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[Closes 24 June] Internal funding opportunity: EPSRC Global Challenge Research Fund Cambridge
EPSRC has offered the University an institutional sponsorship grant to support development of a portfolio of research projects and Knowledge Exchange activities compliant with the Official Development Assistance (ODA) guidelines under the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). Synthetic Biology related suggestions and collaboration ideas are invited.
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Technology for development and design for co-creation workshops
The Global Challenges Initiative is running the following events for post-graduates and early career researchers in the New Year and a Global Challenges Round Table on 8th December. Book now to secure your place!
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Global Challenges Initiative Round Table for the SDGs
GCI will run Round Tables twice a year to give Cambridge researchers the opportunity to talk about research relating to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
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Workshop on User-Centred Design in Developing World Contexts
This workshop will introduce the principles of user-centred design and explore the specific challenges and opportunities that commonly arise when using this approach to co-create innovative responses to global challenges.
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Masterclass in Design Methods for Global Challenges
This Masterclass will explore the similarities and differences between particular disciplinary approaches to co-creation with end-users – namely participatory development research, public health-oriented methodologies, agile software development and human-computer interaction design – in developing world contexts.
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Technology for Development Graduate Sandpit
Graduate students and early career researchers are invited to apply to participate in a Sandpit competition. The aim is to bring together researchers in Cambridge to form small inter-disciplinary teams to generate and develop new technology-based ideas that could provide effective and affordable solutions to challenges faced in the developing world.
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[Closes 14 Dec 2017] Academies Partnership in Supporting Excellence in Cross-disciplinary research awards (APEX Awards)
In partnership with the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society (‘the Academies’) and with generous support from the Leverhulme Trust, the APEX award (Academies Partnership in Supporting Excellence in Cross-disciplinary research award) scheme offers established independent researchers, with a strong track record in their respective area, an exciting opportunity to pursue genuine interdisciplinary and curiosity-driven research to benefit wider society.
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Development i-Teams Final Presentation inc. Exploring potential global health applications of cell-free synthetic biology
A team of eight students and postdocs from across all five schools have been exploring potential global health applications of cell-free synthetic biology as part of the Development i-Teams programme - come and hear their conclusions!
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African Diaspora Biotech Summit 2017 to be held in Cambridge
Seventy candidates will be selected to participate in the African Diaspora Biotech Summit 2017. The Summit will trigger discussion on how Africa's present and future leaders and all stakeholders can work collaboratively to strengthen research capacity building, innovation and commercialization in Africa.
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The Centre for Global Equality Annual Lecture: Technology Justice – why it’s time to reboot our relationship with technology
Simon Trace, Author of "Rethink, Retool, Reboot: Technology As If People and Planet Mattered", and former CEO of Practical Action will discuss our relationship with technology and why it needs to change.
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