Previous Events

 Pensioners Rights Group, Bhopal.

Event: Ending pensioner poverty

November 7th, 2019

In an exciting panel discussion, researchers and NGOs will debate the challenges for financial inclusion and propose innovations for change.

Libreria Bookshop

65 Hanbury Street


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Children in Danchira Village, Ghana.

Event: Putting children first: new frontiers in the fight against child poverty in Africa

October 18th, 2019

On Friday 18 October, IDS, the DSA/EADI Working Group on Multidimensional Poverty and Poverty Dynamics, Global Coalition to End Child Poverty and the Impact Initiative, with support from the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP/University of Bergen/International Science Council), will bring together leading scholars and policy makers to discuss new frontiers in the fight against child poverty in Africa.

Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK

Malawi. Children studying in class.

Event: UKFIET workshop: The opportunities and challenges of translating evidence into policy and practice

September 18th, 2019

How can evidence influence policy to raise equitable learning outcomes? Join the discussion at this UKFIET 2019 workshop.

The University of Oxford Examination Schools, Oxford, UK. 

Disability and education

Event: All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Global Education ‘Quality Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities’

July 9th, 2019

To achieve Sustainable Development Goal 4 on leaving no one behind in education, children with disabilities must benefit from quality education without discrimination or exclusion.

Committee Room 12
House of Commons,

Event: The power of partnerships: maximising the impact of the UK's investment in interdisciplinary research for development

July 8th, 2019

The UK's Department for International Development (DFID), Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), UK Research Innovation (UKRI), UK Collaborative on Development Research (UKCDR) and the Impact Initiative are jointly convening a one-day knowledge exchange event.

Wellcome Collection, London, UK

Event: Everyday lives and environmental change: Photographic exhibition launch and panel discussion

April 18th, 2019

In the research project Everyday Lives in the Maldives, people living in island communities took photographs depicting their experiences of everyday life and the changes that are taking place around them. An exhibition of these images will be launched in Malé, the Maldivian capital, on 18 April 2019.

National Art Gallery, Malé, Maldives 


Event: Panel at CIES 2019: The role of evidence in advancing policy to raise learning outcomes equitably for sustainable development

April 16th, 2019

How can evidence influence policy to raise equitable learning outcomes? Are there ways in which researchers can boost opportunities for the uptake of their evidence? Join the discussion at this CIES 2019 side event.

Hyatt Regency, Level -1, Pacific D, San Francisco, USA. 

Event: Security on the move: Exhibition launch and panel discussion

March 14th, 2019

Large scale migration and forced displacement are among the most dramatic consequences of war and political instability. In the research project ‘Security on the Move’, forty people who have been displaced to cities took pictures to document their experiences and everyday lives. An exhibition of these images and the photographers' testimonies will be launched on 14 March 2019.

The Arch at the Africa Centre

66 Great Suffolk Street



Event: Side event at CSW63: Does poverty stop at employment?

March 13th, 2019

As the nature of work has evolved for women, has social protection changed with it? Are we seeing the focus of social protection turn much more towards supporting women getting into employment, rather than keeping out of poverty?

United Nations Headquarters

Conference Room A - Conference Building

New York, NY 10017

United States

Girl doing her school work in Kamuli, Eastern Uganda

Event: ESRC-DFID Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems Research Programme Annual Workshop 2019

January 30th, 2019 to January 31st, 2019

The ESRC-DFID Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems (RLO) Programme aims to provide critical evidence on how education systems might work better to overcome the global learning crisis. At the fourth Annual Programme Workshop, the Programme Research Lead and Impact Initiative look forward to highlighting the early achievements of the programme and celebrating its unique features.

Oxford, UK