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International Development Research @ Cambridge

 

Dr Alexandra Winkels

Migration; Livelihoods; Vulnerability; Rural-urban; Climate risks; Centre of Development Studies; Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS); School of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Professor 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 Carol Brayne

Ageing; Dementia; Public health, Sustainability of Systems, Population Lifecourse; Cambridge Institute of Public Health; School of Clinical Medicine

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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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Professor Howard Griffiths

Plant productivity; Food sources; Sustainable bioenergy; Diversity; Department of Plant Sciences; School of Biological 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 Jeremy Baumberg

Nanoscience; Nanotechnology; Academia/industry interface; Department of Physics; 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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Dr Lara Allen

Co-creation; International development; Inequality; Conservation; Livelihoods

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Nicola Buckley

Knowledge exchange; Policy; NGOs; Public engagement; Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP)

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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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Dr Shailaja Fennell

Rural Transformations; Renewable energy; Innovative Networks; Gender and Youth; Department of Land Economy; Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS); Centre of Development Studies; School of Humanities and Social Sciences

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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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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.

 

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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): coordinator@gci.cam.ac.uk​