Risk, uncertainty and technology in India

This project explores how different groups in India deal with risks and uncertainties related to advances in science and technology.

Avian ‘flu: the politics and policy processes of a global response

The spread of avian flu in humans has raised alarm bells around the world. What lies behind global and national responses to avian flu, and how do they cope with uncertainty and surprise? What are the challenges and opportunities for future policy?

Livelihoods after Land Reform

This project explores to what extent land redistribution in southern Africa is achieving poverty reduction and improving livelihoods.

EPSRC Regenerative Waste

Four-in-ten people live in hazardous conditions due to poor sanitation. Indeed, with half the population of developing regions without sanitation, United Nations goals of halving, by 2015, the proportion of people without access to safe water and basic sanitation seem set to be missed. This EPSRC project focuses on the ‘peri-urban’ environment, which includes areas…

ARCADE Asia

Asian Regional Capacity Development for Research on Social Determinants of Health (ARCADE RSDH) This project will add new research training capacity at low and middle-income countries (LMICs) in Asia, for promoting research on social determinants of health (RSDH). The focus is doctoral and post doctoral training, institutional strengthening for education, financial and administrative research management,…

ARCADE Africa

African Regional Capacity Development for Health Systems and Services Research (ARCADE HSSR) This project will add new research training capacity at Sub Saharan African (SSA) universities, for health systems and services strengthening. The focus is doctoral and post doctoral training, institutional strengthening for education, financial and administrative research management, and South-South network building. Novel capacity…

Future Health Systems

Future Health Systems is a research consortium working to improve access, affordability and quality of health services for the poor. FHS is a partnership of leading research institutes from across the globe working in a variety of contexts: in low-income countries (Bangladesh, Uganda), middle-income countries (China, India) and fragile states (Afghanistan) to build resilient health…

The Politics of Seed in Africa’s Green Revolution

Future Agricultures Consortium project exploring the political economy of cereal seed systems across five countries in Africa.

Veterinary Science, Transboundary Animal Diseases and Markets

This project explores changes in livestock markets in Southern Africa, and what they mean for veterinary science, diseases and livelihoods of farmers and others.