Past Events

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 […]

MSc student group: lunchtime meeting

Calling all students interested in evaluation methods and innovative study design… Date: Friday 19th October Time: 12.45 – 13.45 Location: Keppel Street Room LG6 The Centre for Evaluation is holding a lunchtime meeting for MSc students to introduce the Centre and how students can get involved. The Centre for Evaluation is one of the school’s multidisciplinary centres. We […]

The Health Care Provider Performance Review

Date: Tuesday 16th October 2018 Speaker: Dr Alexander Rowe, HCPPR’s Principal Investigator Summary Ministries of health and their partners spend considerable resources on strategies to improve health worker performance and health care quality (e.g., training, supervision, and incentives). Research on the effectiveness of different strategies can be valuable for program managers, donors, and other partners, as they decide which […]

LINK symposium: Data for targeted malaria control interventions – are we there yet?

  Date: Thursday 27 September 2018 Time: 13:00 – 17:00, followed by a reception Location: The Royal Society Prioritising interventions is central for malaria endemic countries that aim to dramatically reduce their malaria burden with limited resources. Without international standards and guidelines, National Malaria Control Programmes (NMCPs) depend on national level availability, accessibility and capacity to use data […]

LSHTM Week: What are discrete choice experiments (DCEs)? An introduction and some interesting applications

Date: Tuesday 18 September Location: LG80, Keppel Street Interested in understanding why people make different choices? Not sure of the best way to maximise uptake in a trial or implementation? Heard of discrete choice experiments but not quite sure how to why to use them? The session provides an overview of discrete choice experiments (DCEs), led […]

IDEAS Summer Seminar Series: What works, why and how to improve maternal and newborn health in Uttar Pradesh, India, Ethiopia and Nigeria?

What works, why and how to improve maternal and newborn health in Uttar Pradesh, India, Ethiopia and Nigeria? In 2010 the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation approached the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to support the review of their maternal and child health strategy. More than seven years later, the IDEAS team  is […]

Pre-viva seminar: Development and evaluation of a pilot, arts-based intervention to reduce mental health stigma among youth in India (CREATORS)

Date: Thursday, 19th July 2018 Time: 12:45-1:45 Venue: Jenny Roberts room, Tavistock Place Speaker: Shivani Mathur Gaiha Supervisors: Mark Petticrew and Tatiana Salisbury Youth avoid seeking help for mental health problems due to public stigma. Arts-based educational interventions aim to reduce such stigma among youth in high income countries. However, limited evidence exists in low and middle income settings. The […]

Process Evaluation Learning Event

Date: Tuesday 10th July, 14.00 – 17.00 Location: Manson Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street Are you collecting data to understand how an intervention was implemented or received, the mechanism by which it had impact or the influence of context? If the answer is yes then the Centre for Evaluation wants to hear from you. We’re holding an afternoon  […]

Systems perspectives on policy development and evaluation

  Location: British Library Knowledge Centre, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB Time and date: Tuesday 26 June 2018, 9.00 – 17.00 Organisers: the Policy Innovation Research Unit and the Social Research Association Public policies are about changing systems but conventional approaches to their evaluation have largely ignored this insight.  This conference explored these issues with a number of […]