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International Development Research @ Cambridge

 

Support offered to the Cambridge Global Challenges community contributing to the SDGs in Official Development Assistance-target countries

Cambridge Global Challenges advances the contribution of University of Cambridge's research in addressing challenges faced by communities in Official Development Assistance-target countries by facilitating the four steps listed below.

Please do not hesitate to contact Cambridge Global Challenges (coordinator@gci.cam.ac.uk) if we can support your ongoing or future work in any of these four steps.

 

Read more at: 1) Understand challenges faced by the poorest half of the world's population

1) Understand challenges faced by the poorest half of the world's population

Cambridge Global Challenges facilitates the understanding of challenges faced by the poorest half of the world’s population – namely by offering training in methodologies of co-creation that are required for the adequete consideration of these challenges in academic research projects that propose to address them.


Read more at: 2) Jointly define research questions addressing challenges in ODA-target countries

2) Jointly define research questions addressing challenges in ODA-target countries

Cambridge Global Challenges facilitates the dialogue and co-creation between Cambridge researchers and researchers, implementers and end-users in the developing world, for the joint definition of research priorities and collaboration opportunities. We deliver four research-definition programmes.


Read more at: 3) Obtain funding to enact jointly defined research priorities

3) Obtain funding to enact jointly defined research priorities

Cambridge Global Challenges supports interdisciplinary research that combines existing expertise hubs across the University of Cambridge by facilitating the response to relevant funding calls.


Read more at: 4) Connect research to implementation in ODA-target countries

4) Connect research to implementation in ODA-target countries

Cambridge Global Challenges defines impact chain protocols – R&D diffusion mechanisms and implementation solutions – in developing world contexts.


Read more at: Funding facilitation processes, grant operational mechanisms and policy for ODA-remit work at University of Cambridge

Funding facilitation processes, grant operational mechanisms and policy for ODA-remit work at University of Cambridge

Support with research proposal design, preparation of large bids, grant management, due diligence and overseas working policy for ODA-remit work by University of Cambridge researchers.


Welcome to Cambridge Global Challenges

Cambridge Global Challenges is the Interdisciplinary Research Centre (IRC) of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, with a particular focus on the poorest half of the world’s population.

 

Join the Interdisciplinary Research Centre

Register to Cambridge Global Challenges and to the IRC's mailing list here.

 

Learn about the support we provide 

Learn how Cambridge Global Challenges can support your research here.

 

Contact us

coordinator@gci.cam.ac.uk​