Making science work for development

What's happening in Sci4Dev this week? 21/07/2017

RTI Fights NTDs - RTI International Ruth McDowall
21 July 2017

Announcements and News

  • Hear Prof. Chris Whitty speak about science evidence and international development, UKCDS' contribution to development and its work with the Department of Health - UKCDS 
  • Government awards over £120 million for global health research – Department of Health
  • Boost for addressing challenges in global agriculture and food systems sustainability – NERC
  • Research Councils UK develop a Global Challenges Research Fund global engagement programme – AHRC  
  • Fiona Powrie joins Board of Governors – Wellcome
  • UK Research and Innovation launches interim website – UKRI
  • Foreign Office Minister Tariq Ahmad delivered a speech in Ghana on the role young people can play in re-energising the Commonwealth – FCO
  • Africa Minister Stewart: UK stands shoulder to shoulder with Uganda – DFID  


Reports and events

Other news and interesting links

  • Radio 3 and Wellcome Collection announce Why Music? The Key to Memory – Rhinegold
  • Air not war – can foreign aid projects help improve national security? – The Conversation
  • Closing the malaria gap with RooPfs intervention study – MRC
  • Humanitarian Emergency Fund – The Scottish Government
  • Inequality is not inevitable, it’s a policy choice. For proof, look at Namibia – The Guardian
  • Annelise Andersen