Executive Summary

Prof David Parsons, Dr Kate Dashper and Kenneth Walsh

At the request of the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC), UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the Wellcome Trust, Leeds Beckett University (LBU) conducted an independent review of the UK Collaborative on Development Research (UKCDR). A full report and recommendations has been provided to these sponsors; this summary brings together the overall findings and a synthesis for the main questions set for the review.