The relationship between the UK’s research endeavour and its international partners is likely to change in coming years as a result of changes in domestic funding streams and a potentially sharp exit from EU funded research projects.
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Posted: 15th August
Posted: 25th July
APPG panellists Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo (Global Disability Advisor, World Bank) and Anderson Gitonga (CEO, United Disabled Persons of Kenya) discuss the value of social science research evidence to influence policy and bring about change.
Posted: 22nd July
Nidhi Singal and Anderson Gitonga consider what progress has been made in relation to inclusive education, a year on from the first ever Global Disability Summit held in London in the summer of 2018.
Posted: 17th July
Diana Daltan, Deputy Director of the Department for International Development (DFID UK), provides an overview of the The Power of Partnerships event which brought together UK and Southern partners – donors, researchers, policy makers - to exchange knowledge on how to collaborate effectively to enhance the impact of the UK’s investment in interdisciplinary research.
Posted: 15th July
All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Global Education: Quality Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities
Taking place a year on from the Global Disability Summit, the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) Global Education even
Posted: 15th July
A recent workshop in Kisumu, Kenya, brought together researchers on motorcycle taxis, mobility and track construction and urban food-security with relevant civil society groups and local policy makers with the hope of exploring local policy opportunities to support the role of urban/rural motorcycle taxi transport in addressing urban food security challenges.
Posted: 4th July
At a time of increasing scrutiny of UK Aid-funded university research, leaders of UK research councils and the Department for International Development (DFID) are coming together at the Wellcome Collection on 8 July, to discuss how to maximise the impact of the UK’s investment in interdisciplinary research for international development.
Posted: 27th June
A dynamic workshop. ‘Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa’ will take place at IDS on 18 October 2019. The Call for Proposals for presentations at the workshop is now open for contributions from across academia, policy and practice, and particularly from those working in Africa.
Posted: 11th June
In a new IDS Bulletin on research-policy partnerships, the co-editors, James Georgalakis and Pauline Rose, challenge the assumption that policy-orientated research collaborations need to be built on the identical agendas of like-minded and equal organisations. In the real world, mutual agendas are ‘bounded’ by political and social realities that demand compromise and sometimes collusion.
Posted: 10th June
Launched today is the latest issue of the IDS Bulletin, Exploring Research–Policy Partnerships in International Development, in collaboration with The Impact Initiative.