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  • tackle
  • Three of Europe's biggest philanthropic foundations have joined together to award 5 million euros to tackle some of the most pressing global challenges of our time: Wellcome Trust, Riksbankens Jubileumsfond and Volkswagen Foundation have funded six research groups from across Europe to drive action through cross-border collaboration. (idw-online.de)
  • Innovation
  • This session will focus on the complexities surrounding the determinants of health in dynamic urban settings, its implications for governance and policy (including promising approaches), and critical directions for research, innovation, and teaching for to more effectively respond to these challenges. (eiseverywhere.com)
  • population
  • The research agenda of the WUN Understanding Cultures Global Challenge is shaped by a concern with how profound globalisation trends such as a more integrated transnational economic system, the rise of global communications networks, increasing levels of population mobility, the advent of international consumer brands, and widening social inequalities are challenging national, regional and individual cultural practices. (wun.ac.uk)
  • explore
  • The programme will consist of experiments and short talks which explore how chemistry can be applied to overcome challenges which affect people all over the world. (rsc.org)
  • proposals
  • In order to provide fundamental insights on understudied issues of global relevance, European foundations will cooperate across borders and jointly launch calls for proposals on respective topics. (idw-online.de)
  • world
  • The unique partnership sees the cross-European funders working together on global problems and encourages researchers to form new collaborations with colleagues from across the world. (idw-online.de)
  • Our world is under strain - Sustainable development is the central global challenge of our time. (hhs.se)
  • Among these issues of global concern are the social trends and the changes in the natural world which will impact our planet and its many populations in the near future. (wun.ac.uk)
  • I shall review some of our recent work looking at the movement of fungi pole-wards in a warming world, at the global distributions of crop pests and pathogens, and at the saturation rate of crops by such organisms. (knaw.nl)
  • Dialogue has already been initiated with global players such as the UN, the ILO, the WHO and the World Economic Forum. (norway.no)
  • time
  • In module 1, we will focus on the epidemiology of diabetes and obesity which we lead us to this week discussion topic: 'What the greatest diabetes challenges of our time might be in your opinion? (coursera.org)
  • provide
  • One program - part of the BSc Business and Economics program will provide tools to understand the challenges that SSE graduates meet in their professional lives, forming the leaders of tomorrow. (hhs.se)
  • include
  • Consequently, the Bachelor program in Business and Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics has been updated to include a new track called Global Challenges. (hhs.se)
  • better
  • The talk will conclude with some thoughts on the emergence of new pathogens and new variants of old foes on our crops, and on ways to better maximize global food production by safeguarding our crops from disease. (knaw.nl)
  • effective
  • Deeper understanding of these challenges for cultural changes is necessary to inform effective policy-making and implementation. (wun.ac.uk)
  • particular
  • Professor Gurr's interests are in crop diseases, with particular emphasis on fungal infestations and their global movement and control. (knaw.nl)