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ESRC-DFID Development Frontiers Research Fund call open

A new funding opportunity is being launched as part of a decade-long partnership between the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Department for International Development (DFID) which aims to place innovation and appetite for risk at the centre of world-class research. 313 more words

Funding Opportunities

UK development aid: money (literally) well spent

Since taking up her post a few months ago, Britain’s new International Development Secretary, Priti Patel, has been talking up how she’s going to crackdown on waste and fraud in the way her budget is spent. 529 more words

Unhealthy Development

The ideological agenda to commercialise the NHS completely ignores decades of evidence and the expertise of the healthcare profession, driven instead by the interests of private healthcare companies, lobbyists and investors. 86 more words

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DFID Digital Day

The use of technology is growing every day in every sector and every part of our lives. Noting this, Department For International Development (DFID) also recognized the value of technology in implementing their plans and policies. 249 more words

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Opportunity: Science and Global Development

The UKCDS hub is an excellent resource which will help researchers navigate UK funding opportunities in global development research including some key large funding sources within the UK such as DFID, Wellcome Trust, Newton Fund, GCRF, Ross Fund. 24 more words


The Pros and Cons of Foreign Aid

The terms “humanitarian aid”, “foreign aid”, and “development aid” get thrown around a lot without any general consensus of what these terms actually mean. Therefore, it’s no surprise when a recent poll of Britons expressed the desire to… 1,002 more words

Foreign Aid