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Global Challenges Initiative

The Cambridge Strategic Research Initiative for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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Unusual suspects: Biodiversity conservation and the Sustainable Development Goals

This workshop seeks to explore how conservation organisations should position themselves with respect to the Sustainable Development Goals. The targets specific to biodiversity will be discussed, as will the interplay between biodiversity and the high-level goal of environmental sustainability.

Rethinking Transitional Justice from African Perspectives Launch

CCI Conservation and Human Health Round Table

Advances in Airborne Monitoring of Atmospheric Composition & Chemistry - Royal Met Soc Atmospheric Chemistry Special Interest Group (ASCG)

WSUP Research around sanitation surcharges included in property taxes in Ghana

Masterclass in Design Methods for Global Challenges – Programme

Biomaker Challenge

Easter 2018 SynBio Forum

UKRI Strategic Prospectus: Building the UKRI Strategy

DFID BCURE Programme, Evaluation Report

Post-Brexit Framework Science co-operation with the EU

Framework for the UK-EU partnership Science, research and innovation (May 2018)

EU Funding for Research and Innovation 2021-2027

UNHCR: Forced Displacement in 2017

Annual Global Trends report by the United Nations Refugee Agency, published June 2018

The Global Challenges Initiative 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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