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.
LATEST STORY OF CHANGE

Science partnerships to fast-track drug discovery and development in Africa

Infectious diseases are responsible for nearly 70% of deaths in Africa each year. Globally, drug-resistant infections are on the rise, making the search for new and effective medicines increasingly urgent. Africa accounts for 17.5% of the global population. It is the most genetically diverse region...

24 November 2022
GLOBAL REACH

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

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How we are realising national priorities for net zero through workshops

By Dr. Ala’a Alshdiefat – The UK aims to reduce all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. Net Zero means reducing emissions to their lowest amount through energy efficiency measures and then, as a last resort, offsetting the rest. But what is the status of carbon neutral and climate...

27 September 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.