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International Development Research @ Cambridge


The tackling the UK's International Challenges Programme (TUKIC) brings together original interdisciplinary research ideas from the humanities and social sciences to bear on our understanding of the international challenges and opportunities which the UK has faced, is facing and will face.

The projects awarded aim to deliver specific academic, public, cultural and policy-relevant outputs.


Applicants researching questions of justice, rights and equality; conflict, stability and security; sustainable urban development; or European identity and cohesion.

No opening date for the call has been announced yet.


For news on this award programme and the list of research projects funded in 2016 and 2017, please visit the BRITAC 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.


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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):​.