Monthly Archives: October 2014

11 – 17 October 2014

Ebola coverage: Peter Piot and David Heymann on BBC Newsnight (at 11:40) Peter Piot also cited in the Economist, Washington Post,  Wall Street Journal, CNN , The Guardian, The Times of India,the Buenos Aires Herald, SciDev.net and Vice News, among others, and quoted in The Lancet, The Guardian, and … Continue reading

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Join our multi-disciplinary School Centres

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine’s multi-disciplinary School Centres bring together staff, students and alumni working across Faculties and Departments, to share information and strengthen our research, education and policy activities. If you are interested in any of … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENT: 2nd evaluation workshop for local government practitioners!

SPHR@L is excited to announce a second ‘Evaluation Workshop’ aimed at local government practitioners! We are particularly interested in engaging with those working in housing, transport, and planning etc to be better equipped to design evaluations. Date & time: Monday … Continue reading

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Let’s be honest that pilots are not just about testing: they’re also about engineering the politics of change

By Stefanie Ettelt There is more to policy piloting than evaluation – piloting is a policy tool in itself, not only a means for conducting research, says Stefanie Ettelt   Pilot evaluation tends to frustrate and disappoint some or all of … Continue reading

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Women in Science: Hilda Phoebe Hudson

International Day of Women and Girls in Science is a great chance to remind ourselves of all the women who have contributed to science, technology, engineering and maths throughout their various histories and who may have been forgotten somewhere along … Continue reading

BLOG: An evidence-culture shock for public health in local government

An evidence-culture shock for public health in local government Gemma Phillips suggests that a fresh and appreciative understanding of how local government has improved public health over the past 40 years would be a fruitful approach following reorganisation. The shifting … Continue reading