GCRF

Statement on UKRI funding cuts

UK Research and Innovation has announced a significant cut to the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) as a result of the UK government’s decision to reduce spending on international aid. The GCRF African SWIFT team first learned about the cuts to the GCRF programme in a letter that UKRI published on Thursday, 11th March. Although … Continue Reading

‘Creating possibilities and giving hope’: on the GCRF frontline

UK Research and Innovation has announced a large cut to the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) as a result of the Government’s decision to reduce spending on international aid. GCRF was established to target the best of Britain’s research effort at the big problems facing the world. The University of Leeds has been involved in about 150 individual … Continue Reading