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08 July 2017
Royal visit launches Newton Fund Alumni Network in China

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Princess Anne visited Changsha in the Hunan Province of south central China on 7 July 2017, where she helped launch the Newton Fund Alumni Network.

25 July 2017
Newton-Ungku Omar Fund Open Day – bringing together the science, technology and innovation community in Malaysia

The Newton-Ungku Omar Fund Open Day was held in Kuala Lumpur on 25 July 2017, to celebrate the successes of the fund’s projects so far and to look forward to a bright future with an increased funding commitment.

08 March 2017
LATAM Biodiversity Conference in Peru

Representatives from Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Brazil and Argentina gathered last week at the British Embassy in Lima, Peru, for the Newton Fund LATAM Biodiversity Conference.

20 February 2017
Arts & Humanities Research Council - collaborative research through the Newton Fund

AHRC has published a feature article highlighting its Newton funded programmes. 

17 February 2017
February 2017 UK-China Research and Innovation Partnership Fund newsletter

Find out about our current activities in China in the February 2017 newsletter, now available. 

06 January 2017
UK-China-Thailand-Philippines-Vietnam research underpins the long-term sustainable future of rice

Today, BBSRC has announced a total of 13 projects to be funded through the Newton Fund's UK-China-Thailand-Philippines-Vietnam Sustainable Rice Programme, across a range of research areas, to underpin the long-term sustainable production of rice. 

04 January 2017
UK-China Research and Innovation Partnership Fund - January 2017 newsletter

The latest newsletter from the Newton Fund in China, known as the UK-China Research and Innovation Partnership Fund, is now available. 

08 December 2016
UK Chancellor confirms £28 million commitment to UK-South Africa Newton Fund to address development challenges

Additional funding for collaborative research and innovation programmes was highlighted as part of a high-level visit to South Africa by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, to deepen economic ties.

17 November 2016
Newton Fund backing ESRC-NRF collaborative research on Higher Education in South Africa

The ESRC and National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa are pleased to announce five new collaborative research projects on higher education in South Africa or wider Africa.


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.