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Val Curtis: In Memoriam

Professor Val Curtis passed away on Monday 19 October 2020. She was the Director of the Environmental Health Group at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. And so ...
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Meet LIDC’s member number 5,000

LIDC is proud to announce that we have now reached 5,000 members. We are delighted that so many have signed up to become a part of our diverse, dynamic and ...
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Nairobi’s cool waters: A river of resistance  

Nairobi River defines Nairobi City. Its Maasai name, “enkare nairobi”– meaning cool waters – has given Nairobi its name. People who live nearby depend on the river for farming and ...
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Calling students of non-LIDC universities: Join us now!

LIDC is excited to announce that its student membership is now being offered to students of non-LIDC member institutions. Students anywhere, including outside of the University of London and the ...
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Seven podcasts to listen to this autumn

At the end of a long day, there are few things more enjoyable than a well-researched, informative and thought-provoking podcast. We turn to podcasts for various reasons, but much like ...
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IOE map takes us to the frontier of pandemic research

Researchers at University College London’s Institute of Education’s (IOE) Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre (EPPI-Centre), the University of York and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical ...
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LIDC Short Course 2020: New format, lower fee, global reach

Impact evaluation is now recognised as a critical part of development projects and programmes. But there is a pressing need for current and future development professionals to develop skills that ...
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Older people and the pandemic: India’s forgotten generation

  India is fast becoming a global hotspot for Covid-19. As of late June, the country had reached 456,000 cases. Only Russia, Brazil and the USA have reported more Covid-19 ...
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Private lending and debt risks of low-income developing countries

Low-income developing countries (LIDCs) are greatly affected by the coronavirus pandemic, and sovereign debt has become a major concern. While the current situation is unprecedented, concerns about the potential for ...
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Interventions gone wrong: Learning from the failures we didn’t see coming

About the author: Thokozile Munthali, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer in the Government of Malawi. Thokozile was awarded a bursary to attend LIDC’s short course “Evaluation: From Innovation to Impact” ...
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