Oklahoma Sunset Oil Well

Benefits by the barrel

09 Apr 2011

Countries rich in oil have long been associated with the "resource-curse paradox" - a principle which states they will suffer, rather than benefit, in the long run. Not so, new research by a Cambridge Gates scholar suggests.

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Faculty of Education Building

Lessons from learning studies

01 Nov 2010

Two research programmes in the Faculty of Education are bringing new insight to the impact and implementation of education in developing countries.

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MRSA

Stopping superbugs in their tracks

01 Nov 2010

Work in resource-restricted healthcare settings in south-east Asia is defining the transmission of hospital ‘superbugs’ using low-tech diagnostics and high-tech tools.

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Chars dwellers building plinths as part of the cash-for-work scheme

Out of poverty

01 Nov 2010

Cambridge researchers are contributing to projects in Bangladesh that aim to lift 1 million people out of poverty by 2015.

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Community radio volunteers, Breeze-FM, Chipata, Zambia

Democratising the airwaves

01 Nov 2010

A new research collaboration will investigate the capacity of radio to facilitate citizen-led governance in developing countries.

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Fieldwork in China

When disaster strikes

01 Nov 2010

Using satellite imagery, researchers have developed the first systematic approach for tracking the recovery of regions stricken by natural disaster.

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