The Science Granting Councils Initiative is calling for proposals that will strengthen the capacity of councils to collect, analyze and use data in a way that facilitates their roles as boundary actors.
Science and Technology
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and IDRC, on behalf of the Government of Canada, are supporting a rapid research response to outbreaks of Monkeypox in Canada and Africa. The Monkeypox Rapid Research Response competition will launch the week of August 1, 2022.
An IDRC-supported special issue on gender-lens investing was recently published in the Journal of Sustainable Finance and Investment. Gender-lens investing is a growing arm of sustainable finance that considers and measures contributions to gender equality and financial returns.
IDRC is pleased to announce new research programming: Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Global Health (AI4GH), which will focus on catalyzing and scaling AI research for epidemic and pandemic preparedness and response and for sexual, reproductive and maternal health.
The Gender in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics research initiative marked an important one-year milestone in March 2022 with a three-day virtual inception workshop. The workshop was co-organized by IDRC and a team of external facilitators from the firm Inclusive Innovation.
IDRC and the Minister of International Development, the Honourable Harjit Sajjan, are pleased to announce that Dr. Dorothy Nyambi has been appointed as Chairperson of IDRC’s Board of Governors, Nurjehan Mawani has been appointed as governor and Gilles Rivard, Purnima Mane and Akwasi Aidoo have been reappointed as governors.