Gcrf

18 Apr 19
CCCU Research Development

GCRF Sustainable energy and international development: beyond technology Working with NERC and Innovate UK, ESRC is inviting proposals for innovative and interdisciplinary approaches that deliver cutting-edge research into the complex social, environmental, cultural, political and economic contexts that inextricably affect energy access and use in developing countries. (Closing date 11 July 2019)

18 Apr 19
CCCU Research Development

GCRF Sustainable energy and international development: beyond technology Working with NERC and Innovate UK, ESRC is inviting proposals for innovative and interdisciplinary approaches that deliver cutting-edge research into the complex social, environmental, cultural, political and economic contexts that inextricably affect energy access and use in developing countries. (Closing date 11 July 2019)

17 Apr 19
Scholarship & Career

Future Leaders – African Independent Research (FLAIR) Fellowships are for talented African early career researchers who have the potential to become leaders in their field. These fellowships provide the opportunity to build an independent research career in a sub-Saharan African institution and to undertake cutting-edge scientific research that will address global challenges facing developing countries.

16 Apr 19
HEPI

A guest blog kindly contributed by Dr Rebekah Smith McGloin, Director at the Doctoral College and Centre for Research Capability and Development, Coventry University. Global Challenge Research broadly describes research projects that align with the UN sustainable development goals. It benefits one or more developing countries and is carried out in partnership with researchers in those countries. […]

11 Apr 19
Workers by Self-Design

In March, the University of Glasgow hosted the first knowledge exchange meetings of the SFC – GCRF funded project Workers by Self-Design: Digital Literacies and Women’s Changing Roles in Unstable Environments. The meetings aimed to launch the network while exploring new partnerships and research directions. The purpose of the team meetings was for the partners […]

12 Mar 19
Workers by Self-Design

We are launching the network Workers by Self-Design: Digital Literacies and Women’s Changing Roles in Unstable Environments (a GCRF project of the Centre for Research and Development in Adult and Lifelong Learning, University of Glasgow). Where: Kelvin Suite, Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor When: March 12th, 2019 from 12:00 to 16:00 The first public event of the network […]

12 Mar 19
Workers by Self-Design

We are launching the network Workers by Self-Design: Digital Literacies and Women’s Changing Roles in Unstable Environments (a GCRF project of the Centre for Research and Development in Adult and Lifelong Learning, University of Glasgow). Where: Kelvin Suite, Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor When: March 12th, 2019 from 12:00 to 16:00 The first public event of the network […]

11 Apr 19
UEL Research, Innovation and Enterprise

The British Academy is inviting proposals from researchers in the humanities and social sciences wishing to develop interdisciplinary projects focused on heritage, dignity and violence. This programme is supported by the UK Government’s £1.5 billion Global Challenges Research Fund. AimsThe purpose of this research programme is to support projects which advance and deepen our understanding […]

10 Apr 19
MMU Research and Knowledge Exchange Blog

The British Academy have announced two more competitive research calls supported through the Global Challenges Research Fund with a deadline of 22 May 2019. As with all GCRF funded projects, activities must be ODA-eligible, focusing on addressing challenges faced by countries in receipt of Official Development Assistance. Urban Infrastructures of Well-Being – focusing on addressing the […]

08 Apr 19
Bruce's IT-ish world

With thanks to the speakers for permission to share them, here are the slides for most of the presentations at this event Dan Haydon: Glasgow University’s Centre for International Development Stephanie Connelly: Optimising decentralised low-cost waste water infrastructure Mark Pelling: Resilience portfolio challenge Jaideep Gupte: Cities and sustainable infrastructure David Beards: SFC perspective on GCRF […]

08 Apr 19
INDIAN NEWZ

A new World Ranking has ranked Newcastle University 23rd in the world for its commitment to sustainable development Bengaluru: Published on 3rd April by Times Higher Education, The inaugural ‘THE Impact Rankings’ 2019 has recognized 500 global universities for their contributions to issues including climate change action and sustainable consumption. Based around the United Nations […]

05 Apr 19
My City Beats

A new World Ranking has rankedNewcastle University 23rd in the world for its commitment to sustainable development Bengaluru: Published on 3rd April by Times Higher Education, The inaugural ‘THE Impact Rankings’ 2019 has recognized 500 global universities for their contributions to issues including climate change action and sustainable consumption. Based around the United Nations Sustainable […]

01 Apr 19

The 12-month project, ProtoPolicyAsia, aim is to increase local community participation in the Malaysian national policy-making process to work together with relevant government agencies on social issues that relate to older persons and persons with disabilities. It involves the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development Malaysia, Petrosains – The Science Discovery Centre in Kuala […]

25 Mar 19
Refugee Hosts

This month, Refugee Hosts’ PI Prof. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, members of our research team in Jordan, Rahmeh Abu Shweimeh and Sura Al-Mahasis, and Refugee Hosts’ Co-I Prof. Alastair Ager attended the Mobilising Global Voices 2019: Perspectives from the Global South Conference at the Houses of Parliament. The event was organised by the Arts and Humanities Research Council […]