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  • 2018
  • On 28th April, the Institute Of Food Research transitioned into Quadram Institute Bioscience in preparation for the opening of the Quadram Institute in mid 2018. (feedburner.com)
  • 2019
  • Projects for Round 3 must start between 1 January 2019 and 31 March 2019 , and the funding will last for one year. (acmedsci.ac.uk)
  • NAIROBI, KENYA - African scientists drawn from across the continent will gather in Naivasha from 4 to 5 April 2019, hosted by The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS), to celebrate the start of their 2-year FLAIR research fellowships . (caprisa.org)
  • The 2019 FLAIR funded scientists were selected from a competitive pool of more than 700 applicants. (caprisa.org)
  • Africa
  • We recognise that well-planned postdoctoral programmes are critical in promoting scientific and research excellence and leadership in Africa and so want to be catalytic in inspiring African institutions to critically think about the role of and defining postdoctoral programmes that suit their needs and purpose and can be instrumental in driving socio-economic development on the continent. (caprisa.org)
  • The Africa Prize encourages ambitious and talented sub-Saharan African engineers from all disciplines to apply their skills to develop scalable solutions to local challenges, highlighting the importance of engineering as an enabler of improved quality of life and economic development. (raeng.org.uk)
  • The Africa Prize is generously supported by The Shell Centenary Scholarship Fund and the UK Government's Global Challenges Research Fund. (raeng.org.uk)
  • Historical sponsors have included Consolidated Contractors Company, The Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Africa Prosperity Fund, ConocoPhillips and the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. (raeng.org.uk)
  • Most of his research concerns tropical environments in Africa, involving the biology and control of vector-borne diseases and agricultural pests, often including mathematical modelling. (nri.org)
  • His research has involved fieldwork in numerous countries in western, eastern and southern Africa. (nri.org)
  • Dr Junjie Shen from the University of Bath's Department of Chemical Engineering has been awarded a five-year Engineering for Development Research Fellowship from the Royal Academy of Engineering to develop Capacitive Deionization technology as a way of providing poor and vulnerable communities in East Africa with fluoride-free water. (bath.ac.uk)
  • 4. The research projects with the greatest regional impact will then be grown into larger scale activities to achieve still greater bearing on the battle to control plant disease in Sub-Saharan Africa. (bris.ac.uk)
  • Prior to joining King's College in 2008, I worked at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, investigating the role of the transnational tobacco industry in Africa and the role of global health in foreign policy. (kcl.ac.uk)
  • UK's
  • Links your organisation with one of the UK's world-class knowledge bases (a university or research organisation) to power strategic innovation projects, embed expertise and drive commercial growth. (shef.ac.uk)
  • researchers
  • It is designed to help talented early-career researchers, whose science is focused on the needs of the continent, establish independent careers in African institutions and ultimately, their own research groups. (caprisa.org)
  • The aim is to generate reciprocal benefits through integrating understanding of cultures and histories into medical and public health challenges in a global context and to equip the next generation of researchers to work collaboratively and blend scientific, cultural and policy research. (mrc.ac.uk)
  • Provides long-term flexible funding for senior career researchers recruited or retained to a UK university or research institution in fields identified as a strategic priority for the host department or organisation. (shef.ac.uk)
  • We encourage early carrier researchers (Undergraduate, Post-graduate, PhD students and post-doctoral research associate or fellows) to present their posters. (rsc.org)
  • Researchers from the University of Cambridge will shortly begin clinical trials of a new vaccine that builds on almost two decades of research to protect against diseases caused by RNA viruses. (cam.ac.uk)
  • Network members will also be alerted to news of funding calls that support exciting, innovative research projects, including those likely to interest early career researchers. (bris.ac.uk)
  • RCUK
  • Foundation Awards' aim to be flexible, moderately sized, short to medium-term investments targeted at novel objectives requiring stimulus, they represent the first phase of a wider MRC and RCUK programme anticipated in Global Health Challenges. (mrc.ac.uk)
  • proposals
  • The funders particularly welcome proposals for research into chronic non-communicable diseases, including mental health and reproductive, maternal and newborn health. (lshtm.ac.uk)
  • Proposals can include both regular proposals and Research Coordination Network proposals. (nsf.gov)
  • Proposals for research on disease systems of public health concern to developing countries are strongly encouraged, as are disease systems of concern in agricultural systems. (nsf.gov)
  • approaches
  • and the breadth of research approaches. (mrc.ac.uk)
  • Given the scale of unmet need, research is needed to better understand the environmental, socioeconomic and biological risk and protective factors for mental illness across diverse global settings, as well as the mechanisms and dimensions that underlie vulnerability and resilience to mental illnesses, in order to inform future interventional approaches, promote healthy mental development and mental wellbeing throughout the life course. (ukri.org)
  • Insight into the aetiology of mental disorders, the impact of adverse early life events and challenges to early brain development on mental health, and the interaction of socioeconomic and environmental factors with genetic and biological factors on trajectories of mental illness, could lead to the development of more effective approaches to prevention, early intervention and treatment. (ukri.org)
  • To promote the way ethnobotanical and archaeobotanical approaches can contribute to agricultural research. (britishmuseum.org)
  • collaboration
  • 2002), he has also conducted research on climate change effects on onchocerciasis vectors in collaboration with Professor M.G. Basáñez of Imperial College London (Cheke et al. (nri.org)
  • postdoctoral
  • We welcome postdoctoral fellows, and there are many opportunities for research students supported through the NERC London Doctoral Training Partnership and MRes in Biodiversity, Evolution and Conservation . (ucl.ac.uk)
  • This is an important part of the programme - attracting scientists back from the high income countries where they have completed their postdoctoral training so that they can play a part in building the research infrastructure at home. (caprisa.org)
  • Newton Fund
  • Newton-Fund/British Council, (Principal Investigator), Developing portable next generation sequencing as innovative technology for microbial water quality management. (ncl.ac.uk)
  • programme of support
  • The 16 shortlisted engineers are now embarking upon a six-month programme of support including funding, business training, bespoke mentoring and access to the Royal Academy of Engineering's network of engineers and business development experts. (raeng.org.uk)
  • antimicrobial resistance
  • It recently announced they will be starting research on a policy briefing on " Links of antimicrobial use in animals and antimicrobial resistance in human pathogens " and invites experts and academics to contribute with literature, expertise or as external reviewers. (lshtm.ac.uk)
  • initiatives
  • The MRC has a strong history of supporting Global Health research, in partnership with other Research Councils and Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs), and aligned with global initiatives. (mrc.ac.uk)
  • Gary McGann, SKG chief executive (left) said: "Notwithstanding the challenging macro environment, a robust operational performance has allowed SKG to undertake a number of financial and strategic initiatives, which have left the Group in a very good position to drive future growth and deliver increased value to shareholders. (mrw.co.uk)
  • Deadline
  • The deadline for seed corn funding (for Symposium delegates working in partnership with a University of Bristol colleague) is Monday 23 April . (bristol.ac.uk)
  • Grant
  • This month Wickline won a $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation that will fund the development of a new vaginal antiviral contraceptive gel. (riverfronttimes.com)
  • Submit research grant applications at any time for consideration on any topic within the BBSRC portfolio . (shef.ac.uk)
  • societal
  • In countries with aging and declining populations, some fear societal challenges that come with population aging, but the authors contend that these fears are overstated. (eurekalert.org)
  • Brings together leading research and business to tackle the big societal and industrial challenges today. (shef.ac.uk)
  • Biotechnology
  • World class research is carried out across a diverse range of fields including cancer, advanced materials, addressing global inequalities, energy and industrial biotechnology. (theconversation.com)
  • Offers support and funding to companies looking to develop biotechnology services that can benefit from using space-based data or capabilities. (shef.ac.uk)
  • innovative
  • At the School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, we have an international reputation for research and innovative distance teaching. (open.ac.uk)
  • Global Challenges Research Fund & EPSRC, (Principal Investigator), IMAGINE: Innovative technologies to rapidly survey, map and communicate waterborne hazards. (ncl.ac.uk)
  • Innovative SMEs can apply for a share of £2.5 million to collaborate in research with partners across Europe and associated countries. (shef.ac.uk)
  • 3. CONNECTED will pump-prime fund a range of innovative and potentially-transformative research activities, whose impact will be thoroughly evaluated. (bris.ac.uk)
  • million
  • Peatland covers around 500 million hectares of global land surface, storing up to half the world's soil carbon. (leeds.ac.uk)
  • support
  • Providing an Overview, Vision and Strategy, Case Studies, Intelligence on what is being funded, break-out groups to discuss Aberdeen strengths and to develop bids, identifying strengths and areas for support. (eventbrite.co.uk)
  • The programme has 12 interconnected research projects, which will be actively integrated to support marine planning, and 10 cross-cutting capacity building activities. (pml.ac.uk)
  • The funds will support the NU Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence, a collaborative venture between NU's International Institute for Nanotechnology and the Chicago-based Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. (nanowerk.com)
  • The purpose of the call is to address the growing global burden of mental health problems and will support programmatic awards in global mental health with a focus on the aetiology and epidemiology of mental health and illness relevant to low and middle income countries (LMIC). (ukri.org)
  • To provide financial support at the very early or pre-seed stage of turning research outputs into a commercial proposition. (shef.ac.uk)
  • Aims to identify global research visionaries and provide them with long term support to lead on developing emerging technology areas with high potential to deliver economic and social benefit to the UK. (shef.ac.uk)
  • A £1.5 billion fund announced by the UK Government in late 2015 to support cutting-edge research that addresses the challenges faced by developing countries. (shef.ac.uk)
  • genomics
  • The research takes a new approach pioneered by Professor Heeney and builds on Cambridge's strengths in genomics, monoclonal antibody research and computational biology. (cam.ac.uk)
  • fieldwork
  • The maximum amount available is £25,000 of which £5,000 can be used for consumables f or obtaining pilot data, archival research or fieldwork. (acmedsci.ac.uk)
  • Genetics
  • Professor Zoltán Molnár, from the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, will carry out research in mice to understand at the cellular level how Zika causes microcephaly, adding to science's understanding of the fundamental processes that could be targeted in order to prevent the virus causing the growth deformity. (ox.ac.uk)
  • Agriculture
  • These strategies complement the BBSRC led, and MRC supported, Foundation call in Global Agriculture and Food Systems . (mrc.ac.uk)
  • 15m for Global Agriculture and Food Systems (led by BBSRC). (mrc.ac.uk)
  • Councils
  • We expect there will be important LMIC health research opportunities which could benefit from the involvement of fields of research normally supported by other Research Councils, for example in social and cultural studies, economics, environmental sciences, food and water, and technology areas. (mrc.ac.uk)
  • In addition to the funds allocated to Councils, there is a large amount of funding that remains unallocated. (mrc.ac.uk)
  • The Research Councils and other partners are working towards a strategy for this and further details will be announced as soon as possible. (mrc.ac.uk)
  • University of Sheffi
  • 1975-76: Course tutor for the Open University course on systems behaviour and research associate in entomology at the Department of Zoology, University of Sheffield. (nri.org)
  • The work is part of two larger research projects - being led by the School of Health and Related Research at the University of Sheffield - that have brought together universities in Ghana and the UK to investigate drivers of dietary changes in Ghana. (lboro.ac.uk)
  • developing countries
  • Drinking water decontamination in the developing countries has always been a scientific challenge due to the complexity of water chemistry and various drawbacks of current technologies. (bath.ac.uk)
  • develop
  • The funding is part of a £5m commitment from the Department of Health and Social Care to fund five projects to develop new vaccines with a 'One Health' focus, considering how the environment, the health of animals and the health of humans interact. (cam.ac.uk)
  • team hopes
  • With the new funding, the team hopes to scale up production while ensuring that the quality of the vaccine is maintained. (cam.ac.uk)
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Various organizations and governments are focused on research and development for infectious diseases to provide effective diagnostic and treatment options. (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • The Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases program supports research on the ecological, evolutionary, and socio-ecological principles and processes that influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases. (nsf.gov)
  • address
  • In all instances, a clear justification for the chosen methodology must be provided and a clear reason for why the chosen trial design is likely to provide the most robust evidence to address the research question. (lshtm.ac.uk)
  • Staff at THYME universities can apply for £30,000 - £50,000 to fund proof of concept projects that address one of THYME's three Grand Challenge areas. (shef.ac.uk)
  • For talented scholars who have launched a university career but who need to build a team to address a distinct research problem. (shef.ac.uk)
  • context
  • However, as multimorbidity is a complex issue, it has proven difficult to agree on a single definition, as the definition may differ depending on the context e.g. within a research setting or a clinical setting. (acmedsci.ac.uk)
  • Health Challenges
  • Efforts to improve public health can also be mis-directed or have unintended consequences if not grounded in sound scientific understanding of the health issue being addressed or if the relevance of cultural knowledge to health challenges is not apparent or shared effectively across disciplines or professions. (mrc.ac.uk)
  • environmental
  • We undertake research at the interface between biodiversity and environmental change. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • Our research directly informs our teaching and the modules we offer cover theoretical, practical and applied aspects of environmental and Earth sciences. (open.ac.uk)
  • Their research is diverse, ranging from providing renewable energy solutions and addressing climate change, to tackling food security and targeting health and environmental problems that are most acute for people living in African countries. (caprisa.org)
  • Research may be on zoonotic, environmentally-borne, vector-borne, or enteric diseases of either terrestrial or freshwater systems and organisms, including diseases of animals and plants, at any scale from specific pathogens to inclusive environmental systems. (nsf.gov)
  • My research will look for a new approach to produce safe drinking water in a cost-effective and environmental-friendly manner. (bath.ac.uk)