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Reshaping the future of international development research

In the final installment of UKCDR's Black History Month series, Dr Bintu Mansaray, a mid-career social science researcher from Sierra Leonne, shares five changes she would like to see happen in the next decade in international development research.

30 October 2020

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Black History Month

For this October’s Black History Month, the UK Collaborative on Development Research (UKCDR) are launching a series looking at race in international development research....

2 October 2020

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Coronavirus and the Disruption of Free School Meals

In this article, the GCRF Challenge Leaders for Education and Food Systems seek to to explore the impact of coronavirus-related school closures on children’s access to food.

17 September 2020

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COVID-19: a course-correction for safer cities

Dr Jaideep Gupte, Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Challenge Leader for Cities and Sustainable Infrastructure explores how COVID-19 is reinforcing the world’s need to ‘think’, ‘make’ and ‘live’ our urban environments differently over the next 10 years.

2 April 2020

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Making Research Safe

One year ago today, five UK research funders – The Department for International Development (DFID), the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), the...

18 October 2019