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International Development Research @ Cambridge

 

Dr Bhaskar Vira (Advisory Board)

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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Tianheng Zhao

Drinking Water; Water and Sanitation; Bacterial Contamination; Food safety; Department of Chemistry; School of Physical Sciences

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Professor Sir Colin Humphreys

Gallium nitride; Electron microscopy; High-temperature materials; Solid-state lighting; UV LEDs; Graphene; Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy; School of Physical Sciences

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Dr Chris Sandbrook

Conservation and society; Political Ecology; Conservation market-based instruments; Department of Geography; School of Physical Sciences

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Dr Alexander Patto

Drinking Water, Water and Sanitation, WASH, Bacterial Contamination; Department of Physics; School of Physical Sciences

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Professor Clare Grey (Advisory Board)

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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Dr Nalin Patel

Semiconductor physics; Hybrid magnetic semiconductor system; Business development; Project managementDepartment of Physics; School of Physical Sciences

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Dr James Griffiths

Light emitting diodes; Photovoltaics; Electronics; III-nitrides; Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy; School of Physical Sciences

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Dr Michael Coto

Photocatalysis; Water disinfection; Dental treatment; Water splitting; Tanzania; Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy; School of Physical Sciences

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Professor Bill Clyne

Material thermo-mechanical behavior; Surface coating; Modeling; Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy; School of Physical Sciences

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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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Contact us

Programme Manager (Dr Sara Serradas Duarte): coordinator@gci.cam.ac.uk​.