Events

Upcoming Events

Women heading out to work in the fields in Uganda

Panel Session at the 62nd UN Commission for the Status of Women: How can we improve the life choices for women in rural Africa?

March 20th, 2018

Women and girls are often expected to fulfil roles that limit their ability to make strategic and empowering life choices, this is particularly true in rural settings. Whether this is because of traditional and cultural expectations, economic status or lack of access to healthcare and education – there are many opportunities to increase women’s life choices.

United Nations Headquarters in New York
Venue: Salvation Army
Room: Downstairs

Event: Bridging the Gap - Insights from Africa: new perspectives on disability and development

March 12th, 2018 to March 13th, 2018

The Impact Initiative is delighted to be supporting a two-day event, hosted by Leonard Cheshire Disability and partners, which will showcase findings from the three year ESRC-DFID funded research project ‘Bridging the Gap: Examining Disability and Development in Four African Countries’.  The event will be an opportunity to explore the key findings from research in Kenya, Sierra Leone, Uganda and Zambi

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London 

Previous Events

Coal Harbour - Vancouver, BC

Event: Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

November 14th, 2016 to November 18th, 2016

The Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research takes place in Vancouver from 14 to 18 November 2016.

The overarching theme of the symposium is: Resilient and responsive health systems for a changing world.

View schedule and download the Symposium Programme

Vancouver

 

Event: Lessons from a decade’s research on poverty

March 16th, 2016 to March 18th, 2016

As the global development community transitions into a new era for development, the ‘Lessons from a Decade’s Research on Poverty: Innovation, Engagement and Impact’ conference from 16-18 March in Pretoria, South Africa highlighted the full breadth of research carried out during the lifetime of the Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research.

Event: The Impact Initiative at the Comparative and International Education Societies Conference

March 6th, 2016 to March 10th, 2016

The Impact Initiative featured at the 60th Conference of the Comparative and International Education Societies (CIES).

Vancouver, Canada

Event: Establishing a dialogue on disability for higher impact

February 29th, 2016 to March 1st, 2016

Through the Impact Initiative, a group of ESRC-DFID supported research teams—all of which shared the theme of disabilities in their research—met on 29 February and March 1, to better understand and strengthen the impact of their research on policy and practice.

The Faculty of Education

The REAL Centre

Cambridge University

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