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Cambridge Global Challenges

 

Dr Bhaskar Vira

Environmental and developmental economics; Political economy; Institutional change; Public policy in developing world; State-society interactions in development; Department of Geography; School of Physical Sciences

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Professor Clare Grey

Materials and inorganic chemistry; Structure and dynamics; Rechargeable batteries; Battery and supercapacitor function; Fuel cell membranes; Department of Chemistry; School of Physical Sciences

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Dr Erwin Reisner

Bioenergy; Energy storage; Artificial photosynthesis; Sustainable chemical conversion; Bio-inspired Chemistry; Department of Chemistry; School of Physical Sciences

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Professor John Clarkson

Inclusive design; Healthcare design; Process management; Change management; Cambridge Engineering Design Centre; Department of Engineering; School of Technology

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Professor Koen Steemers

Buildings and cities; Environmental performance; Climate change; Human perception and behaviour; Health and wellbeing; Department of Architecture; School of Arts and Humanities

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Professor Pauline Rose

Educational inequality; Education financing; Education governance; State and non-state providers in education; Faculty of Education; School of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Dr Richard Fenner

Water supply; Sanitation; Hygiene; Sustainable development; Food security; Centre for Sustainable Development; Department of Engineering; School of Technology

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Professor Sir Richard Friend

Conjugated polymers; Photovoltaics; Time-resolved optical spectroscopy; Molecular conductors and magnets; Department of Physics; School of Physical Sciences

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Dr Robert Doubleday

Science-based policy; Scientific advice; Public policy; Democracy; Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP); Department of Geography; School of Physical Sciences

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Professor Simon Goldhill

Greek tragedy; Greek culture; Literary theory, Later Greek literature; Reception; Nineteenth-century culture; Middle east and Jerusalem; Faculty of Classics; Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH); School of Arts and Humanities

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Dr Tim Minshall

Open innovation; Collaboration; Technological innovation; Manufacturing; Engineering skills; Department of Engineering; School of Technology

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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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