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)


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Event: @ODIdev parliamentary reception on #women economic #empowerment on 26 Oct. Register and more info:
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Apply 4 development of online platform for creative entrepreneurs in #Brazil @BritishCouncil Deadline 2 Nov 5pm
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Applications open for side events during @unisdr 2017 Global Platform for #DisasterRiskReduction 22-26 May 2017
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RT @LSHTM_IDEAS: IDEAS' Comms Officer @Swilone presenting at the @UKCDS @LIDC_UK Communications Forum at the @wellcometrust - what's the va…
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Don't forget to apply @EPSRC Sino-Dutch-UK call for proposals for 'Sustainable Deltas' Deadline 25 Oct
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Member Wellcome Trust's Acapella singers storming the clash of choirs at Southwark Cathedral. Nearly won.
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Calling UK #researchers looking for fellowships in #Brazil Deadline 24 Oct @UniversitiesUK
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Calling UK experts in #climatechange to scope IPCC Sixth Assessment Report Deadline 10 Nov @beisgovuk
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Last day to register @3ieNews seminar on the role of pilot studies in impact evaluation research 20 Oct
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If you missed the UKCDS-USES #Energy for Development workshop last month - check out presentations, videos & more!
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RT @LIDC_UK: Great discussions on communicating interdisciplinary research at the @LIDC_UK LIDC & @UKCDS comms forum yesterday
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Funding call for community building networks in #VectorBorneDisease research. Deadline 5 Nov @BBSRC & @The_MRC
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