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International Development Research @ Cambridge


Dan Storisteanu

Technology; mHealth; Biometrics; ICT4D; Department of Medicine; School of Clinical Medicine

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Dr Toby Norman

Technology; mHealth; Biometrics; ICT4D

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Alexandra Grigore

ICT4D; Biometrics; Technology; Open-source

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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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Join working groups that invite your collaboration, create a new working group and learn about available funding opportunities here.


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.


Contact us

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