Past Events

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 […]

Careers in Evaluation: Panel

Date: Monday 29th April Time: 17.15 – 18.15 Venue: John Snow, Keppel Street Speakers: from LSHTM, Oxford Policy Management, Clinton Health Access Initiative, Marie Stopes International, Lifetime Consulting The Centre for Evaluation student reps have organised a panel event to examine where a career in evaluation might take you and what being an ‘evaluator’ means on a day-to-day basis. […]

PHP Seminar Series: Community mobilisation to improve women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health in India. What works, what doesn’t, what next?

Date: Thursday 28th February Time: 12.00 – 13.00 Venue: Jenny Roberts, Tavistock Place Speaker: Audrey Prost This talk will offer an overview of recent evidence on the effects of community mobilisation to improve women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health in India, debate potential mechanisms behind these effects, and highlight gaps for future research. We will conclude by weighing the potential […]

MSc student group: Learning from our peers!

Date:Monday 10th of December Time: 12.45 – 13.45 Location: Keppel Street Room LG6/7 The MSc cohort is full of students from a wide variety of experiences and backgrounds. We often don’t get the opportunity to hear from each other about programmes or interventions we have been involved in from different parts of the world! This event will […]

Annual General Meeting 2018

Date: Friday 7 December 2018 Time: 10.00 – 13.00 Location: Jerry Morris A The Centre for Evaluation Annual General Meeting is a highlight in our calendar and is open to all INTERNAL members of Centre for Evaluation at LSHTM. It is your opportunity to hear about the Centre’s activities this year and to influence the agenda for the coming year. Join […]

The Centre for Evaluation’s Biennial Retreat: Places, Spaces, and Contexts

Date: Thursday 6th December 2018 Time: 9.00 – 17.00 Location: etc.venues Farringdon – The Hatton Our one-day retreat consisted of a fascinating array of presentations and scientific discussion about all things evaluation. The theme was Places, Spaces, and Contexts, and there was a range of sessions reflecting our broad collective interests (and plenty of coffee breaks to get deep into […]

Ethics in cluster randomised trials

Date: Monday 19th November Time: 12.45 – 14.00 Location: LG7, Keppel Street Speaker: Monica Taljaard and Charles Weijer Cluster randomisation is an increasingly important research design in public health and medicine. In this presentation, a statistician and bioethicist will discuss key methodological and ethical considerations in the adoption of this design. While the importance of providing an appropriate […]

Understanding PrEP scale-up in a time of limited resources – making a case for in-depth evaluation

Date: Monday 29th October Time: 12.45 – 14.00 Location: Manson lecture theatre, Keppel Street Speaker: Robyn Eakle We are now a couple of years into PrEP implementation in countries and resources are still limited in supporting scale-up. Additionally, there are still many questions as to how, where, and who. This talk will describe the current issues and needs to […]