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International Development Research @ Cambridge


Low and middle income longitudinal population study directory

A new Low and Middle Income Longitudinal Population Study Directory (LMIC LPS Directory) has been developed by the Institute for Fiscal Studies on behalf of the ESRC, the Medical Research Council and the Wellcome Trust . It aims to provide a valuable resource for researchers, funders and those...

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New tool to help Southern academics identify trustworthy journals

Oxford, UK and Grahamstown, South Africa - INASP ( ) and AJOL ( ) have launched a comprehensive framework for assessing the quality of the publishing processes of journals in the Global South. The tool helps researchers in the Global South differentiate between reputable journals and predatory publishers.

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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.


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Learn about the support we provide 

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


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Research Strategy Manager (Dr Sara Serradas Duarte):​.