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BA Call: Knowledge Frontiers, International Interdisciplinary Research Projects (deadline: 3rd Oct 2018)

The British Academy (BA) is inviting proposals from UK-based researchers across all disciplines within the social sciences and humanities to develop international interdisciplinary research projects with development impact, in collaboration with colleagues from the natural, engineering and/or medical sciences.

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Wellcome Trust Master's Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine (deadline: 26th March 2018)

This scheme provides junior researchers from low- and middle-income countries with the opportunity to gain research experience and training at Master's degree level. The scheme aims to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level.

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Antimicrobial Target Discovery and Validation (EoI deadline: 3rd November 2017; full proposal deadline: 4th December 2017)

As the capabilities required to address antimicrobial target validation and drug discovery cover multiple disciplines, including basic bacteriology, computational biology, chemical biology etc., it is expected that successful collaborative proposals will draw on expertise across these disciplines.

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Department of Health/ UK Vaccine Network/ BBSRC "One Health" Approaches to Accelerate Vaccine Development (deadline: 25th October 2017)

BBSRC, on behalf of the Department of Health and the UK Vaccine Network, has announced a £5 million call for ‘One Health Approaches to Accelerate Vaccine Development’. This call forms part of the UK government’s commitment to Official Development Assistance (ODA).

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NERC/AHRC Exploring & Understanding Colombian Bio Resources (deadline: 24th October 2017)

NERC and the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) are inviting research proposals under the Exploring & Understanding Colombian Bio Resources call. The overarching aim of this call is to gain a better understanding of socio-ecological systems in the Colombian regions of Boyacá and Cundinamarca, and their response to environmental change, including climate, land use and social or political change, and the underpinning role and value of biodiversity in these ecosystems.

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BBSRC GCRF Strategic Training Awards for Research Skills (deadline: 1st November 2017)

The GCRF-STARS call aims to build a portfolio of sustainable and timely training resources to up-skill and develop researchers, graduate students and DAC citizens to help tackle global challenges.

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EDCTP Targeting control and elimination of NIDs through product-focused implementation research (deadline: 2nd November 2017)

The objective of this Call for Proposals is to provide funding for product-focused post-registration implementation studies for NIDs (1) in sub-Saharan Africa.

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EDCTP Targeting control and elimination of NIDs through clinical trials (deadline: 31st October 2017)

The objective of this Call for Proposals is to provide funding for clinical trials to accelerate the development of new or improved therapeutics for NIDs(1) in sub-Saharan Africa. Proposals that are in line with EDCTP’s strategic research agenda are encouraged.

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NIH Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues Research Program (deadline: 6th December 2017)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications to study the ethical, legal and societal issues (ELSI) of human genome research in African populations. Of particular interest are projects that propose focused bioethical, legal, and social science analyses of new or emerging issues.

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NIH Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) - Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues Collaborative Centers (deadline: 6th December 2017)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications to establish Collaborative Centers to study ethical, legal and societal issues (ELSI) of human genome and environmental health research across the African continent. Of particular interest are projects that propose bioethical, legal, and social science analyses of new or emerging issues that affect multiple communities across the continent of Africa. These awards will support 3-5 collaborating research projects at three or more African institutions working together as a partnership to accomplish more than each project could accomplish on its own.

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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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