Making science work for development

Making science work for development

UKCDS members collaborate when funding research in similar topics or around multidisciplinary problems. The UKCDS Secretariat works on improving the processes of science funding, uptake and communications, and runs a group on capacity strengthening, to maximise the impact of UK research in development.

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Latest updates

9 February 2015
UKCDS has completed a mapping of over 300 global initiatives which aim to strengthen health research in low- and middle-income countries. This exercise was undertaken to inform discussions of the MRC...
  • Global health
  • Health and development
  • Capacity strengthening
28 July 2014
A new suite of Horizon 2020 research calls have been announced, with ten openings in the area of ‘Disaster Resilience: Safeguarding and Securing Society’, four of which seek international cooperation...
27 October 2014
On 27 October UKCDS hosted a workshop for funders and researchers to discuss the findings of a DFID literature review: "What is the evidence on the impact of research on international development?"...
24 April 2014
The 4th EU-Africa Summit 2-3 April 2014, brought together more than 60 EU and African leaders, and a total of 90 delegations, to discuss the future of EU-Africa relations and reinforce links between...

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