Making science work for development

What's happening in Sci4Dev this week? 21/04/2017

Malaria - Manchester Metropolitan University
21 April 2017

Announcements and News

  • MPs approve an early general election –
  • Minister of State at DFID commits an additional £205million on programmes to tackle Neglected Tropical Diseases over the next five years –
  • ESRC launches two new research centres that will benefit developing countries – ESRC news
  • ‘Phenomenal’ progress in fighting tropical diseases –
  • UK Government spokesperson responds to OECD report on global development statistics –


Reports and events

Other news and interesting links

  • BBC Media Action publish data portal on what ordinary people think, feel and want in developing countries –
  • Harare’s park bench grandmas – The Guardian
  • What are the obstacles to collaboration between NGOs and Academics? – Oxfam Blog
  • Our World in Data – University of Oxford


  • Annelise Andersen