Global Challenges Research Fund


What is GCRF?

Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a £1.5 billion UK government initiative aimed at fostering research collaborations between UK institutions and institutions in Development Assistance Committee (DAC) listed countries to generate innovative solutions to intractable development issues. 

Research & Innovation's Global Challenges Strategy Manager, Dr Hilary Lynch, can provide further information, support and guidance with applications for GCRF, Newton Funding and other DAC listed related calls. Please contact Hilary if you have research in a GCRF related area, are thinking of applying for GCRF, Newton or other related funding, or simply require further GCRF information.

You can also keep up to date with GCRF related news and information through Royal Holloway GCRF Community on Yammer.

Our GCRF Awards

Since December 2018, we have received the following awards:

GCRF Academy of Medical Sciences Networking Grant  - Understanding the Food Chain of Teff (Eragrostis tef) and the Application of Seed Techology in Teff Farming in Ethiopia: Professor Gerhard Leubner, Dr Tina Steinbrecher, Dr Ivica Petrikova (RHUL) and Mr Said Mohammed (Debre Berhan University, Ethiopia)

GCRF ESRC Interdisciplinary Research Hub – South-South Migration, Inequality and Development Hub: Professor G Hari Harindranath, Professor Tim Unwin (RHUL) Co-Investigators on the Coventry Led GCRF Hub


Applying for GCRF funding?

For more information on the application process, see Preparation and Approvals & Submission for more guidance.

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