What’s happening in Sci4Dev this week? 20/04/2018

20 April, 2018

News & Announcements

  • The African Academy of Sciences has presented its new advisory board and launched AAS Open Research, a platform for rapid publication and open peer review for researchers – AAS
  • UKRI has appointed Dr Ian Campbell as interim Executive Chair of Innovate UK – ukri.org
  • The International Development Committee has taken evidence fromOxfam’s former Global Head of Safeguarding, continuing its inquiry into sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector – parliament.uk
  • BEIS & UKRI have expanded the UK and India’s research partnership, with future work to address global challenges including agriculture, health, environment and climate change – gov.uk
  • DFID has announced further support in the fight against malaria – gov.uk
  • FCO has committed £9 million to protect the marine environment and drive economic development in Commonwealth small island states – gov.uk
  • ESRC has announced the 2018 Celebrating Impact Prize shortlist – esrc.ukri.org




Events & Reports


Other News & Interesting Links

  • Countdown to 2030: tracking progress towards universal coverage for reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health – the Lancet
  • Natural disasters caused $314 billion in 2017, according to new research – AIDF

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