Past Events

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.

Evaluating systems for health using boundary critique

Speaker: Martin Reynolds, The Open University, UK Date: 27 April 2016 Time: 12.45 – 14.00 Place: LG24, LSHTM, Keppel Street Two professional domains – evaluation (with big ‘E’) practitioners, associated with the policy domain, and health systems practitioners, associated with research and implementation domain– might be regarded as experiencing transitional phases in the past 5-10 […]

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 In 2014, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Harvard Global Health Institute convened an Independent Panel on the Global Response to Ebola to review the response to the crisis and offer recommendations […]

TEDxLSHTM : French recipes to navigate in complex health systems

Karl Blanchet believes it is important to distinguish between the complicated and complex. In this talk he explains three key elements: information, decisions and social networks that allow people to respond more quickly in changing environments and allow health systems to thrive. He explains, “It might be complex, but it is not complicated.” Karl Blanchet […]

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: 14.30 – 17.30 Venue: John Snow, LSHTM The Ebola crisis presented affected countries with a unique public health challenge. The ways in which countries responded to the crisis hold important lessons, both for managing future crises and for other diseases areas. How do we best evaluate national responses like these […]

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 […]

Watch back our lectures from LSHTM’s annual symposium

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

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

Speakers: Alex Aiken and Calum Davey Date: 22nd September 2015 Stepped-wedge trials have been used to evaluate some of the most promising health and developments interventions, but re-analysis of one such study (Worms identifying impacts on education and health in the presence of treatment externalities) by researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine […]