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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Insights on equality and diversity for the next REF @HEFCE
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Apply! UK-Guangdong urban innovation challenge 2017 @innovateuk @NewtonFund Deadline: 27 S…
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In 2015, UKCDS, UKTI AFBS, and UUK hosted a one-day workshop on aid-funded business. Read about it here:…
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RT @VickyMMorgan: At @STFC_Matters. New #GCRF call now inc 6mth projects this FY for building partnerships. More info
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Take a look at the 37 projects funded by #GCRF #research4dev @research_uk
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