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International Development Research @ Cambridge


BEIS and DHSC Update on UK ODA cuts – March 2021

UKRI, Royal Society and NIHR announcements.

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Impact of UK ODA budget cuts on research

Impact on research developed by collaborators in the Global South and Cambridge researchers.

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DFID and FCO merger: An open letter

DFID and FCO merger must prioritise research for alleviating poverty: An open letter

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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.


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.


Contribute to Cambridge's response to COVID-19 in the Global South

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


Contact us

Research Strategy Manager (Dr Sara Serradas O'Holleran):​.