In cooperation with academics from King’s College London –UK, and several partners from the MENA region and the UK, this project aims to build research and policy capacity in conflict affected areas focusing on health, political economy of health and complex no-communicable diseases such as mental health and cancer, by blending qualitative and quantitative methods and bridging social and clinical sciences. The project also include the co-development and delivery of accredited multidisciplinary courses aiming to improve knowledge expertise in established and new research methods to generated much needed data.