Research projects in the global South should brace for funding restrictions as the UK government announced it would slash overseas assistance to £10 billion next year, say academics.
Research funding for emerging infectious diseases rarely reaches the countries where such diseases do the most harm.
In an interconnected world, with pandemic or climate change, development funding must also go to research.
The president of the Clay Mathematics Institute, a major research center in the US, shares his thoughts about how research meetings and interactions could go on during the pandemic. A question that doesn’t concern only mathematicians. Leave your comments!
Luiz Eugenio Mello, who has recently been appointed as the scientific director of one of Brazil’s major research funding agencies shares his vision for this agency and for science.
Research in the global South is frequently underfunded and overlooked, but a new initiative is boosting a range of studies, from sustainable development, to soil salinity, and care for the elderly suffering chronic diseases.