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Call for Concept Notes: Open Science Network

The Open and Collaborative Science in Development Network (OCSDNet) is pleased to announce the launch of the public Call For Concept Notes for case studies that explore the linkages between open science and development.   OCSDNet aims to support...

IDRC invites applications for its Canadian Partnerships Small Grants

IDRC’s Canadian Partnerships Program invites organizations incorporated and headquartered in Canada to submit applications for its 2014-2015 Small Grants for Innovative Research and Knowledge Sharing.Who can applyLocal, regional, national, and...

New research proposals selected by the Cultivate Africa's Future fund

The Governance Committee of the Cultivate Africa's Future (CultiAF) fund has chosen six projects from its September 2013 call for proposals. The six proposals focus on post-harvest management and productivity with nutritional outcomes and...

Eight science journalists win scholarships to attend Ecohealth 2014 conference in Montréal

IDRC is pleased to announce the eight winners of the 2014 Ecohealth Scholarships, an  international science journalist competition organized by the World Federation of Science Journalists.More than 200 journalists applied for the scholarships. The...

Canadian researchers to share results at global AIDS conference

Canada’s International Development Research Centre is deeply saddened by the loss of top HIV/AIDS experts in the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on July 17. They were on their way to Melbourne, Australia, to attend the 20th International AIDS...

Breakthrough study on neglected diseases in China

Researchers in China have produced the first comprehensive study of the geographical spread of 14 neglected tropical diseases in the country, their prevalence, and epidemic characteristics. The breakthrough research was published in the May 27, 2014...

Pathways to Resilience project finalist in South African science prize

An IDRC-supported project in South Africa has been shortlisted for the African nation's most eminent science and innovation prize.   The South African node of the international Pathways to Resilience project is a finalist for the 2013-2014...

IDRC awardee receives first Canadian PhD in international development

Kent Schroeder successfully defended his thesis on development in Bhutan to become Canada's first PhD graduate in international development studies, at the University of Guelph.   Throughout his doctorate Schroeder worked as director of...

Moving toward an open access policy for IDRC

IDRC is pleased to announce that it will soon release a new open access policy for all IDRC-funded research outputs.   IDRC believes that publicly funded research should be freely and openly available. We also believe that open access accelerates...

IDRC grantee wins Ester Boserup Prize for contributions to research for development

​Professor Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan was awarded the 2014 Ester Boserup Prize by the Copenhagen Centre for Development Research. The prize recognizes outstanding contributions to social science research on development and economic history...

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