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Highlights from the COVID CIRCLE Researcher Community’s April webinar

On April 27 2022, members of UKCDR’s COVID CIRCLE Researcher Community (CCRC) came together with UK funders to discuss the impact of social sciences research on the COVID-19 pandemic response. The webinar was chaired by Dr Nina Gobat, lead of the WHO COVID-19 Social Science Technical Working Group.

29 April 2022

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Living Mapping Review: New iteration brings crucial insights for future COVID-19 research funding as we move to a post-pandemic world

Researchers and funders around the world rely on the COVID-19 Research Project Tracker and associated Living Mapping Review (LMR) to funnel resources where needs are greatest by tracking the latest COVID-19 research trends and gaps. For the first time, the LMR features an analysis of research projects on our Tracker mapped against the pillars and priorities outlined in the UN Research Roadmap for the COVID-19 Recovery.

23 March 2022

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UKCDR is recruiting two Research and Policy Officers

We are recruiting two Research and Policy Officers to support UKCDR and key stakeholders to promote coherence and collaboration in international development research by providing research and policy advice,

16 February 2022

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From equity to priority setting: Where we can improve funding epidemic and pandemic research for the future

A report, ‘Funding and undertaking research during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic: COVID CIRCLE lessons for funders’, published today, presents key lessons and future guidance for research funders to address the challenges of funding and conducting research in the context of an epidemic or pandemic, particularly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

2 November 2021