Past Events

Households in HIV care: designing an intervention to stimulate HIV competent households to support people living with HIV in South Africa

Date:  Thursday 1st August 2019 Time: 12.45 – 14.00 Location: LG6, Keppel Street Speaker: Lucia Knight Despite the Universal Test and Treat program (UTT) and widespread ART rollout South Africa is still faced with treatment challenges including treatment adherence and retention in care. Human resource shortages have implications for the capacity of the public health system to support […]

Randomization: Beyond the Closurization Principle

Date: Friday 12th July Time: 15.30 – 16.30 Location: Manson Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street Speaker: Larry Moulton To celebrate the launch of a new short course on the design and analysis of cluster randomised and stepped wedge trials, the centre for evaluation is hosting a seminar from Professor Larry Moulton. This presentation focuses on the randomization of […]

Poor Patients, Private Providers, and Purchasing for Health

Public Health and Policy  & Centre for Evaluation Seminar Date: Wednesday 27th of June Time: 12.00 – 13.00 Location: Jenny Roberts room, Tavistock Place Speakers: Dominic Montagu (UCSF), Paul Gertler (UC Berkeley) and Lauren K. Suchman (UCSF) Many experts believe that the scale of private healthcare provision in Low- and Middle-Income countries is large enough that engagement of […]

Evaluating programmes/interventions that change over time

Date: Thursday 13th June Time: 12.30 – 14.00 Location: John Snow A Interventions or programmes that change over time pose a challenge to how we plan and conduct evaluations. In this lunchtime session we heard from five speakers who are undertaking evaluations of interventions with both intended and unintended change. Speakers discussed how the evaluation has […]

CEDIL & Centre for Evaluation Lecture Series

From Autumn 2018 to Summer 2019 the Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning (CEDIL) and the Centre for Evaluation convened a lecture series addressing methods and innovation in primary studies. You can watch most of the lectures back online (details below) and access the outputs from CEDIL on its website. Lecture 1: The […]

mHealth in the Pacific Islands region and New Zealand: adaptation and evaluation

Date: Thursday 30th May Time: 12.45 – 14.00 Location: LG80, Keppel Street Speaker: Dr Judith McCool Dr McCool will talk about adapting existing mHealth programmes for the Pacific settings. Her work involves questioning what adaptation means for delivery and evaluation of mHealth programmes, particularly in low resourced settings. She and colleagues are working to determine what is essential and […]

Evaluation Design Workshop: connected diagnostics for health systems DfID bid

Date: Monday 13th May Time: 12.00-13.00 Location: Jerry Morris B Please join us for this evaluation design workshop, in which Joe Tucker will present the design of a proposed multi-country evaluation of the impact of diagnostics to strengthen health systems in the global south. The research team are proposing to use different approaches in the […]

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

Date: Thursday 9th May 2019 Time: 12:30 – 13:30 Venue: John Snow A Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street Speaker: Professor Richard Hayes 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. Richard Hayes, who led the trial, will present the primary results […]

Challenges in reducing HIV and TB stigma among healthcare workers in the workplace: Results and insights from the “HIV and TB Stigma among Health Care Workers (HaTSaH) Study” a South African cluster randomised trial

Date: Wednesday 1st May Time: 12.45 – 14.00 Venue: Jerry Morris B, Tavistock Place Speaker: Nina Sommerland HIV and TB stigma among co-workers in hospitals can have severe implications. Healthcare workers (HCW) might delay or avoid seeking care out of fear of being stigmatised at work, causing increased morbidity and mortality and putting further strain on an overburdened health […]

Introduction to the MRC’s guidance on process evaluations of complex interventions

Date: Tuesday 30th April 2019 Time: 13.00-14.00 pm Location: LG81, Keppel Street Speaker: Dr Graham Moore This lunchtime seminar  will provide an introduction to the MRC guidance – Process evaluation of complex interventions –  from it’s lead author Dr Graham Moore. There will be plenty of time for questions and comment. It is recommended that you read […]