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Research for the Developing World: Public Funding from Australia, Canada, and the UK

Bruce Currie-Alder


Research for the developing world can generate evidence on the effectiveness of foreign aid, invent new technologies that serve poor people, and strengthen research capabilities in poor countries. How do countries determine which of these policy goals to pursue? Examining the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia reveals how each country established a unique approach to research funding. Programs and grantmaking evolved in response to various expectations across governments, tempered by the need to remain credible in the scientific community. This book explores the histories of the UK Departme ... More

Keywords: public management, research governance, international development, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, research impact, performance management

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198742937
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742937.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bruce Currie-Alder, author
Regional Director, Middle East and North Africa, Canada's International Development Research Centre