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International Development Research @ Cambridge


Annual open call for proposals to improve public health outcomes in humanitarian crises. The 2018 call opens on 5th June. Priority themes to be announced in summer 2018.

The R2HC programme is the product of a strategic partnership between the UK Government (DFID), the Wellcome Trust, and the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

R2HC's annual Call for Proposals will open on 5 June 2018.

Through this year's call £3.5million will be available for collaborative research aiming to improve public health outcomes in humanitarian crises.

Shortlisted applicants are also eligible for £10k seed funding to support proposal development and strengthen research partnerships.

For further information please see here.

Welcome to Cambridge Global Challenges

Cambridge Global Challenges is the Strategic Research Initiative 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 Strategic Research Initiative

Register to Cambridge Global Challenges here.


Learn about the support we provide 

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


Contact us

Programme Manager (Sara Serradas Duarte):​