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    Academic research programme

    STEG is a five-year programme of academic research budgeted at £12 million funded by the Department of International Development (DfID)

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    Small Research Grants

    Small Research Grants (SRGs) have a budget of between £10,000 - £25,000 with a duration of 12 months. There will be 12 calls for SRGs, with around 100 projects funded.

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    Larger Research Grants

    Larger Research Grants (LRGs) will average £100,000 with a duration of 24 months, and our initial plans involve four calls for LRGs with a total of 20 projects funded.

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STEG: a new research initiative


A new research initiative launched to underpin development policy in low- and middle-income countries

As low-income countries begin to look beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, a new research programme aims to strengthen their potential for achieving long-run growth and economic transformation.


Virtual Inception Workshop

The STEG virtual Inception workshop took place on the 4th and 5th June. The workshop will began with an introduction to the intellectual framework of the STEG research programme and included a presentation and discussion of its key research themes. 

The recordings of the event and presentation slides used will be available shortly. 

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