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1 Science and Innovation for Development: The Role of Aberdeen Ian Diamond

2 Assumptions Science and Development are related Science has a critical role to play in driving development ‘Science’ includes all ‘research’ Maximising interrelation of science and development requires advancement of research, human capacity development and infrastructure development

3 Northern Research ‘transferable to South Case Study –Aberdeen contributions to Maternal Mortality reductions in Scotland transferable to many LDCs Opportunities –Digital economy, e-health –Nutrition

4 2. Research on LDC issues Case Studies –Bednets, Rinderpest, development economics Opportunities –Food Security, Energy, –Health (Preventive and Curative) Research aimed at Southern Issues

5 Building Capacity. Develop genuine ‘long term’ partnerships with LDC institutions/departments/individuals Opportunities –Develop Funding Agency Support –Enhance existing collaborations Work with alumnae Develop partnerships at institutional level in strategic areas

6 4. Raising Human Capacity II Developing Research capacity –PhD and Postdocs from LDCs Opportunities –Develop funding –Invest in cradle to grave research career development through long term partnerships Building Individual Capacity

7 6. Infrastructure Advocate for HE infrastructure to be a development target – partnerships with funders and other HEIs Develop research infrastructure – with human capacity to utilise it eg population labs Ensure continued access to best infrastructure Opportunities –Long term partnerships based on established or strategically important areas Building Research Infrastructure


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