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UKRI to launch new programme to tackle multiple and systemic risks

UKRI to launch new programme to tackle multiple and systemic risks | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
There is widespread recognition of the need to reduce complex risks in an increasingly interconnected and interdependent world.
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A multidisciplinary resilience-themed call will be administered by the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) in early 2019, entitled 'Equitable Resilience: Ensuring resilience enhances the Sustainable Development Goals'.

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Upfront - 09/12/2018

Upfront - 09/12/2018 | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The full project is Treating depressive symptomatology in Congolese refugees in Uganda and Rwanda: Adapting and evaluating community-based sociotherapy

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ESRC has contributed funding to this project. 

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Cambridge scientists win millions to trial new vaccine against Ebola and other killer viruses | Business Weekly | Technology News | Business news | Cambridge and the East of England

Cambridge scientists win millions to trial new vaccine against Ebola and other killer viruses | Business Weekly | Technology News | Business news | Cambridge and the East of England | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Cambridge University scientists are set to trial a new vaccine designed to counter killer diseases such as Ebola, Marburg and Lassa Fever. Following successful animal trials, the Cambridge team has been awarded £2 million by Innovate UK and the Department of Health and Social Care to take the vaccine to clinical trials in humans. The new vaccine builds on almost two decades of
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This article references the Global Challenges Research Fund. 

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Understanding the challenges affecting Africa’s water economy

Understanding the challenges affecting Africa’s water economy | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

According to ReCirculate, 50% of Africans live in areas without adequate water and the number is expected to grow to 800 million people by 2025.

 

Joining CNBC Africa to discuss the challenges of Africa's water economy are Professor Nigel Paul Director for Global Eco-innovation at Lancaster University, Professor Kirk Semple, Director for International Engagement at the Lancaster Environment Centre at Lancaster University and Akanimo Odon, Africa Strategy Adviser for the Lancaster Environment Centre at Lancaster University.

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Director of ReCirculate, Nigel Paul and his colleague Kirk Semple were interviewed about the project on CNBC Africa.

 

ReCirculate is funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund, and managed on behalf of UKRI by ESRC.

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Soil erosion in Tanzania – in pictures

Soil erosion in Tanzania – in pictures | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The Jali Ardhi, or 'care for the land' project, studies the impact of soil erosion on Maasai communities and their grazing lands. Photojournalist Carey Marks captures the changing landscape, its people - and the challenges they face.

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This project was funded via the Global Challenges Research Fund: Building Resilience

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A&O opening Fuse tech lab for third round as it partners on £1.2m AI legal services project

A&O opening Fuse tech lab for third round as it partners on £1.2m AI legal services project | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Allen & Overy (A&O) will open its technology incubator space Fuse to a third group of companies from early next year, as it partners with a University of Oxford AI project.
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ESRC is managing the research arm of the Next Generation Services Challenge, part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. 

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New images give glimpse into daily life in world's fastest growing cities | London

New images give glimpse into daily life in world's fastest growing cities | London | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
A new collection of images give an insight into daily life in some of the world’s fastest developing cities from Khulna in Bangladesh to Cape Town in South Africa. Incredible images from across Asia and Africa given a glimpse into the fastest growing cities in the world and coincide with new research from the GCRF Centre for Sustainable, Healthy Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods.
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Resilience needed for natural disasters in the Caribbean | The Voice Online

Resilience needed for natural disasters in the Caribbean | The Voice Online | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

He began his trip to the region with a conference he organised in Kingston, funded through the UK Research and Innovation’s Global Challenges Research Fund*, which assessed the contributing factors leading to the risk of natural disaster in the Caribbean. 

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UKRI funds the Global Challenges Research Fund. 

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The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is to lead a major project that aims to strengthen the support given to victims of humanitarian crises, such as war or natural disasters.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is to lead a major project that aims to strengthen the support given to victims of humanitarian crises, such as war or natural disasters. | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Funded through The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Research Councils UK Collective Fund.

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The Global Challenges Research Fund is an initiative led by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy which operates across a number of delivery partners, including the UK Research Councils.

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Scotland's top civil engineering experts to tackle water crises

Some of Scotland's top civil engineering and water management experts will gather in Dundee to devise crucial solutions to urgent global water issues.

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The ESRC contributes funding towards the RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund

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