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Online toolkit created to support grassroots volunteering

An easy to use online toolkit has been launched by a researcher from the University of Warwick to help anyone motivated to volunteer in the Global South to turn their ambitions into practical action. 


£1.3m doctoral scholarships in Global Sustainable Development for UK & EU students

The next generation of global sustainable development researchers is set to emerge thanks to a new kind of ‘transdisciplinary’ PhD programme at the University of Warwick for UK and EU students — made possible by £1,350,000 from the Leverhulme Trust.

 


£1m to boost resilience and unity of poor communities in Brazil & Colombia

A project to strengthen the resilience of disadvantaged, disenfranchised, and at-risk neighbourhoods in Brazil and Colombia — led by the University of Warwick, UK — has received around a million pounds from UKRI’s Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Collective Fund.


A circular economy could save the world’s economy post-COVID-19

The World’s economy is feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic with many industries under threat. A group of researchers from the UK, Malaysia, Nigeria, UAE and Japan, led by WMG, University of Warwick have concluded that adopting circular economy strategies would be the best way for the world’s economy to recover, whilst enabling the transition to a low-carbon economy.


New rural healthcare inequalities as mobile phones replace friendships?

A new study led by Warwick University's Dr Marco J Haenssgen has demonstrated how mobile phones can support access to healthcare in developing countries, but at the risk that the poorest are deprived of support. Published in the prestigious journal World Development, the researchers highlight the complexities of technological change and caution against over-enthusiastic medical interventions that aim to promote health through mobile phones.

Wed 23 Sep 2020, 15:40 | Tags: Health, research, Global Development, Health and Medicine

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