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What's happening in Sci4Dev this week? 28/07/2017

Irrigated fields - World Bank Photo Collection
28 July 2017

Announcements and News

  • UK initiates global collaboration to support food security – FCO
  • London Centre for Global Disaster Protection announced – DFID
  • Recruitment for MRC and STFC Executive Chairs – UKRI
  • Global project launched to improve African weather forecasting – NERC
  • CARX-X funding for global scientists racing to discover new antibiotics to treat superbugs – Wellcome
  • New Chief Commercial Officer appointment – Department of Health
  • Secretary of State Michael Gove sets out his vision on the future of our natural environment – DEFRA
  • Opening new doors for business with Chile through Cass MBA Programme –
  • International research joins forces to meet needs of countries facing global issues – BBSRC
  • EPSRC launches ‘Inclusion Matters’ call – EPSRC


Reports and events

Other news and interesting links

  • Can we ever achieve the greatest aspiration – healthcare for everyone? – The Guardian
  • Smog chasing – the UK and China team up on air pollution – RCUK China
  • Q&A: Head of Unicef UK on the need for humanitarian reform – Devex
  • The People in the Pictures – Save the Children
  • IDS Director elected as new Fellow British Academy – IDS  
  • Annelise Andersen