The Global Development Network (GDN) invites researchers from developing and transition countries to submit research proposals under the theme of Doing research in developing countries: the role of non-academic actors, new communication platforms and leadership in social sciences for the Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development (ORD).
The Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development is a competitive research grant program under the Global Development Awards Competition 2019.
The Awards Competition is administered by GDN, funded under the Policy and Human Resources Development Fund (PHRD) trust fund managed by the World Bank and generously supported by the Government of Japan.
This award program identifies and funds outstanding research proposals in developing and transition countries with high potential for excellence in research and clear policy implications for addressing development issues.
The three winning projects will receive grants worth US$ 45,000 in total.1 Finalists will be invited to travel and present their proposals at GDN’s next Global Development Conference to be held in Bonn (Germany) between the 23rd and 25th of October 2019.
- Understanding and measuring the role of non-academic researchers in development.
- The role of social media in the production, diffusion, and uptake of development research in developing countries.
- The role of research leadership in advancing the evidence-informed debate in developing countries.
Interested candidates can submit their proposals by clicking here.
The last date for submission of the online registration form, the full research proposal in the application template and CVs of the applicants is 26 July 2019 (Indian Standard Time 6:00 PM).
Please note that the submission of all documents is mandatory for your application to be treated as complete and eligible.
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