Past Events

Centre for Evaluation participating in the What Works Global Summit

Dr James Hargreaves, Director of the Centre for Evaluation will be presenting at the What Works Global Summit. On Tuesday, September 27, 5.30-7.00pm, Dr Hargreaves will be part of an exciting discussion with colleagues on, ‘What evidence for what works? An inter-disciplinary discussion’. The first What Works Global Summit addresses evidence-informed policy globally across all […]

Consultation on new, timely, and rigorous methods for evaluation

Date: September 21st, 2016 Time: 2.15pm – 4.15pm Place: Jerry Morris room, Tavistock Place We will have an open discussion, and hear experience from LSHTM staff, on methods suitable for certain types of evaluation projects: Specifically: – Evaluations in any setting that need to be rapid, but robust – Evaluations in settings with limited infrastructure, including […]

Centre For Evaluation Retreat

10th November, 2016
This will be a full day focussed on a range of topics within Evaluation, including “the role of evaluation in policy development”, “assessing context and its influence on outcomes” and “opportunistic evaluations of programmes and systems”.

11th November, 2016
10am to 1pm
Jerry Morris A&B at Tavistock Place
This will be the Centre for Evaluation AGM. It is aimed at all those who would like to contribute to the running and strategy of the Centre, with a particular focus on plans for the next year.

Lunchtime Seminar: Evaluating systems for health using boundary critique

Update – Slides are available here.  Speaker: Martin Reynolds, The Open University, UK Date: 27 April 2016 Time: 12.45 – 2pm Place: LG24, LSHTM, Keppel Street Admission: Free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. Abstract Two professional domains – evaluation (with big ‘E’) practitioners, associated with […]

Realist Evaluation and the MRC Framework

Speaker: Dr. Adam Fletcher, University of Cardiff Date: February 15th, 2016 Dr. Adam Fletcher, Reader at the School of Social Science at the University of Cardiff, and Deputy Director of DECIPHer, spoke about how the ‘realist’ perspective, which has been successfully applied to many trials, should be expanded to include the whole of the MRC’s […]

Findings of the Independent Panel on the Global Response to Ebola

Date: Monday, 23 November 2015 Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Venue: Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG, UK Type of event: Panel Discussion The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Harvard Global Health Institute convened in 2014 an Independent Panel on the Global Response to Ebola to review […]

The Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone

Evaluating a national response to an epidemic of public health concern – the example of the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone Date: 12th November 2015 Time: 2.30-5.30pm Venue: John Snow lecture theatre, LSHTM The Ebola crisis presented affected countries with a unique public health challenge. The ways in which countries responded to the crisis hold […]

Population Services International (PSI) visit to LSHTM

Population Services International (PSI) visit to LSHTM Kim Longfield Director Strategic Research and Evaluation and Dana Sievers will be visiting LSHTM on the 3rd and 4th November. There will be a number of opportunities to meet with them, which are listed below. The Centre for Evaluation looks forward to welcoming you to these activities! Centre for […]

Results reconsidered : challenges of re-analyzing a stepped-wedge trial with health and educational outcomes

This event took place on the 22nd September 2015 WATCH the lecture here Stepped-wedge trials have been used to evaluate some of the most promising health and developments interventions, but re-analysis of one such study by researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has revealed challenges. Their re-analysis of original data from […]