Lessons Earned

Researchers from Newton Fund and GCRF projects share lessons they have earned through life and work.

Good Development

A series of short informal conversations between the BEIS Chief Scientific Adviser and our climate scientists, researchers and innovators.

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Climate change research

Report finds half a billion pounds invested since 2015

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Newton Fund &
Global Challenges Research Fund

We use science, research and innovation to tackle global development challenges

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Our funds

Newton Fund and Global Challenges Research Fund are managed by the UK's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. They allow researchers and innovators around the world to find lasting solutions to global challenges such as human health, food security and climate change.

Connecting Jordan’s youth with heritage

There is an increasing gap between young people and their pasts in Jordan. Poor engagement with multicultural heritage, both in formal education and at tourist heritage sites (such as museums) is increasing this gap. A team of Newton-Khalidi funded researchers, have teamed up with architects and...

13 July 2022

Enhancing the science, research and innovation community across the UK and globally


Susie Kitchens’ Lessons Earned

By Susie Kitchens, Deputy Director, Global Research and Innovation, Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). I have spent much of this year involved in designing BEIS’ new International Science Partnership Fund (ISPF), under HMG’s bold ambition to be a Global Science...

21 July 2022

Supporting global goals

We use UK Official Development Assistance (ODA) to help meet global goals including poverty reduction, gender equality and sustainable cities. By investing in new research and supporting people and their careers, we aim to develop lasting solutions to development challenges around the world.