• Date

    02/11/2021

  • Time

    14:00-15:30 GMT

  • Location

    Online

  • Organisation

    UK Collaborative for Development Research (UKCDR) and Global Research Collaboration for Infectious Disease Preparedness (GloPID-R)

Covid 19

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).

Objectives:

  • 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

 

Agenda:

  1. Introduction: Alice Norton, Research Lead, GloPID-R
  2. Keynote speech: Marie Staunton, Chair of Strategic Coherence for ODA Research (SCOR) Board
  3. Presentation: COVID CIRCLE report– Key lessons from the first year of the research response to COVID-19
  4. 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?
  5. Presentations: Case studies demonstrating innovative best practice for research in epidemics and pandemics
  6. Audience Q&A
  7. Closing speech: Charu Kaushic, Scientific Director, CIHR-III; GloPID-R Chair
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