Making science work for development

What's happening in Sci4Dev this week? 23/06/2017

Sunrise in Masai Mara, Kenya, East Africa - Diana Robinson
23 June 2017

Announcements and News

  • Her Majesty the Queen delivers the 2017 Queen’s Speech – Gov.uk
  • Rory Stewart appointed FCO & DFID Minister for Africa – FCO
  • Priti Patel insists UK’s aid influence is ‘massive’ – The Guardian
  • Director’s update: our priorities for the Brexit negotiations – Wellcome
  • The ESRC STEPS Centre launches a new online learning website - ESRC
  • The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017 – Gov.uk
  • New EMBO members announced – MRC

Funding

Reports and events

Other news and interesting links

  • Russell Group universities fall short of teaching quality benchmark – Financial Times
  • Researchers at the University of York and Oxfam create tools for communities to test the quality of their water – The Engineer
  • The world is your lobster: sustainable fishing in Madagascar – NERC
  • Nazneen Rahman: ‘Science and music are mediums in which I create’ – The Guardian
  • New site VoxDev.org launches to provide latest news and views on economic issues in developing countries – Vox Dev
  • Annelise Andersen