Online talks about research for development

09 November 2020 FundingGuidanceImpact

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and Universities UK International have run three online events about delivering research for development, which are now available to watch again.  The events are for researchers and research development staff. They focus on impact, compliance, and safeguarding. All talks are free to view.

Research and innovation for international development: a focus on impact

This session introduces impact in the context of research for development. It is aimed at researchers and research development staff, particularly those with little experience of ODA research. Featuring speakers from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), the International Network for Advancing Science and Policy (INASP), Swansea University, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA). It was chaired by Professor Louise Bracken (Deputy Vice-Provost (Research), Durham University). Watch the full session on Youtube

ODA compliance: post-award requirements and due diligence in research for international development

This session outlines funders’ expectations and best practice for demonstrating ODA compliance post-award. It includes an update on a UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funded Association of Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA) project to provide a national service for international due diligence. This session is aimed at current and/or previous grant-holders and research development staff. This session features speakers from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), and the Association of Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA). It was chaired by Professor Tara Dean (Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, University of Brighton). Watch the full session on youtube

Safeguarding and ensuring equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in research for international development

Funders and delivery partners outline principles and practical guidance on meeting requirements relating to safeguarding and Equality Diversity and Inclusion in research for international development. This session is aimed at grant-holders and research development staff. Featuring speakers from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), the UK Collaborative on Development Research (UKCDR), UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and British Council. It was chaired by Professor Anja Lowit (Deputy Associate Principal for Research, Strathclyde University). Watch full session on Youtube