r4d programme



The r4d programme presents itself with a brochureThe r4d programme presents itself with a brochure research partnerships can play a valuable role in tackling global challenges. The newly published brochure of the r4d programme provides an overview of its objectives and thematic areas.8/18/2016 10:00:00 AMr4d programme brochure published
54 pre-proposals evaluated in the Additional Thematic Call54 pre-proposals evaluated in the Additional Thematic Call Additional Thematic Call with four topics resulted in 54 submissions of pre-proposals. Based on external reviews the ad hoc Review Panel evaluated them and invited 18 for developing full proposals. 7/29/2016 7:00:00 AM54 additional thematic pre-proposals evaluated
Insights into current research in Employment and Social ConflictsInsights into current research in Employment and Social Conflicts r4d programme invites interested representatives from policy and practice to discuss new research results and insights in the thematic fields of employment and social conflicts. Two public events offer opportunities to directly exchange with six international research consortia.6/28/2016 1:00:00 PMPublic Events Employment and Social Conflicts

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme) is a joint funding initiative by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). The r4d programme supports research aimed at solving global problems with a focus on least developed, low and middle income countries.


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28.10.2016, r4d Skills Mixed Methods with Prof. Alicia O'Cathain

01.12.2016, r4d Skills Second Coordinators' Exchange

Winter 2016/2017, Kick-off meeting for new projects in the thematically open module

05.9.2017 - 08.09.2017, International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD) 2017

Next Calls

Thematically open research module, 3rd Call, winter 2016/2017