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International Development Research @ Cambridge


Emma Griffiths is the Head of Development for Trusts & Foundations in the Strategic Initiatives Team, which is based in the Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations (CUDAR) team. 


Emma works across Cambridge supporting strategic interdisciplinary relationships and philanthropic funding from Trusts and Foundations (such as the Mastercard Foundation, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and The Wolfson Foundation). 


Emma holds a master’s degrees in Tropical Coastal Management, and a BSc in Marine Biology and Coastal Ecology from the University of Newcastle and has worked in the third sector for over two decades focusing on sustainability, conservation and international development. 

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Cambridge Global Challenges is the Interdisciplinary Research Centre (IRC) 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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