“StAKz Hub”

A research centre for strategic technological capacity building for the primary resource sector in Kazakhstan GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorsDr William McCarthy, Dr David McCollum SchoolsEarth & Environmental Sciences, Geography & Sustainable Development ODA countriesKazakhstan Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 7, Goal 16 StaKz Hub facilitates collaboration between academics, industry and early career professional to put innovation into practice … Read more

Sustainability transitions in the Selva Maya

Mapping the policy landscape and livelihood responses GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorRehema White SchoolsGeography & Sustainable Development ODA countriesMexico Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 12, Goal 15 Latin America is seeking to reduce urbanisation by maintaining and developing feasible livelihood options in rural areas. A complex, shifting and often incoherent policy context has often lacked the implementation … Read more

Remote Sensing for sustainable use of seasonally dry tropical forests

GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorProfessor Thomas Meagher SchoolsBiology ODA countriesAmazonian countries Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 15 Seasonally dry tropical forests face critical challenges of conservation, unsustainable use, local poverty and migration to urban areas. Our overall aim is to develop novel technology for assessing biodiversity and ecosystem quality to inform landuse policy.  With leadership from St … Read more

Recovering Samoan Instrumental Music to Promote Cultural Heritage and Enterprise

GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorEmma Sutton SchoolsEnglish ODA countriesSamoa, Fiji, Solomon Islands Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 1, Goal 5 This work, led by the School of English, is building a consortium of scholars, musicians and heritage industry staff recovering rare Samoan traditional instrumental music. Developed in collaboration with and in response to Samoan musicians, musicologists and … Read more

Multidisciplinary approaches to Understanding the Safe and Effective use of Medicines in HIV-tuberculosis co-infection (MUSEUM)

Patient-centred pharmacovigilance to improve reporting of Adverse Drug Reactions amongst those living with HIV and TB in Uganda GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorDerek Sloan SchoolsMedicine ODA countriesUganda Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 3 Tuberculosis and HIV are major public health problems in Uganda. People suffering from these illnesses sometimes find it difficult to fully adhere to prolonged … Read more