy: Chair, Strategic Coherence of Official Development Assistance-funded Research (SCOR) Board - UKCDS
  • AidData-Afrobarometer partnership produces geocoded public-attitude survey data for 37 African countries - AidData
  • Alarming rise in children’s resistance to antibiotics – The Times of India
  • Evidence on the links between ecosystem services and poverty alleviation in Africa – Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation Programme


  • Annelise Andersen