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International Development Research @ Cambridge

 

WT (Wellcome Trust) Seed Awards help researchers develop novel ideas that will go on to form part of larger grant applications to Wellcome or elsewhere.

Purpose

These awards give researchers the opportunity to use innovative methodologies and carry out a broad range of early research stage activities, such as:

  • pilot and scoping studies
  • preliminary data gathering
  • proof-of-principle studies
  • planning sessions
  • collaborative network meetings. 

Eligibility

Early career and established researchers in UK, Republic of Ireland, Low-or middle-income countries (apart from India).

Level of funding

Up to £100,000 for up to 2 years

 

For further information on eligibility, restrictions and application procedure please see the Wellcome Trust website.

 

Welcome to Cambridge Global Challenges

Cambridge Global Challenges is the Strategic Research Initiative (SRI) 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.

 

Contribute to Cambridge's response to COVID-19 in developing countries

Join working groups that invite your collaboration, create a new working group and learn about available funding opportunities here.

 

Join the Strategic Research Initiative

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

 

Learn about the support we provide 

Information on how Cambridge Global Challenges can support your research is shared here.

 

Contact us

Research Strategy Manager (Dr Sara Serradas Duarte): coordinator@gci.cam.ac.uk​.