APPLY NOW: Capacity Development Acceleration Fund for Sustainable Cities and Neighbourhoods - deadline 31 March, 2019


Are you interested an early career research interested in learning more about sustainable cities and neighbourhoods?

The GCRF Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods (SHLC) is pleased to launch a new fund, which aims to strengthen capacity of early career researchers to understand and address global challenges in fast-growing cities in developing countries.

This new funding scheme – the Capacity Development Acceleration Fund (CDAF) - supports a visiting research fellowship programme, as well as pilot research, knowledge mobilisation and research management projects. The fund is open to everyone including UofG researchers as well as external organisations and research institutes. If you, or your organisation, are interested in building capacity to tackle urban, health and education challenges in developing country cities and neighbourhoods then please apply by 31 March 2019. We are particularly looking to support early career researchers looking to strengthen their experience.

The fund is supported by the UK Government’s Global Challenges Research Fund and therefore all applications must be ODA (Official Development Assistance) eligible. Visit the OECD for more information about ODA eligible countries, including definition and coverage.

To download the application form and for more information about the funding scheme, including  who can apply and costs that can be covered, please visit the SHLC website [Application Guide and Form featured and attached below].

If you have any questions about eligibility criteria, or the fund more generally, please do not hesitate to contact me.


Best wishes



Gail Wilson | Senior Business Manager

Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods (SHLC)
Funded by UKRI via Global Challenges Research Fund
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