Monthly Archives: October 2014

CONGRATS to ICEH’s Dr. Andrew Bastawrous who has won the Mazda Rebels with a Cause Grant

And The Winner Is… Dr. Andrew Bastawrous The Mazda Rebels with a Cause grant goes to the Eye Bake Program, led by Ted Fellow Andrew Bastawrous. “The community has spoken and the verdict is out – the project to win … Continue reading

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Highlights of global programme ‘What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls’ in commemoration of International Day of the Girl Child

Emma Fulu works for the Medical Research Council in South Africa. She is working to deliver a new DFID global programme in partnership with SaME Group’s Lori Heise and Charlotte Watts and Social Development Direct called ‘What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women … Continue reading

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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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Violence against women can be stopped – The Conversation publishes article by Tanya Abramsky

The Conversation has published an article by research fellow Tanya Abramsky. Tanya discusses a groundbreaking programme in Uganda that has seen dramatic results in the reduction of gender violence. Estimates suggest that one third of all women worldwide have experienced partner violence at some point in … 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