Making science work for development
  • Your Research, for Global Good
  • Funding opportunities
  • What we do

Your Research, for Global Good

Visit our researcher hub for inspiration from world-leading scientists and the tools to use your skills and knowledge to tackle the world's greatest challenges.

Funding opportunities

Find the latest funding opportunities and an overview of the UK funding landscape to help your research ideas take flight.

What we do

We bring people together. We share knowledge. We promote opportunites. UKCDS ensures the best science is funded and used to benefit international development, as well as the UK

The UK Collaborative on Development Sciences brings together UK government departments and research funders to deliver effective development outcomes

Professor Duncan Wingham
  • UKCDS Chair
  • Chief Executive, Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)


@UKCDS   on Twitter

Power, poverty & inequality @IDS_UK bulletin: ways invisible power can perpetuate injustice & widen inequalities
18 hours 18 min ago
Check your inbox for the latest #sci4dev news and funding! @NewtonFund news and funding @ahrcpress @BBSRC & more
20 hours 34 min ago
Job alert: @ODIdev #social #development prog seeking research officer. deadline 12 Dec
23 hours 44 min ago
RT @HEFCE: REF consultation published, 14 week consultation period begins now #REF2021
1 day 13 hours ago
Find out how your skills & knowledge can tackle the world's toughest challenges #globaldev
1 day 16 hours ago
Q&A begins - Global health research funding #NIHRghr
1 day 17 hours ago
RT @TarnGhosh: Really excellent science can improve lives of people in the developing world - Chris Whitty @DHgovuk #NIHRghr @UKCDS
1 day 18 hours ago
U.K. has long and proud history in international health says Chris Whitty @OfficialNIHR #NIHRghr
1 day 18 hours ago
Almost ready to start @OfficialNIHR global health launch. If you have any questions tweet to #NIHRghr
1 day 18 hours ago
Job alert: @IDS_UK seeking monitoring, learning & evaluation officer apply by 12 Dec
1 day 18 hours ago
Jennie at #interdisciplinary research conference:
1 day 18 hours ago
Symposium on Economic Experiments in Dev. Countries (SEEDC) 20-21 Apr@uniofeastanglia seeking submissions by 22 Jan.
1 day 21 hours ago