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Cambridge Global Challenges


Professor Andrew Thompson, AHRC Chief Executive and RCUK Chief Executive Champion for GCRF (Global Challenges Research Fund) will visit the University of Cambridge on 15th December 2017.


Professor Andrew Thompson will give a talk on GCRF open to everyone which will include:

  • An overview of the strategy and vision for international development research, particularly GCRF
  • An overview of current activities and opportunities with a focus on the multidisciplinary challenge approach
  •  A particular focus on the role and contributions of arts and humanities research across these different challenges

The session will be chaired by Professor Martin Millet, Head of the School of Arts & Humanities.

This is a unique opportunity to hear from the RCUK GCRF Chief Executive Champion about RCUK strategy and vision for international development research and GCRF and ask any questions you may have.


If you are interested in attending, please register here.

Friday, 15 December, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:00
Event location: 
Lecture Room 9, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms, University of Cambridge
Cambridge Global Challenges is a Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing global challenges and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

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