Reports and publications


UKCDR Annual Report 2019-20

The annual report for UK Collaborative on Development Research (UKCDR) for 2019 to 2020 highlights the work of UKCDR in supporting UK research funders in achieving maximum impact in research and innovation for sustainable development.

18 September 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


Practical Application of UKCDR Safeguarding Guidance During COVID-19

This ‘companion piece’ to 'UKCDR's Guidance on Safeguarding in International Development Research' underlines the ongoing importance of safeguarding in research in the context of COVID-19, highlighting specific issues to consider during the current crisis and signpost additional useful resources.

17 April 2020


A mapping & analysis of UK-funded fellowships & scholarships for Africa

UKCDR analysed 17 fellowship and scholarship schemes funded by the UK between 2014 and 2019, contributing to research capacity strengthening (RCS) in Africa. This is the first study on UK national level investments into fellowships and scholarships in Africa. The report provides a baseline of UK funding to underpin future activities under the UK Government’s new and distinctive commitment to work alongside, invest in and partner with African nations.

25 February 2020