Colombia is the second most biodiverse country in the world after Brazil. Despite its fundamental importance to our very existence, biodiversity is decreasing at an alarming rate.
Science and innovation partnerships between researchers and organisations in the UK and Colombia are pursuing a better understanding of biodiversity and finding practical solutions to protect the planet...read more
The 2019 Newton Prize will be awarded for outstanding research and innovation partnerships between the UK and China, Indonesia and the Philippines.
The annual £1m Newton Prize was created to celebrate and further encourage the collaborations that UK researchers have forged with their colleagues in Newton Fund partner countries...read more
The Newton Fund uses science and innovation partnerships to promote economic development and social welfare of partner countries. It does this through collaboration with partner countries and working with 7 UK delivery partners. The Newton Fund is also part of the UK's official development assistance (ODA).
The Newton Fund was launched in 2014 and now has a total UK investment of £735 million to 2021, with partner countries providing matched resources within the fund.
Universities UK International and British Council have produced a video offering advice on establishing a collaboration with UK academics. Although aimed at the Newton - Al-Farabi Partnership Programme, Rachael raises good points applicable to all UK-International academic partnerships.
The Newton Fund’s aim is to develop science and innovation partnerships that promote the economic development and welfare of collaborating countries.
Applicants need to consider if their proposed activities meet ODA criteria.
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