GCRF Global Engagement Networks funding call

Date and Time: 

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 13:30 to 14:30

On 25th September, London International Development Centre (LIDC) will be holding a Facebook Live discussion on the GCRF Global Engagement Networks funding call with Professor Claire Heffernan, LIDC Centre Director, Alexandra Spittle, Senior Policy Manager-International Development Team, UKRI, Dr. Helen Fletcher, Assistant Professor in Immunology and Director, TB Centre, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and GCRF Challenge Leader, Global Health, and Professor Laura Hammond, Reader in Development Studies, SOAS, University of London and GCRF Global Challenge Leader, Security Protracted Conflict, Refugee Crises and Forced Displacement.

The panel discussion will explore the funding call and address the following topics:

  • An introduction to the funding call
  • An explanation of the priority areas for applications
    • Cities and sustainable infrastructure
    • Education in emergencies
    • Food systems portfolio
    • Global health portfolio
    • Resilience to environmental shocks and change
    • Security protracted conflict, refugee crises and forced displacement
  • Practical advice on writing a great proposal and demonstrating interdisciplinarity

To join us, simply like LIDC’s Facebook page and log into Facebook at 1.30pm BST on 25th September. You will receive a notification when we go live, and can ask the panellists questions by writing them in the comments section.

Location: 

virtual

Speaker: 

Professor Claire Heffernan, LIDC Centre Director

Alexandra Spittle, Senior Policy Manager-International Development Team, UKRI

Dr. Helen Fletcher, Assistant Professor in Immunology and Director, TB Centre, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and GCRF Challenge Leader, Global Health

Professor Laura Hammond, Reader in Development Studies, SOAS, University of London and GCRF Global Challenge Leader, Security Protracted Conflict, Refugee Crises and Forced Displacement.