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International Development Research @ Cambridge


Please contact the Research Stratey Manager (Dr Sara Serradas Duarte, if you would like to add your ongoing research and recent publications with relevance to global challenges faced by Official Development Assistance-target countries.

Cambridge's response to COVID-19 in ODA-target countries

Now, as the [African] continent prepares to face the new challenges posed by COVID-19, there is an urgency to (...) integrate social scientific research with epidemiological data, local involvement, and an understanding of the socio-cultural context.” Africa's Voices Foundation, Department of...

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Ongoing research projects

Ongoing research projects at University of Cambridge that contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals, with a particular focus on the poorest half of the world's population.

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Research Directory

University of Cambridge academics, groups, departments and interdisciplinary research units addressing challenges faced by developing countries.

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Showcasing events

Annual Conferences and Round Tables.

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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.


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.


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