Call for papers: Innovations in Implementation Science in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Deadline: 15 October 2019 This call for papers is organised by the journal Health Policy and Planning, and the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research. The theme for the call is: “Innovations in Implementation Research in Low- and Middle-Income Countries”. Major global health gains can be achieved by strengthening the delivery of public health policies and […]

Short Course: Conducting a Systematic Review, a practical guide

Course dates: 8 to 11 April 2019 Presented by Specialist Unit for Review Evidence (SURE), Cardiff University and approved by the Federation of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 20 category 1 (external) CPD credits. A practical and highly interactive course designed to equip participants with an understanding of the systematic review […]

Short course: Systematic reviews and meta-analyses of health research

Course dates: April  each year This five day course will provide participants with a basis in the design, analysis and interpretation of systematic reviews of health research. Participants will be given grounding in all aspects involved in conducting a systematic review and meta-analysis, and will have the opportunity to gain practical experience of the tasks involved. […]

Short course: Design & Analysis of Cluster Randomised and Stepped Wedge Trials

Course dates: 8 to 12 July 2019 Deadline to apply: 31 May 2019 This course will provide attendees with a clear understanding of the design and analysis of cluster randomised trials and stepped wedge trials. This includes the rationale for using these designs, specific design issues, the randomisation process, sample size calculations, analytical methods, ethical […]

CEDIL: Commissioning pre-announcement

CEDIL is pleased to announce forthcoming opportunities to apply for funding to contribute to the strategic research agenda of the Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning (CEDIL). The Centre for Evaluation plays host to the secretariat of the new Centre for Excellence in Development, Impact and Learning (CEDIL). CEDIL has announced forthcoming opportunities […]

LIDC Development Debate with Lucy Lamble, Executive Editor of the Guardian’s Global Development Desk, ‘Has #MeToo Really Taken Off in International Development?’

Date: 11th December Time: 6-8pm Location: John Snow, Keppel Street Speakers: Frances Longley, CEO, Amref Health Africa-UK and  Co-chair of the UK NGO Steering Group on Organisational Culture for Safeguarding Sarah Maguire, Director, Technical Services, Governance, DAI Deniz Kandiyoti, Emeritus Professor, SOAS Shaista Aziz, Co-Founder, NGO Safe Space, and Journalist Meghna Ranganathan, Assistant Professor, LSHTM  Registration page: In late 2017, the […]

HSR 2018

Members of the Centre attended and presented at the Health Systems Conference in Liverpool in October. The focus was on advancing health systems for all in the sustainable development goals (SDGs) era. The Centre produced a conference the map  to highlight key sessions on quantifying impact, understanding implementation and evidence synthesis. The map includes session […]

Job alert: Director, Synthesis and Reviews Office, 3ie, London

3ie invites highly qualified candidates to apply for the post of director of our Synthesis and Review Office in London, UK. The director will lead a dynamic team dedicated to the production and use of synthesised evidence to inform policy in international development. The ideal candidate will have strong experience in international development and management. […]

Job alert: Postdoctoral Research Position in Statistical Methods for Implementation Science and Environmental Health Research

Description: Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in methods for implementation science and environmental health research is available in the Department of Biostatistics at the Yale School of Public Health’s new Center on Methods for Implementation and Prevention Science, with Dr. Donna Spiegelman. This position involves methodological developments and applied work aimed at the design and analysis […]

CROI Webcast with Prof. James Hargreaves – “Implementation Science Trials: Do the rules of RCTs apply?”

James Hargreaves, Director of the Centre for Evaluation and Professor of Epidemiology and Evaluation at LSHTM, was invited by the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) Organisation Committee to give a talk on:

“Implementation Science Trials: Do the rules of RCTs apply?”

Webcast link available now