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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Looking for funding? This Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) MSc Scholarship could be for you! Deadline for apps: 30 Sept
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Weekly #globaldev update including action on #AMR, World Social Science Report and @DFID_Research #funding.
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.@metoffice #funding with Brazil on modelling, forests and climate change. EOIs by 30 Sept.
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.@DFID_UK is seeking input on training for delivering early #childhood development at scale. 6 Oct #funding
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Can you advise on Social Development? ...if so, @DFID_UK have got the perfect job for you! Apply by 26 Sept
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RT @wellcometrust: Our reaction to the UN's Declaration on drug-resistant infections: #UNGA #AntimicrobialResistanc
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Pathfinder & Proof of Concept Awards for Agri-Tech in China Newton Network+ open for application. 31 Oct #funding
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.@DFID_UK #funding for research on increasing resilience to climatic shocks for people with disabilities. 30 Sept.
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Apply to @mrc call for GCRF networks in vaccine R&D. Launch meeting and networking event on 14 October.
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.@ea_researchfund @DFID_UK #funding call on changing demographics in Rwanda. Apply by 30 Sept.
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The @ea_researchfund @DFID_UK has #funding call for research on “Regional analysis of youth demographics”.
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RT @livuniresthemes: Accessing #GCRF #ODA Funding 12th October, York @N8agrifood workshop for opps from @UKCDS & @BBSRC, register here: htt…
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