We are delighted to announce the following awardees from Round 1:
Dr Amit Singh (Malaviya National Institute of Technology, JAIPUR) and Dr Karthikeyan Kandan (De Montfort University). ARM (Accessible Recycled Material) Prosthetics: developing capability, partnerships and research in India
Dr Anthony Sifuna (Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology) and Dr Martin Welch (University of Cambridge). Harnessing whole genome sequencing to strengthen sub-typing and antibiotic resistance monitoring of Escherichia coli in Developing Countries
Dr Barbara Schreiner (Pegasys Institute) and Dr Dustin Garrick (University of Oxford). Inclusive African Cities: Sharing Resources, Risks and Resilience for Regional Development
Dr Cesar Astuhuaman (Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos) and Dr Nicholas Branch (University of Reading). Food Production and Climate Resilience in Peru: Past, Present and Future
Dr Christian Kieling (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul) and Dr Helen Fisher (King's College London). Developing a global interdisciplinary network for the early identification of depression
Professor Clive Gray (University of Cape Town) and Professor Dilichukwu Anumba (The University of Sheffield). The pre-term birth dialogues: to develop an interdisciplinary research group to improve prediction and management of preterm birth in LMICs
Dr Delali Dovie (University of Ghana) and Dr Kwasi Awuah Baffour (University of Salford). Ecohealth field building at the nexus of climate change, urban sustainability and resilience of cities in Africa
Dr Elena Sabirova (Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University) and Dr Darya Gaysina (University of Sussex). Mental health and wellbeing in adolescents: an international research network of countries of Central Asia
Professor Flavio S Correa da Silva (University of Sao Paulo) and Professor Corri Black (University of Aberdeen). Data at the heart of improving health and care: The Brazil-UK Secure Data Sharing Network
Professor Huali Wang (Peking University) and Dr Kit Yee Chan (University of Edinburgh). Preventing dementia and improving dementia care: setting and addressing research priorities in China.
Dr Isabel Inês Monteiro de Pina Araújo (Cape Verde University) and Dr Sandra Beleza (University of Leicester). Establishing a multidisciplinary network for antimicrobial drug resistance surveillance in Cabo Verde
Professor Junmeng Cai (Shanghai Jiao Tong University) and Dr Yuqing Zhang (Aston University). Pyrolysis of Municipal Organic Waste for Renewable Road Construction Materials
Professor Marta Mollerach (Universidad de Buenos Aires) and Dr David Aanensen (Imperial College London). StaphNET South America: Establishing a network for genomic surveillance of Staphylococcus aureus in South America
Dr Nicholas Mariita (Dedan Kimathi University of Technology) and Professor David Pyle (University of Oxford). Harnessing volcanic and geothermal resources for sustainable development in the East African Rift
Dr Nicola Desmond (Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, Blantyre Malawi) and Dr Philip Burgess (University of Liverpool). Developing Culturally-Appropriate and Sustainable Interventions to Prevent Visual Loss from Diabetes in Low and Middle Income Countries
Dr Phuoc Nguyen Ngoc (Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry) and Professor Ruth Zadoks (University of Glasgow). Of Fish and Men – Public Health Risks Posed by Group B Streptococcus in Aquaculture in Southeast Asia
Dr Pratap Kumar (Strathmore Business School and ) and Dr Jason Madan (University of Warwick). Developing and sharing methods to support the evaluation of complex health service delivery interventions in low income settings.
Professor Quanhua Hou (Chang'An University) and Dr Jing Ran (Cardiff University). Catchment-based resilient urbanisation in arid and semi-arid China and Iran
Professor Ramakrishnan Seshadri (Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai, India) and Professor Philip Quirke (University of Leeds). Large bowel microbiome disease network. Creation of a proof of principle exemplar in colorectal cancer across three continents
Dr Robert Kayanda (Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization) and Professor Andrew Brierley (University of St Andrews). Developing a skilled fisheries-acoustics network for Lake Victoria: capacity-building for resource management and fisheries research in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya
Professor Xiaolin Huang (Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology) and Professor Shane Xie (University of Leeds). Low cost robotic orthosis for stroke treatment in rural China
This awardee list will be updated in due course.