Making science work for development

Making science work for development

UKCDS members collaborate when funding research in similar topics or around multidisciplinary problems. The UKCDS Secretariat works on improving the processes of science funding, uptake and communications, and runs a group on capacity building, to maximise the impact of UK research in development.

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Research uptake and impact

UKCDS and partners are working with funders, researchers and practitioners to encourage and enable more research into use.

If you have any questions about Research uptake and impact, then please feel free to contact Ian Thornton
11 September 2013
UKCDS has compiled some information on various schemes aimed at improving research and innovation capacity in low and middle income countries. These pages are not comprehensive but are a starting...
1 August 2013
In October 2012 UKCDS, DFID and IDRC convened a workshop to help themselves and other funders explore and better understand the options for and challenges of evaluating the impact of their research...
23 December 2010
How do we strengthen demand for research evidence? What is the role of the media in research communication and uptake? How can we better engage the private sector and civil society? These were some...
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4 September 2013
The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (“REF”) sets out how the research of British Higher Education Institutions will be assessed to enable the allocation of research grants between Higher Education...