18 April 2016
Our latest update of research for development news, funding opportunities and interesting reports from the past week within the UK.Announcements and...
31 March 2016
The MRC, the Newton Fund and the Wellcome Trust along with the São Paulo Research Foundation FAPESP have announced 26 projects that will be...
16 February 2016
Due to a change in personal circumstances, Fiona Reid has decided to step down as Director of UKCDS.Since joining UKCDS in September, Fiona has...
11 February 2016
Professor Melanie Welham has been appointed as interim Chief Executive of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).She will...
26 January 2016
The UK government has stepped-up its contribution to global health with new funding to fight malaria, drug-resistant infections and dangerous disease...
DFID & UKCDS
12 January 2016
We would like to congratulate all those in the 2016 New Year's Honours list from UKCDS member and other organisations that have been recognised for...
11 January 2016
The Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) has produced a new briefing paper exploring the changing international development landscape and how...
18 December 2015
The new Impact Initiative has just been launched which aims to increase the uptake and impact of research from two major programmes jointly funded by...
Institute of Development Studies (IDS)
14 December 2015
The world's nations have come to an agreement on a new plan to reduce fossil fuel emissions and minimise the effects of climate change.Over the past...
9 December 2015
UK-funded research is looking to tackle the growing problem of air pollution, at a time when Asian cities are suffering badly and major talks on...
NERC, The Guardian