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April 12, 2018

LSHTM, Partner event

Journey into sub-Saharan Africa HIV co-infections, TB and CMV

April 12 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM

Dr Matthew Bates will deliver this talk entitled 'Journey into sub-Saharan Africa HIV co -infections, TB and CMV'. Why do high infectious disease mortality rates persist in urban sub-Saharan Africa Well established national programmes backed by the major international donors provide close-to-free-at-point-of-care diagnostic and treatment services for HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Broad-spectrum antibiotics are cheap and available... excessively so... and cheap and reliable diagnostic and treatment options are available for the main fungal and parasitic infections. Insufficient access or uptake of…

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LIDC event

Action Against Stunting Summit

April 23
Jerry Morris Room, LSHTM

LIDC is hostingThe Action Against Stunting Summit to explore the role of 'disruptive research' on global child nutrition. We believe that, at no time in historyhave we been closer toavoiding child stunting, or ameliorating or even reversing its effects once it has occurred. The Summit will explore key areas of emerging researchfrom theepigenetics and themicro-biome tointestinal parasites and the gut-brain axis to theimpact of a bespokerange ofnutritional and educational interventions. Furthermore, we will identify leverage points where emerging evidence from…

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IoE, Partner event

What if We Really Wanted to Prepare Young People For The Age of Artificial Intelligence

April 24 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Jeffery Hall, UCL Institute of Education

There's a lot of talk at the moment about robots and artificial intelligence and how they are bringing about a fourth industrial revolution in which occupations and the labour market, right up to the top professions like medicine and law, will be transformed. In this context, what kind of education will young people need to prosper, and can our current curriculum and testing regime deliver it The debate over whether schools should focus first and foremost on developing pupils knowledge…

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LIDC event

3ie-LIDC London Seminar: Asset Transfers to Women in Poverty in South Asia: Qualitative Reflections on Two Randomized Control Trials

April 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
John Snow Lecture Theatre B, LSHTM

Abstract The asset transfers in question were part of attempts to pilot BRAC?s Targeting the Ultra Poor approach to graduating women out of extreme poverty that were carried out in different regions of the world. Many of these pilots, including one in West Bengal and four in Sind, were studied through RCTs. Around the same time as the RCTs were being conducted, I was part of a team that carried out qualitative evaluations of two separate pilots also implemented in…

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May 10, 2018

LSHTM, Partner event

Documentary Film Screening and Expert Panel on Sustainable Fishing

May 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM

IFSTAL (Innovative Food Systems Teaching and Learning) is hosting a documentary screening of Zev Robinson’s latest film, 'The Fish in the Sea'. Following successful screenings in the USA and Canada, the film will next be coming to London. The film (30 mins) will be followed by a panel discussion with experts from the industry and the film maker himself. A trailer can be viewed on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/238357742 This event is open to the public and free to attend (though registration…

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LSHTM, Partner event

Next generation: Shaping the future of health research for women, children & young people

May 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM

This event will explore next generation research priorities that will have a significant impact on shaping the health of women, children and adolescents worldwide in the SDG era.

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LIDC event

3ie-LIDC London Seminar: Using Internal Evaluations to Measure Organisational Impact: a Meta-analysis of Oxfam’s Women’s Empowerment Projects

May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lower Meeting Room, London International Development Centre

The seminar will present the results of a meta-analysis examining the overall impact of women?s empowerment projects evaluated as part of Oxfam GB?s Effectiveness Reviews. It provides an example of how using meta-analysis in the presence of a robust organisational global evaluation framework can enable evidence-based learning, organisational accountability and better programme implementation. Results show a positive and significant impact on the Women?s Empowerment Index and mixed results with its individual indicators. It also found statically significant overall effects where…

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June 7, 2018

LIDC event

3ie-LIDC London Seminar, 7th June

June 7 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
John Snow Lecture Theatre B, LSHTM

Speakers: Dr Shashidhara Kolavalli, IFPRI – International Food Policy Research Institute Dr Marcella Vigneri, CEDIL – Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning Chair: Prof Christopher Gilbert, John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies Panellists:  Prof Gareth Austin, Cambridge University; Prof Stephanie Barrientos, University of Manchester; Dr Kristy Leissle, University of Washington; Mr Colin Poulton, School of Oriental and African Studies - SOAS Ghana was able in the 2000s to more than double its production of cocoa in a sector that was reformed…

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LIDC event

Bloomsbury Research Committee PhD Symposium

June 13
Clore Lecture Theatre, Clore Management Centre, Birkbeck University of London

The Bloomsbury Colleges Consortium brings together Bloomsbury Colleges of the University of London comprising of Birkbeck, Institute of Education (IOE), London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), Royal Veterinary College (RVC), and SOAS.

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Partner event, RVC

Bloomsbury SET – Launch of internal funding programme

June 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
RVC, Camden Campus

The Bloomsbury SET is committed to understanding human-animal health and providing real world solutions. The project is funded for three years and we expect the first calls for grant funding to be launched in summer 2018. We encourage researchers based at these institutes to attend our informal lunch-time launch on 18 June at 12:30, RVC, Camden. Further events to encourage interdisciplinary collaborations will also be offered later this summer.

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