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New South Africa–Canada Research Chairs Initiative
IDRC and the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa are pleased to announce two new...
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IDRC welcomes its 2017 Research Award recipients
IDRC is pleased to announce the 11 winners of its 2017 Research Award call.
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Winners announced in Climate Resilient Cities (CRC) in Latin America research call
IDRC, the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), and Fundacion Futuro Latinoamericano (...

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IDRC and the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa are pleased to announce two new research chair initiatives. They build on NRF’s existing ...

IDRC is pleased to announce the 11 winners of its 2017 Research Award call.

IDRC, the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), and Fundacion Futuro Latinoamericano (FFLA-Ecuador) have announced the winners of their research call on Climate Resilient Cities in Latin America. 

The award-winning documentary on the true victims of the Syrian uprising, Little Ghandi - The lost truth of the Syrian uprising, is coming to Canadian venues. Screened internationally, it is being touted as a great example of a powerful film that can touch people’s lives in a way that...

More than 2,000 global health thinkers and practitioners from around the world gather to exchange policy-relevant research findings and results at the Global Symposium on Health Systems Research every two years. This year’s event, hosted in Vancouver from November 14–18, 2016, is focused on...

IDRC and the World Economic Forum (WEF) are collaborating to develop regional and global platforms whereby the private sector, local governments, the donor community and civil society can work together to foster inclusive growth in developing countries. 

The Science Granting Councils Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa (SGCI) will hold their Annual Forum on November 24–25 in Maputo, Mozambique. The Forum provides an opportunity to science granting councils to interact with other key science, technology, and innovation (STI) system actors such as...

IDRC is pleased to announce the winners of its latest IDRC Doctoral Research Awards. Awardees will conduct field research in 18 developing countries.

IDRC, the Israel Science Foundation (ISF), the Azrieli Foundation, and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announce the third call for proposals in the Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program. 

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