UKCDR resources


Funding and COVID-19 research priorities – are the research needs for Africa being met?

Emerging data from Africa indicates remarkably low numbers of reported COVID-19 deaths despite high levels of disease transmission. However, evolution of these trends as the pandemic progresses remains unknown. More certain are the devastating long-term impacts of the pandemic on health and development evident globally. Research tailored to the unique needs of African countries is crucial.

15 January 2021

Article, Policy brief

Living mapping review for COVID-19 funded research projects

To make best use of the expansive data in the COVID-19 Research Project Tracker, UKCDR & GloPID-R have produced a Living Mapping Review of COVID-19 funded research projects, which analyses globally funded COVID-19 related research. 

14 December 2020


Funder principles for research in epidemics

A set of principles to align research funders towards a coordinated effort for supporting high-quality research for the most pressing global needs in epidemics and pandemics.

16 July 2020


Webinar: ‘Preventing Harm in Research’

This webinar, targeted at the international development research community, aims to raise awareness of the new guidance increase understanding of the definition of safeguarding in the context of international development research and highlight how the research community can use it.

2 July 2020