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At the frontiers of health science: $35 million research program launched

The Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Finance, announced the launch of the Canada-Israel Health Research Program in Toronto on behalf of the Minister of Health. Managed in part by Canada’s IDRC, the seven-year, $35 million program is a...

Safe and Inclusive Cities: A key entry point to addressing fragility

​Around the world, urban growth is booming. Job seekers are converging on cities to find work, and in many countries urban slums are sprawling. Fragile cities — where municipal powers fail to provide citizens with basic services and shelter — are...

IDRC honoured for role in Canada's Ebola response

IDRC’s contribution to Canada’s response to the recent Ebola crisis has been recognized with a Canadian public service award of excellence.   IDRC shares the “Exemplary Contribution Under Extraordinary Circumstances” award with 11 other...

IDRC invites applications for the IDRC Research Awards 2016

IDRC is now accepting applications for the IDRC Research Awards 2016 We offer a number of research awards providing a unique opportunity to enhance research skills and gain a fresh perspective on crucial development issues. These one-year, paid...

IDRC grantee appointed to advisory board of UNU institute

Salam Kawakibi, Deputy Director and Director of Research at the Arab Reform Initiative (ARI), was appointed to the advisory board of the United Nations University’s Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility. The Institute focuses on cultural...

Call for proposals: SCALA Knowledge Observatory in Latin America

IDRC is joining forces with the Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter-American Development Bank and Citi Foundation in a call for proposals to select an institution that will implement the SCALA Knowledge Observatory. The Observatory will be a...

IDRC extends condolences

Today Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) learned with sadness of the passing of research colleagues Martha Farrell, of the Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), and Paula Kantor, a former Director of the Afghan...

IDRC hits the road Together with Aga Khan Foundation Canada

The Aga Khan Foundation Canada launched Together: An Exhibition on Global Development on April 22, 2015 in Ottawa. This bilingual, mobile exhibit is housed in a 53-foot custom vehicle. With 1,000 square feet of space, Together features the work of...

Call for Papers issued on the transformation of research systems in the South

IDRC together with the Institut de recherche pour le déveIoppement (IRD), the Centre Population & Developpement (CEPED), the Institute for Research and Innovation in Society (IFRIS) and OECD Development Centre, have put out a Call for...

APHRC wins prestigious 2015 United Nations Population Award

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) has won the 2015 United Nations Population Award. APHRC is a leading pan-African research institution based in Nairobi, Kenya, that conducts high quality policy-relevant research on...

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