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June 25, 2018

IoE, Partner event

Book Launch: Islam and Health/HIV

June 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
UCL Institute of Education

Dr. Sima Barmania and Professor Michael Reiss will discuss their new book Islam and Health Policies Related to HIV Prevention in Malaysia, and the event will be held in Room 901, 9th Floor, Core A stairs/lifts. This event marks the official launch of the book  'Islam and Health Policies related to HIV Prevention in Malaysia' published by Springer. It will discuss some of the issues specifically mentioned in the book relating to Islam but also broadly discuss subjects such as…

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IoE, Partner event

Free open basic introduction and refresher course in critical realism (CR)

June 27 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
UCL Institute of Education

The course will address interdisciplinary research and how the social and life sciences have more in common than is often assumed; resolving problems and contradictions between factual and interpretive research;  basic CR concepts; structure and agency; connecting macro and micro, qualitative and quantitative, local and global research; researching complex transformative change over time.   CR can be applied to any methods and topics of social research. There will be time for students to discuss their own work. Course convenor: Professor Priscilla Alderson…

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July 2, 2018

Climate Change and the Cost of Capital in Developing Countries

July 2 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Imperial College

This is the launch of a report on Climate Change and the Cost of Capital in Developing Countries. Commissioned by UN Environment, the research investigates the relationship between climate vulnerability, sovereign credit profiles, and the cost of capital in developing countries. This collaborative research project with Imperial College Business School has been funded by the MAVA Foundation. The event will feature an overview of the report from its lead authors, Charles Donovan (Imperial) and Ulrich Volz (SOAS), followed by a…

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LSHTM, Partner event

Tuberculosis research in the Gambia

July 4 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
LSHTM

Dr. Jayne Sutherland is head of the tuberculosis case-contact (TBCC) platform and TB immunology laboratory at MRC Gambia. The TBCC platform is one of the longest running household contact studies worldwide and permits analysis of host-pathogen interactions across the spectrum of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and disease. Key projects include defining correlates of risk for development of infection and/or progression to active TB; development of novel diagnostics and understanding host inflammation in lung pathology and treatment response. The meeting is free…

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LSHTM, Partner event

Global efforts to build AMR surveillance in low resource settings, examples from the Fleming Fund.

AMR
July 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM

A brief overview of the UK government’s international policy on AMR and its efforts to tackle AMR globally. Followed by a more detailed exploration of the journey of the Fleming Fund - a £265 million government commitment to support low and middle income countries improve surveillance capability for antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and antimicrobial use (AMU), and use data relevant to AMR in order to inform policy and practice. This case study will explore the enabling environment needed to tackle AMR…

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CEDIL – Centre for Evaluation Lecture Series Development Impact Attribution: Mental Models and Methods in ‘Mixed Marriage’ Evaluations

July 18 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Jerry Morris Room, LSHTM

The marriage metaphor will be used to explore collaboration that spans academic traditions and disciplines, researchers and managers, public and private sector agencies. The idea of mental models will be used to explore the ontological, epistemological, contractual and socio-political tensions created by formalised evaluative practice. It will focus particularly on experience with mixing qualitative impact evaluation with other approaches to generating evidence, learning and legitimising public action. It will draw on case studies from the garment industry, medical training, housing…

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Partner event, SOAS

Women, Business and the Law | Report from the World Bank 2018

July 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
SOAS

Organised in collaboration with the SOAS School of Law, this event marks the 5th year of the Women, Business and the Law report tracking progress made over the past two years and identifies opportunities to ensure economic empowerment for all. The seminar will be presented by Tazeen Hasan from the World Bank and chaired by Professor Fareda Banda, School of Law, SOAS. Speaker Tazeen Hasan: Senior Legal Specialist, World Bank Tazeen Hassan is a Senior Private Sector Development Specialist in the Gender…

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IoE, Partner event

Early career social science researchers: experiences and support needs

July 19 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
UCL Institute of Education

Location: Clarke Hall, UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way London WC1H 0AL This seminar will discuss the findings from a research study aimed at gaining an insight into the diversity of roles, opportunities and support available for Early Career Researchers (ECRs) in the social sciences. The objectives of the research were to: Explore the variety of experiences and circumstances of ECRs in social sciences after submitting their doctorates. Identify and assess the type and quality of support provided for ECRs,…

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LSHTM, Partner event

Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services in LMICs

July 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
John Snow Lecture Theatre A, LSHTM

As countries make significant progress towards improving access to family planning services, there remains a substantial unmet need for modern contraceptive methods in developing regions. In this MARCH seminar, we will hear from three speakers on projects, challenges and opportunities in family planning and reproductive health services in low- and middle- income settings. Mardieh Dennis and Emma Radovich will provide a joint presentation on their research on family planning provision in LMICs, drawing on published work examining adolescent access to…

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August 13, 2018

City, Partner event

Disinformation and Humanitarian Crisis: Research Networking Event

August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
City, University of London

Location: Department of Journalism at City, University of London. This research networking event aims to bring together researchers and practitioners working at the intersection of humanitarian communication and digital disinformation. While most research on digital disinformation has focused on the manipulation of electoral outcomes, this event considers its wider impact in crisis and conflict situations — from sowing racial or religious divisiveness to promoting state-sponsored violence. This event aims to share insights and approaches across disciplines and sectors by considering questions…

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