Online Event: Global Challenges Community of Practice, Wednesday, 20 May

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The University will be hosting an online  event via Zoom on the Global Challenges of Community Practice on Wednesday, 20 May, 10.30am – 12pm.

This community of practice was started in 2019 to bring together Global Challenges project managers and research support colleagues to identify issues, and share advice and insights for conducting international collaborative projects that address the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

This, the 5th  meeting of the group, and will be hosted online, discussing the  Effects of Covid-19 restrictions on project delivery and safeguarding in international development research.

Dr Leona Vaughn will present on the launch of guidance on safeguarding in international development research. This guidance was commissioned for the research sector by UKCDR UK Collaborative on Developmental Research, a group of major research funders). The work on the guidance was led by and led by the University of Liverpool and the Liverpool School of tropical Medicine. A recent news article provides more background and the UKCDR guidance can be found here.

Please note, this meeting is by invitation only. If you are managing delivery of a global challenges projects in low or middle income countries (e.g. GCRF. NIHR Global health, DFID, Gate Foundation, Wellcome Trust and have not already been invited, then please contact Gail Donegan