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International Development Research @ Cambridge


Professor Jaideep Prabhu

Frugal innovation; Inclusive innovation; Sustainable growth; Responsible capitalism; Judge Business School; School of Technology

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Professor Steve Evans

Industrial sustainability; Sustainable factories; Sustainable food systems; Sustainable car industry; Department of Engineering; School of Technology

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Dr Dai Morgan

Industrial Sustainability; Sustainable manufacturing; Systems Thinking; Transdisciplinarity; Institute for Manufacturing (IfM); Department of Engineering; School of Technology

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Dr Richard Fenner

Water supply; Sanitation; Hygiene; Sustainable development; Food security; Centre for Sustainable Development; Department of Engineering; School of Technology

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


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