What’s happening in Sci4Dev this week? 05/01/2018

5 January, 2018

Announcements and News

  • New Year Honours list 2018: Our congratulations to all those who have been honoured, including academics, researchers, innovators and staff at BBSRCEPSRCESRC and MRC, as well as BEIS, DFID and DEFRA – RUCK
  • DH has funded and EPSRC will manage the new Future Vaccine Manufacturing Hub, which aims to prevent the global spread of new diseases – EPSRC
  • ESRC has announced the establishment of the Productivity Insights Network which will assess the state of productivity research – ESRC
  • BEIS has published the Areas of Research Interest, which informs those who fund and provide research about some of the most important research questions and challenges facing BEIS – gov.uk
  • DFID have published details of a new £21m package of support for humanitarian crises in 2018 – gov.uk


Reports and events

Other news and interesting links

  • Charity Commission introduces overseas funding declaration for UK charities – Bond
  • Longer and healthier lives for all Africans by 2030: perspectives and action of WHO AFRO – The Lancet
  • Pinprick test designed for Ebola now due for field trials – SciDevNet
  • An enduring reminder of the importance of public health – The Lancet

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