Author Archives: Sam Miles

Q&A with engagement expert Emma Sparrow Part 2: Working creatively with children and young people during the COVID pandemic

Continuing from Part 1 of our Q&A last month, here’s Part 2 of our Q&A with Emma Sparrow from &Us at The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. This interview focuses on working with young people in a tricky year when it comes to participation. … Continue reading

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DEPTH Q&A with engagement expert Emma Sparrow (&Us, RCPCH)

We were very excited to meet with Emma Sparrow from The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. Read on for Part 1 of 2 blog posts that cover all things engagement, involvement, and PPI… We began by asking Emma … Continue reading

A Year in DEPTH

Here are some numbers that summarise our in-DEPTH work for 2020… The number of partner organisations in our UK Aid-funded ACCESS consortium. We are excited to collaborate with International Planned Parenthood Federation, Frontline AIDS, Women’s Refugee Commission, the Open University, & Internews.    The new research … Continue reading

Looking beyond the PhD: Applying for your first academic post

New year, new blog post! For our latest piece, DEPTH researcher Dr Sam Miles reflects on the journey from PhD to first academic job, and offers some advice to ECRs (early-career researchers) pursuing careers in academia. This blog has been … Continue reading

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Partnerships for Global Health: Putting theory into practice

For our latest DEPTH blog we asked LSHTM researcher Kimberley Popple to share her thoughts on NGO-academic collaborations as someone who has recently moved from the former to the latter. Thank you for your insights Kimberley – lots of food … Continue reading

Ethical research in lockdown: Options for obtaining informed consent

The COVID-19 pandemic is requiring home-testing in large numbers, and this process raises questions about the ethics of informed consent. In our latest blog, DEPTH member Dr Catherine McGowan reflects on a route to informed consent and suggests how governments, healthcare groups … Continue reading

This Sickle Cell Life, co-production & academic research

Our latest blog by DEPTH researcher Dr Sam Miles takes a break from coronavirus research to explore the themes of co-production and collaboration in our recently completed project This Sickle Cell Life. Read on to find out more… Regular readers … Continue reading

Oh, What Do You Do To Me? the City says to Tinder

Happy new year! We are welcoming back our readers with this new blogpost by DEPTH researcher Sam Miles, who was recently invited to be interviewed about sex, technology and cities for the Urban Political podcast. Read on to find out … Continue reading

Trip report: LSHTM Participatory research workshop at Kyoto University

In our latest blog post, DEPTH researcher Dr Alicia Renedo gives us an overview of her experience delivering a short course on participatory research at Kyoto University School of Public Health. The short course consisted of two full day workshops (day … Continue reading

Can sexuality education can help prevent partner violence?

Today’s blog is very topical because LSHTM doctoral researcher and DEPTH member Shelly Makleff has been attending the SVRI Forum  2019 in Cape Town this week to present a co-produced project by LSHTM, IPPF/WHR and Mexfam that highlights the potential … Continue reading