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26 April 2016
Update on Science and Technology in South Africa - including Newton Fund activities

Update on Science and Technology in South Africa - including Newton Fund activities

07 April 2016
Newton Fund supports new marine and maritime partnership between UK and South Africa

Professors Rachel Mills and Damon Teagle have just returned from their first visit to the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) where they initiated a number of areas of collaboration as part of a new partnership between the University of Southampton and NMMU in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

11 May 2016
South Africa and UK Establish Research Chairs to Strengthen Research and Innovation

South Africa and the United Kingdom have established the first three bilateral research chairs to strengthen research and innovation capacity between the two countries.

28 June 2016
Newton Fund supports UK-China joint centre for probiotic research

The Institute of Food Research and Jiangnan University have collaborated to initiate a UK-China Joint Centre for Probiotic Research.

10 August 2016
£4.5m from Newton Fund for collaborations that will tackle antimicrobial resistance

Six new research partnerships looking at ways of tackling the rise of anti-microbial resistance (AMR) have been created with £4.5m investment by the UK Research Councils: BBSRC, ESRC and MRC through the Newton Fund.

25 May 2016
Newton Fund helps to understand complexities of Indian monsoon and its impacts

Understanding the southern Asian monsoon and its effects on the world's climate is the focus of a new UK research collaboration in India.

23 May 2016
Newton Fund involved in Latin American technology transferred to Vietnam shrimp farms

MEXICO - The development of a number of techniques to improve shrimp larvae in their resistance and size, is something that for several years the specialists of the Center for Biological Research of the Northwest (CIBNOR) have been focused on.

03 June 2016
Newton Fund helping to prevent future H5N1 outbreaks in Vietnam

The persistence of bird flu poses a serious risk to economic and food security, as well as public health worldwide. A UK-Vietnam collaboration is helping to understand how the virus persists under the radar, to help prevent the next major outbreak.

11 July 2016
Indian Science Minister participates in study on monsoon variability partly funded by Newton Fund

The Indian Minister of Science, Technology and Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan commended the growing UK-India research partnership, as he participated in the UK-India observational campaign to study monsoon variability today in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

22 September 2016
Newton Fund grant set to help combat childhood obesity in Mexico

University of Westminster researchers awarded Newton Fund grant through Medical Research Council (MRC) to help combat childhood obesity in Mexico.