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May 21, 2019

CEID Panel Discussion: Racism, Education and International Development

May 21 @ 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Room 822

Panel Overview The Centre for Education and International Development (CEID) hosts a panel discussion with Arathi Sriprakash and Sharon Walker (both University of Cambridge), moderated by Elaine Unterhalter (IOE). This discussion examines how matters of race and racism are often overlooked in the field of education and international development. It asks how the field can better address its colonial past and assesses its continued role in sustaining systems of racial domination. All are welcome to take part in this important…

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LIDC - IOE

LIDC – IOE Grantsmanship Seminar

May 16 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Room 804, UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London, WC1H 0AL

LIDC and UCL Institute of Education (IOE) are delighted to hold a Grantmanship Seminar from 11.30 – 14.00 on Thursday 16 May in Room 804, UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, WC1H 0AL. The event will highlight current grant opportunities, particularly in international development research, among post-PhDs. The seminar will comprise presentations and an interactive session that explore the funding landscape in the UK and provide practical advice for researchers to apply successfully for funding. We will also showcase…

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3ie - LIDC - LSHTM

Impact of universal test-and-treat on HIV incidence in Zambia and South Africa: Results of the HPTN 071 (PopART) trial

May 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
John Snow Lecture Theatre A, LSHTM

Join us for a discussion with Professor Peter Piot and Professor Richard Hayes, the Principal Investigator for theHPTN 071 (PopART) study, measuring the impact of universal HIV testing and treatment in Zambia and South Africa. PopART was a cluster-randomised trial carried out in 21 communities in Zambia and the Western Cape of South Africa, and the largest HIV prevention trial ever undertaken. In this seminar, Richard Hayes will present the primary results of the trial, and discuss the implications of the findings in the…

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April 29, 2019

CEID

The Consequences of Private Sector Growth on the Public Sector, Parental Choice, and Systemic Equity – Research Evidence from Nepal, and Broader Implications

April 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Room 822

Speaker Dr Priya Joshi, UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report Chair Dr Helen Longlands, UCL Institute of Education Abstract In this seminar, Priya Joshi will analyze the consequences of private schooling growth - whether there is a competitive effect of private schooling on public schools, how parents choose, and private sector perspectives. The research utilizes extensive survey and interview data collected from Nepal, as well as substantial secondary data analysis. By focusing on public sector, private sector and parent perspectives, her…

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LIDC event

A Healthy Planet for Healthy People: New Research on Climate Change

April 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Meeting Room, London International Development Centre

Speakers: Joyeeta Gupta, Professor of Environment and Development in the Global South Governance and Inclusive Development (GID), Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam, and co-chair of UN Environment’s Global Environmental Outlook-6 (2016-2019) Brianna Craft, Researcher, Climate Change Group, International Institute for Environment and Development About the event: In our Research Seminar for April, we are delighted to welcome two distinguished speakers who will explore new research and initiatives relating to climate change. In the first half of…

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A ‘Hostile Environment’ for Migration Research? Debates Past and Present

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rm 2.07, City Centre Seminar Room

Knowledge (co)production and exchange on the causes and consequences of migration and forced displacement is undergoing a renaissance across academic sectors and disciplines. Artists, thinkers and researchers have probed questions of migration and forced displacement, many of them while 'on the move' themselves. This kind of knowledge production and exchange has often been at the frontline of political responses to migration, while also shaping policy, public debate and the development of the arts, industry and the media. However, the shifting…

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From Global to Local: Introducing the Local Burden of Disease Project

April 12 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM

While global- and national-level estimates are essential to understanding overarching trends in health and health related outcomes, having access to local-level estimates allows health policy decisions to be tailored precisely for local areas rather than entire countries. Combining this level of detail with broad coverage would give health officials everywhere the tools to make locally informed decisions to better track health trends and evaluate progress towards goals, target the best use of limited funds and use precise information to direct…

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2019 Bradford Hill Memorial Lecture

April 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM

In conjunction with the Royal Statistical Society, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is pleased to host Dr Michael Hughes who will deliver the 2019 Bradford Hill Memorial Lecture:   Countering the HIV epidemic: statistical issues in treatment evaluation and policy There has been remarkable progress in HIV treatment, changing HIV infection from being a more immediately life-threatening disease to a chronic disease.  Numerous treatments have been evaluated in a long sequence of non-inferiority clinical trials using a surrogate endpoint,…

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LIDC event

Facebook Live Discussion: Global Issues in Early Childhood Teacher Effectiveness

April 10 @ 10:45 am - 11:15 am
Facebook Live

LIDC will hold a live panel discussion via Facebook Live, Facebook’s live video streaming service, to explore global issues in early childhood teacher effectiveness. Our discussion will broadly cover the following topics: Raising the quality of teacher education at a global level. Supporting teacher’s professional development. Educational improvement. Linguistic diversity and issues of multilingualism. Visual cultures of childhood. We're delighted to welcome the following distinguished speakers: Professor Lynn Ang, Professor of Early Childhood, UCL IOE. Professor Justin Watkins, Professor of…

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Transforming Waste Into Opportunity: Wecyclers Recycles in Lagos, Nigeria

April 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM

Join us for a discussion with Peter Piot and Olawale Adebiyi, Chief Executive Officer of Wecyclers and the recipient of the King Baudouin Foundation’s 2019 African Development Prize. Lagos, Nigeria is the largest and fastest growing city on the African continent. With no less than 20 million people, its greater metropolitan area faces a myriad of social and economic problems, including a waste crisis due to a poor waste management infrastructure that sees 14,000 tons of waste generated daily. This situation greatly affects people…

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