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Lunchtime information session

(7 September 2018)

As part of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), UK Research and Innovation invites proposals for community building networks focused around research challenges within the six strategic GCRF challenge portfolios. Research & Innovation Services is holding a short lunchtime information session on Wednesday, 12 September, 12pm - 1pm in PCL058, where academics can learn more about the scheme and the support available. If you would like to attend please email

Up to £150,000 is available per network, over a two year period. These funds are to support running costs, events and activities.

The six strategic GCRF challenge portfolios are:

  • cities and sustainable infrastructure
  • education
  • food systems
  • global health
  • resilience to environmental shocks and change and security protracted conflict
  • refugee crises and forced displacement. 

Have something to include?

Please liaise with the designated contact for your department or college. For further guidance, email

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