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22 September 2016
Newton Fund helps young video makers compete to help Brazil solve resources problems

Children and young people can play their part in helping to secure future supplies of food, water and energy in Brazil with the launch of an exciting new global video competition.

25 October 2016
Newton Fund helping to fund research into 'How even our brains get 'slacker' as we age'

This research shows that losing the youthful firmness and elasticity in our skin is one of the first outward signs of ageing. Now it seems it’s not just our skin that starts to sag - but our brains too.

25 October 2016
Newton Fund backing Chile youth entrepreneurship and innovation training

Thanks to the “Young Innovators Programme”, a joint effort from Foundation for Agrarian and Innovate UK, through the Newton Fund, the first workshops were delivered, in order to choose the best twenty initiatives. 

02 November 2016
Newton Fund supporting Met Office immersion into Amazon science

A Met Office Climate Scientist, Chantelle Burton, describes her scientfic immersion into the amazing world of the Amazon, to understand the methods for assessing the impacts of climate change on the great and diverse forest.

02 November 2016
UK-Colombia agree new £20 million Newton Fund bioeconomy research programme

A new Newton Fund £20 million bioeconomy research programme, responsible for developing new drugs, medicines, biofertilisers and pollution tackling products, has been announced by the UK and Colombia today.

08 November 2016
Science Minister announces major UK-India Newton Fund research investments worth up to £80 million and £1 million Newton Prize for 2017

The UK Science Minister has today announced a series of research programmes from the Newton Fund worth up to £80 million to address global societal challenges affecting people living in India.