UK Collaborative for Development Research (UKCDR) and Global Research Collaboration for Infectious Disease Preparedness (GloPID-R)
What have we learned from funding COVID-19 research across the globe
Virtual dialogue with global funders on what have we learned from funding COVID research especially in low- and middle-income countries, co-hosted by the UK Collaborative for Development Research (UKCDR) and Global Research Collaboration for Infectious Disease Preparedness (GloPID-R).
- Introduce findings from the soon to be published COVID CIRCLE Lessons for Funders Report
- Provide an opportunity for funders to reflect and discuss how to improve funding research and build partnerships for future pandemics and epidemics
- Present case studies to showcase and evidence where innovative partnerships and funding calls have had a positive impact during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Introduction: Alice Norton, Research Lead, GloPID-R
- Keynote speech: Marie Staunton, Chair of Strategic Coherence for ODA Research (SCOR) Board
- Presentation: COVID CIRCLE report– Key lessons from the first year of the research response to COVID-19
- Panel discussion with global funders of COVID-19 research. Topic: ‘What have we learned from funding epidemic and pandemic research in low- and middle-income countries during COVID-19?
- Presentations: Case studies demonstrating innovative best practice for research in epidemics and pandemics
- Audience Q&A
- Closing speech: Charu Kaushic, Scientific Director, CIHR-III; GloPID-R Chair