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Jos Engelen talks about the new NWO Strategy

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03 Jun 2015

NWO is emphasising its role as a connector in its new NWO Strategy 2015-2018. NWO not only wants to promote collaboration between Dutch researchers, but also between science, society and business.

CSTM's Joy Clancy leads Program to further Knowledge on Energy Access for Women and Girls

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02 Jun 2015

The International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy, ENERGIA, and the UK Department for International Development, DFID, signed an agreement to advance knowledge and awareness regarding the impact of energy access on women and girls.

Global Engineers: Key Professionals for Sustainable Human Development

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01 Jun 2015

A new policy brief supported by EADI finds that Engineers with a broader capacity are needed to contribute to the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals and that current debates at EU and international level have not yet explored in detail the role tha Higher Education should play within Global Citizenship Education.

The Role of Research and Innovation in the Post-2015 Development Agenda. Bridging the Divide between the Richest and the Poorest within a Generation

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01 Jun 2015

Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED); Authors: Claire Wingfield et al.

This paper is intended to build support for research and innovation in the final post-2015 agenda, as well as to stimulate and inform discussion about how to measure the impact of R&D of new and improved health tools targeting the needs of LMICs. The authors build on the work of the Lancet Commission on Investing in Health, which called for doubling current R&D investments in health from all countries to bridge the divide between the richest and poorest within a generation. To achieve this bold vision, the authors contend that research and innovation for health must be a central component of the post-2015 development agenda.

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